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Posted 23 March 2017

On Thursday, March 23, at 2:22 a.m., the Batavia Police Department investigated the report of unlawful entry into a house at 49 Swan St., Batavia. While inside the residence the two perpetrators identified themselves as police officers and then caused physical injury to the occupants of the home. Officers arrived and detained one person still in the house and observed another person fleeing on foot. That person was pursued on foot by police and was taken into custody after following the use of a taser by Batavia Police Officers.

The perpetrators were identified as Kolton Cotter of Albion and Andrew Morris of Attica. Further investigation by the Batavia Police Department determined that the two planned to enter the home unlawfully by claiming to be undercover police officers and steal property.

Kolton Cotter, 22, 3420 Eagle Harbor Rd., Albion, was charged with, robbery, burglary, coercion, conspiracy, criminal possession of a weapon, criminal impersonation, petit larceny, criminal mischief, assault, possession of burglar tools, unlawful imprisonment, criminal obstruction of breathing, obstruction of governmental administration, resisting arrest and unlawful possession of marihuana.

Andrew Morris, 19, from 332 Main St., Attica, was charged with robbery, burglary, coercion, conspiracy, criminal possession of a weapon, criminal impersonation, petit larceny, assault, possession of burglar tools, unlawful imprisonment.

Both Cotter and Morris were arraigned in Batavia City Court and remanded to jail with no bail until future court date.


Posted 19 March 2017

On March 17, 2017 at 9:15 p.m. the Albion Police Department, Albion Fire Department and COVA Ambulance were dispatched to a one car motor vehicle accident in the area of 301 Hamilton Street in the Village of Albion.

Police units arrived on scene and found that a vehicle that was north bound on Hamilton Street left the east side of the roadway and struck a utility pole.

The investigation revealed that the vehicle was operated by Courtney L. Robertson, 39, of Albion. The investigation also determined that Robertson was intoxicated at the time of the accident and that her 6-year-old child was also in the vehicle. It was also determined that Robertson was consuming an alcoholic beverage at the time of the accident.

The child was not injured but as a precaution was transported to Medina Memorial Hospital by COVA Ambulance to be medically cleared. Robertson was not injured in the accident and was taken into custody at the scene by the Albion Police.

Robertson was charged with the following offenses: Aggravated Driving While Intoxicated- E-Felony (Leandra’s Law); Driving While Intoxicated- Misdemeanor; Consuming Alcohol in a Motor Vehicle- Traffic Infraction; Operate Motor Vehicle w/No Seat Belt- Traffic Infraction; Move from Lane Unsafely- Traffic Infraction

Robertson is to appear in the Town of Albion Court on April 11, 2017 at 9 a.m.


Posted 15 March 2017

On Feb. 28, 2017, at 10 East Ave., Albion, the Albion Police Department charged Stephen G. Thomas II, 27, with Operation of a Motor Vehicle with Registration Suspended.

On Feb. 28, 2017, at 175 N. Main St., Apt. 1, Albion, the Albion Police Department charged Tessa M. Monagan, 23, with Harassment 2nd Degree – Physical Contact.

On March 3, 2017, at 3060 Oak Orchard Road, Albion, the Albion Police Department charged Mark A. Fantasia, 33, with Driving While Intoxicated – First Offense; Speed Violation: Speed in Zone; Fail to Keep Right: Two-Lane Road; Drinking Alcohol in Motor Vehicle on the Highway; Unlawful Possession of Marijuana; and Operation of a Motor Vehicle with .08 of 1% or More Blood Alcohol Content.

On March 4, 2017, at 10 East Ave., Albion, the Albion Police Department charged Brian R. Beach, 45, with Aggravated Criminal Contempt.

On March 5, 2017, at 432 East Ave., Albion, the Albion Police Department charged Krystal P. Ruiz, 24, with Reckless Driving, and Speed Violation: Speed in Zone.

On March 5, 2017, at an undisclosed location, the Albion Police Department charged Miguel O. Sanchez, 24, with Fail to Keep Right – Two-Lane Road; Driving While Intoxicated – First Offense; Failure to Obey Traffic Device; Drinking Alcohol in Motor Vehicle on the Highway; and Aggravated Unlicensed Operation in the 2nd Degree.

On March 5, 2017, at 202 West Ave., Albion, the Albion Police Department charged Scott W. Plummer, 44, with Operation of a Motor Vehicle with Registration Suspended.

