Allen’s Lawyers File Motions for Suppression of Evidence

LIVINGSTON COUNTY - Attorney's for Danielle Allen, who was charged with Manslaughter in the Second Degree in connection to the death of Marcus Postell, filed motions for the suppression of evidence citing sloppy paperwork by the Livingston County Sheriff’s Office and former Judge Walter Purtell. Allen's Attorneys, Cheryl Myers-Buth and Joel Daniels filed the motion on behalf of their client citing that after responding to the 911 call … [Read more...]

Easy State Police Pot Bust for Farmington Man in the Fast Lane

AVON — Just after midnight a Farmington man was arrested for marijuana possession after being pulled over for speeding. According to New York State Police, Matthew Diamond, 20, was pulled over on I-390 northbound on Tuesday for allegedly driving 83 mph in a 65 mph zone. Police allege that he was driving on a suspended license and in possession of 7.44 ounces of marihuana. Diamond was charged with Criminal Possession of Marihuana in the 4th … [Read more...]

Bruised 4-Year-Old Leads to Assault Charges for Couple

LIVONIA – A local couple is behind bars on felony charges for allegedly assaulting a 4-year-old. According to a press release from Sheriff Thomas Dougherty, Stephanie Jason-Whisman and Anthony Pabone were both arrested for felony Assault in the Second Degree and misdemeanor Endangering the Welfare of a Child. The Livingston County Sheriff's Office conducted an investigation regarding a check the welfare of a four-year-old who had not shown … [Read more...]

Cops Trip Up Driver for Packing Psychedelics Through Geneseo

GENESEO – The Geneseo Police Department arrested a Honeoye Falls resident on drug charges for allegedly possessing drugs, a scale, and 'a quantity of money.' According to a press release from Geneseo Police Chief Eric Osganian, Joseph Eckert, 25, was charged with two counts of misdemeanor Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the Seventh Degree and Unlawful Possession of Marihuana, Inadequate Headlights and Inadequate Tail Lights, … [Read more...]

Taser Ends Probationer’s Walmart Diamond Bracelet Theft in Geneseo

GENESEO – A Perry man is facing criminal charges for allegedly stealing a diamond bracelet and pendant necklace from Walmart and resisting arrest, which led to his being tased by police. According to a press release from Geneseo Police Chief Eric Osganian, Kenneth Shearing, 35, was charged with two counts of Petit Larceny and one count of Resisting Arrest, both of which are misdemeanors. On Sept. 1, officers were called to Wal-Mart for an … [Read more...]

Woman’s Sharp Eye Draws Cops to Credit Card Theft Suspects

AVON – A credit card user's careful checking of her bills paid off when the Livingston County Sheriff's Office arrested two Avon residents on felony charges for allegedly stealing her card. According to a press release from Livingston County Sheriff Thomas Dougherty, Steven Mellor, 22, and Ellis Alfonso Mercardo, 25, were both arrested for felony Grand Larceny in the Fourth Degree and misdemeanor Identity Theft in the Third Degree. On Aug. … [Read more...]

Husband in Geneseo Kwik Fill ‘Burglary’ Conspiracy Pleads Guilty

LIVINGSTON COUNTY – One of the married couple accused of falsifying a burglary report to steal $410 from the safe at Geneseo's Kwik Fill pled guilty to burglary Thursday morning. John Maynard, 26, pled guilty to felony Burglary in the Third Degree. First Assistant District Attorney Victor Rowcliffe asked Maynard questions for the record to get sworn testimony that Maynard is guilty. "With the assistance of others in the County of … [Read more...]

Guilty Mexican Citizen Could Serve 20 Years for Sex with 12-Year-Old

LIVINGSTON COUNTY – The man charged with repeatedly having sex with a 12-year-old girl pled guilty to rape and agreed to serve a lengthy prison sentence. Fernando Alvarado-Perez, 37, pled guilty to felony Rape in the First Degree as part of a plea offer from the Livingston County District Attorney's Office for 20 years in prison and 20 years of post-release supervision. "We're sending a message that anyone who commits these unspeakable acts … [Read more...]

Lima Resident Faces Felony for Garage Burglary

LIMA – The Livingston County Sheriff's Office arrested a Lima resident on a felony charge for allegedly stealing from a neighbor's garage. According to a press release from Livingston County Sheriff Thomas Dougherty, Jenna Craft, 36, was arrested for felony Burglary in the Third Degree and misdemeanor Petit Larceny. On Aug. 24, Sheriff Deputies were called to a residence on Lake Avenue on the Village of Lima where the homeowner reported … [Read more...]

Geneseo Drinking in Vehicle Case Leads to Chase into Bushes

GENESEO – What could have been a cut-and-dry open container case for a local resident escalated into multiple criminal charges for allegedly lying about his name and running into the bushes to escape police. According to a press release from Geneseo Police Chief Eric Osganian, Richard Brown, 28, was arrested for Drinking Alcohol in a Motor Vehicle, which is a violation, but later with misdemeanor Criminal Impersonation in the Second Degree and … [Read more...]