Prosecutor Hopes ‘Disgusting’ Springwater Assault Convict Never Sees Injured Baby Again

LIVINGSTON COUNTY – A prosecutor gave a harsh sentence recommendation and a harsh speech at a court appearance for the Springwater resident convicted of throwing his own infant son into a wall. County Court Judge Dennis Cohen sentenced Matthew Sackett, 23, to 10 years in prison, eight years of post-release supervision and imposed an eight-year Order of Protection that will start after his release for felony Assault in the First Degree. … [Read more...]

York Manslaughter Court Date Postponed for 1 Week

LIVINGSTON COUNTY – Danielle Allen's high-profile manslaughter case is rescheduled for next week. Livingston County District Attorney Greg McCaffrey confirmed that the case is adjourned at the request of the defense to Aug. 21 for the argument of motions. Allen, 21, last appeared in court alongside her two attorneys, Cheryl Myers-Buth and Joel Daniels, both of whom are highly respected Buffalo criminal defense attorneys, on May 31 to plead … [Read more...]

Cops Hit Driver with Weapons Charge for Brass Knuckles

LIVINGSTON COUNTY – A Scio resident is facing two misdemeanor charges for allegedly driving on 390 while impaired by drugs and with brass knuckles in the vehicle. According to a press release from Livingston County Sheriff Thomas Dougherty, Ronald Clark, 21, was arrested for misdemeanor DWAI Drugs and misdemeanor Criminal Possession of a Weapon in the Third Degree. On Aug. 9, Deputy Connor Sanford, who is a member of the Sheriff’s Office … [Read more...]

Inmate Says Caledonia Murder Suspect Confessed in Jail

LIVINGSTON COUNTY – A federal inmate is saying that the man accused of murdering his girlfriend's roomate confessed in jail. Aukut Ozkaynak, 37, is accused of felony Murder in the Second Degree and felony Tampering with Physical Evidence. Ozkaynak, who the federal inmate says is known in jail as 'Ike,' shook his head as he watched the inmate enter the courtroom. "Our first encounter was on Aug. 5, 2016. He came out of his cell and asked if … [Read more...]

Geneseo Cops Charge Cruelty for Locking Dogs in Apartment

GENESEO – The Geneseo Police Department arrested a Meadow Drive resident on a misdemeanor charge for allegedly keeping two dogs alone in an apartment for a week. According to the Geneseo Police Department, Rose Dale, 59, was charged with a misdemeanor Overdriving, Torturing and Injuring Animals and failing to register her two dogs. It is alleged that Dale failed to provide for her two dogs by leaving them alone for at least a week in an … [Read more...]

Shooting Geneseo Walmart with BB Gun Hits Felony Charge

GENESEO – An Avon resident is facing a felony charge for allegedly shooting and damaging a window at Walmart with a BB gun. According to a press release from Geneseo Police Chief Eric Osganian, Robert Santos, 23, was charged with felony Criminal Mischief in the Third Degree and Discharging a Firearm. It is alleged that Santos discharged a CO2 BB gun from the store’s parking lot and struck a window at the store, causing damage. The vehicle … [Read more...]

Cops Take Bath Salts from Bath Man

AVON – The Livingston County Sheriff's Office arrested a Bath resident for allegedly driving while impaired and without a license on Rte. 15 (Lakeville Road) and arrested his passenger on a warrant out of Corning. According to a press release from Sheriff Thomas Dougherty, Mark Norton, 58, was arrested for misdemeanor Aggravated Unlicensed Operation in the Third Degree and may face drug charges following the return of lab test results. John … [Read more...]

Drunk Driver Pleads Guilty to Felony after Crash

LIVINGSTON COUNTY – The driver who struck a young man's car at an Avon gas station pled guilty to felony DWI on Tuesday. Lon Jarrell, 62, pled guilty to DWI which was charged as a felony because he had a DWI conviction within the past 10 years. The offer from the District Attorney's Office is one to three years in prison and he will return to court at a later date for sentencing. "I'm reluctantly going along with an adjournment for … [Read more...]

DWI Suspect Flew Past Cop at 107 mph in York

YORK – The Livingston County Sheriff's Office arrested a Scottsville resident for DWI and speeding for allegedly driving past a deputy at an extremely high speed. According to a press release from Sheriff Thomas Dougherty, Megan Rudney, 21, was arrested for misdemeanor DWI and Speed in Zone, a violation. Shortly after midnight on Aug. 5, Deputy Connor Sanford of the Sheriff’s Office STOP DWI Unit was shooting stationary RADAR on Rte. 20 … [Read more...]

Judge Sentences Mount Morris Child Porn Convict

LIVINGSTON COUNTY – The Mount Morris man who pled guilty to a felony sex offense received his sentence Tuesday morning. Kyle Kibler, 21, pled guilty to felony Possessing a Sexual Performance by a Child in June. Judge Robert Wiggins sentenced him to four months of weekends in jail and 10 years of probation on Tuesday. Kibler shook his head and said, barely audibly, 'no,' when Judge Robert Wiggins asked if he'd like to comment before … [Read more...]