On March 9, 2017, at 238 Ingersoll St., Albion, the Albion Police Department charged Markeya M. Drisdom, 34, with Aggravated Unlicensed Operation of a Motor Vehicle in the 3rd Degree, and Equipment Violation: No/Insufficient Tail Lights.


Posted 2 March 2017

Medina Police Department charged Megan L. Sweeney, 32, of Medina, on Feb. 11, 2017, with Criminally Possessing a Hypodermic Instrument; Aggravated Unlicensed Driver; and Speeding. Sweeney was issued an appearance ticket and was scheduled to return March 2 to Shelby Town Court.

Medina Police Department charged Vicente B. Stack, 37, of Middleport, on Feb. 11, 207, with Disorderly Conduct. Stack was issued an appearance ticket and was scheduled to return Feb. 23 to Shelby Town Court.

Medina Police Department charged Jason W. Cramer, 37, of Waterport, on Feb. 13, 2017, with Criminal Contempt 2nd Degree. Cramer was arraigned and held on $250 bail and was scheduled to return March 6 to Ridgeway Town Court.

Medina Police Department charged Mary L. Borrero, 61, of Medina, on Feb. 14, 2017, with Harassment 2nd Degree. Borrero was issued an appearance ticket and was scheduled to return March 2 to Shelby Town Court.

Medina Police Department charged Robert F. Sargent Jr., 54, of Medina, on Feb. 14, 2017, with Assault 3rd Degree. Sargent was arraigned and held on $250 bail and was scheduled to return March 6 to Ridgeway Town Court.

Medina Police Department charged Breanna J. Eaton, 23, of Medina, on Feb. 15, 2017, with Forgery 3rd Degree; Criminal Impersonation 2nd Degree; Criminal Possession of Forged Instrument 3rd Degree; and two counts Petit Larceny. Eaton was arraigned and held on $2,500 bail and was scheduled to return Feb. 27 to Ridgeway Town Court.

Medina Police Department charged David Dent, 45, of Lyndonville, on Feb. 19, 2017, with Driving While Intoxicated; Driving with .08 of 1% or More Blood Alcohol Content; and Stalking 3rd Degree. Dent was issued an appearance ticket and was scheduled to return March 6 to Ridgeway Town Court.

Medina Police Department charged a 17-year-old on Feb. 19, 2017, with Criminal Mischief 4th Degree. The youth was issued an appearance ticket and was scheduled to return March 2 to Shelby Town Court.

Medina Police Department charged Christopher D. Marquardt, 36, of Medina, on Feb. 19, 2017, with Driving While Intoxicated; Aggravated Driving While Intoxicated; Fail to Keep Right; and Moved From Lane Unsafely. Marquardt was issued an appearance ticket and was scheduled to return March 6 to Ridgeway Town Court.

Medina Police Department charged Brian D. Fulwell, 21, of Medina, on Feb. 19, 2017, with Menacing 2nd Degree; Reckless Endangerment 1st Degree; and Criminal Possession of a Weapon 2nd Degree. Fulwell was arraigned and released on his own recognizance. He was scheduled to return March 6 to Ridgeway Town Court.

Medina Police Department charged Matthew A. Perez, 27, of Medina, on Feb. 19, 2017, with Aggravated Harassment 2nd Degree and Criminal Contempt 2nd Degree. Perez was issued an appearance ticket and was scheduled to return March 6 to Ridgeway Town Court.

Medina Police Department charged Matthew M. Keiffer, 29, of Lyndonville, on Feb. 24, 2017, with Criminal Contempt 2nd Degree. Keiffer was arraigned and held on $500 bail and was scheduled to return March 6 to Ridgeway Town Court.

Medina Police Department charged Evon L. Billmeyer, 47, of Medina, on Feb. 25, 2017, with Driving While Intoxicated; Aggravated Driving While Intoxicated; Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance 7th Degree; and Unsafe Backing of Vehicle. Billmeyer was issued an appearance ticket and was scheduled to return March 6 to Ridgeway Town Court.

Medina Police Department charged Garrett L. Strickland, 24, of Medina, on Feb. 25, 2017, with Grand Larceny 4th Degree. Strickland was arraigned and held on $2,000 bail. He was scheduled to return at a later date to Ridgeway Town Court.

