Cops Cuff Woman as Livonia Coin and Jewelry Thief

LIVONIA – The Livingston County Sheriff's Office arrested a local woman on felony charges for allegedly stealing over $3,000 of jewelry and coins. According to a press release from Sheriff Thomas Dougherty, Emma Gascon, 23, was arrested for felony Grand Larceny in the Third Degree. A person contacted the Livingston County Sheriff’s Office on Feb. 19 to investigate a larceny from their home. Deputies responded and began their investigation … [Read more...]

York Woman Uses Neighbor’s Account to Pay Bills

YORK – The Livingston County Sheriff's Office arrested a local woman on a felony charge for allegedly using a neighbor's account to pay her own bills. According to a press release from Sheriff Thomas Dougherty, Donna Brian, 58, was arrested for felony Grand Larceny in the Third Degree. The Sheriff's Office investigation alleges that Brian used a neighbor’s checking account to pay her own bills online. Police believe that these acts were … [Read more...]

Wayland Mom’s Theft Trial Loss Spells Trouble for Stabbing Case

LIVINGSTON COUNTY – A Wayland resident lost a felony trial this week for stealing her daughter's credit card, which puts her in a tough spot headed into a felony assault case for allegedly stabbing a man in Mount Morris. Laurina Dow, 37, represented by attorney Jeannie Michalski, lost at trail and was convicted of felony Grand Larceny in the Fourth Degree, making her a second felony offender due to a prior conviction. "It is unfortunate … [Read more...]

Mumford Man Swipes Antique Farm Equipment, Reaps Felonies

CALEDONIA – The Livingston County Sheriff's Office arrested a Mumford man on felony charges for allegedly stealing car batteries and antique farm equipment in Caledonia. According to a press release from Sheriff Thomas Dougherty, Joshua Liming, 24, was arrested for felony Criminal Mischief in the Second Degree, felony Grand Larceny in the Fourth Degree, two counts of misdemeanor Criminal Trespass and two counts of Petit Larceny. The … [Read more...]

Walmart Gum Purchase Sticks Man with Felony Theft Charge

GENESEO – Purchasing a pack of gum from Walmart with a stolen debit card cost a man a lot more than 50 cents on March 22. According to a press release from Geneseo Police Chief Eric Osganian, Sheldon Thompson, 28, was arrested for felony Grand Larceny in the Fourth Degree because he bought the gum with a stolen debit card. "The card was charged $40.51," said Osganian. "He bought gum and received cash back." Allegedly, Thompson stole a … [Read more...]

Man Steals $9.8K from Elderly Women at Dansville Bank

DANSVILLE – The Dansville Police Department arrested a Mount Morris man on Friday for allegedly stealing a bank card and gradually taking money from the bank account of two elderly women in Dansville. According to a press release from the Dansville Police Department, Shane A. Clark, 44, was arrested for felony Grand Larceny in the Third Degree and felony Criminal Possession of Stolen Property in the Fourth Degree. Over the course of the … [Read more...]

Victor Woman Swindles Livonia Resident for $10K

LIVONIA – A woman working with Lexim Trade Services was arrested on Monday for allegedly fudging the books and stealing more than $10,000 from a local resident. According to a press release from Sheriff Thomas Dougherty, Laurie Ritter, 45, of Victor, was arrested for Grand Larceny in the Third degree, a class D felony, for keeping $10,700 which she had been paid to coordinate overseas shipments. She and Lexim Trade Services were hired by a … [Read more...]

Coke Dealer Associate of Chris Bricks Admits to Sales in Dansville

Reading this on your phone or tablet? Download our new app on Google Play and the Apple store. LIVINGSTON COUNTY – A drug-dealing associate of notorious quadruple felon Christopher Bricks pled guilty in county court on Tuesday as he admitted to multiple cocaine sales to undercover police in Dansville. Michael Wallace, 39, pled guilty to Criminal Sale of a Controlled Substance in the Third Degree, a B felony, which carries a determinate … [Read more...]

‘Helpful’ Neighbor Steals Stevens’ Donations for Fire Recovery

Reading this on your phone or tablet? Download our new app on Google Play and the Apple store. MOUNT MORRIS – A local woman who allegedly posed as a helpful neighbor to a family displaced by fire was arrested on Wednesday after a months-long investigation into an online community donation page she apparently set up for residents Robert and Smidge Stevens when their Main Street home was destroyed by a fire in early January. According to a … [Read more...]

Daughter Accused Stealing $100K from Mom’s Bank Account

YORK – A team-effort investigation by the Livingston County Sheriff's Office, Livingston County District Attorney's Office, and Adult Protectives has led to the arrest of a daughter who is accused of stealing a hefty sum from her mom through the wire. According to a press release from the Sheriff's Office, Diana DeAnthony is accused of illegally transferring $100,000 from her mother's bank account to her personal mortgage … [Read more...]