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Monday, September 10, 2012 at 10:49 pm

Grand Jury Report: Man charged in Le Roy burglary

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John H. O'Shea is indicted on counts of burglary in the third degree and grand larceny in the third degree. O'Shea is accused of breaking into a residence on North Street in Le Roy and stealing items valued in excess of $3,000, including tools, brass fittings, copper wire, bronze manifolds, a galvanized garbage can, a tool bag and a camera.

Tammy M. Chojnacki is indicted on counts of felony DWI and felony driving with a BAC of .08 or greater. Chojnacki is accused of driving drunk March 24 on Route 33 and Pike Road, Batavia. Chojnacki was previously convicted of DWI in Attica in October, 2007.

Jason W. Wolf is indicted on counts of felony DWI, felony driving with a BAC of .18 or greater and aggravated unlicensed operation in the first degree. Wolf is accused of driving drunk on Route 77 on March 18. Wolf has a prior DWI conviction in Septermber, 2007.

Monday, September 10, 2012 at 11:07 am

Law and Order: Alleged shoplifter accused of threatening Walmart employees with a knife

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Andrew Zimba Perdock, 25, of 17 Holland Ave., lower, Batavia, is charged with petit larceny. Perdock is accused of shoplifting from Tops. He is also charged with menacing, 2nd, and attempted petit larceny. Perdock was observed allegedly putting merchandise in a backpack while inside Walmart. After Walmart were alerted to the situation, Perdock reportedly removed the items from the backpack. Perdock allegedly displayed a knife with the blade showing while in the presence of Walmart employees.

Brian J. Lambert, 30, of 1 Prune St., Batavia, is charged with petit larceny and trespass. Alert Cedar Street residents spotted a suspicious vehicle pull behind Arctic Refrigeration and observed an individual allegedly stealing scrap metal. Lambert was later located at his residence and the allegedly stolen property was recovered and returned.

Alexis A. Czaja, 30, no permanent address, is charged with petit larceny. Czaja is accused of shoplifting from Tops.

Kristine Szumigala, 38, of 260 Ross St., Batavia, is charged with petit larceny. Szumigala is accused of shoplifting from Dollar General.

Samantha A. Bowles, 22, of 33 Williams St., Batavia, is charged with disorderly conduct and resisting arrest. Batavia PD officers received a report of loud noise coming from a residence on Williams Street. On call back, the person making the complaint reported a physical altercation. Upon arrival, officers made contact with Bowles, who was described as agitated and irate. Bowles reportedly pushed past officers during questioning. Bowles reportedly physically struggled with officers while being taken into custody.

Steven N. Utter, 26, of Route 96, Waterloo, and Cory A. Miles, 34, of County Line Road 13, Shortsville, are charged with criminal possession of a controlled substance, 7th, and criminal possession of a hypodermic instrument. Utter and Miles were arrested following an investigation by Deputy Brad Mazur and Deputy Jason Saile into a suspicious vehicle at Wilson Farms on South Lake Road, Pavilion. Both men were jailed on $2,000 bail.

Joseph C. Wind, 42, of Horseshoe Lake Road, Stafford, is charged with grand larceny, 4th. Wind is accused of stealing $4,000 cash while employed at The Home Depot.

Brandy R. Douglas, 33, of South Main Street, Elba, is charged with petit larceny. Douglas is accused of shoplifting $48 in merchandise from Target.

Patrick D. Moore, 34, of Strouts Road, Elba, is charged with petit larceny. Moore is accused of shoplifting $29.99 in merchandise from Target.

Brett M. Doran, 21, of East Main Street, Le Roy, is charged with obstruction of breathing and harassment, 2nd. Le Roy PD responded to a report of a disturbance where a female was heard screaming to stop choking her. Doran is accused of kicking the female in her face and choking her during an argument. Doran was jailed on $500 bail.

Kyle Andrew Bilby, 22, of North Pearl Street, Oakfield, and Adam Andrew Dixson, 22, of Cary Avenue, Oakfield, are charged with criminal possession of marijuana, 5th. Bilby and Dixson were arrested after Deputy Patrick Reeves stopped to check on a suspicious condition at St. Cecillia Cemetery and allegedly found the defendants smoking, and in possession of, marijuana.

Darrel D. Smith, 56, residence not listed, is charged with criminal possession of a controlled substance, 7th, and DWAI. Smith was stopped by State Police at 3:16 a.m., Saturday, on Route 77, Darien.

Friday, September 7, 2012 at 3:44 pm

Four people, including two children, hurt in three-car accident in Le Roy on Tuesday

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Four people were injured in a three-vehicle accident Tuesday morning on Route 19 at Seldon Road, Le Roy.

Karen S. Samis, 46, of South Street Road, Le Roy, said she was distracted by something while driving north on Route 19 and didn't see a vehicle slowing to stop for a left-hand turn onto Seldon Road.

Samis's 2008 Chevy van struck a 2000 Chevy van driven by Tonya L. Jackson, 35, of Main Street, Le Roy, causing it to hit a truck in the southbound lane of Route 19.

That 2009 Chevy pickup was driven by Christopher P. Ward, 47, of Hardwood, Lane, Rochester. He was not injured.

Samis and Jackson were both transported to UMMC by ambulance as were Adam R. Jackson, 10, and Justin A. Jackson, 7. None of the injuries were serious.

Samis was cited for allegedly following too closely.

The accident was investigated by Deputy John Duyssen.