Medina Police Department charged Thomas M. Travis, 25, of Albion, on Feb. 25, 2017, with Driving While Intoxicated; Driving with .08 of 1% or More Blood Alcohol Content; Improper/No Signal; and Consumption of Alcohol in a Motor Vehicle. Travis was released on his own recognizance and was scheduled to return May 4 to Shelby Town Court.

Medina Police Department charged Gary D. Lefrois, 33, of Medina, on Feb. 25, 2017, with Driving While Intoxicated; Aggravated Unlicensed Operator 3rd Degree; Operation of a Motor Vehicle without Insurance; Operating While Registration Suspended/Revoked; and Drinking Alcohol in Motor Vehicle on Highway. Lefrois was arraigned and held on $1,000 bail and was scheduled to return March 27 to Ridgeway Town Court.

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Posted 28 February 2017

On Feb. 15, 2017, at 4 Beaver Alley, Albion, the Albion Police Department charged Mahogany N. Newport, 35, with Aggravated Unlicensed Operation of a Motor Vehicle 2nd Degree.

On Feb. 19, 2017, at 14122 Rte. 31, Albion, the Albion Police Department charged Carlos J. Osorio-Carrasquillo, 20, with Aggravated Unlicensed Operation of a Motor Vehicle in the 3rd Degree; Operation of a Motor Vehicle by an Unlicensed Driver; and Speed Violation: Speed in Zone.

On Feb. 20, 2017, at 12690 Rte. 31, Albion, the Albion Police Department arrested Katelyn A. McDonald-Jimenez, 23, on the execution of a bench warrant.

On Feb. 22, 2017, at 175 N. Main St., Apt. 8, Albion, the Albion Police Department charged Jeffrey M. Vanepps, 39, with Harassment 2nd Degree- Physical Contact.

On Feb. 22, 2017, at 175 N. Main St., Albion, the Albion Police Department charged Colleen M. Wiest, 29, with Resisting Arrest and two counts of Harassment 2nd Degree – Physical Contact.

On Feb. 22, 2017, at 3 East Ave., Albion, the Albion Police Department charged Guy G. Dusett III, 67, with Driving While Intoxicated – First Offense; Operation of a Motor Vehicle with .08 of 1% or More Blood Alcohol Content; and Failed to Use Designated Lane.

On Feb. 23, 2017, at 17 Beechwood Blvd., Albion, the Albion Police Department charged Cody J. Carter, 24, with Harassment 2nd Degree – Physical Contact.

On Feb. 23, 2017, at 130 Plymouth Ave., Rochester, the Albion Police Department arrested Benishio C. Coger, 21, on the execution of a bench warrant.

On Feb. 25, 2017, at 115 McKinstry St., Albion, the Albion Police Department charged Joline C. Gabrielson, 30, with Driving While Intoxicated – First Offense, and Operation of a Motor Vehicle with .08 of 1% or More Blood Alcohol Content.

On Feb. 25, 2017, at 115 McKinstry St., Albion, the Albion Police Department charged Richard L. Bisig, 37, with Criminal Mischief with Intent to Damage Property 4th Degree.

On Feb. 25, 2017, at 133 S. Main St., Albion, the Albion Police Department charged Trevvohn S. Parker, 25, with Aggravated Unlicensed Operation of a Motor Vehicle in the 2nd Degree – Three or More Open Suspensions, and Registration Plate Display Violation.

On Feb. 25, 2017, at 3463 Butts Rd., Albion, the Albion Police Department charged Amber L. Skrip, 28, with Speed Violation: Speed in Zone; Driving While Intoxicated – First Offense; and Operation of a Motor Vehicle with .08 of 1% or More Blood Alcohol Content.

On Feb. 26, 2017, at 408 W. Main St., Albion, the Albion Police Department charged Theresa E. Adams, 30, with Aggravated Unlicensed Operation of a Motor Vehicle 3rd Degree; Backseat Passenger Under Age 4 with No/Inappropriate Child Restraint System; and Speed Violation: Speed in Zone.


Posted 23 February 2017

On Jan. 21, 2017, Holley Police arrested Joseph Gentile, 49, from Holley, for Harassment 2nd Degree – Physical Contact; Criminal Mischief with Intent to Damage Property; and Menacing with a Weapon 2nd Degree. Joseph was arraigned in front of Judge Gary Passarell in Town of Murray Court and was reprimanded to Orleans County Jail in lieu of $500 bail. He will return to Town of Murray Court at a later date.

