Livonia Judge Dismisses Charges in ‘Creepy Clown’ Prank Case

LIVONIA – A justice dismissed the criminal charge against the Lakeville man arrested in October for a 'creepy clown' prank that doubled law enforcement patrols at and around local schools. Livingston County Chief Public Defender Marcea Clark Tetamore confirmed that the misdemeanor Falsely Reporting an Incident in the Third Degree charge against Christopher Hooper, 43, was dropped Tuesday night by Justice Robert Lemmen after a motion by … [Read more...]

Derek LaMoy Not Guilty of Hitting Sex Offender with Car in Mount Morris

MOUNT MORRIS – A Grand Jury chose not to indict a Village resident on Wednesday. The Grand Jury found that there was insufficient evidence to indict LaMoy on felony Assault in the Second Degree, misdemeanor Leaving the Scene of a Property Damage Accident, and Harassment in the Second Degree, a violation. LaMoy has maintained since the beginning that he is not guilty. "After several times asking [the sex offender] to leave he refused so I … [Read more...]

Forgery Case Dismissed, Grand Jury Indictment Still Possible

LIVINGSTON COUNTY – Felony forgery charges against former SUNY Geneseo student Carter Ellis were dismissed at the request of the defense attorney, Steve Sessler, on Friday after Ellis made bail and a scheduled felony hearing was not held to continue the case in lower court. A Geneseo Village court order by Justice Thomas Bushnell dismissed the Criminal Possession of a Forged Instrument in the First Degree charge, a class C felony, and returned … [Read more...]