FBI Investigates Mount Morris Man for Child Porn

LIVINGSTON COUNTY – A Mount Morris man is facing felony charges for allegedly possessing child pornography. Kyle Kibler, 20, is charged with felony Possessing an Obscene Sexual Performance by a Child and felony Possessing a Sexual Performance by a Child. "We'll be entering a plea of not guilty at this point," said John Putney, Kibler's defense attorney. "We're asking for a brief adjournment so that the court can arrive at a well-informed … [Read more...]

Geneseo Walmart Food Thief Takes Off into Woods

GENESEO – The Geneseo Police Department arrested two Geneseo residents for allegedly stealing hundreds of dollars of food from Walmart, but not before one of them ran into the woods. According to a press release from Geneseo Police Chief Eric Osganian, Judy Burdick, 43, and Shawn Markham, 43, were arrested for misdemeanor Petit Larceny. "Walmart's loss prevention staff were contacting us and were behind [Burdick and Markham] as they left … [Read more...]

Cops Catch Heroin in Livonia

LIVONIA – The Livingston County Sheriff's Office arrested two local residents for allegedly possessing heroin in Livonia. According to a press release from Sheriff Thomas Dougherty, Duane Cansdale, 24, and Stephen Cowley Jr., 32, were arrested for misdemeanor Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the Seventh Degree. Cansdale was also charged with misdemeanor Aggravated Unlicensed Operation of a Motor Vehicle in the Second … [Read more...]

Cops Find Crack and 3 Wanted People on 390

AVON – The Livingston County Sheriff's Office arrested three out-of-county residents on Wednesday on active arrest warrants. According to a press release from Sheriff Thomas Dougherty, David Lewis, 33, was arrested for misdemeanor Criminal Impersonation in the Second Degree and Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the Seventh Degree. Melissa Barrett, 26, and Adam Koester, 32, were arrested on warrants out of the Village of … [Read more...]

Mount Morris Teen Goes to Prison for Torching Old House

LIVINGSTON COUNTY – A County Court Judge sentenced a Mount Morris teenager to prison for burning a vacant house with the help of a 14-year-old. Judge Dennis Cohen sentenced Alex Gross, 18, to 2 to 6 years in prison for felony Attempted Arson in the Third Degree. Gross is eligible to serve 6 months in Shock camp, a military-style prison boot camp, but will not have his record sealed as a Youthful Offender (Y/O). "You have a prior Y/O. I'm … [Read more...]

Livonia Rapist Breaks Several Sex Offender Rules

LIVONIA – The Livingston County Sheriff's Office arrested a Livonia sex offender for allegedly breaking numerous rules of the Sex Offender Registry. According to a press release from Sheriff Thomas Dougherty, Shane Howard, 26, was arrested for five counts of felony Failure to Register and Verify as a Sex Offender. According to the New York State Department of Criminal Justice Services, Howard was convicted in 2010 of felony Attempted Rape … [Read more...]

Over 40 Cops Watch Judge Send Lima Trooper’s Attacker to Prison

LIVINGSTON COUNTY – Over 40 police officers and members of the legal community watched as a County Court Judge sentenced a man to prison for brutally beating and injuring a New York State Trooper in the spring of 2016. Judge Robert Wiggins sentenced Tyshawn Jones, 20, of Brooklyn, the man who viciously attacked and injured young Trooper Robert Hoyt on the side of Rte. 5 and 20 in April 2016, to 5 years in state prison and 3 years of … [Read more...]

Nunda Child Rapist Goes to Prison

LIVINGSTON COUNTY — About 30 members of 'Bikers Against Child Abuse' attended a Tuesday court appearance for a man to admit to raping two children in Nunda. Herman Hassell, 48, pled guilty to felony Rape in the First Degree and felony Attempted Criminal Sexual Act in the First Degree. He is to spend the next 10 years in prison and 20 years after that on post-release supervision. "One of the victims is a family member who trusted the … [Read more...]

Smile! Father and Son Steal Phones on Camera in Geneseo

GENESEO – The Geneseo Police Department arrested a Mount Morris father and son based on security camera footage that allegedly shows them stealing two cell phones. According to a press release from Geneseo Police Chief Eric Osganian, Fredrick Parsons, 49, and his 17-year-old son were charged with misdemeanor Petit Larceny. The GeneseeSun.com is withholding the name of the 17-year-old because he may be eligible for treatment as a youthful … [Read more...]

Armed Speeders Pack Ton of Crack in Mount Morris Police Chase

MOUNT MORRIS – A Pennsylvania woman and an armed Rochester man led Mount Morris Police on a dangerous chase through the Village on Saturday which ended with the officers tasing and arresting the man and taking an extraordinary amount of crack cocaine into custody. According to a press release from Mount Morris Police Chief Ken Mignemi, Rachel Cole, 27, was charged several misdemeanors related to fleeing police and Gerald Bradley, 33, was … [Read more...]