On Jan. 21, 2017, Holley Police charged Cory D. Lasch, 29, from Brockport, with Unlawful Possession of Marijuana. Lasch was transferred to Monroe County Sheriff for an outstanding warrant with their department. He was issued an appearance ticket for arraignment in Town of Murray Court on Feb. 2, 2017.

On Feb. 4, 2017, Holley Police arrested Nicholas I. Torres, 21, from Carlton, for Execution of a Warrant with Holley Police Department. Torres was arraigned in front of Judge Gary Passarell in the Town of Murray Court and was scheduled to return to Court on Feb. 23, 2107.

On Feb. 10, 2017, Holley Police charged Steven E. Poole, 56, from Holley, with Operation of a Motor Vehicle with Registration Suspended, and Operation of a Motor Vehicle without Insurance. Poole was issued an appearance ticket for arraignment at Town of Murray Court in front of Judge Gary Passarell on Feb. 27, 2017.


Posted 15 February 2017

The Orleans County Sheriff’s Office arrested a Town of Murray man on Feb. 8 at 12:45 a.m. after he allegedly threw a rock and a brick at a trailer on Vindale Drive in the County Line Mobile Home Park. Joseph J. Motzer, 23, of Sparton Drive, County Line Mobile Home Park, Brockport, allegedly threw the items against a trailer causing damage just under the window of a bedroom where two small children were sleeping.

Motzer was charged with two counts of endangering the welfare of a child, criminal mischief in the fourth degree, and trespass. Motzer was arraigned by Town of Murray Justice G. Passarell. Bail was set at $500. Motzer is scheduled to return to the Town of Murray Court on March 8 at 6:30 p.m. Investigation and arrest by Deputy S. Fox and Deputy J. Doyle.

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Posted 15 February 2017

On Jan. 20, 2017, at 14822 Route 31, Albion, the Albion Police Department charged Joan Zummo, 74, with Operation of a Motor Vehicle with Registration Suspended.

On Jan. 20, 2017, at 110 Telegraph Road, Middleport, the Albion Police Department arrested Jeremy R. Hirtreiter, 24, on the execution of a bench warrant.

On Jan. 21, 2017, at 111 W. Academy St., Apt. 2, Albion, the Albion Police Department charged Stacee L. Laclair, 31, with Assault 3rd Degree.

On Jan. 21, 2017, at 15 North St., Albion, the Albion Police Department charged Mark D. Christy, 53, with Operation of a Motor Vehicle with Registration Suspended.

On Jan. 22, 2017, at 102 Crimson Heights, Albion, the Albion Police Department charged Cassidy N. Bradley, 25, with Harassment 2nd Degree – Physical Contact, and two counts Endangering the Welfare of a Child.

On Jan. 24, 2017, at 128 W. State St., Albion, the Albion Police Department charged Keith M. Lewandowski, 26, with Harassment 2nd Degree.

On Jan. 27, 2017, at 146 S. Main St., Albion, the Albion Police Department charged Jacob C. Hollinger, 20, with Criminal Mischief with Intent to Damage Property; Making Graffiti; and Petit Larceny.

On Jan. 27, 2017, at 41 N. Platt St., Albion, the Albion Police Department arrested Shandell M. Lissow, 28, on the execution of a bench warrant.

On Jan. 27, 2017, at an undisclosed location, the Albion Police Department charged two 17-year-old males with Unlawful Possession of Marijuana.

On Jan. 27, 2017, at 469 E. State St., Albion, the Albion Police Department charged Connor A. Zicari, 18, with Unlawful Possession of Marijuana.

On Jan. 28, 2017, at 116 S. Clinton St., Albion, the Albion Police Department charged Michelle L. Ashton, 45, with Driving While Intoxicated – First Offense; and Operation of a Motor Vehicle Without at Least One Headlamp.

On Jan. 28, 2017, at police headquarters at 106 N. Platt St., Albion, the Albion Police Department charged Rosa A. Maldonado, 43, with Assault 3rd Degree; and Act in Manner Injurious to a Child Less Than 17 Years Old.

On Jan. 28, 2017, at police headquarters at 106 N. Platt St., Albion, the Albion Police Department charged Kathy J. Dunker, 54, with Petit Larceny.

