Armed Speeders Pack Ton of Crack in Mount Morris Police Chase

MOUNT MORRIS – A Pennsylvania woman and an armed Rochester man led Mount Morris Police on a dangerous chase through the Village on Saturday which ended with the officers tasing and arresting the man and taking an extraordinary amount of crack cocaine into custody. According to a press release from Mount Morris Police Chief Ken Mignemi, Rachel Cole, 27, was charged several misdemeanors related to fleeing police and Gerald Bradley, 33, was … [Read more...]

NYS Police Site Makes Pistol Recertification a Flash

NYLON – New York State Police launched a website to help pistol permit carriers to recertify as mandated by state law. According to a press release from New York State Police, the website, available here, is intended to be a quick and easy process. There is no cost for recertification, and licensees who do not wish to use the online process can download a form from the website, and paper forms will also be available at any State Police … [Read more...]

Dirty Laundry Draws Gun Threat from Springwater Neighbors

SPRINGWATER – The Livingston County Sheriff's Office arrested a Springwater couple on Sunday for allegedly drawing a gun on a neighboring family and slapping a teenager in the face over dirty laundry. According to a press release Sheriff Thomas Dougherty, Jared Panipinto, 27, was arrested for four counts of misdemeanor Reckless Endangerment in the Second Degree, three counts of Menacing in the Second Degree, and one count of misdemeanor … [Read more...]

Leicester Teen Takes Snapchat of Shooting Stolen Pistol in Road

LEICESTER – A local teen was arrested on felony gun charges after he allegedly posted a Snapchat video of himself firing a stolen handgun from a vehicle. According to a press release from Livingston County Sheriff Thomas Dougherty, Ryan Bonadonna, 19, was arrested for felony Criminal Possession of a Firearm and Discharging a Firearm on a Roadway. On June 5, the Sheriff's Office received a complaint concerning the Snapchat … [Read more...]

Mount Morris Man Ropes Woman into Buying Gun for Him, Cops Arrest Both

LIVONIA – A joint investigation by the Livingston County Sheriff's Office and Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) resulted in the arrest of two local residents for allegedly exploiting loopholes in the law to procure a firearm. According to a press release from Sheriff Thomas Dougherty, Dale Bettis, 45, of Mount Morris, was arrested for four felony counts of Criminal Purchase or Disposal of a Weapon. A woman was also … [Read more...]

Bricks Trial Day 1: Jury Selected in Shotgun Burglary Trial

LIVINGSTON COUNTY – The jury has been selected for a felony trial against Christopher Bricks, 29, who currently stands accused of Burglary in the Second Degree, Grand Larceny in the Fourth Degree, and a Criminal Possession of a Weapon for his alleged involvement the apparent theft of a shotgun from a female acquaintance's Dansville home on May 19, 2014. The Dansville Police Department arrested Bricks on June 6 as part of their investigation … [Read more...]