Grand jury issues indictments for allegedly selling cocaine, drunk driving, child endangerment
Submitted by Billie Owens on October 5, 2012 - 4:35pm
These are the latest indictments isssued by the Genesee County Grand Jury.
Terry M. Bacome is indicted on a charge of criminal sale of a controlled substance in the third degree, a Class B felony. He is accused of knowingly and unlawfully selling a controlled substance, cocaine, on April 23 in the City of Batavia. In count two of the indictment, he is accused of criminal possession of a controlled substance, 3rd, for possessing cocaine with the intent to sell it. In counts three and four, he is accused of the same crimes, but for a different date -- April 24. In the fifth count of the indictment, Bacome is accused of endangering the welfare of a child, a Class A misdemeanor, for knowingly acting in a manner likely to be injurious to the physical, mental or moral welfare of a child under 17 years of age. He is accused of possessing and selling cocaine in the presence of a child under 17.
Nichole M. McKerrow is indicted on a charge of aggravated driving while intoxicated, a Class E felony. She is accused of driving a 2003 Cadillac on Ross Street in the Town of Batavia on July 17 while in an intoxicated condition and while a child age 15 or under was a passenger. In count two of the indictment, she is charged with the same crime while a second child age 15 or under was a passenger. In count three of the indictment, she is accused of aggravated unlicensed operation in the first degree for operating a motor vehicle while she knew or had reason to know that her license was suspended, withdrawn or otherwise revoked. And she is accused of doing so under the influence of alcohol or a drug and while knowing or having reason to know that she had three or more suspensions on at least three separate dates for failure to answer, appear or pay a fine.
Christopher M. Ames is indicted on a charge of driving while intoxicated, a Class E Felony, for driving a 2007 Pontiac on Knowlesville Road in Alabama on April 13 while under the influence. In count two, he is accused of driving while intoxicated, per se, also a Class E felony, for having a BAC of .08 at the time of the incident. In addition, District Attorney Lawrence Friedman noted that Ames was convicted of driving while intoxicated on Nov. 3, 2003, in Batavia Town Court, which is within 10 years of the crimes alleged in this indicment.
NO BILL -- The grand jury returned a determination of "No Bill" -- insufficient evidence -- after considering possible charges of burglary, 2nd, and criminal contempt, 1st, against Brad. C. Doward from incidents which occurred Aug. 3 in the City of Batavia.