On Jan. 29, 2017, at 14 Erie St., Albion, the Albion Police Department charged Brandon M. Valdes, 27, with Criminal Mischief 4th Degree and Criminal Trespass 3rd Degree.

On Jan. 29, 2017, at 28 Erie St., Albion, the Albion Police Department charged Brandon M. Valdes, 27, with Disorderly Conduct – Unreasonable Noise; Attempted Criminal Trespass 2nd Degree; and Criminal Mischief with Intent to Damage Property 4th Degree.

On Jan. 30, 2017, at police headquarters at 106 N. Platt St., Albion, the Albion Police Department arrested Michael J. Moore, 27, on the execution of a bench warrant.

On Jan. 30, 2017, at 130 W. Academy St., Apt. B, Albion, the Albion Police Department charged Christopher N. Pressley, 33, with Criminal Mischief with Intent to Damage Property, and Unlawful Possession of Marijuana.

On Jan. 31, 2017, at an undisclosed location, the Albion Police Department charged a 16-year-old male with Criminal Mischief with Intent to Damage Property 4th Degree.

On Feb. 5, 2017, at 499 West Ave., Albion, the Albion Police Department charged Julie Jackson, 40, with Operation of a Motor Vehicle with Registration Suspended.

On Feb. 6, 2017, at an undisclosed location, the Albion Police Department charged a 16-year-old male with Assault 2nd Degree.

On Feb. 6, 2017, at 302 East Ave., Albion, the Albion Police Department charged Gary R. Ettinger, 30, with Aggravated Unlicensed Operation of a Motor Vehicle 3rd Degree.

On Feb. 7, 2017, at an undisclosed location, the Albion Police Department charged a 17-year-old male with Operation of a Motor Vehicle with Registration Suspended, and Operation of a Motor Vehicle without Insurance.

On Feb. 8, 2017, at 134 W. State St., Albion, the Albion Police Department charged Brenda L. Gursslin, 43, with Criminal Mischief with Intent to Damage Property 4th Degree.

On Feb. 8, 2017, at 26 Platt St., Albion, the Albion Police Department charged Hilario Waskiewicz, 25, with Assault 3rd Degree; and Act in Manner Injurious to a Child Less Than 17 Years Old.

On Feb. 9, 2017, at police headquarters at 106 N. Platt St., Albion, the Albion Police Department charged Bryan M. Beach, 33, with Grand Larceny 4th Degree – Credit Card, and Petit Larceny.

On Feb. 9, 2017, at 348 W. Park St., Albion, the Albion Police Department charged Robert R. White Jr., 43, with Aggravated Unlicensed Operation of a Motor Vehicle 3rd Degree; Unsafe Turn/Failure to Signal; and Operation of a Motor Vehicle with Registration Suspended.

On Feb. 10, 2017, at 130 W. Academy St., Albion, the Albion Police Department charged Timothy C. Minges, 21, with Unlawful Possession of Marijuana.

On Feb. 11, 2017, at 110 W. Bank St., Albion, the Albion Police Department charged Jessica N. Verdesia, 29, with Operation of a Motor Vehicle by an Unlicensed Driver, and Possession of a Hypodermic Instrument.

On Feb. 11, 2017, at 301 Hamilton St., Bldg. Lot 3, Albion, the Albion Police Department arrested Michael E. Manley Jr., 25, on the execution of a bench warrant.

On Feb. 11, 2017, at 205 E. Bank St., Albion, the Albion Police Department charged Dominic T. Bennett, 26, with Aggravated Unlicensed Operation of a Motor Vehicle; Operator Lets Person Hold Onto Motor Vehicle; Driving While Intoxicated – First Offense; and Aggravated Driving While Intoxicated.

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Posted 13 February 2017

On Feb. 1, 2017, at 6:30 a.m., The Orleans County Sheriff’s Office arrested two people following a vehicle and traffic stop on State Route 31 in the Town of Albion. Joel Rivera, 25, of Ridgeway Avenue, Rochester, was charged with aggravated unlicensed operation in the first degree (felony) and failure to yield the right of way at a stop sign. Rivera was allegedly operating a motor vehicle while his driving privileges had been suspended or revoked 25 times with 24 suspensions on 15 separate dates, Undersheriff Chris Bourke said.

