Banned Geneseo Walmart Customer Steals Bluetooth Speakers

GENESEO – The Geneseo Police Department arrested a Perry woman on felony charges for allegedly stealing speakers from Walmart after being told she was no longer welcome on the property. According to a press release from Geneseo Police Chief Eric Osganian, Chelsea Dumbleton, age 24 from Perry, NY for felony Burglary in the Third Degree and misdemeanor Petit Larceny. The speakers are valued at $434.61. Geneseo Town Justice Kathleen Houston … [Read more...]

Geneseo’s Gorgeous Chocofrolic Sells Out of 400 Tickets

GENESEO – Gorgeous weather was just the sweetness that Saturday's Chocofrolic needed to put it over the edge. Geneseo Community Main Street sold out of tickets for their event, 400 total. The goal was to get potential shoppers moving in and around 12 storefronts they might not have seen before to get specialty treats and in-store sales. "We're seeing people who we've never seen before," said Grayce McLaughlin at Touch of Grayce. "We hear … [Read more...]

Springwater Baby Assault Suspect on Probation for Sex with Minor

SPRINGWATER – The man who is facing felony charges for critically injuring a baby is on probation for having sex with a minor. Matthew Sackett, 22, was arrested for Assault in the First Degree and also Reckless Assault of a Child, both felonies, on Wednesday. He is now also charged with a misdemeanor Violation of Probation for a 2016 Endangering the Welfare of a Child conviction. The conviction was for having sex with a 17-year-old. The … [Read more...]

HERO Program Teaches Kids True Toll of Heroin on Livingston County Families

LIVINGSTON COUNTY – Local guest speakers did their best to communicate heroin's true impact on local lives and families to local schoolkids on Thursday at Dansville Central School. According to a press release from Livingston County Sheriff Thomas Dougherty, the HERO program assembled local people who felt the cost of heroin firsthand in their professions, families, and personal lives. Students from Dansville, York, and Keshequa schools … [Read more...]

Men Plead Guilty to Letchworth Falls Child Deaths

NYLON – The men charged with the negligent deaths of two children at Letchworth State Park last year pled guilty to felony charges. According to our news partner News10NBC, Tyler Jennings, 34, and Chad Staley, 32, pled guilty to felony Criminally Negligent Homicide. Both men could face a maximum sentence of 1 1/3 to 4 years in prison. On June 11, 2016, five children and two adults were in the restricted area at Letchworth State Park when … [Read more...]

Driver Intends to File Insurance Claim for Bear Fountain Crash

CORRECTION: An earlier version of this story incorrectly said that Upstate Farms filed the notice of claim. GENESEO – The truck driver who hit the fountain in November filed a notice of insurance claim against the Village. Geneseo Mayor Richard Hatheway confirmed that the Village did receive a notice of claim from the truck's insurer. "A notice of claim only means that we are put on notice that the company intends to file an insurance … [Read more...]

Car Strikes SUNY Geneseo Student

GENESEO – A vehicle struck and injured a SUNY Geneseo student Thursday night at the crosswalk on Mary Jemison Drive. According to Geneseo Police Chief Eric Osganian, the accident occurred at 7 p.m. when the driver, SUNY Geneseo student Chris Cummins, 21, from Miller Place, NY, was eastbound on Mary Jemison when he struck Anna Moggia-Palzer, 18, New York, NY. "The driver stated that he didn’t see the pedestrian until it was too late," said … [Read more...]

Cops Arrest Springwater Man for Critically Injuring Baby

SPRINGWATER – The Livingston County Sheriff's Office arrested a Springwater man on Wednesday for allegedly attacking and critically injuring a baby. According to a press release from Livingston County Sheriff Thomas Dougherty, Matthew Sackett, 22, was arrested for Assault in the First Degreeand also Reckless Assault of a Child, both felonies. Investigators allege that Sackett broke multiple ribs and fractured the skull of a 22-month-old. … [Read more...]

Cops Bust Dansville Woman for Welfare Fraud

MOUNT MORRIS – The Livingston County Sheriff's Office arrested a Dansville resident for allegedly stealing welfare fraud benefits in Mount Morris. According to a press release from Livingston County Sheriff Thomas Dougherty, Noelle Farmer, 28, was arrested for Grand Larceny in the Fourth Degree, Welfare Fraud in the Fourth Degree, and Misuse of Food Stamps. Investigators allege that Farmer went to Livingston County Department of Social … [Read more...]