WDNY Local News, Tuesday, June 12, 2018
Written by Jerry Lademan on June 12, 2018
Tuesday, June 12, 2018
A man charged with violently abusing an 11 month old baby has pleaded guilty in Livingston County Court. 35 year old Brock Hyde has admitted he was high on drugs when dropping the baby in a fit of anger last February in Nunda. . The child is recovering, but D A Greg McCaffrey says the little boy could have long term damage from a brain injury. Hyde will be sentenced in August—he could get anywhere from 5 to 14 years—the D A says he will argue for the maximum, given the nature of the crime and Hyde’s criminal past.
Felony charges have been filed against a woman from Avon who police say had fentanyl and amphetamines in her home. Deputies say 44 year old Andrea Hollada was already on probation .She was taken to Livingston County jail,. where bond was set at $1,000
More felony charges for a man who was arrested following a traffic stop on 390 earlier this year. 29 year old Akeem Robinson is facing additional charges after an investigation into information he provided at the time of the stop on 390 in March. Robinson is of giving deputies false information by providing his nephew’s driver’s license when asked for I D. He is also facing drug possession charges. Robinson is being held at Livingston County Jail because he has a prior felony conviction.
Livingston County officials have officially opened a new centralized booking facility at the County jail. The facility will handle all felony bookings so those accused can have speedy access to an attorney as required. County officials say they will add staff to make are there are always county lawyers and judges on call to handle cases that come in 24-7. There only 5 similar locations in the state
At long last the flu season is over and the numbers are in—and as of the end of May, the Livingston County Health Department says there were 693 cases of the flu since October 1st, which is the highest number in years. Statewide there were 128,000 lab diagnosed cases of the flu—and more than 23,000 hospitalizations—more than double the four year average. Although the season is done, doctors say the flu can hit any time, and that people should sick with good hygiene habits year round.
Searchers will be back out today looking for a missing teacher from Steuben County. Stanley Matteson is an Elementary School Instrumental Music teacher at Jasper-Troupsburg who hasn’t been seen since Sunday. State police haven’t officially confirmed the search, but state aviation and K-9 units have been in the area around Bellinger Road in Avoca, where Matteson reportedly lives. The school district says they are cooperating with the search and that they are praying for a positive outcome.
A road closure today– in Geneseo: Lima Rd. between #5246 and #5598 will be closed until 6pm to all traffic for road work. Emergency vehicles will have access