posted on January 03, 2013 07:16
Two LeRoy residents are facing charges for allegedly selling fake merchandise at a Buffalo Bills game.
49-year-old Kenneth Smith and 31-year-old Joshua Wyskiel were arrested Sunday on charges of trademark counterfeiting.
Investigators seized three cargo trailers and two trucks packed with counterfeit NFL t-shirts and jerseys, most likely manufactured in China.
U.S. Attorney William Hochul commented that selling counterfeit merchandise is a not a victimless crime, "it affects not only the company, but its employees."
A felony charge has been filed against a young Batavia man police say they caught in the act of burglarizing a home on New Year’s Day.
19-year-old Francis Smith of South Main Street is locked up this morning in Genesee County jail in lieu of $25,000 bail.
Batavia Police credit an alert citizen for reporting the suspected break-in of a home on Washington Avenue.
When officers arrived, they said they caught Smith inside the house.
Batavia Police believe Smith may be connected to a series of other recent burglaries in the city.
A Batavia man is facing charges of beating up another man on New Year’s Eve.
20-year-old Jakob Kosiorek of Tracy Avenue was arrested by LeRoy Police and charged with second-degree assault.
Police say Kosiorek punched his victim numerous times in the face, breaking his nose and causing several lacerations.
Police revealed only that the fracas occurred at a location in the Village of LeRoy.
Kosiorek is now in the custody of the State Department of Corrections.
The University of Buffalo has made the Kiplinger list of the top 100 best values in public colleges.
UB is listed as number 33 in the survey, an improvement from 38th place in last year's list.
Several other State University of New York schools are on the list, including Geneseo at number nine and Brockport at number 83.
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is at the top of the Kiplinger best value list
New York and New Jersey lawmakers are being assured by House Republican leaders that upcoming votes are being scheduled on Hurricane Sandy relief.
New York Senator Chuck Schumer says it should have been done sooner.
A vote on a Sandy aid bill was expected earlier this week but never occurred for reasons that have not been clearly explained.
The Senate has already approved a $60-billion Sandy aid package.