Midday News Brief
Written by Dan Fischer on July 22, 2021
Rochester Mayor Lovely Warren and her husband Timothy Granison have pleaded not guilty to multiple charges.
The pair were in court after being indicted by a Monroe County grand jury on weapons and child endangerment charges.
Police say a search of the mayor’s home in May uncovered guns that were not registered to Warren or Granison, and that their 10-year-old daughter was home alone when police got to the residence. Under New York State Public Officers Law, Mayor Warren would be removed from office if she’s convicted of a felony.
A Genesee County grand jury has handed up a four-count indictment against a Le Roy man accused of spraying bleach in the eyes of two dogs. 36-year-old Robert J. Williams is charged with felony cruelty to animals and misdemeanor criminal mischief. Williams was arrested in February after a month-long investigation revealed that he purposefully sprayed bleach into the eyes and faces of two dogs.
The COVID positivity rate across New York State has risen to 1.75-percent.
Five more COVID related deaths have also been reported in the state.
Genesee County reports one new case of the virus, two in Orleans County.
A Batavia woman arrested for allegedly boosting $113 worth of merchandise from Walmart.
31-year-old Elizabeth Thompson of Montclair Avenue was charged with petit larceny and given a court appearance ticket.
Felony drunk driving charges filed against a LeRoy woman.
61-year-old Pamela Morrow of Linwood Road in LeRoy was charged with felony DWI and a felony count of having a blood alcohol content above .08%.
Morrow was released on appearance tickets.