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An investigation into suspicious financial activity at a LeRoy nursery school has led to the arrest of 29-year-old Jennifer Riggi of Lake Street in LeRoy.  It’s alleged that Riggi, who is the treasurer of the nursery school,  used the schools ATM to make purchases and cash withdrawals for personal use.  The total amount was just over 62 hundred dollars.  Riggi has been charged with Grand Larceny and is free on her own recognizance until further court action. 


It was concert night at Darien Lake last night with an appearance from country band Rascal Flatts.  Once again Genesee County Sheriff’s Deputies were busy as 23 arrests were recorded.  The most serious was the arrest of Ramzi Abialmouna of North Tonawanda.  He was charged with disorderly conduct, harassment and resisting arrest after allegedly refusing to leave the area and then kicking a deputy.  He’s in jail with bail set at 200 dollars.  Three others were issued appearance tickets for various offenses and there were 19 underage drinking related arrests.  18-year-old Matthew Perry of Osterhout Avenue in Batavia was one of those arrested for possession of alcohol.  He was the only person from Genesee County to be arrested.


The travel the farthest to be arrested distinction went to a resident of Apalachin, New York.  That’s near Binghamton.


Four persons were injured in a two-car rear end crash on West Main Street Road in the Town of Batavia yesterday afternoon.  Sheriff’s Deputies say a car driven by 18 year old Shartanay Gibbs of West Main Street in Batavia was slowing to turn left into a drive way  when a suburban driven by 19 year old Nicholas Fenner of Fairway Circle in Clarence hit the Gibbs vehicle in the rear.  There were five teenagers in the Gibbs car, four were taken to UMMC including the driver and 18 year old Farah Stcloud,  18 yer old Delore Opoku-Boateng, and 18 year old Kyla Preston.  Their injuries were not believed serious.  Both drivers were ticketed.


46-year-old Grant Sundown of the Skye Road on the Tonawanda Indian Reservation has been charged with criminal mischief.  Genesee County Sheriff’s Deputies say Sundown allegedly punched another person in the head.  When that person tried to call 911, Sundown reportedly ripped the phone line from the wall while that person was on the phone with the Genesee County Emergency Dispatch Center. The incident happened on late Thursday night on the Skye Road in the Town of Basom.


19-year-old Steven Scott of the Ford Road in Elba was charged yesterday with Trespass and unlawful possession of alcohol by a person under 21.

Scott was arrested at College Village on the Batavia Stafford Town Line Road.  He did not have permission to be on the property and was also found to be in possession of alcohol.


A majority of New Yorkers want the developers of the planned mosque near Ground Zero to find another location.  A "New York Times" poll shows sixty-seven-percent of New Yorkers say developers have the right to build the Islamic community center two blocks from the World Trade Center site, but they should find another location.  Fifty-percent oppose construction of the mosque, while thirty-five-percent are in favor of it.  The survey also finds 38-percent of those who support the mosque would also prefer a different location.




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