A passenger in Rivera’s vehicle, Johnathon W. Donohue, 39, of Hindsburg Road, Albion, was charged with criminal possession of a controlled substance in the seventh degree. Donohue was allegedly in possession of 10 Diazepam pills.

Rivera and Donohue were arraigned before Town of Albion Justice J. Fuller. Bail was set in the amount of $2,500 for Rivera, and $1,000 for Donohue. Both were remanded to the custody of the sheriff and returned to court on Feb. 8.


Posted 13 February 2017

The Orleans County Sheriff’s Office on Jan. 31 charged a Town of Murray man for unlawfully entering a building in October 2016, Undersheriff Chris Bourke said. Kevin A. Truesdell, 39, of Hurd Road was charged with criminal trespass in the second degree and criminal mischief with intent to damage property.

Truesdell allegedly forcibly entered a building belonging to Hurd Orchards on Hurd Road  and while doing so caused damage to the property. Evidence collected at the crime scene was sent to Erie County Central Police Services Forensic Laboratory which resulted in a DNA match with Truesdell.

Truesdell was issued appearance tickets and is scheduled to appear in the Town of Murray Court on Feb. 15 at 4:30 p.m. This case was investigated by Deputy M. Stirk and Inv. J. Gifaldi.


Posted 10 February 2017

The Orleans County Sheriff’s Office arrested a Town of Murray man on Feb. 5 at 3:52 a.m. after he attempted to obstruct a domestic incident investigation at the County Line Mobile Home Park. Peter M. Pifer, 32 of Skyline Circle, allegedly ran into a room and refused to come out, then attempted to push past deputies and refused commands to stop resisting as officers attempted to handcuff him, Undersheriff Chris Bouke said.

Pifer was taken into custody and placed into a patrol vehicle. Pifer later calmed down and was issued appearance tickets for Obstructing Governmental Administration in the second degree and resisting arrest. Pifer is scheduled to appear in the Town of Murray Court on Feb. 23 at 6:30 p.m. This incident was investigated by Sgt D. Foeller and Deputy S. Fox., assisted by Holley Police Officer A. Poler, and the New York State Police.

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Posted 10 February 2017

Orleans County Sheriff’s Office charged a Holley man after he was observed driving all over the roadway in the towns of Clarendon and Murray. At 5:27 p.m. on Feb. 4, The Orleans County Sheriff’s Office 911 Center received a civilian complaint of a vehicle operating in an erratic manor on Fourth Section Road and Hulberton Road.

Deputies subsequently located the vehicle in the owner’s driveway. Vincent M. Roselli, 33 was charged with driving while intoxicated (felony), operating a motor vehicle by circumventing an interlock device, aggravated unlicensed operation first degree (felony), aggravated operation of a motor vehicle in the third degree, and unlawful possession of marijuana.

Roselli was arraigned before Town of Murray Justice Passarell. Bail was set at $2,500 cash and he was remanded to the custody of the Sheriff. Roselli is scheduled to return to the Town of Murray Court on March 8 and the Town of Batavia Court Building for a Breath Test Refusal Hearing on February 17, 2017. Arrest by Sgt D. Foeller assisted by Deputy A. Hazel.


Posted 9 February 2017

Medina Police Department charged Yvonne R. Dent, 52, of Medina, on Feb. 3, 2017, with Resisting Arrest and Disorderly Conduct. Dent was arraigned and held on $500 bail and was scheduled to return Feb. 6 to Ridgeway Town Court.

Medina Police Department charged Quincy Byrd, 21, of Lockport; Jaleen Negron, 22, of Medina; and Jasper Lloyd, 23, of Medina, on Feb. 5 with Criminal Possession of Stolen Property 3rd Degree and Unlawful Possession of Marijuana. They were arraigned and each was held on $2,500 bail. They were scheduled to return Feb. 9 to Shelby Town Court.


Posted 2 February 2017

Medina Police Department charged Steven M. Sylvester, 27, of Olcott, on Jan. 26, 2017, with Petit Larceny; Criminal Possession of Stolen Property 5th Degree; and Unlawful Possession of Marijuana. Sylvester was issued an appearance ticket and was scheduled to return Feb. 2 to Shelby Town Court.

Medina Police Department charged Stephen Pinkoski, 63, and Sandra Pinkoski, 69, of Medina, on Jan. 27, 2017, each two counts of Endangering the Welfare of a Child. Both were arraigned and released on their own recognizance and were scheduled to return Feb. 2 to Shelby Town Court.

