Livonia Man Takes Deal for Felony Crack Charge

LIVINGSTON COUNTY – A Livonia man agreed to a deal with the Livingston County District Attorney's Office to resolve a high-level drug felony Tuesday morning. Brett Phillips, 29, pled guilty to felony Attempted Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the Third Degree and agreed to attend Livingston County Drug Treatment Court as part of the Judicial Diversion Program. "You understand that while in this particular case there will be … [Read more...]

Crack-Packing Driver Out of Gas and Out of Luck on 390 Avon

AVON – A Livingston County Deputy Sheriff who stopped to help a disabled vehicle on 390 wound up arresting the driver, a Dansville woman, for allegedly possessing crack. According to a press release from Livingston County Sheriff Thomas Dougherty, Ashley King, 23, was arrested for misdemeanor Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the Seventh Degree and a registration violation. On Dec. 19, Deputy Brandan Flickner of the Sheriff’s … [Read more...]

Cops Charge Man with Misdemeanor for Coke and Pot Possession on 390

GROVELAND – New York State Police arrested a Levittown resident on misdemeanor charges on Monday for allegedly possessing 2.5 grams of cocaine and 8 grams of marijuana on I-390. According to a press release from New York State Police, Wellington Gomez, 36, was arrested for misdemeanor Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the Seventh Degree, misdemeanor Aggravated Unlicensed Operation in the Third Degree, Unlawful Possession of … [Read more...]

Avon Heroin Dealer Pleads Guilty to Selling to Undercovers

LIVINGSTON COUNTY – The Rochester man who was arrested by the Livingston County Drug Task Force for selling heroin in Avon in November 2015 pled guilty to felony drug charges on Thursday. Demitrus Johnson, 28, pled guilty to one count of felony Criminal Sale of a Controlled Substance in the Third Degree and agreed to serve the sentence recommended by Assistant District Attorney Victor Rowcliffe of 2 years in state prison and 2 years on parole. … [Read more...]

Jury Convicts Geneseo Man of Dealing Mushrooms and Weed in Village

GENESEO – A jury convicted a Geneseo man of multiple felony drug charges stemming from an undercover drug buy and investigation by the Livingston County Drug Task Force (DTF) Thursday morning. Matthew Stephany, 43, was convicted of felony Criminal Sale of a Controlled Substance in the Fifth Degree, felony Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the Fifth Degree, and two counts of misdemeanor Criminal Sale of Marijuana in the Fourth … [Read more...]

Wanted Woman’s Car Breaks Down, Sheriffs Catch her with Crack

AVON – A Lima resident who was wanted on a Family Court warrant was arrested by the Livingston County Sheriff's Office on several charges on Friday after the Sheriff spotted her car broken down on the side of I-390 and stopped to help her out. According to a press release from Undersheriff Matthew Bean, Gabrielle L. Dame, 29, was arrested for felony Aggravated Unlicensed Operation in the First Degree, DWI, and misdemeanor Criminal Possession … [Read more...]

CVS to Sell Heroin Overdose Antidote Over the Counter

NYLON – CVS Pharmacy will soon offer Naloxone, a potentially life-saving emergency opioid overdose antidote, with no prescription required. According to our news partner 13WHAM, about 500 CVS locations across the state will start selling Naloxone. Anyone who uses Naloxone in an emergency is urged to get to a hospital as soon as possible, before the drug's effects wear off. Free citizen training and instructions are available to … [Read more...]

Drug Dealer Feels Betrayed by Buddy

LIVINGSTON COUNTY – A man who has been to state prison repeatedly for burglary and theft related convictions pled guilty on Tuesday to selling hard drugs in Avon in March. This marks another step in his continually decaying relationship with the law. Randy Rowe, 32, spent a year in Willard Correctional Facility from 2002 to 2003 for Possession of Stolen Property in the Fourth Degree, and a year and a half in Collins Correctional Facility for … [Read more...]