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 Batavia Adds Assistant Police Chief

Batavia now has an Assistant Chief of Police.

25-year veteran of the City of Batavia Police Department Robb Yaeger’s appointment will be official Sunday.

City Council approved the position as part of the upcoming budget agreement.

Yaeger’s responsibilities will include acting in the capacity of the Chief of Police when necessary, overseeing and directing the duties and functions of the Road Patrol section of the Police Department, as well as assisting the Chief with day-to-day managerial functions of the department.

There are other changes in the Police Department: Officer Chris Camp was promoted to Sergeant following the retirements of Lts. James Henning and Eugene Jankowski and Sgt. John Peck.

Officer Eric Bolles will be promoted April 7 to fill the sergeant position vacated by Yaeger’s promotion.

Le Roy Man Indicted on Felony Drug Charges

Felony drug charges are filed against a LeRoy man in a sealed grand jury indictment.

29-year-old Adam Brodie of West Bergen Road has been indicted on two counts each of Criminal Sale and Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance, both class B felonies.

The Genesee County Local Drug Task Force and the indictment state that Brodie allegedly sold cocaine to an undercover task force agent on October 18 and 23 of last year at 67 Main Street in the Town of LeRoy.

Brodie was arrested yesterday and jailed in lieu of $7,500 bail.

Two More Local Men Indicted

A local man has been indicted on three crimes by the Genesee County Grand Jury.

Tyler Longhini was indicted on counts of burglary, grand larceny and petit larceny after he entered the apartment of Venus Weller in Le Roy back in July, stealing a credit card, several purses and other belongings.

The 21-year old was identified by local residents after he was seen breaking in to multiple cars and sneaking through backyards on Lake and Bacon Streets in Le Roy.

Longhini was also arrested in January of 2012 for underage drinking, at a party in which another man suffered a seizure due to the use of synthetic marijuana and bath salts.

Another Batavia man was also indicted on two sets of crimes by the Genesee County Grand Jury.

Thomas Sine of Batavia was indicted on two counts of Criminal Sale of a Controlled Substance after he was arrested for selling Hydrocodone back in November of 2012.

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