Judge Orders 10 Years for Violent Sex Act Against 12-Year-Old

LIVINGSTON COUNTY – A judge sentenced a Dalton resident who pled guilty to a violent sex offense. According to a press release from Livingston County District Attorney Greg McCaffrey, Judge Dennis Cohen sentenced Bryan Bailey, 35, to 10 years in prison and 20 years of post-release supervision as agreed for Criminal Sexual Act in the First Degree, a high-level violent felony. "Sex cases involving children are the most difficult cases for any … [Read more...]

Judge Locks Up Geneseo’s Serial Keg Burglar

LIVINGSTON COUNTY – The Village's keg burglar is going back to prison for stealing thousands of dollars in empty kegs. Michael Willey, 31, pled guilty to four counts of felony Burglary in the Second degree. Livingston County Judge Robert Wiggins sentenced him to 7 years in prison and 5 years of post-release supervision. The Geneseo Police Department arrested Willey in November 2016 on two counts of burglary believing that he entered … [Read more...]

Estranged Dansville Wife Goes to Prison for Violating Car Attack Deal

LIVINGSTON COUNTY – A judge once again sentenced the Dansville woman who served six months in jail for trying to run over her husband. This time, the sentence is to state prison. County Court Judge Robert Wiggins sentenced Lois Mark, 53, to 1 to 3 years in prison for a Violation of Probation over her tearful request to stay in local jail. She admits that less than a week after she finished her 6 months at the Livingston County Jail for felony … [Read more...]

Mount Morris Teen Goes to Prison for Torching Old House

LIVINGSTON COUNTY – A County Court Judge sentenced a Mount Morris teenager to prison for burning a vacant house with the help of a 14-year-old. Judge Dennis Cohen sentenced Alex Gross, 18, to 2 to 6 years in prison for felony Attempted Arson in the Third Degree. Gross is eligible to serve 6 months in Shock camp, a military-style prison boot camp, but will not have his record sealed as a Youthful Offender (Y/O). "You have a prior Y/O. I'm … [Read more...]

Nunda Child Rapist Goes to Prison

LIVINGSTON COUNTY — About 30 members of 'Bikers Against Child Abuse' attended a Tuesday court appearance for a man to admit to raping two children in Nunda. Herman Hassell, 48, pled guilty to felony Rape in the First Degree and felony Attempted Criminal Sexual Act in the First Degree. He is to spend the next 10 years in prison and 20 years after that on post-release supervision. "One of the victims is a family member who trusted the … [Read more...]

Cuban Credit Card Hustler Caught in Livonia Likely to be Deported

LIVINGSTON COUNTY – A Cuban citizen who cloned numerous credit cards as part of a scheme believed to have extended along the entire east coast is likely to be deported after a judge sentenced him to prison for felony identity theft on Thursday. Juan Pablo Cosio Aguila, 26, was sentenced to 1 to 3 years in state prison for felony Identity Theft in the First Degree. Judge Dennis Cohen told Aguila that he will likely be deported as a result of … [Read more...]

Scam Victims Help Finally Lock Up Caledonia Crook

LIVINGSTON COUNTY – A 13-month case finally came to a close Tuesday morning as the Caledonia contractor who defrauded Livingston County residents of over $190,000 was sentenced to prison with some of his victims looking on. Kurt Kline, 46, was sentenced to 3 to 6 years in prison for felony Grand Larceny in the Second Degree and Grand Larceny in the Third Degree. Kline defrauded Jim and Barbara Kraus of over $100,000, inspiring them to seek out … [Read more...]

Judge Sends Boo Henry to Prison for Assaulting Deputy During Escape

LIVINGSTON COUNTY – The Mount Morris man who led about 70 members of law enforcement on a week-long manhunt in the summer of 2015 was sentenced to state prison on Thursday. Richard 'Boo' Henry, 36, was sentenced to 6 years in prison and 5 years of parole for felony Assault in the Second Degree. He pled guilty to that charge on Jan. 28, 2016, admitting that he took off when a New York State Parole Officer and a Livingston County Deputy Sheriff … [Read more...]

Swick Starts 24-Year Prison Sentence for Dansville Burglary Spree

LIVINGSTON COUNTY – The Dansville man who was convicted at trial of several felony charges has started his 24-year sentence for a burglary spree and car theft. Christopher Swick, 30, was sentenced to 24 years in state prison for Burglary in the Second Degree, felony Criminal Mischief in the Second Degree, felony Criminal Possession of Stolen Property in the Fourth Degree, felony Criminal Mischief in the Third Degree, misdemeanor Petit Larceny, … [Read more...]

Keiffer Sentenced to 45 Days for Dog Shooting Coverup

LIVINGSTON COUNTY – One of the founders of the Livingston County Tea Party and member of the Livingston County Republican Committee was sentenced to 45 days in jail following a guilty plea to two felonies related to an extreme coverup of an alleged dog shooting. Andrew Keiffer, 44, will serve 45 days in jail and 5 years' probation for Tampering with Physical Evidence and Attempted Bribing a Witness, both E felonies, for filming home video of a … [Read more...]