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Written by WBTA STAFF on December 19, 2018
Bronx man faces felony indictment for attempting to sell LSD in Darien.
A Genesee County Grand Jury has filed an indictment against 33 year old Michael Kopyscianski, a resident of the Bronx, on multiple counts of criminal possession of a controlled substance.
He is facing a felony count of the charge for allegedly possessing LSD Acid with intent to sell it while in the Town of Darien in June.
Kopyscianski was also indicted on misdemeanor counts of the charge for allegedly possessing Alprazolam and Suboxone in the same incident.
Kopyscianski has a history of drug related arrests as he was convicted of the same crime in 2013 in Saratoga Springs and in 2005 in Newburgh.
Legal proceedings involving Congressman Chris Collins are moving forward.
The 27th District Republican was excused from attending a status conference in a Manhattan courtroom yesterday.
During the proceeding, a judge laid out what both the prosecution and defense will be required to do before Collins and his co-defendants go on trial in 2020.
Collins was arrested in August on insider trading charges.
He has pleaded not guilty and was re-elected last month to a fourth term in office.
Batavia resident arrested following report of a fight on Ellicott Street.
40 year old Rashawn Gosier of Shady Lane Batavia was taken into custody following report of a fight at a lower apartment of an Ellicott Street residence late Monday night.
Gosier is facing a count of Attempted Assault and was released with an appearance ticket returnable to Batavia City Court on January first.
Investigation into the incident is ongoing.
Alleged incident of child abuse leads to arrest for a Batavia woman.
State Police report the arrest of 38 year old Tiffany Fay of Batavia following investigation into an incident in the Town of Batavia on Sunday morning.
Fay was charged with Unlawful Possession of Marijuana and Acting in a Manner Injurious to a Child under 17 years old.
Livingston County lawmen bust a Rochester resident on numerous suspensions.
29 year old Kelvin Delgado was stopped by deputies on Interstate 390 for an alleged traffic violation Sunday.
A driver’s license check revealed that Delgado was operating the vehicle with his license suspended 21 times on 13 different occasions.
Delgado was taken into custody on a felony count of Aggravated Unlicensed Operation and was jailed in lieu of $2,000 bail.
Charter-Spectrum has reached a deal with New York Attorney General Barbara Underwood concerning last year’s lawsuit over misleading internet speeds.
Then-Attorney General Eric Schneiderman argued that the internet service provider had advertised speeds that were in fact up to 80-percent slower in reality.
Spectrum’s parent company will refund over 62-million-dollars to 700-thousand active customers, and offer an additional 110-million-dollars in free streaming and premium cable channels.
AG Underwood calls the settlement the largest-ever payout by an internet service provider.