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Thursday, February 21, 2013 at 6:48 pm

Man allegedly caught committing one burglary charged with five more

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A man allegedly caught in the act of burglarizing a residence on Griswold Road in Le Roy Feb. 12, has been charged with five more burglaries in Stafford and Bergen.

Jeffrey J. Leaton, 22, of Caswell Road, Byron, was arraigned in Bergen Town Court today on five counts of burglary, 2nd, a Class C felony.

Leaton is accused of stealing jewelry and cash from two homes on Griswold Road, Stafford, and homes on West Bergen, Hunter and Peachey roads, Bergen.

The suspect remains jailed on $20,000 bail.

Thursday, February 21, 2013 at 11:46 am

Law and Order: Woman accused of driving vehicle with stolen plates

post by Howard B. Owens in batavia, crime, elba, Le Roy, Pavilion

Sandra Eileen Pawlukewicz, 46, of Gibson Street, Bergen, is charged with criminal possession of stolen property, 5th. Pawlukewicz was stopped at 4:26 p.m. Tuesday on Lake Road, Le Roy, by Deputy Matthew Butler. She was allegedly driving a vehicle with switched plates and a suspended license. The plates were later found to be stolen.

Jason Lee Perry, 18, of Telephone Road, Pavilion, is charged with criminal contempt, 2nd. Perry is accused of violating a court order by contacting a person he was ordered not to contact. Perry allegedly placed more than 100 phone calls to the person while at the Genesee County Jail.

A 17-year-old resident of Quinlan Road, Le Roy, is charged with petit larceny. The youth is accused of shoplifting from Kmart.

Jon Hoyt Bush, 29, of Oak Orchard Road, Elba, was arrested on a Family Court warrant out of Livingston County. Bush was taken into custody at the Sheriff's Office after Bush went to the office with another individual on an unrelated matter and Deputy Joseph Corona recognized Bush as a warrant suspect.

Wednesday, February 20, 2013 at 4:07 pm

Alabama man already charged with multiple sex crimes indicted on 12 more criminal counts

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Earl Francis Sprague, 42, of 1366 Church St., Alabama, already indicted on 28 counts of sexual abuse, is facing new felony charges after he was arraigned in county court today on a new indictment.

The sealed Grand Jury indictment was opened by Judge Robert C. Noonan while Sprague was in court. It contained 12 new counts against Sprague, who has also been accused of trying to have somebody murdered.

Among the new counts against Sprague is predatory sexual assault, a Class A-II felony that carries a possible sentence of 10 to 25 years in prison.

He's also charged with two Class B felonies of first-degree burglary. People convicted of Class B felonies can be sent to prison for up to 25 years.

He's also charged with first-degree sexual abuse, assault, 1st, and four counts of criminal contempt, 2nd.

In the new indictment, Sprague is accused of unlawfully entering a dwelling in the Town of Alabama and causing physical injury to another person at least twice in January, 2010.

He is accused of subjecting another person to sexual contact by force and using a foreign object in a sexual manner by force.

The predatory sexual abuse charge alleges that in the process of the forced sexual contact with a foreign object he caused physical injury to the victim.

Sprague is also accused of contacting by telephone on four separate occasions in September and January a person he was ordered by a judge not to contact.

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Wednesday, February 20, 2013 at 3:36 pm

Alleged wooden pallet thief charged with grand larceny

post by Howard B. Owens in batavia, crime, Le Roy

Local law enforcement officers believe they've figured out who's been on a spree of wooden pallet thefts in the county recently.

James J. Moscicki, 32, of 1309 Dale Road, Dale, has been charged with one count of grand larceny.

He was arrested today by Batavia PD and accused of stealing $2,400 worth of pallets from a business in the city.

Though not charged yet, Moscicki may be a suspect in pallet thefts elsewhere in Genesee County.

City police have been working on the investigation with the Sheriff's Office and Le Roy PD.

It's alleged that Moscicki has been stealing the pallets and selling them to businesses in the county. He was reportedly transporting pallets in a silver Dodge Neon with a small utility trailer.

Some of the pallets were marked with identifying numbers.

Deputy John Duyssen requests that anybody with information that might lead to the recovery of pallets to contact him at (585) 345-3000, ext. 3233.

