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Friday, August 26th, 2016


Piffard, N.Y. – One person is dead following a two-car crash in the Livingston County town of Piffard Thursday afternoon. The accident occured in the area of Route 63 and Chandler Road, north of Geneseo.

Sheriff’s deputies said the two vehicles were traveling northbound on Route 63, when one rear-ended the other. They said the driver in the vehicle which was rear-ended died. The driver in the second vehicle was taken to the hospital.

Deputies said the investigation into what led up to the crash is ongoing.


Two Middlesex men had to be rescued, early Thursday morning, after surviving a serious one car crash. Ontario County Sheriff’s Deputies say 65 year-old John Scott was traveling north on County Road 1 in the town of Gorham when he lost control of his car while attempting to pass another vehicle. Scott and his 29 year-old passenger, Matthew Northrup, became trapped inside the vehicle after it went down an embankment and overturned several times.

Members of the Rushville Fire Department freed the two men from the vehicle, who both sustained injuries in the crash. Scott was transported to Strong with a head injury and is listed in satisfactory condition. Northrup was taken to Thompson Hospital with an arm injury and was later discharged.

Scott was cited for Unsafe Speed and Passing in a No Pass Zone.


A Naples woman was arrested early Thursday morning and charged with possession of heroin. Sheriff’s Deputies say 27 year-old Stephany Diaz was a passenger in a vehicle that was pulled over on a routine traffic stop on State Route 444 in the Village of East Bloomfield around 1:45am. Diaz was charged with Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the Seventh Degree and was issued an appearance ticket for East Bloomfield Town Court. She will answer the charges at a later date.


Seneca Falls, N.Y. – A Seneca Falls man is facing several charges after police said he was involved in a domestic incident.

Otis Montgomery, 47, is charged with harassment, unauthorized use of a motor vehicle petit larceny, criminal tampering and criminal mischief. Seneca Falls police said Montgomery was taken into custody after hitting a family member during a domestic incident, taking money that belonged to the family member and then taking a vehicle without consent of the owner.

Police also said, while he was in custody, Montgomery rubbed fecal matter on the wall of his holding cell and plugged the toilet with his arm, which reportedly caused contaminated water to flood the cell and office.

Montgomery is being held at the Seneca County Correctional Facility, where police said he is being detained on a parole violation.


Deputies arrested a Rochester man after they say he tried to rob a Tim Horton’s in Henrietta Thursday.

According to Monroe County Sheriff’s deputies, they were called to the Tim Horton’s on West Henrietta Road around 2:15 a.m.

When they arrived, they found a highly-intoxicated man, later identified as 53-year-old Keith Cintron, leaning into the drive-thru window and grabbing a worker who was attending the window. Cintron reportedly demanded money from the employee.

Deputies spotted Cintron standing outside of the drive-thru window and arrested him.

Cintron was arraigned and remanded to the Monroe County Jail without bail due to his status as a predicate felon.


A Canandaigua man was arrested, Wednesday night, for allegedly fighting with security guards who were trying to remove him from an Andy Grammer concert at CMAC.

Ontario County Sheriff’s Deputies say 22 year-old Robert Ryan, III, struggled with the guards when he was asked to leave the concert. Ryan allegedly hit one guard on the arm and bit another one on the leg.

He’s charged with Assault in the Third Degree and Harrassment in the Second Degree. Ryan was issued appearance tickets for Hopewell Town Court and will answer the charges at a later date.

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