Cigarettes Packed with Cocaine in Dansville Send Man to Prison

LIVINGSTON COUNTY – A man is going to prison for giving cigarettes packed with cocaine to another person. Nicholas Finch, 38, pled guilty Tuesday morning to felony Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the Third Degree and agreed to serve 3 years in prison and 3 years on parole. "I apologize for my actions," said Finch at sentencing. "I have had a lifelong struggle with drugs and alcohol. I appreciate that the court is giving me … [Read more...]

Lakeville Real Estate Tech Staffer Pleads Guilty to Over $50K Embezzlement

LIVINGSTON COUNTY – The Lakeville woman arrested for embezzling more than $50,000, possibly more, pled guilty on Tuesday and agreed to pay back the full amount to Onjax Real Estate Technologies. Kristy Peffers, 39, pled guilty to felony Grand Larceny in the Second Degree. She agreed that the amount stolen from her former employer, Onjax, was over $50,000, but a restitution hearing will determine the exact amount, which could be over $125,000. … [Read more...]

‘Heinous’ Throwing of Baby to Lock Up Springwater Probationer for 10 Years

LIVINGSTON COUNTY – A Springwater man pled guilty to a high-level felony and agreed to serve a lengthy term in prison for throwing an infant child into a wall. Matthew Sackett, 23, pled guilty to felony Assault in the First Degree and agreed to serve 10 years in prison and 5 years of post-release supervision and waived his right to appeal the case. "This is a particularly heinous case in my opinion," said Assistant District Attorney Justin … [Read more...]

Mount Morris Sex Offender Pleads Guilty in Sex Slave Case

LIVINGSTON COUNTY – A Mount Morris sex offender pled guilty to a felony charge Thursday, ending a horrifying case that began in October 2015. Calvin Patrick, 35, pled guilty to felony Attempted Rape in the First Degree. Livingston County District Attorney Greg McCaffrey said that Calvin agreed to serve 10 years in prison plus 5 years of post-release supervision as a second felony offender. In October 2015, Mount Morris Police arrested … [Read more...]

Last of 3 Pleads Guilty in Mount Morris Gang Assault Case

LIVINGSTON COUNTY – The last of three men charged with felony Gang Assault in Mount Morris pled guilty to a felony in County Court Tuesday morning. Rene Figueora, 48, pled guilty to felony Attempted Assault in the Second Degree. He at first said that he did not intend to hurt the victim, whom he punched and kicked with Erick Santiago, 33 and Edgardo Santiago, 36. "I don't want you to lie, Mr. Figueora. That's never the point," said Judge … [Read more...]

Livonia Man Pleads Guilty to Pilfering Safe

LIVINGSTON COUNTY – The Livonia man arrested in 2016 for a Hemlock burglary pled guilty and was sentenced on a felony burglary charge. Raymond LeMay, 56, pled guilty to felony Burglary in the Third Degree and agreed to serve 6 months in the Livingston County Jail and 5 years on probation. "I'm sorry and I'm ashamed of what I did," said LeMay at sentencing. The Livingston County Sheriff's Office investigated reports that a safe was stolen … [Read more...]

Mount Morris Man Pleads Guilty to Assault

LIVINGSTON COUNTY – One of three men accused of beating another person in the Village of Mount Morris was sentenced on Tuesday. Erick Santiago, 33, pled guilty to Attempted Assault in the Second Degree. County Court Judge Robert Wiggins sentenced Santiago to 4 months of weekends at the Livingston County Jail and 5 years of probation. Santiago declined to speak at sentencing. Santiago agreed to pay $50 of restitution to the … [Read more...]

Abbott Pleads Guilty Before Trial for Killing Baby in Dansville

LIVINGSTON COUNTY – The man who was set to go to trial for the death of a sick baby in Dansville pled guilty and was sentenced to weekends in jail. According to our news partners News10NBC, Tracy Abbott, 53, pled guilty to felony Manslaughter in the Second Degree and agreed to serve four months of weekends at the Livingston County Jail. Abbott was represented by attorney Larry Kasperek. On Sept. 29, 2014, Abbott’s pickup truck crashed … [Read more...]

Joe Harris Pleads Guilty after 3-Year War with Court

LIVINGSTON COUNTY – The man who has fought a legal battle against Livingston County for three long years is happy to have pled guilty and resolved his case. Joe Harris, 48, pled guilty to felony Attempted Criminal Possession of a Weapon in the Third Degree and misdemeanor Criminal Possession of Stolen Property in the Fifth Degree. These charges were brought in a 2013 indictment charging eight crimes, four of them felonies. The agreed-upon … [Read more...]

Captured Escapee Caves, Pleads Guilty to Swallowing Drugs on 390

LIVINGSTON COUNTY – The man who failed to negotiate his release and file motions with judges at initial court appearances has finally pleaded guilty to his original felony charge Tuesday morning. Franklin Gay, 41, represented by Christopher Laragy with the Livingston County Public Defender's Office, pled guilty to felony Tampering with Physical Evidence for stuffing a baggie in his mouth when pulled over by the Livingston County Sheriff's … [Read more...]