Cops Arrest Geneseo Burglar and Mount Morris Probationer for Heroin Gear

AVON – The Livingston County Sheriff's Office arrested a probationer and a parolee for allegedly possessing needles and empty glassine baggies on 390. According to a press release from Sheriff Thomas Dougherty, Jarad LeFave, 31, of Mount Morris, was arrested for misdemeanor Criminal Possession of a Hypodermic Instrument and misdemeanor Criminally Using Drug Paraphernalia in the Second Degree. Ryan Wicker, 20, was arrested for misdemeanor … [Read more...]

Permanent Opioid Treatment Facility Coming to Livingston County

LIVINGSTON COUNTY – The Livingston County Council on Alcohol and Substance Abuse (CASA) received more than $1.5 million to build its own opioid treatment facility. According to a press release from Governor Andrew Cuomo, Livingston County CASA was awarded $1,590,250 for 25 Residential Service beds. "The availability of these new treatment beds and opioid treatment services can be a lifeline for the individuals and families who will benefit … [Read more...]

Possible Heroin Overdose Sends Driver Off Livonia Road

LIVONIA – The Livingston County Sheriff's Office arrested a local man for allegedly driving drugged and running his car off Richmond Mills Road. According to a press release from Sheriff Thomas Dougherty, James Ozzello IV, 28, was arrested for misdemeanor Driving While Ability Impaired by Drugs, misdemeanor Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the Seventh Degree, misdemeanor Criminal Possession of a Hypodermic Needle, and Failure … [Read more...]

Drug Overdose Takes Life of SUNY Geneseo Student

GENESEO – The Geneseo Police Department is investigating the death of a SUNY Geneseo student in an off-campus apartment. Colin Murphy, 21, passed away on Nov. 22. Geneseo Police Chief Eric Osganian said that the initial investigation suggests a drug overdose. "We have expressed our condolences to the family," said Osganian. "Unfortunately this is a very tragic case that brings the presence of illegal drugs back into our community's … [Read more...]

Cops Catch 25 Bags of Heroin on 390 Geneseo

GENESEO – The Livingston County Sheriff's Office arrested two Perry residents on Thursday for allegedly possessing bundles containing 25 bags of heroin on 390. According to a press release from Sheriff Thomas Dougherty, Jesse Willey, 25, and Dennis Bzduch, 26, were arrested for misdemeanor Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the Seventh Degree. On Nov. 17, a Deputy Sheriff stopped a car on Interstate 390 southbound for an … [Read more...]

Geneseo Litterbug Catches Charge for Heroin Possession

GENESEO – The Geneseo Police Department arrested a Geneseo resident for allegedly driving while under the influence of drugs and with heroin in the car. According to a press release from Geneseo Police Chief Eric Osganian, John Maynard, 25, was arrested for misdemeanor Driving While Ability Impaired by Drugs, misdemeanor Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the Seventh Degree, misdemeanor Unlicensed Operation, and violations … [Read more...]

Cops Catch 13 Bags Heroin, 1 Bag Coke on 390 in Avon

AVON – The Livingston County Sheriff's Office arrested a Canisteo resident for allegedly possessing multiple baggies of illegal drugs on 390 in Avon. According to a press release from Sheriff Thomas Dougherty, Gary Muellen III, 20, was arrested for two counts of Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the Seventh Degree and vehicle and traffic law infractions. The Livingston County Sheriff's Office alleges that on Aug. 20 at about … [Read more...]

City Man Sells Heroin to Undercover in Dansville

DANSVILLE – The Livingston County Drug Task Force reports the arrest of a Rochester man for selling numerous bags of heroin in the Town of North Dansville, with five children in the vehicle used to transport the drugs. According to a press release from Livingston County Sheriff Thomas Dougherty, John Colon, 27, was arrested for felony Criminal Sale of a Controlled Substance in the Third Degree, Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in … [Read more...]

Cops Catch Mount Morris Man with Heroin, Needle and Crack on 390

AVON – The Livingston County Sheriff's Office arrested a Mount Morris resident for allegedly possessing multiple illegal drugs and a hypodermic instrument on 390 in Avon. According to a press release from Sheriff Thomas Dougherty, Steven Santini, 39, was arrested for two counts of misdemeanor Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the Seventh Degree and one count of misdemeanor Criminal Possession of a Hypodermic Instrument. On … [Read more...]

Livingston County Uses New Addiction Therapy Implant to Keep Pills Off the Streets

LIVINGSTON COUNTY – The Livingston County Council on Alcohol and Substance Abuse (CASA) is the first in the region to offer a new implant designed to administer opioid addiction medication to addicts without using pills, which themselves can be illegally sold and abused. According to a press release from CASA, Dr. Thomas Walters, Medical Director of the CASA Geneseo clinic, has recently been trained and is now certified to administer the … [Read more...]