posted on October 18, 2011 07:16
There was a one car accident early this morning on South Jackson Street in the city.
The as yet unidentified driver struck a utility pole, cracking it half, and then fled.
He returned about an hour later and was questioned by police.
National Grid was contacted to repair the pole.
LeRoy Police say they’ve solved a pair of village burglaries, one of them nearly a year old.
Detective John Condidorio reports that an investigation into copper pipe thefts at a local business last November, led to the arrest of 23-year-old John Forte.
Forte, of Williamson, was collared by LeRoy P.D. and charged with Felony Burglary. He’s accused of cutting the copper right out of the basement of the business.
Forte was released on his own recognizance.
And 22-year-old Eric Bratcher of North Street in LeRoy is charged with Felony Burglary and Petty Larceny.
Bratcher is accused of breaking into a friend’s house this past weekend, and stealing a video game system.
He’s under supervision of Genesee Justice.
An Alexander man, already on probation, has been charged possession of heroin.
36-year-old Jeffrey Good was arrested following a visit from his probation officer.
Good was jailed in lieu of $5,000 bail.
A new poll finds a majority of New Yorkers believe the Millionaires Tax should stick around.
The Siena Research Institute poll finds that 72-percent favor increasing taxes on those who make more than one-million dollars a year.
The poll comes as some Democratic lawmakers push to re-instate the Millionaires Tax before it’s scheduled to expire at the end of the year.
Governor Cuomo says he doesn't support extending the tax, claiming it makes New York less attractive to businesses and ultimately costs the State jobs.
A list of New York's sex offenders can now be found on Facebook. The state Division of Criminal Justice Services Monday launched a Sex Offender Locator Application on its Public Safety Facebook page. Officials say putting the sex offender list into the realm of social media will allow New Yorkers another way to have up-to-date information about sex offenders in their neighborhoods.