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August 10, 2013 - 5:05pm
posted by Howard B. Owens in Darien, Tinkham Road.

While out in Darien this afternoon, I spotted Cody Fowler and Jeremy Schulz out with a couple of old-school mini motorbikes. I snapped a couple shots of them on Tinkham Road. Fowler said he bought the two bikes a couple of weeks ago for $50. They needed some tinkering to get running, but now they're roarin'.

August 10, 2013 - 4:50pm
posted by Howard B. Owens in sports, Darien, Darien Lakes State Park, disk golf.

Dylan Maychoss, of Pembroke, and Zoe Thayer, of Pembroke, were at the Darien Lakes State Park this morning on the park's disc golf course to practice their game, getting tips from pro Paul Stephens.

August 8, 2013 - 4:31pm
posted by Lisa Ace in Darien, ny, Sponsored Post, Darien Lakes State Park.

By Lindsay Hawkins

The Newest Sports Craze at Darien Lakes State Park -- Disc Golf!

Think of traditional golf -- but with Frisbees. There, you have disc golf! If throwing is not your forte (like myself), the course may seem intimidating -- but don’t let that deter you from trying it out at Darien Lakes State Park’s beautiful 18-hole Angry Apple Disc Golf Course.

The object of disc golf, much like traditional, is to “complete each hole in the fewest number of strokes” (or throws in this case), according to the Professional Disc Golf Association (PDGA). There are even specific discs like there are golf clubs! You start from a tee area and aim for the target  an elevated metal basket. At Darien Lakes, the course winds through an old apple orchard and wooded hills, presenting quite a fun challenge for players. 

Also known as Frisbee golf, disc golf is a great way to spend time outside with family or friends. Kids to seniors can be seen on the course, which starts just behind the contact station at the entrance to the park. There are three separate tees to accommodate all levels of expertise, so everyone can participate!

Doug Kelly, park manager at Darien Lakes, brought the sport to the park over a year ago, to much success. He knew the park had the perfect land and setup for a disc golf course. Professional golfers and amateurs have visited the park solely to try the course. 

“The sport has a fairly easy learning curve so you can get proficient rather quickly,” Kelly said. “The idea for the course was to create a fun design that would cater both to experienced golfers and those who are just being introduced to the sport. It’s a great way to spend a few hours relaxing while playing at your own pace.”

Disc golf actually has a local connection! In 1970, a group of people from Rochester had been playing disc golf with tournaments and leagues -- they even had a championship event by 1972. The next year, they discovered the International Frisbee Association and turned their championship event into a national one -- the American Flying Disc Open. From there, disc golf was incorporated as an event in the World Frisbee Championship, and then the PDGA was formed. 

The course is open year-round (yes, if you are feeling adventurous, you can play in the winter!) The park will soon be renting and selling discs for use on the course, but keep in mind that there is a lot of foliage surrounding the course and you don’t want to lose your disc! 

Players get to see a secluded part of the park, which is both serene and scenic, while getting in some exercise and relaxation. Visit Darien Lakes' hidden treasure and see what this up-and-coming sport is all about!

Darien Lakes State Park is located at 10475 Harlow Road in Darien.
Call (585) 547-9242 for more information about disc golf and the park.

August 7, 2013 - 10:44pm
posted by Howard B. Owens in accident, Darien.

An 81-year-old woman reportedly pulled in front of a bus from Tinkham Road, Darien, onto Route 20, earlier this evening and was critically injured in the crash.

Frances McClellan was taken to ECMC by Mercy Flight with head trauma.

State Police are investigating the accident, but initial indications are that McClellan pulled onto Route 20 as a 16-passenger bus owned by Family Life Ministries was approaching the intersection.

There was only one passenger on the bus at the time. Stephen Smith, 58, of Bath, suffered a minor leg injury and was treated at the scene.

The bus driver, Jeremy Hill, 34, of Bath, was not injured.

(Initial Report)

Photo by Alecia Kaus.

August 7, 2013 - 6:01pm
posted by Billie Owens in Darien, accidents.

An accident with multiple injuries involving three vehicles is reported at Route 20 and Colby Road. One person is said to have a leg injury and the other a head laceration. One female is unconscious. Darien Fire Department is responding, along with Mercy medics and law enforcement.

UPDATE 6:02 p.m.: Vehicles are blocking eastbound traffic. Mercy Flight's availability is checked and ship #5 out of Batavia is available.

UPDATE 6:04 p.m.: Mercy Flight is called and the landing zone will be the southwest corner of the accident scene in an open parking lot.

UPDATE 6:18 p.m.: All victims have been extricated from the vehicles.

UPDATE 6:25 p.m.: Route 20 will be shut down at routes 238 and 77.

UPDATE 6:32 p.m.: Alexander Fire Department is requested to shut down westbound tractor-trailer traffic at routes 20 and 98.

UPDATE 6:42 p.m.: Mercy Flight is transporting one patient to Erie County Medical Center.

 

August 6, 2013 - 11:30pm
posted by Howard B. Owens in Darien, Le Roy.

It was another beautiful day in Genesee County. I had the chance to drive around a bit today, so here are a few photos.

Above, bailing hay on Harper Road, Darien.

The view from Simonds Road and Ellinwood/Brown Road.

Cow crossing on Brown Road.

The view from Thwing Road, Le Roy, this evening.

August 5, 2013 - 11:40pm
Event Date and Time: 
September 13, 2013 - 6:00pm to September 14, 2013 - 8:00am

PLEASE SAVE THE DATE...Batavia Assembly of God Church is hosting its 3rd Annual Prayer Conference Friday, Sept. 13th, 6:00pm to 9:00pm (registration is from 6pm - 7pm) and Saturday, Sept. 14th, 8:00am to 4pm. The theme for the conference is "Presence, Prayer, and the Power of God". The keynote speaker will be Dick LaFountain. Dick is an accomplished  speaker and a published author of the book, "Time Alone With God". His passion is to motivate a renewed love for prayer and the presence of God in our churches. Workshops will also be available. Worship will be led by Elmwood Drive.

