Avon Loses Protected Piebald Deer to Car

UPDATE: Avon Misses Piebald Doe Struck by Car AVON – A deer that hunters vowed not to shoot was killed by a passing car sometime between Wednesday night and early Thursday morning. The piebald doe was seen many times by lucky individuals around the area of Fowlerville Road and the Kraft-Heinz plant and appreciated for its unusual beauty. "The hunters were all saying they weren't going to shoot it," said Kara Temperato on Wadsworth … [Read more...]

Boyfriend Pins Girlfriend with Car at Leicester 7-Eleven

LEICESTER – The Livingston County Sheriff's Office arrested a young man for allegedly pinning his girlfriend between his vehicle and a parked car during an argument at the 7-Eleven on Main Street. According to the Livingston County Sheriff's Office, Brandon Johnson, 21, was arrested for misdemeanor Assault in the Third Degree, misdemeanor Reckless Endangerment in the Second Degree, Unlicensed Operator, which is an infraction, and Unsafe … [Read more...]

3-Car Accident Injures Multiple People in Livonia

LIVONIA – An accident injured multiple people at the intersection of Richmond Mills Road and Plank Road early Friday evening. According to first reponders on scene, the Subaru was headed west on Richmond Mills Road and tried to cross Plank Road when it collided with a Chevy Cobalt headed south on Plank Road trying to cross Richmond Mills. The two then slid into a Jeep which was waiting to cross Plank from the eastbound lane of Richmond … [Read more...]

California Man Scratches Car, Sniffs Felony at Geneseo Walmart

GENESEO – A California man is now charged with a felony for allegedly keying a new Lincoln in the parking lot of Geneseo's Walmart. According to a press release from Geneseo Police Chief Eric Osganian, Quinton Schubmehl, 63, was arrested for felony Criminal Mischief in the Third Degree. "The report indicates a scratch 6 to 8 inches long on a 2015 Lincoln," said Osganian. "Officers found the damage to be approximately $1,000." Geneseo … [Read more...]

E-Cigarette Lights Livonia Car Fire, then Fall from Horse Injures Rider

LIVONIA – An e-cigarette is to blame for Wednesday's car fire on South Livonia Road, from where Livonia Firefighters left to help an unconscious rider who fell from a horse. According to the Livingston County Office of Emergency Management, the fire started toward the rear of the vehicle and no one was injured. "You don't usually think of e-cigarettes as being a fire hazard," said Kevin Niedermaier, Director of the Office of Emergency … [Read more...]

Poor Starlings: 70 Birds Struck on 390 in Avon

AVON – A local flock of starlings took a blow over the weekend when approximately 70 of its members were killed by a passing vehicle or vehicles on 390 in Avon. The odd scene left some drivers scratching their heads. Wildlife experts with the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation said that vehicle strikes on starlings are not unheard of and can take out numerous members of a flock at once. "Starlings are prone to mass … [Read more...]

Dansville Shifts Gears as Sheriff Discourages Future Cop Car Purchase with DWI Earnings

DANSVILLE – The Dansville Village Board was split over a shift in policy by Livingston County Sheriff Thomas Dougherty on the future purchases of police cars as an old one is retired from service. Dansville Police Chief Charles Perkins said at Dansville's Village Board meeting on Nov. 17 that the plan is to buy 2015's new car with a recently awarded $19,000 from Dansville's DWI convictions in 2014. Though this year's purchase will go through … [Read more...]

Road Rage Leads to South Street Flip Out

GENESEO – Road rage apparently got the better of a Dansville man on Friday, spurring him to allegedly jump out of his car at a stoplight and punch out the turn signal of a vehicle who he thought was tailgating. According to a press release from Geneseo Police Chief Eric Osganian, Michael Thompson, 34, of Dansville, was arrested for Criminal Mischief and Harassment on South Street. Thompson stressed to GeneseeSun.com reporters that the other … [Read more...]

Bicyclist Injured in Close Call with Car in Geneseo

GENESEO – A bicyclist was injured Thursday night after he swerved to avoid a car and fell near the curb at Ryan Drive and Lakeville Road (Rte. 20A) in Geneseo. According to first responders on scene, the call originally came in as a car-bicycle collision, but at no point did the vehicle make contact with the victim or his bicycle. The bicyclist was headed west on the shoulder of Lakeville Road at about 7:50 p.m. when a car headed east on … [Read more...]

Dozing Driver Arrested for DWAI after Striking Car

NUNDA – A Mount Morris man was arrested after a motor vehicle accident that happened on North State Street in the Village of Nunda when responding Sheriff's Deputies observed that he was slipping in and out of consciousness. According to a press release from Livingston County Sheriff Thomas Dougherty, Joseph Bujak, 49, struck a vehicle that was traveling northbound on State Street. Deputy Smyder responded and located the white pickup and Bujak … [Read more...]