posted on November 19, 2012 07:12
It has been a deadly weekend on the highways in Genesee and Livingston Counties.
It began late Friday afternoon in Elba.
69-year-old Vincentia Smith of Miller Road in Elba traveled off North Byron Road and struck a tree.
She was pronounced dead on arrival at UMMC.
In Livingston County, one man died when his car struck a tree stump.
66-year-old Francis Nicklas of Perry was killed when his car ran off Green Road in the Town of West Sparta.
The accident happened Saturday evening.
Nicklas had been hunting with friends earlier.
Authorities say Nicklas may have been stricken ill just prior to the crash.
Police in have arrested two teenagers for damaging 28 vehicles on the lot of Upstate Chevrolet in Attica over the weekend.
The teenagers, aged 17 and 18, have not been identified pending a determination of youthful offender status.
The two were locked up in the Wyoming County Jail.
Damage to the vehicles was estimated at $50,000 dollars.
On the police blotter this morning:
Nicholas Antonucci of Broadway Road, Alexander:
He was arrested for allegedly being inside a home the court had ordered him to stay out of.
He’s in the county jail now, without bail.
Charles Larson of Oakfield:
Charles was jailed on $300 bail for allegedly entering a home and taking off with items that were not his
Woodrow Horseman and Jennifer Stack, both of Batavia:
They were charged with petit larceny over the weekend.
Batavia Police say they took a cart full of groceries from Tops.
Both were sent to jail.
New York Senator Charles Schumer is calling for steps to be taken to keep cell phone service running during emergencies. Schumer is calling on the Federal Communication Commission to require cell phone service providers to maintain emergency power at cell tower sites to keep service during storms and floods. Schumer says during Sandy many New Yorkers were left not just in the dark with no power, but completely cut off because of cell service disruptions.