August 5, 2013 - 10:56am
posted by Howard B. Owens in batavia, crime, Darien, Le Roy, Alabama.

Anthony Gene Stone, 24, of Delmar Road, Greece, is charged with disorderly conduct. Stone reportedly didn't like the price of his Dip'in Dots while visiting Darien Lake Theme Park and Resort at 6:28 p.m. Saturday. While arguing with the Dip'in Dots attendant, Stone allegedly picked up the cash registered and slammed it back down.

Nathan W. Larson

Nathan W. Larson, 23, of 24 South St., Le Roy, is charged with attempted rape, 1st, and two counts of criminal sexual act, 1st. Larson is accused of attempting to engage in sexual intercourse with a person by force while at a residence in the Village of Le Roy on Saturday. During the incident, Larson allegedly engaged in other sexual conduct against the victim both by force and while the victim was incapable of consent by reason of being physically helpless. Larson was jailed on $15,000 bail.

Jennifer Lyn Stack, 27, of 46 S. Main St., lower, Batavia, is charged with petit larceny. Stack allegedly stole $105 cash that was stowed in a vehicle.

Adam R. Mcleod, 27, of 37 Austin St., Rochester, is charged with harassment, 2nd, and criminal obstruction of breaking or blood circulation. Mcleod was allegedly involved in a domestic incident at a residence on Elm Street in Batavia at 2 a.m. Saturday.

Steven A. Acevedo, 23, of 238 Ellicott St., upper front, Batavia, is charged with harassment, 2nd, menacing, 3rd, coercion, intimidation to instill fear of injury and criminal mischief. Acevedo was allegedly involved in a domestic incident Wednesday at his residence. Acevedo was ordered held without bail.

Kenneth J. Schmoke, 57, of 132 State St., #2, Batavia, is charged with criminal possession of a controlled substance. Schmoke is accused of possessing prescription medications and drug paraphernalia.

Patricia A. Dulmage, 18, of 20 Dellinger Ave., Batavia, is charged with criminal mischief.  Dulmage is accused of damaging property of another family member during a domestic incident.

Richard C. Hutchinson, 43, of 3 Walnut St., Batavia, is charged with petit larceny. Hutchinson is accused of shoplifting from Tops.

Nicholas Ian Iacubucci, 24, of Trabold Road, Rochester, is charged with disorderly conduct. Iacubbucci was allegedly obstructing traffic on Route 77 in front of Darien Lake Theme Park at 10:59 p.m., Tuesday. Iacubucci was reportedly intoxicated at the time.

Sean Nevan Lindquist, 50, of Judge Road, Basom, is charged with felony DWI, felony driving with a BAC of .18 or greater, felony aggravated unlicensed operation, criminal possession of a controlled substance, 7th, and possession of a controlled substance not in original container.  Lindquist was arrested following an investigation by Deputy Patrick Reeves into a one-car accident on Martin Road, Alabama, at 10:19 p.m. Saturday. Lindquist allegedly drove his vehicle too fast around a curve, lost control, and the vehicle went into a ditch.

Cody J. Sundown, 23, of Skye Road, Alabama, is charged with felony DWI, felony driving with a BAC of .08 or greater, felony aggravated unlicensed operation, driving without an interlock device, criminal mischief, 4th, no seat belt, loud exhaust and leaving the scene of a property damage accident. Sundown was arrested following an investigation by Deputy Jason Saile into a report of criminal mischief on Skye Road at 4:41 a.m., Saturday. Sundown allegedly drove over a mailbox on Skye Road.

Donald Wayne Sczepanski, 50, of Alleghany Road, Darien Center, is charged with felony DWI, felony driving with a BAC of .08 or greater, unsafe passing and unsafe tire. Sczepanski was arrested following an investigation by Deputy Patrick Reeves into a motor-vehicle accident at 9:19 p.m. Friday on Route 238, Alexander. Sczepanski reportedly lost control of his vehicle while allegedly attempting to pass another vehicle. His car wound up in a ditch.

Timothy Lee Shuknecht, 23, of Oak Orchard Road, Elba, is charged with unlawfully dealing with a child, 1st. Shuknecht allegedly provided alcohol to a person under age 21.

Larry Charles Bayles, 52, of East Wautoma Beech Road, Hilton, is charged with possession of more than 400 untaxed cigarettes, speeding, consumption of alcohol in a motor vehicle and unlawful possession of marijuana. Bayles was stopped at 4:10 p.m. July 28 on West Sweden Road, Bergen, by Sgt. Ron Meides.

Jared L. Long, 43, of Bergen, is charged with DWI and driving with a BAC of .08 or greater. Long was stopped at 8:40 p.m. Saturday on Prole Road, Stafford, by State Police.

The Orleans County Sheriff's Office reports that 19 people, including people from Genesee County, were cited Sunday morning for possession or consumption of alcohol under age 21 following a complaint of a loud party on New Guinea Road, west of Upper Holley Road. Deputies found several cars, a camper, several tents and a large bonfire. There were some 60 to 70 people at the party, most of them consuming alcohol, according to the press release. The property owner, who was not present, was notified and he declined to press trespassing charges.

July 31, 2013 - 11:22am
posted by Howard B. Owens in batavia, crime, Darien.

Jayme Jack Ellsworth, 36, of 14 McKinley Ave., Batavia, is charged with grand larceny, 4th, and identify theft, 3rd. Ellsworth is accused of stealing the credit card of another person and using it.

Sean Matthew Murphy, 21, of McKinley Parkway, Blasdell, is charged with DWI, driving with a BAC of .08 or greater and moving from lane unsafely. Murphy was stopped at 11:03 p.m. Tuesday on Sumner Road, Darien, by Deputy Dana Richardson.

