Evening News Briefing
Written by Dan Fischer on January 30, 2018
An Albion lawyer is accused of defrauding at least two clients by taking payments for legal services and not delivering.
31 year old Kevin Allen of Gains Basin Road is charged with Grand Larceny and scheming to defraud.
Sheriff’s investigators say that in once instance, Allen accepted payment from a client to begin divorce proceedings. Allen later said that was divorce was final when in fact, lawmen said, Allen had not even started the process.
In another case, a client allegedly paid Allen 57-thosuand dollars in fees to bring a civil case against certain companies only to learn nothing had been done on behalf of the client.
Allen has been jailed in lieu of $10,000 bail.
A lawsuit has been filed against The Livingston County sheriff’s office over an inmate who died behind bars.
Last November, Noel Colon was found dead in his jail cell less than one day after being arrested. His body was found surrounded by bags of fentanyl.
The sheriff’s office is accused of gross negligence.
An internal investigation into Colon’s death continues.
Monroe County is reporting eight flu related deaths this season. The Monroe County Department of Health confirmed the fatalities today. Health officials say all of the deaths occurred in people over the age of 50.
As a result, many elderly facilities in the area are reducing group activities and warning patients to avoid others.
LeRoy Police collar a Batavia man for allegedly chowing down a sandwich at a LeRoy deli without paying for it.
24 year old Randy Heslor of Pearl Street Road, Batavia, was charged with one count of Petit Larceny.