Evening News Briefing

Written by on June 5, 2018

The sheriff’s office is reporting gypsy burglary activity.
Deputies label the thieves “gypsies” because they have been known to move from town to town.
Two distraction type burglaries were reported over the weekend in the Town of Batavia and Pembroke.
In both cases, a home – often occupied by an elderly person – is targeted by someone who comes to their door with a story intended to distract the resident and get them out of their home. At this point another thief then enters the house.
If you think you have been targeted by someone trying to rip you off, or if you see suspicious activity in your neighborhood, call the sheriff’s office and report it.

The Mount Morris man accused of killing a Rochester toddler in a hit and run crash is pleading not guilty.
48-year-old Frank Cassata is accused of trying to hit a man on Lyell Avenue but missed but struck and killed a three year old boy.
Cassata pleaded not guilty to murder and was sent to jail without bail.

Residents of North Spruce Street and Evergreen Drive will be without water for a while today.
City crews will be working on a water main betginning around 8 this morning.
No estimate on how long the water will be shut off.

The Genesee County Economic Development Center will consider tax breaks for two proposed projects.
J. Rental is seeking tax exemptions to build a new 60-thousand square foot facility in the Apple Trees Acres business park in Bergen.
Lancor Development Corp. is looking to build a 12,000 sq. ft. facility in the new LeRoy Food and Technology Park.
The combined projects are expected to create 20 new jobs.
The tax incentives sought by the two companies total just over$100,000..
The GCEDC Board is scheduled to take up the incentives at their meeting Thursday afternoon.

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