Judge arraigns people for rape, burglary, other crimes

By Tom Rivers, Editor Posted 10 November 2015 at 12:00 am

ALBION – A Cheektowaga man was arraigned on four counts of third-degree rape in Orleans County Court on Monday.

Carson Cavers, 21, allegedly had sex with a 16-year-old girl in Shelby four times between April and July. He also is facing rape charges in Ontario County and an unrelated charge of second-degree assault in Erie County.

He pleaded not guilty to the charges in Orleans County during his arraignment. County Court Judge James Punch set bail at $10,000.

In other cases in county court:

A Medina man was arraigned on second-degree burglary and petty larceny.

Michael Santoro, 22, of Gwinn Street allegedly broke into a house in Ridgeway between April 26 and May 1 and took jewelry and other items.

Santoro has a prior misdemeanor drug charge. He was assigned the public defender and Judge Punch set bail at $2,500.

A Brockport man was arraigned on third-degree burglary, third-degree grand larceny and third-degree criminal possession of stolen property.

David Corbitt, 52, of Capen Road allegedly stole more than $3,500 worth of copper from a building on South Holley Road on Aug. 28.

Corbitt has five prior felonies and two parole violations. Judge Punch set bail at $30,000.

Two men from Lyndonville were arraigned together for growing and possessing marijuana.

Nathan Brege, 23, of Cape Drive was arraigned for growing cannabis, criminal possession of marijuana in the second degree, criminal possession of a controlled substance in the seventh degree and resisting arrest.

He was arrested on Sept. 16. Judge Punch set bail at $2,500.

David Tower, 36, of Cape Drive was arraigned on charges of growing cannabis and criminal possession of marijuana in the second degree.