Sheriff: 3 with Heroin Tried Ducking Interstate Deputies Through Avon

AVON – The Livingston County Sheriff's Office arrested three Mount Morris residents on misdemeanor drug charges for allegedly possessing multiple illegal drugs in Rte. 15. According to a press release from Sheriff Thomas Dougherty, Mercedes Bowes, 22, Matthew Mckenzie, 30, Christopher Campbell, 36, were all arrested on misdemeanor drug charges. Dougherty said that people carrying drugs are now using alternate routes to avoid the deputies who … [Read more...]

Guilty Dansville DWI Verdict Puts Man in Path of 7 Years in Prison

LIVINGSTON COUNTY – An Alabama, NY couple took the stand to testify that they feared for their lives when a driver nearly ran them off the road and appeared visibly intoxicated when police asked him to step out of his vehicle. Based on their testimony and that of investigating police officers, a jury convicted John Anson, 41, of felony DWI and felony Aggravated Unlicensed Operation in Livingston County court. He now faces up to 7 years in … [Read more...]

Livonia Judge Kicks Out Man During His Fight Against Communism

LIVONIA – Town Justice Margaret Graf Linsner ordered court security to remove a man who is vehemently challenging her authority to sit on the bench. Walt Wojtczak, 71, appeared in court Wednesday as 'counsel' for his ex-wife's son, Austin Vaughan, 19, who is facing Criminal Mischief charges from NYS Police. Vaughan is accused of throwing his mother's phone against the ground, breaking it. "There are federal charges filed against you," … [Read more...]

Mount Morris Sex Offender Pleads Guilty in Sex Slave Case

LIVINGSTON COUNTY – A Mount Morris sex offender pled guilty to a felony charge Thursday, ending a horrifying case that began in October 2015. Calvin Patrick, 35, pled guilty to felony Attempted Rape in the First Degree. Livingston County District Attorney Greg McCaffrey said that Calvin agreed to serve 10 years in prison plus 5 years of post-release supervision as a second felony offender. In October 2015, Mount Morris Police arrested … [Read more...]

Cops Catch 3 Teens and Stolen Guns in Dansville

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DANSVILLE – State Police arrested three young out-of-county residents for allegedly possessing stolen firearms on 390 in Dansville. According to a press release from New York State Police, two Mount Vernon, NY residents and one Stamford, CT resident were arrested for felony Criminal Possession of a Weapon in the Second Degree and felony Criminal Possession of Stolen Property in the Fourth Degree. The Stamford resident was also charged with … [Read more...]

Child Porn Convict Pleads Guilty to Federal Child Porn Charge

LIVINGSTON COUNTY – A Mount Morris man with a prior conviction for child pornography pled guilty to a new federal charge for receiving child pornography. According to our news partner News10NBC, Calvin Patrick, 35, pled guilty to Receipt of Child Pornography in federal court. He faces a minimum of 15 years and a maximum of 40 years in federal prison and a $250,000 fine. At the time the charges were filed, the U.S. Attorney's Office … [Read more...]

Allegedly Drugged Driver Leads Cops on Low-Speed Chase Through Groveland

GROVELAND – The Livingston County Sheriff's Office arrested a West Virginia driver on several charges, including felony drugged driving, after he allegedly swerved all over 390 in Groveland. According to a press release from Sheriff Thomas Dougherty, Donnie Plumlee, 46, was arrested for felony Driving While Ability Impaired by Drugs, misdemeanor Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the Seventh Degree, misdemeanor Reckless Driving, … [Read more...]

Cops Arrest Babysitters for Geneseo Child Abuse

GENESEO The Livingston County Sheriff's Office arrested two people after a report of child abuse at the Dollar Tree in Genesee Valley Plaza. According to a press release from Sheriff Thomas Dougherty, Pietro Russo, 41, was arrested for felony Assault in the Second Degree and misdemeanor Endangering the Welfare of a Child. Heather Woodworth, 36, was arrested for Disorderly Conduct, a violation. On April 10, at about 1:15 p.m., Deputy Becky … [Read more...]

Homicide Suspect High-Tailed it Through Mount Morris

MOUNT MORRIS – A Mount Morris Police Officer stopped a driver on April 5 who would in the following days be arrested for a gruesome Pennsylvania homicide. Mount Morris Police Officer Melody Moore happened to be behind the station wagon southbound on Rte. 36 and called in to the 911 Center at about 3 p.m. to report that it was driving 70 mph towards Main Street with its hazard lights on, passing in a no-passing zone. Officer Zachary Hinkson … [Read more...]

Tips Leads Cops to Heroin in Driver on 390

AVON – The Livingston County Sheriff's Office arrested a driver on 390 for a misdemeanor drug charge and a felony evidence tampering charge. According to a press release from Sheriff Thomas Dougherty, Danette Wright, 28, of Shinglehouse, PA, was arrested for felony Tampering With Physical Evidence, misdemeanor Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the Seventh Degree and misdemeanor Aggravated Unlicensed Operation in the Third … [Read more...]