Medina man, 22, arraigned for sex abuse against child

By Tom Rivers, Editor Posted 18 March 2014 at 12:00 am

Albion woman faces charge of second-degree arson

ALBION – A Medina man was arraigned in Orleans County Court on Monday for first-degree sexual abuse. Patrick E. Sewar, 22, of Knowlesville Road was arrested Dec. 13 for sexually abusing a child under the age of 11 in the town of Shelby.

He also is accused of molesting another child at Darien Lake on June 24. He has pending sexual misconduct charges stemming from a third incident in Ridgeway.

Sewar was arraigned by County Court Judge James Punch and sent to jail on $5,000 bail. The judge assigned the public defender to represent Sewar, who is due back in court on May 31.

In other cases in county court:

An Albion woman was arraigned on charges of second-degree arson and fourth-degree criminal mischief after allegedly setting a fire at a Beaver Street house in the village on Aug. 16.

Crystal McGuire, 21, lives on West Lee Road. She was placed in jail on $10,000 bail.

Cody Gillette, 24, of East State Street pleaded guilty to driving while ability impaired by drugs, attempted forgery in the second degree and aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle. He faces a maximum of 1 to 3 years in state prison when he is sentenced on June 9.

Gillette, who has a prior DWI, said in court he was driving on June 16 after consuming opiates and using marijuana. He also admitted to forging a check on June 26.

Lidio Ramirez-Figueroa, 35, of 14691 Zig Zag Rd. in Albion was sentenced to a year in state prison. He pleaded guilty to fifth degree criminal sale of a controlled substance. He admitted to selling cocaine on Nov. 9, 2012 at a house on Densmore Road.

Jose Guitierrez-Ramirez, 53, of Batavia was sentenced to a year in county jail. He pleaded guilty to driving while intoxicated and aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle. He was charged on Sept. 14 after being stopped in Albion.

Beau Bettilyon, 28, of Hamlin was sentenced to three months in county jail, five years of probation and also had his driver’s license revoked for a year. Bettilyon pleaded guilty to DWI on June 2, when he was stopped on Oak Orchard Road in the town of Gaines. He has a prior DWI.