Tuesday, February 19, 2013 at 4:07 pm

Grand Jury Report: Niagara Falls police officer accused of felony assault in Darien

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Kelly L. Alcorn is indicted on a count of assault, 2nd. Alcorn is accused of slamming a victim against a cinder-block wall at the Darien Lake Performing Arts Center on Aug. 25. (Prior Coverage: Alcorn is a Niagara Falls police officer who was initially charged with a misdemeanor; her alleged victim pressed for upgraded charges).

Nicholas A. Antonucci is indicted on two counts of attempted grand larceny, 3rd, petit larceny and two counts of criminal mischief, 4th. Antonucci is accused of attempting to steal a 2007 Yamaha snowmobile with a value of $5,000 from a location in Alexander, and of attempting to steal a 2006 Yamaha snowmobile with a value of $4,000 from a location in Alexander, on or about Jan. 6, 2010. He is accused of stealing on the same date a backpack containing a Leatherman tool, flashlight and beer. He is accused of damaging the ignitions on the snowmobiles. (Prior Coverage)

John R. Chrisley is indicted on two counts of first-degree sexual abuse and one count of endangering the welfare of a child. Chrisley is accused of sexual contact with a child less than age 11 during the summer of 2011.

Armand P. Cummer is indicted on counts of felony DWi and felony driving with a BAC of .08. Cummer is accused of driving drunk Aug. 26 on Route 5, Town of Pembroke. Cummer is alleged to have a prior DWI conviction in 2008.

Francis S. Smith is indicted on a count of burglary, 2nd, and criminal mischief, 4th. Smith is accused of breaking into a residence on Washington Avenue, Batavia, on Jan. 1.

Tuesday, February 19, 2013 at 10:12 am

Law and Order: Batavia woman accused of making purchases at GCC with stolen credit card

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Franchesca Anais Barrome, 20, of Harvester Avenue, Batavia, is charged with criminal possession of stolen property. Barrome allegedly had possession of a credit card and student ID of another person that she used to make purchases at GCC. Barrome was jailed on $2,000 bail. The investigation is pending and additional charges are possible.

Cory M. Dahl, 20, of Pavilion, is charged with criminal mischief, 4th. Dahl was arrested following a report of a domestic disturbance on Dutton Road, Warsaw, on Feb. 13. Dahl is accused of damaging a rear door and a window. Dahl's 19-year-old girlfriend and infant child were reportedly at the residence at the time.

Tate N. Westermeier, 20, of Darien Center, is charged with driving while ability impaired by drugs, unlawful possession of marijuana and driving without headlights. Westermeier was stopped by State Police Feb. 14 by State Police in the Village of Attica. Genesee County Deputy Howard Carlson, a trained drug recognition expert, assisted in the investigation.

Micahel J. Lathan, 27, of Batavia, was arrested by State Police on a Wyoming County Family Court warrant. Lathan allegedly failed to meet obligations set forth in a prior family court appearance. He was jailed on $1,000 bail.

Cameron John Corner, 18, of Vine Street, Batavia, is charged with petit larceny. Corner was arrested along with a 16-year-old West Main Street resident for allegedly shoplifting from Kmart.

Carlos Enrique Reyes, 38, of Lyell Avenue, Rochester, is charged with criminal contempt, 1st. Reyes is accused of violating a stay away order of protection by placing a phone call to the protected person.

A 17-year-old resident of East Main Street, Batavia, and a 16-year-old resident of Otis Street are charged with petit larceny. The two female youths were allegedly observed stealing wooden pallets from Empire Tractor.

Monday, February 18, 2013 at 8:21 am

Law and Order: Four DWI arrests reported

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Jason Lee Johnson, 30, of Glide Street, Rochester, is charged with DWI, driving with a BAC of .08 or greater, speeding, aggravated unlicensed operation and failure to dim headlights. Johnson was stopped at 1:06 a.m., Sunday, on Route 5, Pembroke, by Deputy Patrick Reeves.

Michael Robert Moyles, 34, of Hartshorn Road, Corfu, is charged with DWI, driving with a BAC of .18 or greater, leaving the scene of a property damage accident, following too closely and speed not reasonable or prudent. Moyles was arrested following an investigation by Deputy Jason Saile and Deputy James Diehl into a hit-and-run accident on Ellicott Street, Batavia, at 7:10 p.m., Saturday.

