The Livingston County DA’s office has said “no deal” to a man who offered to plead guilty to several felony charges filed after a chase through Mount Morris earlier this year. 33 year old Gerald Bradley wanted to admit to the charges in return for a 7 year sentence, but judge Robert Wiggins said no, so now Bradley will face a trial next month on the charges that he led police on a pursuit and leveled a loaded gun at officers as they closed in to arrest him back on January7th. Police later found 48 grams of cocaine in Bradley’s vehicle. With no plea bargain, Bradley’s trial is set for August 22nd.
Some changes could be on the way for Lima’s water supply The town’s 30 year water contract with Rochester expires this fall and a renewal would lead to a higher cost. Now, town officials say they’ ll look at other options, including using another another supplier to keep the price from going up. Town Supervisor Pete Yendell says one possibility would be to buy water directly from Monroe County, something that wasn’t allowed when the agreement with Rochester was signed back in 1987.
A man from Livonia is charged with violating a court order after a family disturbance and altercation with a woman at a residence on Bronson Hill. 36 year old Adam Peterson is charged with felony criminal contempt, second-degree harassment. He is also accused of endangering the welfare of a child who police say was in the home at the time of the alleged incident. Peterson was arraigned on $3,000 bond and taken to Livingston County jail.
Funeral services are set for a state trooper gunned down in the line of duty. State Police charged Fort Drum soldier Justin Walters for Sunday’s death of trooper Joel Davis in Jefferson County. Davis was killed responding to a call in Theresa, not far from Watertown. Fort Drum will reportedly be hosting services for Davis on Friday and his funeral on Saturday. Governor Cuomo has ordered flags across the state to be flown at half-staff in honor of Trooper Davis.
Ontario County deputies say they’re investigating after an elderly Rochester man was found dead in Canandaigua Lake. Deputies say the body of 83-year-old Richard Myers was recovered yesterday after his boat washed ashore without him on Monday. A cause of death hasn’t been determined, but his body was taken to the Monroe County Medical Examiner’s office. Myers’ family is thanking everyone involved in the search.
Something new on tap later this week in Perry. A ribbon cutting ceremony is set for Thursday afternoon at the Silver Lake Brewery Project will mark the official opening of the brewpub on Borden Avenue. The owners came up with their plans—over a pint, naturally—back in 2012 and the brewery and taproom opened for business in march. The ribbon cutting will be hosted by the Wyoming County Chamber and Tourism and the Wyoming County Industrial Development Agency.