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A vigilant Genesee County Sheriff’s Deputy arrests four Rochester men on Burglary charges.
Early yesterday morning, Deputy Sergeant Brian Frieday spotted a suspicious vehicle along Veteran’s Memorial Drive near the AT&T Store.
Lawmen found a window to the store had been smashed, the place ransacked and nearly $10,000 worth of cell phones and electronics were stolen.
The driver of the car was arrested without incident. 
Three other suspects were collared near the Thruway toll booth.
The stolen property was recovered.
The four suspects, all between the ages of 18 and 23, were jailed in lieu of $10,000 bail.

You just can not escape the law.
29-year-old Luz Jamayra Castro of Main Street Road was arrested at the county social services office and turned over to Batavia Police on an old Grand Larceny charge.
Within minutes of being arraigned and released on that charge, she was arrested on a Genesee County Court warrant for failing to report for a weekend jail term.
She’s now back in jail, without bail.

A note to motorists: Vernon Avenue and South Swan Street (from Ellicott to Sumner) will be closed at times today for construction.
Residents are asked not to park on the road. 
Residents of Vernon Avenue and South Swan Street will have limited access to their property while milling operations take place in front of their homes.  
The rain date for the project is Thursday, June 20.
After the mill work the streets will be paved. 
The paving is tentatively scheduled for the first week of July.  

The new Inclusive Playground at the Town of Batavia Kiwanis Park will officially open to the public tonight.
A ribbon cutting ceremony at 6:30 will signify the debut of a one-of-a -kind in the region – a park for people of all ages with any kind of physical disability.
The park was built entirely by private donations as a joint venture between the Town of Batavia, the Genesee ARC and the Batavia Kiwanis Club.
The ceremony is open to the public.

Testimony is underway in the civil confinement trial of convicted sex offender Nushawn Williams.  The 36-year-old Jamestown man has completed his prison sentence, but the state is seeking to enforce a law that allows civil confinement for dangerous sex offenders.  Because the case involves personal medical records, the courtroom is closed to the public.  

Rochester has the lowest high-school graduation rate among large cities in New York State.  The state Education Department says only 43-percent of students who entered high school in 2008 graduated with a Regents diploma in 2012.  


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