Smile! Father and Son Steal Phones on Camera in Geneseo

GENESEO – The Geneseo Police Department arrested a Mount Morris father and son based on security camera footage that allegedly shows them stealing two cell phones. According to a press release from Geneseo Police Chief Eric Osganian, Fredrick Parsons, 49, and his 17-year-old son were charged with misdemeanor Petit Larceny. The is withholding the name of the 17-year-old because he may be eligible for treatment as a youthful … [Read more...]

Geneseo Computer Thief Arrested in Gates

GENESEO – The Gates Police Department arrested a Gainesville resident who is thought to have stolen a computer from Geneseo's Walmart last week. According to a press release from Geneseo Police Chief Eric Osganian, Chelsea Dumbleton, 24, is charged with misdemeanor Petit Larceny in Geneseo. Police believe that Dumbleton stole a $499 Dell computer from Walmart on Dec. 19. On Dec. 23, the Gates Police Department arrested her on unrelated … [Read more...]

Year-Long Geneseo Burglary Investigation Ends with 3 Arrests

GENESEO – Three arrests concluded a nearly year-long investigation into burglarized off-campus student apartments on Court Street. According to a press release from Geneseo Police Chief Eric Osganian, arrested were: James Budd, 22, of East Hampton, NY; Joseph Sorrentino, 22, of West Seneca, NY; and a third person, who later pled guilty to a violation, paid a fine and had the record of the misdemeanor sealed. All were charged with misdemeanor … [Read more...]

Stolen Ink and Anti-Security Magnet Attracts Police at Geneseo Walmart

GENESEO – The Geneseo Police Department arrested two Rochester residents as they were allegedly driving away from Walmart with a stolen ink cartridge and magnetic anti-security device. According to a press release from Geneseo Police Chief Eric Osganian, Natasha Randolph, 43, was arrested for misdemeanor Petit Larceny and misdemeanor Criminal Possession of an Anti-Security Item. The driver, Cherice Washington, 43, was arrested for … [Read more...]

Minnehans Employee Charged with Felony $1K Theft

LIVONIA – One of Livingston County's most iconic businesses was allegedly the victim of theft by an employee. According to a press release from Sheriff Thomas Dougherty, Bonnie Peri-Osborne, 69, was arrested for felony Grand Larceny in the Fourth Degree. The Livingston County Sheriff’s Office said that they were contacted by a business owner reporting that an employee was stealing money. The Sheriff’s Office did not release the name of the … [Read more...]

Geneseo Burglaries on the Rise


GENESEO – Burglary and theft reports are on the upswing in the Village of Geneseo this year. According to Geneseo Police Chief Eric Osganian, there have been 21 burglary reports since January in the Village, an increase from this time last year. Thieves appear to have especially targeted college students at the Courtside Apartments on Court Street. "We have taken 21 burglary reports this year and 8 have been at the Courtside Apartments," … [Read more...]

SUNY Geneseo Student Tries 3 Felony Charges for Ambulance Theft

UPDATE: Judge Finds SUNY Geneseo Ambulance Thief Not Guilty of Felonies GENESEO – The SUNY Geneseo student accused of stealing an ambulance and driving it drunk through the Village of Geneseo took his felony case to a bench trial Thursday morning before Judge Robert Wiggins. There is no question that Colin Dahlberg, 22, represented by attorney Peter Skivington, wrongfully drove the ambulance from where it had responded to an emergency call … [Read more...]

Mount Morris Man Swipes Credit Card

MOUNT MORRIS – The Livingston County Sheriff's Office arrested a Mount Morris resident on felony charges on Friday for allegedly stealing a credit card and using it at multiple Livingston County businesses. According to a press release from Sheriff Thomas Dougherty, Brandon Jenkins, 35, was arrested for felony Grand Larceny in the Fourth Degree, felony Forgery in the Third Degree, three counts of misdemeanor Petit Larceny, and three counts of … [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...]

Dansville Police Investigate 3 Hot-Wiring Thieves at Maddie’s Motor Sports

DANSVILLE – The Dansville Police Department is investigating the theft of three all-terrain-vehicles from Maddie's Motor Sports According to a press release from the Dansville Police Department, video surveillance shows three men approaching Maddie's Motor Sports at 116 Clara Barton Street, hot wiring three Polaris RZR's, and driving them off of the property. Dansville Police first took a report of a larceny from the property 2:30 a.m. and … [Read more...]