Joseph Paul Elmore, 43, of Walnut Street, Batavia, is charged with unlawful possession of marijuana. Elmore was allegedly found in possession of marijuana during a check by Deputy James Diehl of a vehicle along the roadway at 1:03 a.m. on Route 63.

David James Shultz, 30, of West Main Street, Batavia, is charged with felony DWI, felony driving with a BAC of .08 or greater, aggravated unlicensed operation and inadequate headlights. Shultz was stopped at 9:20 p.m., Sunday, on West Main Street Road, Batavia, by Deputy Kevin McCarthy.

Erika Lynn Conway, 24, of East Oakfield Road, Grand Island, is charged with DWI and driving with a BAC of .08 or greater. Conway was arrested by Deputy James Diehl at 7:23 p.m., Saturday on Hartshorn Road in Batavia following a driving complaint.

Friday, February 15, 2013 at 3:15 pm

Grand Jury Report: Two men indicted on sex crimes involving minors

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Scott D. Stanley is indicted on counts of first-degree rape, second-degree rape, and two counts of rape, 3rd. Stanley is accused of engaging in sexual intercourse with a person less than 13 years of age some time between April 2011 and May 8, 2011, in the Town of Pembroke. He is also accused of engaging in sexual intercourse with a person less than 15 years old some time between December 2010 and January 2011. He is also accused of engaging in sexual intercourse with a person less than 17 years old.

Timothy J. Petrie is indicted on 10 counts of first-degree sexual abuse and one count of endangering the welfare of a child. Petrie is accused of subjecting a child less than 11 years old to sexual contact in the Town of Pavilion in the summer of 2002, and of forcing sexual contact with a child under age 14 in March 2007. UPDATE: In July 2013, a jury acquitted Petrie on all counts.

Dion L. Clyburn Jr., is indicted on two counts of criminal sale of a controlled substance, 3rd, and three counts of criminal possession of a controlled substance, 3rd. Clyburn is accused of selling cocaint on Aug. 21 at 679 E. Main St., Batavia, and possessing cocaine on that date with intent to sell it.

Robert P. Decarolis is indicted on a count of felony driving while impaired by drugs. Decarolis is accused of driving while impaired by drugs July 6 in the Village of Corfu.

Frederick J. Hensel Jr., is indicted on three counts of criminal possession of a weapon, 3rd. Hensel is accused of possessing on Aug. 15, in violation of Penal Law Section 265.02, a Harrington and Richardson Arms Company .22 caliber revolver, a Colt .25 caliber semi-automatic, and a Harrington and Richardson .28 caliber revolver.

Friday, February 15, 2013 at 2:38 pm

Spencerport woman accused of stealing from her employer in Batavia

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LoriAnne Vogel, 48, of 2401 Spencerport Road, Spencerport, is accused of stealing more than $3,000 from a local business where she worked.

The woman was an office worker, according to Batavia PD and in an attempt to cover up cash deficits, she allegedly falsified business records.

Vogel is charged with grand larceny, 3rd, and falsification of business records, 1st.

Following arraignment in Batavia City Court, Vogel was released under supervision of Genesee Justice.

Friday, February 15, 2013 at 2:22 pm

Law and Order: Man accused of making unauthorized $32.40 charge on debit card

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Andrew Zimba Perdock, 25, of Liberty Street, Batavia, is charged with grand larceny, 4th. Perdock allegedly made an unauthorized charge of $32.40 to a woman's debit card.

Brandt Lonnie Arnold, 32, of Clinton Street, Cowlesville, was arrested on a felony DWI warrant. Following arraignment in Genesee County Court, Arnold was held without bail.

Patricia Lynn Capen, 45, of East Shelby Road, Medina, is charged with DWI, driving with a BAC of .18 or greater, DWAI (drugs and alcohol), driving left of pavement marking and aggravated unlicensed operation, 3rd. Capen was arrested following a report at 9:34 p.m., Wednesday, of an erratic driver on Route 63, Oakfield. Capen was stopped by Deputy Frank Bordonaro.

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