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Law and Order: Alleged shoplifter accused of possessing crack cocaine

Faith Brenda O'Berne, 44, of Mount Read Boulevard, Rochester, is charged with petit larceny and criminal possession of a controlled substance, 7th. O'Berne is accused of stealing a $200 TV from Kmart. During the investigation by Deputy Brian Thompson she was allegedly found in possession of crack cocaine.

David R. Mark, 26, of Dansville, is charged with petit larceny. Mark is accused of shoplifting $89 in merchandise from Kmart.

Thomas Michael Rider, 55, of Lathrop Avenue, Le Roy, is charged with DWI and driving with a BAC of .18 or greater. Rider was stopped by Sgt. Greg Walker at 6:58 p.m., Tuesday, on Buffalo Road in Bergen after allegedly being observed driving and striking a curb in a parking lot.

Trashawn D. Bell, 17, of 46 Walnut St., Batavia, is charged with harassment, 2nd. Bell is accused of punching another person Nov. 2.

Taylor L. Finnin, 19, of 1 Cone St., Batavia, is charged with grand larceny, 4th, and 16 counts of possession of a forged instrument. Finnin turned himself in after learning of an arrest warrant on the listed charges. Finnin was jailed on $10,000 bail.

Sam Tambe Jr.
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Joined: May 14 2010

What is it with people coming from Rochester and Buffalo to shoplift in Batavia?! Apparently they don't read The Batavian before coming out here to do so!

Kudos to Walmart, Target and Kmart "loss prevention" crews and to our local Sheriffs Department, State Troopers and Batavia police department for finding, catching and arresting with these people!!

Kyle Couchman
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Joined: Dec 25 2009

Maybe they have the impression that we are backwater hicks Sam and that they can get away with more here than in their respective cities.

Jason Crater
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Joined: Aug 25 2009

You would think she was shoplifting to get money to score...surprising she already had some on her.

Mark Brudz
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Joined: Feb 9 2012

It's because Kmart, Walmart and Target are near the thruway, quick in, quick out, and chances are no one local would recognise you

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