WDNY Local News Friday, June 22, 2018
Written by Jerry Lademan on June 22, 2018
Friday June 22, 2018
A man from Rochester is charged with sending indecent text messages to a minor from Dansville. 38 year old Scott Fordeliso has been fired from his job as a 9 1 1 operator in Rochester, reportedly because of felony charges filed in Dansville related to the texts. The city of Rochester is doing an internal investigation, but officials say there is no evidence that Fordeliso misused any city computers or did anything wrong on city time.
A level 2 sex offender from Springwater is charged with failing to update his address as required under terms of his sentence. 30 year old Corey Teed was arrested after police say he didn’t tell law enforcement he had moved to a new address in the town of Wayland. Teed is also charged with skipping out on a drunk driving warrant from the town of Geneseo. Teed was arraigned and his bail was set at $5,000 on the failure to notify charge and $2,000 on the warrant charge.
The Livingston County sheriff’s office says a woman from Conesus is charged with drug possession after deputies found 11 bags of marijuana during a traffic stop. Deputies say 57 year old Rhonda Cripe was a passenger in the car that was pulled over on Silker Hill Road and that a search turned up the drugs. Cripe was arraigned and released on her own recognizance.
A man from Conesus has been charged with felony drunk driving after deputies say he crashed his boat trailer into a parked vehicle at the boat launch on East lake Road. The charge against 58 year old James Harpole is a felony because of a prior DWI conviction. Harpole refused a breath test and was taken to the county jail where he was arraigned with a bond set at $3,000.
First responders will have a chance to take in a ball game for free again this year. Local car dealer owner Dom Genova is buying tickets to a Rochester Red wings game at Frontier Field on July 22nd and giving the tickets out to law enforcement, fire and ambulance responders as a way of saying thanks. It is the fourth year he’s done that. The Redwings will play the Norfolk Tides in the game.
A lawsuit filed against Charter-Spectrum over its Internet speeds can move ahead. A judge has ruled against the cable company in that suit, which claims it promised speeds it knew it could not deliver to its customers. Attorney general Barbara Underwood says her office will continue the case, saying consumers need protection from what she calls fraud by internet service providers.
The state senate has turned down a bill that wold have eliminated using standardized test scores in teacher evaluations and the state’s biggest teacher’s union is not happy about it. The The New York State United Teachers union calls the vote a betrayal and says it’s members will take it into account when they go to the polls. The union president says senators missed a chance to end using test scores as a punishment against teachers.