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Written by WBTA STAFF on February 5, 2018
Rochester resident jailed without bail for alleged drug sales in the city.
Following investigation into a disturbance in Batavia, police arrested 27 year old Torrence Greene of Rochester.
Police were called to a disturbance on Walnut Street last Friday where they allegedly found Greene in possession of a controlled substance with intent to sell it.
He was hit with two felony counts of Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance and was remanded without bail to the Genesee County Jail.
Accident in Alexander leads to felony DWI for a LeRoy woman.
36 year old Michelle Condidorio of South Street in LeRoy was arrested early Saturday morning following an accident on Telephone Road in Alexander.
Deputies charged her with felony DWI due to a previous drunk driving conviction within the past 10 years.
Pratt Road man accused of threatening a member of Law Enforcement.
62 year old Joseph Misiak of Prat Road in Batavia was arrested and charged with Aggravated Harassment following an incident last month.
Misiak is accused of calling a member of the Genesee County Sheriff’s Office with the intent to threaten and alarm them.
He allegedly left a voicemail threatening violence against the individual.
Misiak was issued an appearance ticket for city court on February 22nd.
Country Max is closing in Batavia.
The pet and garden supply store on East Main Street is closing on Valentine’s Day, Feb. 14th.
Owner Don Payne said local employees are being offered jobs in either Geneseo or Brockport.
After seven years the business was not able to grow enough to sustain itself according to Payne.
Rite Aid Employee faces felony for allegedly stealing funds.
46 year old Darcia Golda of West Main Street in Batavia is accused of stealing more than $31,000 from the Rite Aid Pharmacy on West Main Street Road.
She reportedly stole the funds while working at the drug store between October of 2016 and September of last year.
She was arrested and charged with a felony count of grand larceny.
Governor Cuomo says he’s preventing state entities from doing business with companies that tolerate discrimination.
Yesterday he signed an executive order that bans state agencies and authorities from doing business that tolerate or promote discrimination.
Cuomo said this includes sex, gender identity and national origin.
The governor also wants to prevent the use of something called the gay panic defense in court for those who attack someone after learning of the victim’s gender or sexual orientation.