Sheriff Announces Press Conference on ‘Whisper’ Indecent Material Arrest

LIVINGSTON COUNTY – Sheriff Thomas Dougherty announced a press conference for Thursday afternoon on the felony arrest of a man in York for allegedly trying to send indecent materials to a 15-year-old girl. The press conference is 3 p.m. Look for the GeneseeSun.com's live stream of the press conference on our Facebook page here. Jason Korts, 41, was arrested on two counts of felony Attempted Disseminating Indecent Material to a Minor and one … [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...]

Cannabis Felony Jails Wanted Mount Morris Woman

GENESEO – The Geneseo Police Department filed a felony charge against a Mount Morris woman who already had an arrest warrant from a Geneseo judge. According to a press release from Geneseo Police Chief Eric Osganian, Krista Bartlett, 33, was charged with felony Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the Fourth Degree and unlawful possession of marihuana, a violation, on Mount Morris Road. It is alleged that Bartlett was in … [Read more...]

Cops Arrest Caledonia 19-Year Old for Sex with Teen Under 15

CALEDONIA – The Livingston County Sheriff's Office arrested a Caledonia resident on a felony rape charge for allegedly having sex with a younger teen. According to a press release from Sheriff Thomas Dougherty, Joseph McFadden, 19, is charged with felony Rape in the Second Degree and misdemeanor Endangering the Welfare of a Child. On April 25, 2017 the Sheriff's Office was called to investigate an alleged incident that occurred back in … [Read more...]

Dansville Cops Cuff Man for Felony Pot Possession

DANSVILLE – The Dansville Police arrested a Village resident for allegedly possessing a felony amount of marijuana. According to a press release from the Dansville Police Department, Matthew Smith, 26, was arrested for felony Criminal Possession of Marihuana in the Second Degree. Dansville Police say that 'a large amount' of marijuana and 'a large amount' of U.S. Currency was seized from the residence as part of the … [Read more...]

Livonia Man Takes Deal for Felony Crack Charge

LIVINGSTON COUNTY – A Livonia man agreed to a deal with the Livingston County District Attorney's Office to resolve a high-level drug felony Tuesday morning. Brett Phillips, 29, pled guilty to felony Attempted Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the Third Degree and agreed to attend Livingston County Drug Treatment Court as part of the Judicial Diversion Program. "You understand that while in this particular case there will be … [Read more...]

Cops Cuff Mount Morris Gang Assault Suspect for Illegal New Years’ Visit

NUNDA – The Livingston County Sheriff's Office arrested a Mount Morris man already accused of a Mount Morris gang assault on new felony charges for allegedly entering a home in Nunda and contacting subjects of an order of protection. According to a press release from Sheriff Thomas Dougherty, Edgardo Santiago, 36, was arrested for two counts of felony Criminal Contempt in the First Degree. He was also arrested for Criminal Trespass and … [Read more...]

Cops Arrest Injured Driver for Felony DWI after Livonia Rollover

LIVONIA – The Livingston County Sheriff's Office arrested a Livonia resident on a felony DWI charge after his vehicle veered from the road and rolled over. According to a press release from Livingston County Sheriff Thomas Dougherty, Michael Bell, 29, was arrested for felony DWI and Moving From Lane Unsafely, a violation. On Sept. 22, at about 9:30 p.m., an emergency call went out indicating a rollover motor vehicle crash on Stone Hill Road … [Read more...]

Cops Catch Man with Switchblade and Prior Felony in Dansville

DANSVILLE – The Livingston County Sheriff's Office arrested a Rochester resident on felony weapons charges for allegedly possessing a switchblade knife. According to a press release from Sheriff Thomas Dougherty, Antonio Hilliard, 35, was arrested for felony Criminal Possession of a Weapon in the Third Degree. On Aug. 18, Deputy Brandan Flickner, who is assigned to the STOP DWI Unit, stopped a vehicle for an equipment violation on … [Read more...]

Sex Offender Checks into Livingston County Jail for Illegal Move

WEST SPARTA – The Livingston County Sheriff's Office arrested a West Sparta man for allegedly moving from his address and having two unregistered social media accounts in violation of the Sex Offender Registration Act (SORA). According to a press release from Livingston County Sheriff Thomas Dougherty, Daniel Cupp, 27, was arrested for three counts of felony Failure to Register and Verify as a Sex Offender. It is alleged that Cupp was … [Read more...]