Derik Frazier Preston Sharkey, 18, of Center Street, Horseheads, is charged with disorderly conduct. Sharkey is accused of becoming disorderly after being ejected from the concert at Darien Lake and refusing to leave and pushing security.

Tiffany Elizabeth Schultz, 18, of Sanford Road, Perry, is charged with criminal trespass, 3rd. Schultz was allegedly found on Darien Lake Theme Park property at 5:45 p.m Monday after previously being banned from the property.

Shiasia Unique Hill,18, of Herald Street, Rochester, was arrested on a bench warrant for alleged failure to pay a fine related to a petit larceny arrest. Hill was jailed on $250 bail.

Eva A. Twichell, 47, of East Aurora, is charged with DWI and driving with a BAC of .08 or greater. Twichell was stopped at 9:41 p.m. Sunday in the Town of Batavia by State Police.

July 31, 2013 - 10:28am
posted by Howard B. Owens in crime, Darien, darien lake peforming arts center.

The following people were arrested during the Lil’ Wayne Concert at Darien Lake Performing Arts Center on Tuesday.

Sophia P. Frank, 19, Kraig Road, Pittsford, is charged with trespass after allegedly refusing to leave the concert venue after being told numerous times to leave. Frank was jailed on $250 bail.

Shawn M. Gombos, 24, South Park Parkway, Buffalo, is charged with trespass after attempting to reenter the concert venue after being ejected and told not to return. Gombos was jailed on $250 bail.

Jelyejuan J. C. Walker, 18, Colt Street, Geneva, is charged with unlawful possession of marijuana after allegedly being found in possession of marijuana.

Tiffany A. Pope, 18, Forest Hill Drive, Williamsville, is charged with unlawful possession of marijuana after allegedly being found in possession of marijuana.

Kevin J. Goldsmith, 20, Brook Court, East Amherst, is charged with unlawful possession of marijuana after allegedly being found in possession of marijuana.

Paul C. Reinis, 19, Shoecraft Road, Penfield, is charged with unlawful possession of marijuana after allegedly being found in possession of marijuana.

Andrew J. Lawrence, 18, Norris Street, Buffalo, is charged with unlawful possession of marijuana and possession of alcohol after allegedly being found in possession of marijuana and alcohol.

Jeffrey V. Janese, 18, Woodland Avenue, Niagara Falls, is charged with unlawful possession of marijuana after allegedly being found in possession of marijuana.

Christian A. Fieckert, 19, Amherst Drive, Buffalo, is charged with unlawful possession of marijuana after allegedly being found in possession of marijuana.

Cody H. Bauth, 19, Hirschfield Drive, Williamsville, charged with unlawful possession of marijuana after allegedly being found in possession of marijuana.

Michael J. Diliberto, 18, Moulton Avenue, Tonanwanda, is charged with unlawful possession of marijuana after allegedly being found in possession of marijuana.

Zacharie T. Capozzi, 18, Glenhurst Road, Tonawanda, is charged with unlawful possession of marijuana after allegedly being found in possession of marijuana.

Bradley A. Thomas, 18, Lynbrook Avenue, Tonawanda, is charged with unlawful possession of marijuana after allegedly being found in possession of marijuana.

Joshua L. Cunningham, 19, Old Country Road, Rochester, is charged with disorderly conduct after allegedly fighting with security while being ejected from the concert venue.

Aaron J. Haskell, 24, Daywood Drive, Baldwinsville, is charged with criminal trespass, 3rd, after allegedly reenter the concert venue after being ejected and told not to return.

Jacob D. Raczka, 23, Boncroff Avenue, West Seneca, is charged with trespass and disorderly conduct after allegedly engaging in a fight in the concert line and then reentered the concert venue after having been ejected for the earlier fight.

Marissa E. Brucato, 18, Splendorwood Drive, Penfield, is charged with criminal trespass, 3rd, after allegedly reentering the concert venue after having been previously ejected.

Aaron J. Goodspeed, 17, Tift Street, Buffalo, is charged with trespass after allegedly attempting to enter the concert venue after having been previously ejected and told not to return.

Jacob R. Brock, 20, Ward Road, North Tonawanda, is charged with trespass after allegedly refusing to leave Darien Lake property after being told several times.

Ryan C. Elliott, 16, Shores Road, Ulster, Pa., is charged with unlawful possession of marijuana after allegedly being found in possession of marijuana.

Amastushia L. Spikes, 22, Columbia Avenue, Batavia, is charged with three counts of harassment, 2nd, after allegedly striking a security guard and two other people while being ejected from the concert.

Christina M. Laughlon, 25, Lasalle Avenue, Niagara Falls, is charged with trespass after allegedly attempting to reenter the concert venue after being ejected and told not to return.

Maverick R. McMurray, 24, Columbia Avenue, Batavia, charged with harassment, 2nd, after allegedly punching another subject in the head several times.

Ryan J. Keyes, 21, Irvine, charged with disorderly conduct after allegedly engaging in a fight while refusing to leave the venue.

The following people were issued citations for allegedly consumption/possession of alcohol under age 21.

