A Lakeville man was arrested Thursday on Failure to Register and to Verify as part of the New York State Sex Offender Registry.

Joseph Mosher, age 36 from Lakeville NY, is mandated by the conditions set forth New York State Sex Offender Registry to come into the Livingston County Sheriff’s Office every three years and have his photo updated as per section 168-F of New York State Corrections Law. It is alleged that Mosher failed to comply with this mandate of the registry.

Mosher was arrested by Investigator Dan Rittenhouse and arraigned in Geneseo Town Court before Judge Houston. Mosher has been sent to the Livingston County Jail and is being held without b with no bail.


The Livingston County Drug Task Force reports the arrest of two Livingston County Residents for the sale of drugs in Livingston County.

Marcie L. Hernandez, age 27 of Avon, has been charged with criminal sale of marihuana 3rd degree (class E Felony) and criminal possession of marihuana 5th degree (class B misdemeanor). Hernandez was arraigned in Avon Village Court and remanded to the custody of the Sheriff. She is being held in Livingston County Jail on $5,000 bail. The investigation continues with further charges pending.

Also charged in a separate incident was Randy J. Rowe, age 32 of Conesus.  Rowe was arrested on a superior court warrant for 2 counts of  Criminal Sale of a Controlled Substance 3rd degree and 2 counts of Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance 3rd degree, both B Felony’s.  Rowe was arraigned in Livingston County Court and sent to the Livingston County Jail without bail.


The Livingston County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a study hall monitor from the York Central School.

School Resource Officer Rebecca Kane was given information that 25 year old Amber Burdick of York might be supplying alcohol to underage kids and allowing them to consume the alcohol at her home in Piffard.

Following an investigation conducted by Deputy Kane, it was found that Burdick, had in fact supplied the alcohol and a place to drink for several underage children, as well as students who currently attend York School.

It was also discovered that while the investigation was taking place, Burdick contacted witnesses, pleading with them to keep what was going on a secret if approached by the Sheriff’s Office.

Burdick was arrested and charged with Unlawfully Dealing with a Child, Endangering the Welfare of a Child and Tampering with a Witness. Burdick was arraigned in front of York Town Justice Walt Purtell and ultimately released on her own recognizance.

Burdick will return to York Town Court at a later date to answer the charges.



Canisteo Man Steals Motorcyle

Robin Humphrey —  Thursday, October 23, 2014

New York State Police in North Hornell arrested 20 year old Timothy M. Knight of Canisteo, NY on Monday for one count of Grand Larceny 3rd.

Knight is accused of stealing a 2013 Yamaha motorcycle from a roadside display on State Route 36 in the Town of Dansville.  Knight was released on his own recognizance and is scheduled to appear in the Town of Dansville Court on Tuesday, October 28, 2014 at 7:00 PM.

Livingston County Chamber Holds

Robin Humphrey —  Thursday, October 23, 2014

The Livingston County Area Chamber of Commerce will offer three informational sessions on open enrollment and the Affordable Care Act.

The sessions will offer information on how employees will be affected and what options are available to them. Topics will include open enrollment changes and purchasing coverage through the New York State State Health Marketplace. The Chamber has licensed and certified agents on staff to help.

Sessions are scheduled from 8:30 to 10 a.m. Oct. 28 and 30 and 5:30 to 7 p.m. Nov. 5 at the Chamber, 4635 Millennium Drive, Geneseo.

The sessions are free to Chamber members, $15 for non-members.

To register for a session, email Deb Cisco at the Chamber, or call 243-2222.

 Genesee County Sheriff’s Deputies has arrested and charged a Caledonia with stealing calves from a farm in Le Roy back in July.

Janet M. Knauss, 49, of Caledonia is charged with four counts of third-degree burglary and one count of fourth-degree grand larceny.

After a three month long investigation its alleged that Knauss stole 16 calves worth $3,164 from a farmer during four separate burglaries. The farmer reported the thefts on July 14 and again on July 21. She’s accused of raising the calves at a farm in Stafford. Four of the calves have been returned to the farmer.  According to investigators the other 12 were sold at a livestock market and could not be recovered.

Knauss was arraigned in Caledonia Town Court and released with a Nov. 5 appearance date.


A Naples teen was arrested Tuesday after deputies say he showed others a video of a 15-year-old girl performing a sex act.

Zackory Granger, 17, has been charged with promoting a sexual performance by a child.

Ontario County Deputies say Granger was arrested and released with an appearance ticket. He will answer the charge in Naples Town Court at a later date.

Whiskey 7 Flys To Dallas For Event

Robin Humphrey —  Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Whiskey 7, the National Warplane Museum’s D-Day veteran, is headed to Dallas, Texas, for the Air Power Sky Ball, an American Airlines sponsored event to raise awareness and funds that support military service members and their families. The warbird is expected to arrive in Dallas tonight.

The trip continues Whiskey 7’s efforts to honor and recognize veterans.

More than 1,400 volunteers from American Airlines and US Airways organize Sky Ball, which is in its 12th year. In partnership with Snowball Express, American Airlines is able to bring nearly 2,000 children and spouses of fallen veterans to Dallas each December for four days of activities.

Austin Wadsworth, president of the National Warplane Museum said “The National Warplane Museum of Geneseo is proud and honored to join in these efforts to bring support to our veterans, both past and present and to educate and inspire our future generations to carry on the legacy of our nation.”

On Friday, the plane will be on display at the DFW Aviation Expo, in which 2,000 middle and high school students are expected to attend.

In June, Whiskey 7 participated in 70th anniversary commemoration activities in Normandy, which included paratroop jumps by members of the Liberty Jump Team over original D-Day drop zone. The activities were part of a month-long European tour as part of the Museum’s “Return to Normandy” mission.

Potential Credit Card Breach At Staples

Robin Humphrey —  Wednesday, October 22, 2014

The office supplier and retailer Staples might be another victim to fall prey to a potential credit card data breach that’s hitting store across the country. Staples says it is looking into it and that they have been in touch with law enforcement officials about the issue.

Customers won’t be responsible for fraudulent activity on their credit cards as long as it is reported in a timely manner.

Earlier this month Sears Holdings Corp. reported a data breach at its Kmart stores. Other breaches have occurred at retailers including Target, Supervalu and Home Depot.

Man Charged With Assaulting Infant

Robin Humphrey —  Wednesday, October 22, 2014

A 19-year-old Canandaigua man is in the Ontario County Jail on $5,000 cash or $10,000 bond where he is facing charges of assaulting his one month old baby.
Mark Perrin has been charged with second-degree assault after police say he assaulted the baby on several occasions which resulted in the baby suffering a broken arm, leg and several ribs. The infant was admitted to Strong Memorial Hospital on October 16 and released Tuesday morning into the custody of Ontario County Child Protective Services.