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July 17, 2017 - 10:35am

Five arrested at Chris Stapleton concert

posted by Howard B. Owens in darien lake, darien lake performing arts center, Darien, crime, news.

The following people were arrested by the Genesee County Sheriff’s Office during the Chris Stapleton Concert at Darien Lake Performing Arts Center on Sunday:

Jeremy A. Wicks, 34, of Beebe Road, Afton, is charged with unauthorized use of a vehicle after allegedly taking a Darien Lake golf cart without permission. Wicks was arraigned in Darien Court and put in jail in lieu of $500 bail.

Russell P. Vincent Jr., 18, of Chestnut Road, Newfane, is charged with unlawful possession of marijuana after allegedly being found in possession of a quantity of marijuana.

Brandon M. Welsh, 29, of Main Street North, Jarvis, Ontario, is charged with harassment, 2nd, after allegedly having unwanted contact with a Live Nation employee.

Amanda M. Ott,  30, of East Avenue, Lockport, is charged with harassment, 2nd, after allegedly pushing a Live Nation employee in the chest.

Kaitlyn M. Hornburg,  20, of Seger Road, Sinclairville, is charged with harassment, 2nd, after allegedly spitting in a Live Nation employee's face.

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Another classless pos spitting in someone's face

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pushing someone is one thing but spitting in someone's face is another altogether, yet the crime is the same. I give a lot of credit to the employee for having self control, somebody spits in my face, chances are I'll be the one getting arrested.

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Speaking of spitting, it may surprise no one that I find the practice disgusting. But last week, for the first time in my years on the planet, I witnessed a new low, in my view.

A young woman -- I'm guessing no older than 22 -- was walking down Jackson Street. She had long medium brown hair and was wearing denim shorts, a peasant blouse about the same color, and sandals.

I live on the Southside and I drive down Jackson regularly. I don't recall seeing her before and thought she looked like a pretty young lady.

Right at that time, she casually turned her head toward the street and let a big wad of spit fly out her mouth and kept walking. She did it with the aplomb of a Major League baseball player. I was aghast.

While, I don't think the practice makes anyone look well-mannered, it seemed particularly unseemly for a pretty young woman to do it in broad daylight on a public street and I felt I had witnessed a coarsening society grow just a tad -- make that a wad -- coarser. In any event, I lost my appetite for lunch.

Those who purposely spit in people's faces, male or female, are beyond my ability to discuss here.

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