posted on April 27, 2012 07:19
A LeRoy man is going to prison for seven years for breaking another’s guys nose.
29-year-old Robert Eppolitto was sentenced yesterday in Genesee County Court.
He admitted he punched and kicked another guy during a fracas in LeRoy last fall.
He was also sentenced to an additional one to three years for parole violation.
A long time town board member in the Town of Batavia has resigned.
John Gerace turned in his resignation a week ago.
Gerace confirmed to WBTA he had left the town board seat he has occupied for 16-years.
He declined further comment.
Three New York State Troopers have been suspended as an internal investigation continues into the transportation of prostitutes from Canada into Western New York.
One of the three, Trooper Titus Taggart of the thruway division, has been a trooper for 18 years. He is the son of a retired state police colonel.
The Kiwanis Club of Batavia has handed out it’s annual Criminal Justice Awards.
The club broadened its scope this year to include all those involved in law enforcement.
The 2012 winners include:
Former Genesee County Assistant DA David Gann, who retired at the end of last year;
Ed Minardo, superintendent of the County Jail and former head of Genesee Justice;
Michael Messina, Chief of the Bufgfalo/Batavia V-A Police Force;
Colleen Marvel, Coordinator of the Justice for Children Advocacy Center and State Police investigator Andre Dunlap, assigned to Troop A in Batavia.
Buffalo Sabres fans are going to have to shell out a little more cash to see their team this fall. The Sabres have announced their season-ticket prices for the upcoming 2012-2013 season, and the cost of each seat has increased anywhere from two dollars to eight dollars compared to last season.