Friday, September 7, 2012 at 2:17 pm

Small brush fire at Bovee Road bridge and Route 490

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A small brush fire is reported near the median of the Bovee Road Bridge and Route 490. Bergen and Le Roy fire departments are responding.

UPDATE 2:28 p.m.: Fire is out. Assignment is back in service.

Wednesday, September 5, 2012 at 9:22 am

Law and Order: Le Roy resident accused of stealing more than $3K

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Jason W. Spencer, 26, last known address, 4 Lincoln Ave., Le Roy, is charged with grand larceny, 3rd. Spencer was arrested following an investigation by the Le Roy PD that started in February. He is accused of stealing more than $3,000 from an acquaintance from Nov. 30 to Feb. 29.

Jason Anthony Ostune, 20, of Scott Avenue, Syracuse, is charged with criminal trespass, 2nd, and harassment, 2nd. Ostune was arrested by the DeWitt PD on a warrant out of Town of Batavia Court on the listed charges. He was turned over to the Sheriff's Office, arraigned and jailed on $500 bail.

Tuesday, September 4, 2012 at 3:28 pm

Deluge soaks county and its roadways

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The deluge of rain has flooded roadways and drainage pipes causing driving hazards and other problems.

There are reports of flooding on Route 5 and Gilbert Street, Route 19 and Hilltop, Route 19 and Wolcott in Le Roy.

In the city, Watson and Thorpe are flooded again, about six to eight inches of water as the storm wound down. The basement of 14 Watson St. flooded again. Watson and Evans was also flooded.

We'll add more info as we get it.

UPDATE 3:50 p.m.: According to the National Weather Service, it's about 72 degrees out with humidity of 87 percent. More showers and possibly a thunderstorm are predicted until midnight, with showers forecast thereafter. Route 5 is reopened.

Monday, September 3, 2012 at 10:25 pm

Four charged with burglary for their roles in break-ins at Pavilion residence

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Four people have been charged with burglary following a three-and-a-half month investigation by the Sheriff's Office into a pair of break-ins at a residence on Telephone Road, Pavilion.

The burglaries occurred at 2:18 a.m., May 18, and 2:45 a.m., May 21.

In the first break-in, cash was stolen from a wallet and a purse on the kitchen table.

In the second case, three people reportedly entered the home and took a safe containing cash and savings bonds.

Arrested where:

  • John H. O'Shea, 20, of Wolcott Street, Le Roy. He is charged with two counts of burglary, 2nd, and one count of grand larceny, 2nd. He is accused of being involved in the May 21 burglary. He was arrested June 1 and has been held in jail on $25,000 bail since.
  • Dylan J. Hawkins, 20, of Morrow Road, Pavilion, is charged with burglary, 2nd, grand larceny, 4th, and grand larceny, 2nd. Hawkins is accused of partaking in both burglaries. He was jailed on June 7 on $25,000 bail.
  • Anthony J. Gonzales, 20, of Myrtle Street, Le Roy, is charged with burglary, 2nd, and grand larceny, 2nd. He allegedly participated in the May 21 break-in. Gonzales was released under supervision of Genesee Justice.
  • Joshua M. Bratcher, 22, of Lake Street, Le Roy, is charged with burglary, 2nd, and grand larceny, 4th. Bratcher was allegedly involved in the May 18 break-in. Bratcher was arrested Friday and jailed on $20,000 bail.

O'Shea was accused in July of falsely reporting a theft of jewelry and marijuana in Le Roy.

The burglaries were investigated by Deputies John Baiocco, Frank Bordonaro, Matthew Butler and Investigator Roger Stone. The Sheriff's Office was assisted by Det. John Condidorio, Officer Darryle Rob and Officer Emily Clark, of the Le Roy PD.

The investigation is ongoing, according to the Sheriff's Office.

Monday, September 3, 2012 at 1:06 pm

Cops & Rodders Poker Run for charity

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Sunday Sept. 9th @ Pizza Land in LeRoy NY. Open to cars and motorcycles.

Contact Bob Mattice at <bobgs212@rochester.rr.com> if you are interested.

Thursday, August 30, 2012 at 2:13 pm

Driver suffers minor injuries after car strikes utility pole on Route 5, Le Roy

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A 31-year-old driver from Le Roy suffered minor injuries Wednesday night after his car hit a utility pole, mailbox and a parked car on Route 5 at York Road.

No citations are listed on the accident report, but Christopher L. Hyde, of Church Street, reportedly failed to stop at a stop sign when coming off northbound York Road.

His vehicle traveled through the intersection and struck the pole, mailbox and a car parked in the driveway of the residence at 8523 E. Main Road.

The accident was reported at 8:18 p.m.

Hyde was transported to UMMC with non-life-threatening injuries.

The accident was investigated by Deputy Kevin McCarthy.

Thursday, August 30, 2012 at 2:08 pm

Le Roy Nursery School's information and registration night is Sept. 6

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Le Roy Nursery School will hold a parents' information and registration night beginning at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 6.

The school is located in the lower level of the First Presbyterian Church, 7 Clay St., in the Village of Le Roy.

Pre-K Classes offered are:

9 to 11:20 a.m. OR  12:30 to 2:50 p.m. on Monday, Wednesday and Friday

Nursery School Classes offered are:

9 to 11:20 a.m. OR 12:30 to 2:50 p.m. on Tuesday and Thursday

  • 5-day program available
  • Early drop-off & late pick-up available
  • Flexible hours
  • Highly qualified teachers

For registration questions, please call Stacy Gabbey, registrar, at 734-5824.
Visit us online at: www.leroynurseryschool.com

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