MOUNT MORRIS – The Livingston County Sheriff’s Office filed a new felony charge against the man who led Mount Morris Police on a foot chase through the Village on Jan. 7.
According to a press release from Sheriff Thomas Dougherty, Gerald Perry, 33, is now charged with felony Forgery in the Second Degree and misdemeanor Criminal Impersonation in the Second Degree. On Jan. 7, Mount Morris Police charged him with several felonies including Menacing a Police Officer, Criminal Possession of a Weapon in the Second Degree, and Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the Third Degree.
Perry allegedly told Mount Morris Police and Livingston County Deputies that his name was Gerald Bradley. The Mount Morris Police Department released a press release with this allegedly false name, which media companies including the GeneseeSun.com published.
Perry used the name Bradley while being fingerprinted and photographed during his processing by Livingston County Sheriff’s Office Booking Deputies and signed corresponding paperwork with this name.
Deputy William Cartwright arrested Perry.
Geneseo Village Justice Thomas Bushnell arraigned Perry and remanded him to the Livingston County Jail without bail due to prior felony convictions.