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Thursday, June 14, 2012 at 11:11 am

Truck yanks down pole and live wires in Darien, no injuries

post by Billie Owens in accident, Darien

A truck struck a pole in the area of 11117 Alleghany Road in Darien. There are no injuries, but the pole is down and there is "a quantity" of live wires in the roadway. Darien Fire Department is responding as are Sheriff's deputies. The truck is stopped. One lane of Traffic is blocked. The location is near O'Connor Road.

UPDATE 11:18 a.m.: The road is completely blocked and will be shut down for quite some time until the live wires can be cleared off. "A full crew" from National Grid is required.

UPDATE 11:21 a.m.: A responder says there are two poles down, one on each side of the road.

UPDATE 11:29 p.m.: A commerical tow is called for the truck, which is carrying an oversized load of cargo. The accident site is near the Wyoming County line.

UPDATE 11:38 a.m.: Passenger vehicles will be allowed to travel on O'Connor Road, but commericial traffic will be rerouted. Wyoming County is dispatching personnel to handle it.

UPDATE 12:03 p.m.: National Grid is now on location. The truck has valid New Jersey plates.

UPDATE 12:12 p.m.: Traffic on Alleghany Road is being allowed to pass the truck now.

UPDATE 12:47 p.m.: The road is reopened and Darien is back in service.

Tuesday, June 12, 2012 at 9:58 am

Law and Order: Car passenger found to allegedly have 2-foot tall marijuana plant in bag

post by Howard Owens in Basom, batavia, Alabama, crime, Darien, Oakfield, pembroke

Clifford Leo Regimbal, 33, of Oakfield, is charged with criminal possession of marijuana and unlawful growing of marijuana. Regimbal was a passenger in a vehicle that was stopped at 6:57 p.m. Monday on Route 77, Basom, and allegedly found in possession of a bag containing more than 25 grams of marijuana and a 2-foot tall marijuana plant. Also charged with unlawful possession of marijuana was Ashley Nicole Janikowski, 28, of Oakfield. The traffic stop was initiated by Depty Patrick Reeves.

Jamie R. Bachorski, 18, of Webber Avenue, Oakfield, is charged with endangering the welfare of a child. Bachorski is accused of smoking marijuana with a child May 29.

Amber Michelle Hufsizer, 21, of Newark, is charged with petit larceny. Hufsizer is accused of stealing merchandise valued at $90.89 at Darien Lake Theme Park.

Brad C. Doward, 22, of 10 Hall St., Batavia, is charged with criminal trespass, 2nd, criminal mischief, 4th, harassment, 2nd, and endangering the welfare of a child. Doward allegedly unlawfully entered the residence of a friend, damaged property, had physical contact with the resident, all while in close proximity to a child. The incident was reported at 4:30 p.m. Sunday, and Doward appeared at police HQ at 12:30 p.m. Monday.

Mark W. Nassivera, 21, of Rochester, is charged with criminal mischief, 3rd. Nassivera was taken into custody by State Police in connection with an incident reported at 10:03 p.m. Sunday in Alabama. Nassivera was jailed on an unspecified amount of bail. No further details available.

David L. O'Neil, 22, of 101 Elmwood Parkway, Tonawanda, is charged with DWI and driving with a BAC of .08 or greater. O'Neil was stopped by State Police at 12:29 a.m. Saturday in the Town of Pembroke.

Sunday, June 3, 2012 at 5:22 pm

Lift for coaster ride on fire at Darien Lake, no riders onboard

post by Billie Owens in Darien, fire

The lift mechanism for the Skycoaster ride is on fire at Darien Lake Theme Park, but no one is aboard the ride. Darien Fire Department is responding. The park is located at 9993 Alleghany Road in Darien Center.

UPDATE 5:25 p.m.: A responder on scene says there is no fire. Darien is back in service. On the Skycoaster, according to the theme park's Web site "Riders control their own fate by pulling the rip cord and initiating a 180-foot power flight above the park. Experience weightlessness, and speeds of more than 60 mph."

Friday, June 1, 2012 at 12:27 pm

Man allegedly fires gun inside residence in Darien

post by Howard Owens in crime, Darien

Deputies responded Thursday to a report in Darien of gunshots being fired in a residence and found that a man there had allegedly caused $1,500 in damage to the house.

David William Wiepert, 54, of Darien, is accused of threatening another person and damaging personal property.

He is charged with coercion, 1st, a felony, and a felony count of criminal mischief.

The case was investigated by Deputy Patrick Reeves and Sgt. Greg Walker.

Wiepert was arraigned in Darien Town Court and jailed on $20,000 bail.

Wednesday, May 30, 2012 at 9:29 am

Law and Order: Woman arrested on bail jumping charges

post by Howard Owens in batavia, crime, Darien, pembroke

Kate Elizabeth Brozic, 29, of Lake Road South, Brockport, is charged with two counts of bail jumping, 3rd.  Brozic allegedly missed two court appearances after being bailed out of jail. She was jailed on $10,000 bail or $20,000 bond.

