Gun and Menacing Felonies for Livonia Man After Car Crash

LIVONIA — A car crash and domestic incident investigation over the summer ended Wednesday with the arrest of a Livonia resident on felony charges. According to a press release from Livingston County Sheriff Thomas Dougherty, Daniel Cieri, 57, was arrested for felony Criminal Possession of a Weapon in the Third Degree, felony Menacing in the Second Degree and Harassment in the Second Degree, a violation. The incident itself was back on July … [Read more...]

$5K Check Fraud Jails Conesus Man

LIVONIA — An allegedly illegal check deposit resulted in a felony charge for a Conesus man. According to a press release from Livingston County Sheriff Thomas Dougherty, Daniel Wood, 50, was arrested for felony Grand Larceny in the Third Degree. The investigation alleges that Wood deposited a check into his account at a bank in Livonia withdrew nearly $5,000. The bank later alleged that the check was fraudulent. The investigation by the … [Read more...]

Caledonia Murder Suspect’s Accomplice Testifies to Disturbing Killing and Burning of Roommate

Warning: Some readers may find this content disturbing. LIVINGSTON COUNTY – It was an emotional morning on the witness stand at trial for the woman who says she and her boyfriend at the time murdered her roomate, sold her belongings and burned her body on the side of Lacey Road in Caledonia. Mary Neverett, 44, has already pled guilty to felony Manslaughter in the First Degree and agreed to serve 20 years in prison. Now, she says, it's time … [Read more...]

Sheriff’s Office Arrest Woman for Over $2K Welfare Fraud

MOUNT MORRIS — The Livingston County Sheriff's Office arrested a Houghton, NY resident for allegedly defrauding the welfare system. According to a press release from the Livingston County Sheriff's Office, Donna Shelton, 44, was arrested for Welfare Fraud in the Fourth Degree, Grand Larceny in the Fourth Degree, Falsifying Business Records in the First Degree, and Offering a False Written Instrument for Filing in the First Degree, all of which … [Read more...]

Caledonia Burned Body Case Hits Trial Monday

LIVINGSTON COUNTY – Trial begins Monday for the man accused of murdering his girlfriend's roomate and burning her body in Caledonia. Aykut Ozkaynak, 36, will stand trial for Murder in the Second Degree and Tampering with Physical Evidence, both of which are felonies. Ozkaynak was arrested with Mary Neverett for the death and burning of Neverett's roomate, Patrice Miller, 64. Neverett already pled guilty to felony Manslaughter in the First … [Read more...]

Defense: ‘Cops Squeezed Allen Injured, Intoxicated and Medicated’

LIVINGSTON COUNTY – A defense attorney for Danielle Allen, charged with stabbing her ex-boyfriend Marcus Postell to death, asked a Livingston County Sheriff's Office investigator why he did not call the father of the injured, intoxicated young woman they say they were interviewing as a possible domestic violence victim at the time. In aggressive cross examination at a Monday hearing to decide the admissibility of evidence at trial, defense … [Read more...]

Judge Orders 10 Years for Violent Sex Act Against 12-Year-Old

LIVINGSTON COUNTY – A judge sentenced a Dalton resident who pled guilty to a violent sex offense. According to a press release from Livingston County District Attorney Greg McCaffrey, Judge Dennis Cohen sentenced Bryan Bailey, 35, to 10 years in prison and 20 years of post-release supervision as agreed for Criminal Sexual Act in the First Degree, a high-level violent felony. "Sex cases involving children are the most difficult cases for any … [Read more...]

Rochester Funeral Raiders Held at Livingston County Jail

LIVINGSTON COUNTY – The three suspects in numerous car break-ins and thefts from vehicles are all being held at the Livingston County Jail. According to our news partners News 10 NBC, Monroe County Sheriff Patrick O'Flynn and Livingston County Sheriff Thomas Dougherty held a joint press conference on the investigation, which involved multiple police agencies in multiple counties. In custody are: Bruce Newton, 39; Cearra Campbell, 20; and … [Read more...]

Meth at Geneseo Traffic Stop is Latest in Recent Bump

GENESEO – Methamphetamine is believed to be the drug that Geneseo Police took from a traffic stop on Sept. 11. According to a press release from Geneseo Police Chief Eric Osganian, William Fenton, 42, of Sayre, PA, was charged with misdemeanor Driving While Ability Impaired by Drugs. The passenger, Heather Farr, 28, of Athens, NY, was charged with misdemeanor Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the Seventh Degree. "We are … [Read more...]

Ossian Woman Charged with Over $4,000 in Welfare Fraud

LIVINGSTON COUNTY — An Ossian woman was arrested on multiple charges in connection with welfare fraud. According to a press release from Livingston County Sheriff Thomas Dougherty, Ossian resident, Emily Young, 30, allegedly received $4,761 in public assistance benefits illegally. As a result of the investigation Young was charged with welfare fraud 3rd, grand larceny 3rd, misuse of food stamps, and falsifying business records 1st. The … [Read more...]