WDNY Local News, Friday, July 13th, 2018
Written by Jerry Lademan on July 13, 2018
Friday, July 13 2018
More testimony in the murder trial of Diane Allen, who is accused of killing her boyfriend in November 2016. The jury in Livingston County court heard from witnesses who say they spoke to Allen on the night Marcus Postel was stabbed in the Town or York. The testimony focused on what Allen told police that night, and included graphic descriptions of the crime scene and related evidence. Postel’s family lest the court when some of that evidence was shown. Prosecutors say Allen stabbed her then boyfriend after an argument while the defense argues Postel had been abusive before he died. Testimony is expected to continue today.
A man wanted for a drugged driving related death in Wisconsin has been arrested in Livingston County. Police say 33 year old Jesse Gaspers was a fugitive from iron County Wisconsin, where he is accused of being high being the wheel in a crash that killed a woman there in march. Authorities found Gasper in Mt Morris after a tip that he was in the area visiting friends and relatives. . Gasper took of when police moved in, but was captured a shot while later. He was taken to the Livingston County jail and will be extradited back to Wisconsin.
Livingston County sheriff’s deputies have arrested a man on 390 and charged him with drug possession after a traffic stop on 390. 37 year old David Prince of Rochester is accused of having six bags of crack that officers say they found when they pulled him over. Prince was arraigned at the Livingston County jail, where bond was set at $1,000.
A new initiative in Livingston county is bringing together law enforcement ad schools to deal with school violence. The initiative is called PREVENT—for Partners Responding to Prevent School Violence Today and Tomorrow and among its goals are to develop and share ways to keep schools safe and to establish guidelines on how to prepare and respond to security concerns. The program members include school superintendents and police officers, who plan to meet several times a year to discuss those concerns,
Noyes Hospital is looking for volunteers to help at its monthly blood pressure screenings The hospital says those with a medical background can help with those screenings that are held every Tuesday at Tops market in Dansville from 10:00 AM to 2:00 Pm. If you’re interested you can contact the volunteer coordinators office at Noyes. [Coordinator Christa Barrows at 585-335-4358 or firstname.lastname@example.org ]