Andrew J. Mikos, 17, Washington Street, Geneva
Joshua J. Krause, 19, Seasons Trail, Webster
Taryn E. Laffin, 19, Finwood Drive, Baldwinsville
Jade M. Massimi, 19, Penora Street, Depew
Kacey D. Ezra, 18, Parkdale Ave Fort Erie, Ontario, Canada
Patrick G. Stairs, 17, Helena Street, Fort Erie, Ontario, Canada
Joshua C. Rosettani, 17, Parkdale Avenue, Fort Erie, Ontario, Canada
Tara M. Songster, 20, School Street, Farmersville
Adrian Skudrinja, 18, Oakview Drive, Williamsville
Janelle N. Migliore, 17, Culpepper Road, Williamsville
Erika L. Rouland, 18, Keli Drive, Waterloo
Cady J. Rouland, 18, Keli Drive, Waterloo
Jessica M. Conkey, 18, Waterloo-Geneva Road, Waterloo
Kyle L. Lipp, 20, Arbor Road, Walworth
Ashley M. Monti, 20, East Main Street, Mount Jewett, Pa.
Samantha M. Battaglia, 20, Greeves Street, Kane, Pa.
Daniel R. Gocher, 19, Feigle Road, Lockport
Shanna M. Krugolets, 17, Ranch Trail, West Amherst
Hannah A. Laschiavo, 19, Millersport Hwy. Amherst
Zachary P. Rodems, 19, Glenn Oak Drive, East Amherst
Julian M. Richmond, 19, South Roberts Road, Dunkirk
Andrew J. Mast, 17, Martin Road, Clarence
Christopher J. Jackson, 19, Pendale Circle, North Tonawanda
Troy W. Berger, 19, Brockmoore Drive, East Amherst
Dylan P. Murphy, 18, Dawn Avenue, Angola
Michaela A. Stepniak, 18, Erie Road, Angola
Ashley M. House, 20, County Route 87, Hammondsport
Brandon A. Bullock, 20, Hundrat Drive, Parker Heights, Texas
Paul D. Gohlman, 19, Maple Beach Road, Geneseo
Charles J. Biddle, 20, Braunview Way, Orchard Park
Jason H. Kasper, 20, East Green Street, Olean
Jared J. Mitchell, 19, Irving Street, Olean
Alberto Rodriguez, 20, Scenic Circle, Rochester
Bria P. Cole, 19, Pleasant Street, Pottsdam
Sterling T. Jones, 19, East Avenue, Lockport
Atiana L. German, 18, Youngs Road, Williamsville
Chelsea M. Sutterlin, 19, South Union Street, Olean
Brennan J. McDonnell, 20, Woodridge Avenue, Buffalo
Aaron D. Ritter, 19, Courtly Circle, Rochester
Cody C. Cook, 17, Mayberry Drive, East Buffalo
Jacob M. Swiatowy, 19, Porter Avenue, Batavia
Nicholas J. Mungillo, 18, Union Square Batavia
Jeffrey C. White, 20, Bennett Road, Bloomfield
Michael E. Sciarratta, 19, Wendover Road, Penfield
Patricia L. Snavely, 17, School Street, Victor
Emily A. Baumgartner, 17, Gannett Road, Farmington
Jeffrey T. Kosakowski, 18, Cadyville Road, Livonia
Ryan P. Brogan, 19, Hosmer Drive, Syracuse
Katelyn N. Hemmingway, 17, Lyndale Avenue, Tonawanda
Sarra T. Kashyap, 19, West 8th Street, Columbus, Ohio
Adel R. Adam-Eskander, 17, Berg Street, Ontario, Canada
Franjo B. Taber, 19, Crowley Avenue, Buffalo
Randall J. Marcaitis, 19, Winchester Drive, Fairport
Joseph A. Vecchiarelli, 20, Main Street, Woodstock
Madeline R. Meyer, 17, Macarthin Drive, Williamsville
Aaron D. Buckley, 18, Lakeville Lane, Webster
Zachary M. Lagana, 19, Church Street, Phelps

July 30, 2013 - 3:57pm
posted by Howard B. Owens in crime, Darien.

A man who suffered a serious head injury during an altercation at the Kid Rock concert at Darien Lake on July 6 is making medical progress, according to a Facebook page maintained by his family.

Jason McNeil, 43, of Tuscaloosa, Ala., has reportedly been sitting up and communicating with his family.

Here's an entry from Sunday:

Today was a good day. Jason was sitting up, waiting on our arrival. He looked himself and even gave me a kiss! I also got the "I love you" sign before we had to leave. He was exhausted by the end and we left him to rest. Praying for more good days to come.

The man who allegedly hit him, Craig Malcolm Lawson, 34, of Talbot Street, Courtland, Ontario, Canada, was originally scheduled for a court appearance this evening, but that appearance has been rescheduled to Sept 3.

The attorney handling the case for the prosecution, Robert Zickl, is out of the office today, so we don't know why the appearance was rescheduled, but it's also not unusual to change appearance dates at this stage of proceedings.

Lawson was initially charged with a misdemeanor, assault in the third degree, and while it's possible the charge could be upgraded to a felony of assault, 2nd, the prosecution would need to prove the suspect intended to cause serious physical injury to sustain the charge.

According to witness accounts, McNeil was hit once and fell backward, striking his head on the pavement.

He was initially in a coma but according to the Facebook page, he appears to be conscious and aware of the people around him over the past few days.

McNeil, originally from Alden, is reportedly well known in Tuscaloosa for his volunteer and charity work.

His family set up a donation page to help assist with his medical needs, which has so far received more than $44,000 with 11 days left to reach a goal of $50,000. Among the apparent donors was Kid Rock, who reportedly gave $5,000.

July 30, 2013 - 2:47pm
posted by Billie Owens in fire, Darien.

A wheat field is reportedly on fire at 9802 Simmons Road. Darien Fire Department is responding. The location is between Bennett and Richley roads.

UPDATE 3:08 p.m.: The Gator from Alexander is requested to the scene.

UPDATE 3:35 p.m.: Fire command reports that fire they are getting a handle on the fire, believed to have started by the heat from the catalytic converter on the owner's pickup truck, when the engine was running. The chief ordered the engine shut off of the Sheriff's patrol car on scene, so the fire would not reignite.

Corfu Fire Department is also on scene.

UPDATE 3:40 p.m.: They are dousing hot spots. Bennington Fire Department, which was called to provide mutual aid, is put back in service.

UPDATE 4:17 p.m.: All responders are back in service.

July 30, 2013 - 10:40am
posted by Billie Owens in fire, Darien.

A barn fire was reported at 9697 Harper Road in Darien, at Lamb Farms, but now "most of the hay is pushed out of the barn" and the fire appears to be out. Darien Fire Department is responding.