Medina Police Department charged Antane Seward-Lopez and Maria Lape, both from Rochester, on Jan. 29, 2017, with Violation of Village Ordinance Consuming Alcohol in Public. Both Seward-Lopez and Lape were issued appearance tickets and were scheduled to return Feb. 6 to Ridgeway Town Court.

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Posted 26 January 2017

Medina Police Department charged a 16-year-old and a 17-year-old on Jan. 20, 2017 with Harassment 2nd Degree. The youths were issued appearance tickets and were scheduled to return Feb. 2 to Shelby Town Court.

Medina Police Department charged Casey J. Hale on Jan. 22, 2017 with Criminal Possession of Stolen Property 4th Degree. Hale was arraigned and released on his own recognizance and was scheduled to return Feb. 2 to Shelby Town Court.

Medina Police Department charged John F. Manuel on Jan. 21, 2017 with Criminal Possession of a Weapon 4th Degree; Menacing 2nd Degree; and three counts of Endangering the Welfare of a Child. Manuel was arraigned and held on $500 bail and was scheduled to return Jan. 23 to Ridgeway Town Court.


Posted 20 January 2017

On January 19, 2017, after an investigation into the sale and distribution of marijuana in the Village of Medina, the Orleans County Major Felony Crime Task Force along with the Medina Police Department, executed a search warrant at 221 Commercial St. As a result police seized a quantity of marijuana, cash, scales, packaging and other drug paraphernalia.

The following were arrested: Syed M. Baity, 22, of 221 Commercial St., Medina. He was charged with three counts of criminal sale of marijuana in the third degree (Class E felonies).

Nafie Baity, 34, of 221 Commercial St., Medina. He was charged with one count of unlawful possession of marijuana.

Syed M. Baity was arraigned in the Town of Ridgeway Justice Court, by Town Justice Dawn Keppler. He was committed to the Orleans County Jail on $10,000 cash bail. He is scheduled to appear in County Court on Jan. 23 at 9 a.m.

Nafie Baity was issued an appearance ticket returnable to the Town of Ridgeway Justice Court at 9 a.m. on Feb. 6, the Task Force reported.

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Posted 20 January 2017

Medina Police Department charged Richard N. Janus, 24, of Albion, on Jan. 12, 2017, with Possession of a Hypodermic Instrument. Janus was issued an appearance ticket and was scheduled to return Jan. 23 to Ridgeway Town Court.

Medina Police Department charged Ayla L. Staats, 26, of Medina, on Jan. 14, 2017, with Violation of Village Ordinance Unreasonable Noise. Staats was issued an appearance ticket and was scheduled to return Jan. 23 to Ridgeway Town Court.

Medina Police Department charged a 17-year-old on Jan. 13, 2017 with Criminal Mischief 4th Degree. The youth was issued an appearance ticket and was scheduled to return Feb. 2 to Shelby Town Court.

Medina Police Department charged Rickie L. Pitts, 50, on Jan. 13, 2017, with Driving While Intoxicated; Driving with .08 of 1% or More Blood Alcohol Content; Unlicensed Operator; and Unregistered Motor Vehicle. Pitts was released and was scheduled to return Jan. 23 to Ridgeway Town Court.

Medina Police Department charged a 16-year-old on Jan. 13, 2017, with Disseminating Indecent Material to Minors 1st Degree. The youth was arraigned and released on his own recognizance and was scheduled to return Jan. 23 to Ridgeway Town Court.


Posted 19 January 2017

On Jan. 7, 2017, at 127 W. State St., Albion, the Albion Police Department charged Travis L. Bartz, 21, with two counts Harassment 2nd Degree – Physical Contact, and Criminal Mischief Intent to Damage Property 4th Degree.

On Jan. 7, 2017, at 358 S. Main St,, Albion, the Albion Police Department charged Nicholas I. Torres, 21, with Assault 3rd Degree; Criminal Obstruction of Breathing/Blood Circulation; and Unlawful Imprisonment 1st Degree.

On Jan. 7, 2017, at 1425 Portland Ave., Rochester, the Albion Police Department charged Joseph L. Piedmont, 51, with Grand Larceny 4th Degree Credit Card, and Grand Larceny 3rd Degree.

