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A LeRoy teenager is facing a felony drug charge after allegedly selling pot to another teen who then had to be hospitalized.
17-year-old Austin Nicometo of North Street is charged with Criminal Sale of Marijuana. 
LeRoy Police say the case began on April 15th when the apparent victim was found “highly impaired” on the grounds of LeRoy High School and needed to hospitalize. 
The investigation revealed that Nicometo allegedly supplied the other teenager with marijuana shortly after school let out. 
It’s a felony charge because the victim is under 18.
Nicometo was arraigned and released under supervision of Genesee Justice.

A series of domestic incidents lands two Warsaw men in jail.
Deputies were called to a home on Route 19 where 42-year-old Scot Murtha allegedly bit his girlfriend. The victim called a relative and a short time later 18-year-old Jordan Mock showed up and confronted Murtha. Mock apparently got the best of Murtha and put him in the hospital. During the investigation authorities said Murtha allegedly grabbed the throat of a Wyoming County Sheriff’s deputy.
Mock was charged with a felony count of Assault, Murtha was charged with Attempted Assault. Both are in the Wyoming County Jail.

Washington Avenue between Porter and Jefferson Avenues will be closed from 8:30 this morning until crews complete work to repair a water main.
This work may result in water service being interrupted along Washington Avenue between State St and Dellinger Avenue. 
It could also cause water to be temporarily discolored in the immediate area, so residents should avoid doing laundry or cooking, until the water clears.

An Orleans County man is heading to prison for two years for committing an act of animal cruelty in front of a child.  Prosecutors say Richard Kiehl kicked his girlfriend's kitten in front of a young child, and the kitten died from its injuries. The sentence handed down yesterday was the maximum allowed under the law.

A Buffalo teenager is facing possible prison time after pleading guilty to a charge that he lit a Jack Russell terrier puppy on fire.  Nineteen-year-old Adell Ziegler pleaded guilty to aggravated cruelty to animals, which carries a maximum sentence of two-years in prison.  Prosecutors say 17-year-old Diondre Brown admits that he stood watch as Ziegler doused the puppy with lighter fluid and set it on fire.  The dog – now named Phoenix - suffered severe burns but is continuing to recover.

A Silver Springs woman is facing charges after she allegedly was driving 107 miles per hour on Interstate-490 while drunk.  State Police say 44-year-old Melissa Hunter's blood alcohol level was more than twice the legal limit when a trooper pulled her over in the town of Riga. 


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