Here are the top stories for Thursday, June 1, 2017
A not guilty plea from Danielle Allen–who is accused of stabbing her boyfriend to death last year in the town of York Allen arraigned for the death of Marcus Postell. Allen is due back in court next month. Allen appeared at her arraignment with her family–including her father–who is a state police commander.
Two men have been arrested on 390 in Avon and charged with having heroin, suboxone and hypodermic needles. Sheriffs deputies say they stopped 33 year old Justin Stensrud of Palmyra–and found the drugs and paraphernalia. A passenger, identified as 31 year old Wayne Rinker of Webster, was also arrested and charged with drug possession. Deputies say they also found a syringe hidden in Rinker’s clothes so is is facing additional charges of having prison contraband. Both men are being held on bond.
Police have charged a man from Mt Morris who they say stole $17,000 from his workplace. 29 year old Timothy DiLiberto is accused of stealing that money over a course of several month–he was arrested after an investigation that started back in February. The Livingston county sheriff’s office isn’t; saying where he took the money from–but reports say DiLiberto’s Facebook page says he worked as a store manager at 7-11. DiLiberto is being held on $10,000 bond on felony larceny and falsifying business records charges.
A truck driver from Canada has been arrested and charged with driving his rig with a blood alcohol level more than twice the legal limit. State police say troopers saw 65 year old Viktor Zdorovtsev, of Richmond, British Columbia swerve out of his lane on 390 and when the pulled him over determined his blood alcohol level was .20, well over the limit of .08. Zdorotzev was taken to Livingston county jail where he’s being held on $10,000 bond.
Reports say the Livingston county health department is investigating an a dog attack on a young girl in Mt. Morris. According to LCN.com that incident happened May 20th when the mastiff pitbull mix bit a girl as she played near Stanley street in the village. The child needed 16 stitches to close the wounds to her leg. The dog was held in confinement for 10 days–one of its owners is not commenting–but another reportedly says she is sorry and will have the animal put down.
The Make A Wish foundation has received a check for more than $13,000 from a local business. Employees of Coast Professional in Geneseo raised that money by donating money as part of a ”
Dress Down For Charity” campaign, so they could wear business casual attire for a month. The charity says the money will be used locally to provide wishes for children who face serious illnesses. Last year they were able to do that for some 70 kids in the area.