On Jan. 10, 2017, at 110 Beaver St., Albion, the Albion Police Department charged Elrick N. Jones, 41, with Criminal Mischief Intent to Damage Property 4th Degree.

On Jan. 11, 2017, at police headquarters at 106 N. Platt St., Albion, the Albion Police Department charged Felicia A. Flugel, 36, with Contempt of Court.

On Jan. 11, 2017, at 7 East Union St., Holley, the Albion Police Department arrested Kevin J. Engert, 28, on the execution of a bench warrant.

On Jan. 12, 2017, at 109 Beaver St., Albion, the Albion Police Department arrested Roy A. Shonerd, 37, on the execution of a bench warrant.

On Jan. 12, 2017, at 120 Linwood Ave., Albion, the Albion Police Department charged Michele L. Cook, 43, with Harassment 2nd Degree – Physical Contact.

On Jan. 14, 2017, at an undisclosed location, the Albion Police Department charged a 13-year-old male with Criminal Mischief Intent to Damage Property 4th Degree.

On Jan. 14, 2017, at 449 West Ave., Albion, the Albion Police Department charged Jeremy J. Adkins, 35, with Fail to Keep Right: Two-Lane Road; Driving While Intoxicated – First Offense; and Operation of a Motor Vehicle with .08 of 1% or More Blood Alcohol Content.

On Jan. 16, 2017, at 120 Linwood Ave., Albion, the Albion Police Department charged Michele L. Cook, 43, with Attempted Assault 2nd Degree.

On Jan. 18, 2017, at 124 E. State St., Albion, the Albion Police Department charged Timothy C. Minges, 21, with Contempt of Court.

On Jan. 14, 2017, at 152 Clarendon St., Albion, the Albion Police Department charged Timothy J. Bora, 36, with Fail to Keep Right – Two-Lane Road; and Aggravated Unlicensed Operation of a Motor Vehicle 3rd Degree.

On Jan. 15, 2017, at 20 Clarendon St., Albion, the Albion Police Department charged Seth A. Luce, 36, with Assault 3rd Degree.

On Jan. 15, 2017, at 204 S. Main St., Albion, the Albion Police Department charged Keith M. Lewandowski, 26, with Harassment 2nd Degree – Physical Contact.

On Jan. 15, 2017, at 3 N. Main St., Albion, the Albion Police Department charged Judith L. Richardson, 50, with Aggravated Unlicensed Operation of a Motor Vehicle 3rd Degree, and Operation of a Motor Vehicle by an Unlicensed Driver.


Posted 17 January 2017

On Dec. 2, 2016, Holley Police charged Kayla R. Scranton, 25, from Holley, with Aggravated Unlicensed Operation of a Motor Vehicle in the 2nd Degree – 3 or More Open Suspensions or 3 or More Dates; and Equipment Violation – No/Inadequate Plate Lamp. Scranton received an appearance ticket for Town of Murray Court for arraignment on Jan. 12, 2017.

On Dec. 23, 2016, Holley Police arrested Colby L. Ellis, 24, from Albion, on a warrant out of Village of Holley. Ellis was arraigned in front of Judge Gary Passarell at Town of Murray Court and was remanded to Orleans County Jail in lieu of $500 bail. He was to return to court on Jan. 9, 2017.

On Dec. 23, 2016, Holley Police charged Kyle R. Moore, 24, from Albion, with Unlawful Possession of Marijuana. Moore was issued an appearance ticket for arraignment on Jan. 9, 2017, at Town of Murray Court in front of Judge Gary Passarell.

On Jan. 12, 2017, Holley Police arrested Cory R. Barhydt, 26, from Holley, for Menacing in the 3rd Degree; Criminal Contempt in the 2nd Degree – Disobey Court-Ordered Protection; and Act in a Manner to Injure a Child Under the Age of 17. Barhydt was arraigned in front of Judge Spada in Town of Murray Court and was remanded to Orleans County Jail in lieu of $2,000 bail. He was scheduled to return to court on Jan. 18.

On Jan. 12, 2017, Holley Police arrested a 15-year-old male for Making a Terroristic Threat.

On Jan. 15, 2017, Holley Police arrested Shawn Johnston III, 31, from Hamlin, for Falsely Reporting an Offense/Incident to Law Enforcement. Johnston was issued an appearance ticket for arraignment at Town of Murray Court in front of Judge Spada on Jan. 26.

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