"It's the rear old barn to the west," according to a Sheriff's deputy on scene.

Cows are out of the barn but have been mostly "pushed into a field," though they are making sure they are all accounted for.

UPDATE 10:42 a.m.: Fire command cancels mutual aid from Alexander and holds the Darien assignment to the single unit at the scene.

UPDATE 10:53 a.m.: The fire is confirmed to be out. Darien is back in service.

July 29, 2013 - 10:43am
posted by Howard B. Owens in batavia, crime, Darien, Bethany, corfu, walmart, bergen.

Kyle Jackson, 21, of Slusser Road, Batavia, is charged with grand larceny, 4th. Jackson allegedly drove an electric shopping cart across the Walmart parking lot, onto Route 63 and into the parking lot of Rite Aid at 4:30 a.m., June 12.

Douglas G. Goodwin Jr., of 130 Bank St., Batavia, is charged with offering a false instrument, 2nd, grand larceny, 4th, and criminal mischief, 3rd. Goodwin is accused of entering an apartment and stealing a hot water tank, gas and water lines and other items. Goodwin was jailed on $10,000 bail.

Foster M. Brandt, 22, of 20 Tracy Ave., Batavia, was arrested on warrants for obstruction of governmental administration and criminal mischief, 3rd. Brandt was jailed on $2,000 bail.

Christina A.M. Deluna, 33, of 122 State St., Batavia, is charged with harassment, 2nd. Deluna was arrested by Batavia PD following an investigation into a domestic incident reported at 6 p.m, Friday.

Angela S. Bianco, 42, of 137 State St., Batavia, is charged with petit larceny. Bianco was allegedly seen on security footage at Save-A-Lot taking a Red Osier billfold belonging to another customer.

Bryon Gilbert Keller, 18, of Sumner Road, Corfu, is charged with petit larceny. Keller is accused of stealing a laptop computer from a residence in Darien.

Frank Lyman Stanton, 32, of Bethany Center Road, Bethany, is charged with DWI, driving with a BAC of .08 or greater and no/inadequate exhaust system. Stanton was stopped at 12:32 a.m. Sunday on South Lake Road, Bergen, by Deputy Patrick Reeves.

Joshua Todd Fullmer, 20, of West Main Street Road, Batavia, is charged with criminal possession of a weapon, 4th, and unlawful growing of marijuana. At 5:48 p.m., Saturday, deputies responded to a report of a fight at 3124 W. Main Street Road, Batavia. Upon investigation, Fullmer was allegedly found in possession of brass knuckles and had several marijuana plants growing on his property.

Joshua Christopher Uptegrove, 27, of Meadville Road, Alabama, is charged with harassment, 2nd. Uptegrove allegedly pushed another person during an argument.

July 25, 2013 - 9:21am
posted by Howard B. Owens in batavia, crime, pembroke, Darien, Stafford.

Nicholas J. Adkins, 22, of 111 Liberty St., Apt. A, Batavia, is charged with resisting arrest, reckless endangerment property, unlawful possession of marijuana and assault, 2nd, with intent to cause physical injury to an officer. Batavia PD reportedly attempted to assist in the arrest of Adkins on State Street at 6:25 p.m., Tuesday, on a NYS Parole warrant and Adkins allegedly fled on foot.

Carolyn Marie Peachay, 30, of Main Road, Stafford, was arrested on a City Drug Court warrant related to a prior DWI case. Peachay was jailed on $100,000 bail.

Jerome W. Brown, of 65, of Lockport, is charged with menacing, 2nd. Brown was arrested by State Police for an alleged incident reported at 10:56 a.m., July 3, in the Town of Pembroke. No further details were released.

(Name redacted upon request), 35, of Buffalo, is charged with DWI and driving with a BAC of .08 or higher. xxxx was stopped at 11:27 p.m. Tuesday on Colby Road, Darien, by State Police.

July 24, 2013 - 9:47am
posted by Howard B. Owens in batavia, Basom, crime, Darien, Alabama.

Sandra Lynn Cortright, 54, of Gorton Road, Basom, is charged with driving a motor vehicle while impaired by drugs, criminal possession of a controlled substance and unlawful possession of marijuana. Cortright was arrested Monday following an investigation into a motor-vehicle accident at 6:34 a.m., May 13, on Gorton Road, Alabama. The accident was investigated by Deputy Joseph Corona.

Kenneth M. Gray Jr., 21, of 77 Myrtle St., Le Roy, was arrested by Batavia PD on a warrant out of City Court on an alleged harassment, 2nd, charge. He was jailed on $500 bail.

Trista Nichole Leann Winchell, 28, of Payne Avenue, North Tonawanda, is charged with DWI, driving with a BAC of .08 or greater, following too closely and inadequate brakes. Winchell was allegedly driving in heavy post-concert traffic on Route 77 at 9:57 p.m., Tuesday, when her vehicle struck another car. The accident was investigated by Deputy Patrick Reeves.

Matthew Ray Helf, 23, of Woodstream Drive, Grand Island, is charged with criminal tampering, 3rd ,and harassment, 2nd. Helf allegedly grabbed his girlfriend and then threw her phone some distance while in the grass parking lot at Darien Lake Theme Park during a concert. The phone could not be located after the alleged incident.

Joseph Mattew Mullholland, 26, of Lincoln Avenue, Le Roy, is charged with criminal mischief, 3rd. Mullholland allegedly punched the rear corner panel of a car while at the Stafford Carnival at 1:30 a.m., June 15.

Danielle Marie Balbick, 32, of Covington Street, Perry, criminal possession of a controlled substance, 7th, controlled substance not in original container, criminal possession of a hypodermic instrument and unlawful possession of marijuana. Balbick was a passenger in a vehicle stopped for an alleged traffic violation at 5:11 p.m., Sunday, on Route 33, Batavia, by Deputy Kevin McCarthy. 

