posted on July 27, 2012 07:23
An arrest is made on the Tonawanda Indian Reservation for the suspected sale of synthetic drugs.
22-year-old Tiffany Greiner of Akron has been arrested on federal charges for allegedly selling synthetic pot at the Sacajawea Smoke Shop on the reservation in Basom.
Agents say Tiffany worked at the shop as a clerk and sold the drugs to undercover agents back in February.
The suspect substances had names such as “Alien Incense” and “sexy Monkey.”
A Rochester shop owner is facing a stiff fine for having synthetic drugs in his store under misleading labels. Attorney General Eric Schneiderman says the owner of "Look Ah Hookah" will pay over $30,000 in penalties and will make sure mislabeled or unlabeled products like synthetic marijuana is removed permanently from the three "Look Ah Hookah" stores in the region.
A Batavia man is under arrest for allegedly spitting blood into the face of a Genesee County Sheriff’s Deputy.
29-year-old Shawn Twardowski of Monclair Avenue is jailed in lieu of $10,000 cash bail charged with Criminal Contempt and Harassment.
Twardowski was arrested at an Oakfield residence for allegedly violating an order of protection. During the arrest, Twardowski allegedly spit into the a deputy’s face. No explanation as to where the blood came from.
Patrons of Darien Lake will no longer be allowed to park along Sumner Road.
In a written statement park officials said that allowing people to park on Sumner increases risk for those who walk on the roadway to get to the park.
A fence will be put up to further discourage parking on Sumner Rd. The new rule takes effect August 17th.
Now, all park goers will be required to park in a Darien Lake owned parking lot.
A new principal has been chosen for Byron-Bergen Elementary School.
He is Robert Meister from Chili.
He worked as an assistant principal for the past four years in Spencerport.
Meister is married and has two sons ages 7 and 10.
Chatter continues about the possibility of Governor Cuomo running for president in 2016. New campaign finance data released this week found that Cuomo has about $20-million in his warchest, more than 40 other governors combined. Analysts also point to Cuomo's plan to host a policy summit in August featuring Clinton administration veterans as a move that might be preparing him for a White House run four years from now.