Amanda Jane Richardson, 27, of Hillside Terrance, Silver Springs, is charged with a violation of probation. Richardson turned herself in on a bench warrant out of Genesee County Court. Richardson was jailed pending arraignment.

Michael James McCarthy, 24, of Angling Road, Pembroke, is charged with criminal contempt, 2nd. McCarthy is accused of violating an order of protection by contacting the protected party.

Gavin David Laben, 18, of Darien, is charged with resisting arrest and obstruction of governmental administration, 2nd. Laben allegedly resisted arrest while an Erie County deputy tried to take him into custody on an accusation of criminal mischief in Erie County.

Jodee Marie Henderson, 27, of no permenant address, is charged with petit larceny and conspiracy, 6th. Henderson, along with two other individuals, is accused of stealing merchandise from Stan's Harley Davidson on West Saile Drive, Batavia. The suspects allegedly stole $214 in merchandise. Henderson was jailed on $500 bail. Also arrested on the same charges and released were Leaha Rae Anne Wimmer, 19, of Darien, and Nicholas Adam Antonucci, 25, of Alexander.

Nicholas Christian Doell, 21, of Darien, is charged with trespass, operating an unregistered ATV and unlawful operating an ATV on a highway. Doell was arrested after allegedly failing to comply with the instructions of a police officer while allegedly operating an ATV on Norfolk Southern Railroad property in Darien.

Seth Ryan Doster, 20, of Darien, is charged with trespass and disorderly conduct. Doster was allegedly involved in a verbal dispute with a neighbor while on private property. Also arrested on the same charges in connection with the same incident was a 17-year-old resident of Darien.

Monday, May 28, 2012 at 8:46 pm

Unknown type fire reported on Attica Road, Darien

post by Howard Owens in Darien, fire

An unknown type fire is reported in the area of the Darien Transfer Station, 2299 Attica Road, Darien.

Darien Fire Department is dispatched.

UPDATE 8:57 p.m.: Darien back in service.


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Monday, May 28, 2012 at 2:47 pm

'Angry cattle dog' left in vehicle at Darien Lake

post by Howard Owens in animals, Darien, darien lake theme park

A deputy is in the parking lot of Darien Lake Theme Park investigating a complaint of a dog left in the car.

"It's a very angry cattle dog who isn't going to be taken out of this car without somebody being seriously hurt," the deputy tells dispatch.

He said the windows are tinted and the owner put a blanket in the front windshield to help keep the heat out.

There was a water bowl left in the car, but it's now empty.

Although "angry," the dog is described as in good spirits and not in any distress.

Darien Lake security is going to attempt to locate the owner in the park.

UPDATE 2:52 p.m.: Security is going to keep an eye on the animal and if it shows signs of distress, contact animal control.

Saturday, May 26, 2012 at 10:45 pm

Person in Corfu reportedly burned after falling into campfire

post by Howard Owens in corfu, Darien

A 31-year-old male has reportedly fallen into a campfire at a location on Snipery Road, Corfu.

The victim suffered burns on his arms and legs.

Darien fire and ambulance are responding.

UPDATE 10:46 p.m.: Mercy Flight 7 out of Buffalo being put on in-air standby.

UPDATE 10:56 p.m.: Mercy Flight is cancelled.

UPDATE 11:12 p.m.: Darien is back in service.

Thursday, May 24, 2012 at 1:30 pm

Gas link reported at Route 77 and Route 20

post by Howard Owens in Darien

National Grid is on scene at Route 77 and Route 20 for a gas leak that apparently happened some time ago, but now Darien Fire Department is requested to the scene.

UPDATE 1:44 p.m.: A chief reports it's a pretty substantial leak. Crews are working to repair it.

Monday, May 21, 2012 at 9:25 am

Law and Order: Three DWI arrests over the weekend

post by Howard Owens in byron, crime, Darien, elba, Le Roy

Kelly A. Lucas, 41, of 62 Summit St., Le Roy, is charged with DWI. Lucas was reportedly involved in an ATV accident Friday night at a location just off Lake Street. Lucas reportedly lost control of the ATV and rolled it. She was arrested following an investigation by Le Roy PD. (Initial Report)

Joshua Andrew Robert Anstett, 18, of Caledonia, Ontario, Canada, is charged with DWI, driving with a BAC of .08 or greater and possession or consumption of alcohol in a motor vehicle. Anstett was charged following an investigation into an accident in the employee parking lot of Darien Lake Theme Park at 9:55 p.m., Saturday. Anstett is accused of driving over nine fence posts, striking three different chainlink fences and a set of wood stairs before he was stopped by Darien Lake security officers.

Christina Catherine Fiscus, 33, of Byron Holley Road, Byron, is charged with DWI, driving with a BAC of .08 or greater and speeding. Fiscus was stopped at 2:11 a.m., Sunday, on Route 262, Elba, by Sgt. Brian Frieday.

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