Jonathan Lee Olsen, 29, of Water Street, Perry, is charged with criminal possession of a controlled substance, unlawful possession of marijuana, criminal possession of a hypodermic instrument, aggravated unlicensed operation, 3rd, and obstructed view. Olsen's vehicle was stopped at 5:11 p.m., Sunday, on Route 33, Batavia, by Deputy Kevin McCarthy after dispatchers received a report of a vehicle being driven erratically.

Brandy Lynn Miller, 39, of Lewiston Road, Basom, is charged with aggravated harassment, 2nd. Miller is accused of making harassing and threatening calls to another person.

John Chester Miller, 41, of Lewiston Road, Alabama, is charged with aggravated harassment, 2nd. Miller allegedly sent harassing text messages to a person after being told to have no further contact with that person.

Nahum O. Marshall, 30, of Rochester, is charged with disorderly conduct (obstructing traffic). Marshall was arrested by State Police following an alleged incident at 11:30 p.m., Thursday, on Route 77 in the Town of Darien. No further details released.

Rachel P. Luker, 28, of Cement City, Mich., is charged with DWI and driving with a BAC of 08 or greater. Luker was stopped at 3:20 p.m., Monday, on Ledge Road, Alabama, by State Police.

Kaileigh M. White, 21, of Rochester, is charged with DWI, driving with a BAC of .08 or greater and failure to obey traffic device. White was stopped at 12:04 a.m., Monday, on Route 77, Darien, by State Police.

July 24, 2013 - 9:12am
posted by Howard B. Owens in crime, Darien, darien lake performing arts center.

The following arrests were made during the Bon Jovi concert at Darien Lake Performing Arts Center on Tuesday.

Joan M. Schrier, 36, of Howard Avenue, Lockport, charged with harassment, 2nd, after she allegedly shoved another concert patron in the neck causing small abrasions to her neck. 

Zachary A. Webber, 20, of Route 39, Arcade, charged with unlawful possession of marijuana and issued a citation for possessing alcohol being under, 21 after allegedly being found in possession of alcohol and marijuana. 

The following people were issued citations for alleged possession/consumption of alcohol under age 21.

Ashton W. Laird, 20, of Cheeseman Hill Road, Delevan
Kyle W. Meerboth, 19, of Genesee Road, Sardinia
Paige N. Billingsley, 18, of Prospect Avenue, Salamanca

July 23, 2013 - 9:26pm
posted by Howard B. Owens in Darien, weather, darien lake performing arts center.

A strong thunderstorm that has moved into the area has brought a halt to Bon Jovi's show at Darien Lake Performing Arts Center.

Heavy rain, lightening and thunder hit the Darien area in the middle of Bon Jovi's performance, according to Tweets from fans at the show.

The National Weather Service issued a special weather statement warning that the storm has the potential to become severe.

Localized flooding is possible.

UPDATE 9:41 p.m.: The concert is restarting in five minutes.

July 22, 2013 - 9:41am
posted by Howard B. Owens in crime, Darien, darien lake performing arts center.

The following people were arrested by the Sheriff's Office during the Toby Keith concert at Darien Lake Performing Arts Center on Sunday.

Jeremy M. Perez, 24, of Ayrault Drive, Amherst, is charged with DWI, driving with a BAC of .18 or greater and aggravated unlicensed operation, 3rd, after allegedly operating a pickup truck in the concert parking lot striking another car and leaving the scene. Perez allegedly had a revoked driver’s ID. Perez was jailed on $2,000 bail.

Joshua M. Perez, 21, of Ayrault Drive, Amherst, is charged with disorderly conduct after allegedly causing a disturbance in the concert parking lot. Perez was jailed on $150 bail.

Angel L. Castro, 24, of Plymouth Avenue, Buffalo, is charged with trespass after allegedly refusing to leave the concert parking lot after being told to leave several times.

Judy L. McLaughlin, 44, of Park Lane South, East Aurora, is charged with harassment, 2nd, after allegedly pushing and punching security while being ejected from the concert venue.

Michael P. McLaughlin, 47, of Park Lane South, East Aurora, is charged with disorderly conduct after allegedly causing a disturbance inside the concert venue.

Mark A. Ritchie, 29, of Warden Avenue, Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada, is charged with criminal trespass, 3rd, after allegedly reentering the concert venue after being ejected and told not to return. Ritchie was jailed on $500 bail.

James M. Sturnick, 21, of North Main Street, Honeoye Falls, is charged with harassment, 2nd, after allegedly striking a security guard in the face.

Zachary M. Dodd, 19, of Park Edge Drive, Cheektowaga, is charged with criminal trespass, 3rd, after allegedly reentering the concert venue after being ejected and told not to return.

Erika L. Szymanski, 22,,of Elmwood Avenue, Depew, is charged with criminal trespass, 3rd, after allegedly reentering the concert venue after being ejected and told not to return.

John A. Lally Jr., 19, of Thompsonwood Drive, Clarence Center, is charged with criminal trespass, 3rd, and possession of a fictitious license after allegedly jumping a fence into the concert venue after being ejected and told not to return. He also allegedly possessed a fictitious Maryland driver’s license.

Gina F. Picone, 20 of Marine Drive, Amherst, is charged with unlawful possession of marijuana after allegedly being found in possession of marijuana.

Mitchell W. Smith, 20 of South Union Road, Rochester, is charged with criminal trespass, 3rd, after allegedly reentering the concert venue after being ejected and told not to return.

William J. Peel, 22, of Sandridge Road, Alden, is charged with disorderly conduct after allegedly causing a disturbance in the concert venue.

Joshua T. Schwegler, 20, of William Street, Lancaster, is charged with unlawful possession of marijuana and possession of alcohol being under, 21 after allegedly being found in possession of marijuana and alcohol.

