Richard Mincer Photo: Livingston County Jail
25-year-old Richard Mincer of Mount Morris is facing burglary and other charges from an incident that began in the Town of North Dansville and ended in the Village.
According to the Sheriff’s Office , The Dansville Police Department received a call around 12:20 a.m. Wednesday morning from a homeowner on Highland Avenue that somebody was in his garage and that the person took off running.
Dansville Officer Bryan Chapman and Sheriff’s Deputy Arick Perkins responded to the scene in the Town of North Dansville. It wasn’t long before they saw a person matching the description given them by the homeowner, walking on a nearby street, and that’s when a short foot chase was on.
Mincer was identified and charged with one count of second-degree criminal trespass and obstructing governmental administration when he failed to comply with a lawful order from a police officer. Mincer was arraigned in North Dansville Town Court and sent to the Livingston County Jail in lieu of $2,000 cash bail or $4,000 secured bond.
Mincer was later charged with second-degree burglary and additional bail was set at $5,000 cash or $10,000 bond. . He will appear back in North Dansville Town Court at a later date.
The initial incident was investigated by Deputies Arick Perkins and Kevin Geer of the Sheriff’s Office, and Officer Bryan Chapman of the Dansville Police Department. The secondary investigation was handled by Deputy David Richardson.