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Another suspected drug dealer operating in Batavia is off the streets.
The Genesee County Local Drug Task Force has busted 24-year-old John Tillman of Buffalo.
Tillman is accused of selling crack cocaine in and around Batavia.
He’s locked up without bail.

An arrest has been made in a year and a half old case of stolen tools.
Genesee County Sheriff’s Investigators have arrested 24-year-old John Testa of Stafford and charged him with possession of stolen property.
Lawmen say they found Testa in possession of tools taken from the construction site of the Lowe’s Home Store during the summer of 2008.
At the time of the heist, authorities estimated the value of the stolen tools at over $7,000.

A Mount Morris Central School substitute teacher has been arrested for sexting a message to a student.
24-year-old Adam Steen turned himself in after the parent of the student
filed a complain with the State Police.

New York State may be forced to delay paying its bills for a second straight month.
Governor David Paterson warned today that without deep spending cuts from the Legislature, the state will have to delay March payments to school districts, service providers and state employees.
State officials estimate New York will owe a total of $19-billion in March, with not enough cash in the budget to cover the bills.

Senator Chuck Schumer says the Bills' owner has assured him the team is staying put in Western New York. This comes after rumors swirled that a Southern California real estate company was trying to lure the Bills to a possible new stadium on the West Coast. Schumer says he has spoken with team owner Ralph Wilson who told him he has not had any contact with that company and is not seeking offers to relocate.


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