Rayelle S. Offhaus, 19, of Schwartz Road, Elma, is charged with unlawful possession of marijuana after allegedly being found in possession of marijuana.

The following people were issued citations for alleged possession of a fictitious license:

Karlee J. McCorry, 20, of Hawthorn Drive, Spencerport
Zachary J. Haun, 20, of Freedom Drive, West Seneca
Nicholas R. Bittner, 19, of Lilydale Street, Hamburg
Allison M. Stamp, 20, of P.O. Box, Montour Falls
Nicholas A. Gigante, 19, of Lein Road, West Seneca
Ashley M. Bishop, 20, of Wilman Drive, Lancaster
Patrick S. Roberts, 20, of Sheldon Road, Skaneateles
Brandon P. Frank, Sommerset Drive, Webster
Lisa M. McGuire, 19, of Everett Place, Tonawanda
Troy J. Crevier, 19, of Lake Road, Webster
Justin J. DiBernardo, 19, of Hidden Pines Trail, Webster
Alexander J. Woodard, 17, of Ransom Road, Lancaster

The Following were issued a citation for alleged possessing another person’s license:

Nicholas A. Tagliarino, 19, of October Lane, Amherst
Kelsea E. Flannery, 19, of Lewis Street, Endicott
Briana C. Estabrook, 19, of Curtain Road, Tully
Mitchell W. Smith, 20, of South Union Street, Rochester,
Edward J. Malo III, 20, of Piunnacle Road, Rochester
Matthew J. Graves, 19, of Telephone Road, Caledonia
Defrance C. C. Hotilling, 20, of Cross Over Road, Fairport
Spencer C. Byrne, 21, of Paddy Hill Drive, Rochester
Samantha A. Fischer, 18, of Roseview Avenue, Blasdell
Gina F. Picone, 20, of Marine Drive, Amherst

The following people were issued citations for alleged possession/consumption of alcohol under age 21.

Michael J. Carroll, 17, of Vanderbilt Avenue, North Tonawanda
Daniel J. Gundlach, 18, of Tachi Drive, Newfane
Philip J. Brogan, 20, of Harvard Street, Rochester
Kelsey A. Peck, 18, of Meadowbrook Drive, Elma
Brenna C. Donnegan, 19, of Genesee Street, Avon
Kyle C. Betron, 19, of Carmichael Lane, Geneseo
Parker A. Hatfield, 20, of Lincoln Road, Ontario, Canada
Nicole A. Adams, 20, of Swamp Road, Bergen
Casey J. Erhardt, 18, of Renee Court, Marilla
Matthew J. Graves, 19, of Telephone Road, Caledonia
Lucas R. Logsdon, 18, of Dunkley Road, Leicester
Gabrielle R. Sacco, 16, of Downey Drive, Oswego
Erica J. Handley, 18, of Small Road, Syracuse
Candace M. Timberlake, 20, of Robert Drive, Syracuse
Patrick J. Kinderman, 17, of Homestead Road, Hamburg
Molly R. Hennessy, 17, of Manor Lane, Hamburg
Anthony J. Altieri, 20, of Main Street, Alden
Timothy J. Lewalski, 20, of Townline Road, Lancaster
Dane M. Wetzler, 19, of West Main, Alden
Brett A. Scheuerlein, 18, of Richmond Avenue, Batavia
Cody D. Swimline, 17, of Trumbull Pkwy, Batavia
Mitchell G. Wilkinson, 20, of Willow Woods, Alden
Caitlin A. Protas, 18, of Rondelay Drive, Cheektowaga
Andrea N. Smith, 20, of French Road, Cheektowaga
Cody M. Slattery, 20, of Olean Road, South Wales
Amanda L. Furlani, 20, of Hillside Pkwy, Lancaster
Sean T. Holtham, 19, of Juniper Street, Lockport
Trystin M. Plummer, 17, of Jefferson Street, Wellsville
Colton C. Beardsley, 17 of Niles Hill Road, Wellsville
Veronica J. Ebert, 18, of Scott Avenue, Wellsville
Stone T. Skeeter, 16, of Lee Place, Wellsville
Lisa A. McGuire, 19, of Everett Place, Tonawanda
Paige A. Zosh, 18, of Emerson Street, Alden
Peter P. Guido, 17, of West Wood Road, Lancaster
Christine A. Harling, 17, of Emerson Street, Alden
Nicholas J. Dieter, 16, of Kellogg Street, Alden
John M. Henderson Jr., 17, of Laurelwood Drive, Rochester
Justin J. DiBernardo, 19, of Hidden Pines Trail, Rochester
Brandon P. Frank, 19, of Sommerset Drive, Webster
Troy J. Crevier, 19, of Lake Road, Webster
Brooke A. Bull, 19, of Townline Road, Delevan
Samantha K. Raiber, 19, of Grove Street, Delevan
Clarissa M. Jones, 18, of Pine Street, Yorkshire
Jennifer L. Cicero, 20, of Pinetree Drive, Lancaster
Jaclyn M. Corsaro, 20, of Lenmart Drive, North Tonawanda
Matthew D. Peters, 17, of Spring Court, North Tonawanda
Ashley N. Ward, 17, of Lakewood Drive, North Tonawanda
Kaitlyn N. Mazierski, 17, of Stevenson Court, North Tonawanda
Samantha R. Gioeli, 19, of Windsor Avenue, Amherst
Rebecca L. Shoemaker, 20, Woodstock Avenue, Tonawanda
Elliott J. Russillio, 20, of William Street, Lancaster
Jacob C. Bene, 17, of Lyrae Drive, Gettzville
Devon M. Migaj, 19, of Sullivan Drive, Elma
Joseph W. Pici, 20, of Bullis Road, Elma
Eric F. Grzywna, 18, of Nanaite Drive, Elma
Benjamin S. F. Balderman, 19, of Leicester Road, Kenmore
Sarah M. Bidwell, 19, of Delaware Road, Buffalo
Andrew M. Hirsch, 18, of Butler Drive, Lancaster
Holly C. Kowalski, 18, of Cornell Drive, Depew
Stephanie L. Deuschle, 18, of Croydon Drive, Depew
Jesse J. Mikowski, 18, of West Wood Road, Lancaster
Aaron D. Wawrowski, 18, of Clark Street, Lancaster
Matthew B. Czechowski, 18, of Bentley Circle, Lancaster
Kyle P. Gallo, 20, of Street, Lawrence Drive, Street, Catherines, Ontario, Canada
Raeanne K. Fensom, 20, of Warner Road, Street, Davids, Ontario, Canada
Chelsea M. Len, 18, of Caprice Drive, Cheektowaga
Jillian N. Bennett, 16, of Broadway Street, Alden
James W. Rodgers, 19, of East Lake Street, Skaneateles
Megan E. Burdzy, 18, of Clermont Court, Lancaster
Carly D. Nevez, 20, of Sand Mateo Edmund, Okla.
Sean P. Bihrle, 20, of Calm Lake Circle, Rochester
Sarah M. Mador, 19, of Grosvenor Road, Kenmore
Elizabeth M. Pellegrino, 18, of Willow Breeze Road, Kenmore
Jessica M. Reeb, 20, of Signal Drive, Lancaster
Alissa M. Dibello, 20, of Belmont Avenue, Lancaster
Andrea J. Moore, 19, of Walnut Street, Baldwinsville
Shelby A. McNeilly, 18, of State Street, Skaneateles
Elizabeth E. Strods, 18, of State Street, Skaneateles
Sharon H. Adams, 19, of East Lake Road, Skaneatles
Patrick S. Roberts, 20, of Sheldon Road, Skaneateles
Brandon R. Murray, 18, of State Street, Skaneateles
Katelynn C. Bellnier, 20, of East Genesee Street, Auburn
Jesse J. Saniflippo, 20, of Chinaberry Crescent, Rochester
Edward J. Malo III, 20, of Pinnacle Road, Rochester
Dylan V. Davis, 19, of Route 245, Naples
Veronica E. S. Arnott, 19, of Ott Road, Stevensville, Ontario, Canada
Rachel J. Gombos, 19, of Abbott Road, Buffalo
Sarah R. Castilone, 18, of Gould Avenue, Depew
Alexander J. Woodard, 17, of Ransom Road, Lancaster
Brandon M. Barron, 20, of School Street, Skaneateles
Dalton A. Lemieux, 19, of Murphy Road, Lockport
Matthew K. Boyle, 17, of State Street, Road, Batavia
Robert G. Vanthoff, 19, of Havenwood Lane, Grand Island

