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WDNY local News, Friday, March 2, 2018

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Friday, March 2, 2018

It’s a winter wonderland in March across the area. When the storm finally moves out later today, we could pick up a foot or even more in some locations. There are reported power outages and travel is very difficult. The Livingston County Sheriffs department says it has received numerous calls for disabled vehicles and vehicles off the road due to the snow conditions. The Roads are all snow covered and travel is hazardous and officials are strongly recommending you stay home unless you absolutely must travel.

Two people have been arrested for a burglary in Nunda in January. The Livingston County sheriff’s office says 34-year-old Stephanie Forrester of Wyoming County and 31-year-old Sean Kohlmeier of Portage are facing felony charges in connection with the break in January 28th on DeGroff Road. Deputies say they found one of the stolen items when they pulled Forrester over in a traffic stop—and that further investigation led them to Kohlmier. Both have previous convictions—and Forrester was charged just last month with cocaine possession in Avon. She and Kohlmeier were taken to Livingston County jail on $10,000 bond.

A man from Conesus has pleaded not guilty to sex offense charges—and his lawyer says he plans to vigorously contest the charges. 59-year-old Kenneth Mountzouros is facing misdemeanor charges for an incident alleged to have taken place in 2012. His lawyer, David Murante, says the accusations are questionable and come after a bitter family dispute. Mountzourous has also gone public with his denials online, setting up a fund-raising campaign to raise money for his defense. He’s due back in court in Dansville on April 4th.

Flu rates in New York are finally dropping. The state released the newest week’s numbers showing after nearly three months of the flu rising the number of confirmed cases are down 25-percent. The state health department says even though the situation is improving is getting better, people need to stay vigilant.