WATCH: Sheriff’s ‘StarChase’ GPS Dart Stops Stolen Car in Mount Morris

MOUNT MORRIS – Dashcam footage shows newly acquired GPS tracking dart technology helping catch two Mount Morris residents who were allegedly riding in a stolen car from Rochester Monday night. According to Livingston County Sheriff Thomas Dougherty, Montrya Brown, 26, and Levert Giles, 28, were each arrested for felony possession of stolen property. "This technology was expensive but the value of it is seen here because no civilians … [Read more...]

Bear Fountain Returns to Geneseo 7 a.m. Tomorrow

GENESEO – Main Street will be closed tomorrow morning from approximately 7 a.m. to 9 a.m. for a very important reason. According to Constance K. Bassett and David Cann of Moorland Studios, Emmeline, Geneseo's famous bronze bear, and her fountain will return to Main Street from approximately 7 a.m. until 9 a.m. A crane will remove the existing basin and install the new one. Moorland Studios teamed up with village officials and the … [Read more...]

Livonia Judge Sets $5K/$10K Bail for 6th DWI

LIVONIA — A local judge went with less than recommended bail for a woman who was arrested Sunday on her sixth DWI charge in 10 years. According to a press release from Sheriff Thomas Dougherty, Sharon Davis, 54, is facing felony Aggravated DWI, felony DWI and Failure to Yield Right of Way, a violation. On June 25 at approximately 7:10 p.m., Deputies were dispatched to Vitale Park for the report of a vehicle that had almost struck multiple … [Read more...]

Geneseo Enters Final Four for $10M Award

GENESEO – The Village has made it to the final four for New York State's Downtown Revitalization Initiative. County Administrator Ian Coyle reported to the Livingston County Ways and Means Committee Monday afternoon that the Village joins Penn Yan, Batavia and Canandaigua in the running for a $10 million prize to improve traffic flow, walkability and technology on Main Street. "It's kind of a game-changing award," said Coyle. "If you can … [Read more...]

Again! Driver Faces 6th DWI after Bailing Out of Jail for DWI

LIVONIA – The Livingston County Sheriff's Office arrested a driver for DWI just one day after she went to jail for the same charge. According to Livingston County Sheriff Thomas Dougherty, Sharon Davis, 54, is facing multiple charges, including a new count of felony DWI. Investigating Deputies allege that Davis had a BAC of 0.24 at Vitale Park on Sunday, June 25. This latest arrest is the sixth time that Davis has been charged with DWI … [Read more...]

Geneseo’s Bear Fountain to Return this Week

GENESEO — Geneseo is getting a new fountain installed this week. According to a press release from Geneseo's Major Hatheway, Tuesday afternoon Moorland studios and the firm that will put the fountain in place will be here to prep the site. "The basin is scheduled to be delivered Wednesday morning, no time specified as yet," said Hatheway. "Plans are to have a crane remove the damaged basin, set the new basin, assemble the other pieces of … [Read more...]

WATCH: Geneseo Police Officer Saves Fawn from Ditch

GENESEO – Body cam footage from a Geneseo Police Officer recorded the moment that he freed a fawn who was stuck in a ditch by Pizza Hut. Geneseo Police Officer Dan Piedmonte said a passerby reported that a fawn had been stuck in the water by a culvert on Rte. 20A (South Street) for 45 minutes to an hour. "I tried to spook it so it would jump up on the bank but it just couldn't make it so I got down and pulled it up," said Piedmonte. The … [Read more...]

Sticky-Fingered Wanted Woman Pinches Makeup from Walmart

GENESEO – The Geneseo Police Department arrested a woman for stealing cosmetics last week but found that she was already wanted for theft in Dansville. According to a press release from Geneseo Police Chief Eric Osganian, Janet Manning, 58, of Dansville, was arrested for misdemeanor Petit Larceny. Officers allege that Manning stole $93.84 worth of merchandise, which included cosmetics. Manning is scheduled to appear in Geneseo Village … [Read more...]

Fifth DWI Arrest in 10 Years Spells Big Trouble for Geneseo Driver

GENESEO – The Geneseo Police Department arrested a local woman on her fifth DWI charge in 10 years on Saturday. According to a press release from the Geneseo Police Department, Sharon Davis, 54, from Geneseo, NY was charged with Felony Driving While Intoxicated, misdemeanor Aggravated Driving While Intoxicated, and violations including Failure to Stop at a Stop Sign and Fail to Signal. She allegedly failed to signal or stop for a stop sign … [Read more...]

Congratulations Geneseo Central Grads

GENESEO — Today, Geneseo Central School celebrates their 91st commencement. The class of 2017 saw a lot of success this year in all their endeavors. The graduation ceremony was full of proud parents. The ceremony saw many faculty members speak about the great group of kids graduating. There were five student speeches: Brian Linton (Salutatorian), Theresa Bennett, Hunter Radesi, Elizabeth Congdon, and Jessica Harris (Valedictorian). The … [Read more...]