July 19, 2013 - 10:01am
posted by Howard B. Owens in crime, Darien, darien lake performing arts center.

The following arrests were made during the Bob Dylan/Wilco/My Morning Jacket concert at Darien Lake on Thursday.

Conor B. Stebbins, 17, of Middle Cheshire Road, Canandaigua, is charged with criminal possession of a weapon, 4th, and unlawful possession of marijuana after allegedly being found in possession of a switchblade knife and a small amount of marijuana.

Emily E. Chadwick, 19, of Zittel Street, Buffalo, is charged with criminal possession of a controlled substance, 7th, and unlawful possession of marijuana after allegedly being found in possession of marijuana and Alprazolam.

The following people were charged with unlawful possession of marijuana.

Sean M. Cole, 20, of Maidstone Drive, Webster
Daniel V. Perry, 26, of Euclid Avenue, Hamburg
Brian J. Sexton, 31, of South Buffalo Street, Orchard Park
Kevin I. Palmer, 32, of Canandaigua Road, Walworth
Mitchell J. Gardepe, 21, of East Park Drive, Lockport
Evan C. Burk, 20, of Weld Street, Lockport
Kurt A. Hoffman, 20, of Shisler Road, Clarence
Rial C. Pate, 23, of RR 12 Ryegate, Mont.
Cody J. M. Nichols, 22, of East 1st Street, Corning
Jonathan M. Wulfert, 40, of Lake Road, Ontario, Canada
Ryan D. Clem, 20, of Peartree Lane, Webster
Craig W. Wulfert, 33, of Lake Road, Ontario, Canada
Nicolo A. Ferraro, 20, of Brookwood Drive, Webster
Brianna K. Caskey, 20 of Route 380, Sinclairville
Romine J. Foster, 17, of Timor Street, Stuart, Fla.
Steven D. Rodak, 16, of Tall Oak Drive, Canandaigua
Steven M. Caldwell, 19, of Quail Run Lane Lancaster
Tyler W. Miller, 29, of Oak Hill Road, Frewsburg
Owen K. Norrod, 29, of Warren Road, Frewsburg
Peter J. Brown Jr., 19, of Robert Quigley Drive, Scottsville
Emily L. Richards, 18, of South Grove, East Aurora

The following people are accused of unlawful possession of marijuana and possession/consumption of alcohol under age 21.

Salvatore V. Tumminelli, 20 of Brookwoood Drive, Webster
John W. R. Snell, 19 of North 4th Street, Lewiston
Ian D. Denner, 20, of South Hill Road, Wellsville
Gina M. Chapman, 20, of Wayneport Road, South Macedon
Craig P. Martin, 20, of Bittersweet Drive, Farmington

The following people were cited for alleged possession/consumption of alcohol under age 21.

Ryan M. Dallavia, 19, of Morgan Drive, Lewiston
Neal B. Bullard, 18, of Old Glenwood Road, West Falls
Connor J. Anthony, 19, of Circle Drive, Lewiston
Michael A. Celeste, 20, of Scovell Drive, Lewiston
Abby R. Sugnet, 17, of Foxbourne Road, Penfield
David M. Arthur, 19, of Chapel Woods, Williamsville
William T. Mangione, 18, of Remington Drive, North Tonawanda

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