Genesee Valley

The Livingston County Drug Task Force reports the arrest of two Dansville men for trafficking narcotics within Livingston County after several months of investigation. 

Arrested was  20 year old Malik J. Asbury and 46 year old Thomas Bowes. Both men were charged with Criminal Sale of a Controlled Substance in the third degree and Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the third degree. Asbury is currently held at the Livingston County Jail on $10,000 cash bail. Bowes is in the County lockup on $1,000. 

In separate investigations of underage alcohol sales, the Dansville Police Department charged 21-year-old Chloe Maxim, and 54-year-old Hussain Tasaddaq,  both of Dansville, was charged with unlawfully dealing with a child. .

21-year-old Michael Salvador, also of Dansville,  was charged with two counts of unlawfully dealing with a child.

Rochester Man Revoked 20 Times

Robin Humphrey —  Thursday, February 26, 2015

31-year-old Shawn Doan of Rochester was stopped by the Livingston County’s STOP DWI Unit in the Village of Avon when deputies discovered Doan’s license had been revoked 20 differents times on 10 different occasions.

Doan was arraigned on charges of felony aggravated unlicensed operation and sent to the Livingston County Jail on $2,500 cash bail.

Man Flees Accident Scene – Gets Caught

Robin Humphrey —  Thursday, February 26, 2015

Timothy Black, age 32 of Dansville, was charged with reckless driving, criminal mischief and leaving the scene of an accident. Black is accused of fleeing the scene of a one car rollover motor vehicle crash on Elizabeth Street.


Genesee County Deputies report stopping a vehicle operated by 53-year-old Lee Edward Richeson, on Tuesday while on Route 77. They said they discovered Richeson to be in possession of 5,000 untaxed cigarettes. He was charged and will appear in court next month.


Truck Hauling Grain Closes Routes 5&20

Robin Humphrey —  Thursday, February 26, 2015

Emergency crews responded to a tractor-trailor rollover Wednesday on Routes 5&20 near Crosman Air Gun in the Town of East Bloomfield.

Ontario County Deputies reported a part of 5&20 was closed to upright the truck and to clean up the load of grain it was hauling.

Dansville Man Charged With Welfare Fraud

Robin Humphrey —  Wednesday, February 25, 2015

The Livingston County Sheriff’s Department reporting the arrest of 21-year-old Jose Parrilla-Velez,of Dansville on Welfare Fraud and Petit Larceny charges.

An investigation determined  Parrilla-Velez was receiving County benefits from July 2014 to November 2014, during a time frame that he was employed. Parrilla-Velez was released with an appearance ticket and expected to return to Mt. Morris Town Court next month.

The Livingston County Department of Health will hold a County-wide drive-thru emergency drug distribution drill on Tuesday, Mar. 10, from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. at the Livingston County Highway Department at 4389 Gypsy Lane in Mount Morris.

The drill is designed to test the mass antibiotic dispensing (passing medication) plan, to be better prepared in the event of a public health emergency that requires medications to be distributed.

If you would like to participate in the drill, the department of health encourages you to pre-register by March 9. Those who pre-register will be entered into a drawing to win a flat screen television. You don’t have to pre-register to participate but if you don’t it may take longer to get through the process.

The County Department of Health adds that community participation is vital to the success of this drill, and anyone with questions or concerns regarding this drill should contact the Livingston County Department of Health at 243-7299.

You can pre-register by clicking here

27-year-old Toneka S. Lewis of Rochester has been charged by the State Police with identify theft after allegedly making purchases totaling $4,200 from a bank account in the name of an 80-year-old Sparta woman.

Investigators said they did not know how Lewis allegedly obtained the victim’s information, but were able to track the alleged purchases to points of sale and used that information and videos to make the identity theft charge.

A 23-year-old Jacob Camerera is in the Genesee County Jail facing charges reckless endangerment, criminal contempt, three counts of aggravated unlicensed operation, after police say he drove his vehicle towards a group of people.

An Order of Protection was filed for one person in the group against Camerera.

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Photo: Courtesy Livingston CO. Jail

56-year-old Sherry Pimm of Mount Morris has been arrested on felony charges of Welfare Fraud, Grand Larceny and Misuse of Food Stamps following an investigation by the Livingston County Department of Social Services and the Sheriff’s Office.

It’s alleged that between May of 2013 and January of 2015, Pimm had applied for the county’s Food Stamp Program and when doing so failed to show that her husband was living at her address.   Total loss at this time to the Department of Social Services is $1597.00.

Pimm will appear in Mt Morris Court at a later date.

If you have information regarding abuse of the welfare system, please call the Livingston County Sheriff’s Office at 585-243-7100 or toll free at 844-THE-LCSO.