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September 9, 2015 - 9:36am

Law and Order: Oak Street resident accused of causing more than $1K damage to apartment

posted by Howard B. Owens in crime, batavia.

John W. Walsh, 32, of Oak Street, Batavia, is charged with criminal mischief, 3rd. Walsh is accused of using a hammer to smash his apartment door, door frame, a closet door, a window frame and window blinds, causing more than $1,000 in damage. Walsh was jailed without bail. Walsh was also arrested on an open container/consuming alcohol in a public place charge for allegedly drinking alcohol on the playground at Austin Park.

Regina M. Iannello, 55, of East Main Street, Batavia, is charged with harassment, 2nd. Iannello is accused of striking her estranged husband multiple times following a verbal argument in a parked car at a location on South Main Street, Batavia.

Penny S. Hofert, 49, of East Main Street, Batavia, is charged with petit larceny. Hofert is accused of shoplifting at Dollar General.

Stacy L. Massaro, 48, of Whittler Road, Rochester, is charged with petit larceny. Massaro allegedly stole at least four packages of cookies, 11 bags of chips and salt/pepper shakers from the Homestretch Grill at Batavia Downs.

Daniel Delplato Jr., 60, of Chandler Avenue, Batavia, is charged with harassment, 2nd, disorderly conduct and violating an order of protection.  Delplato is accused of being involved in a domestic dispute over several days.

Steven Charles Coons, 44, of Slyton Road, Port Byron, is charged with criminal mischief, 4th, and attempted petit larceny. Coons was arrested on a warrant during a traffic stop in Syracuse. Coons was jailed in Genesee County on $5,000 bail.

jeff saquella
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it looks like it was adult night to get into trouble

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"adult"

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I can't for the life of me understand how the city police can arrest Walsh, charge him with a felony, yet let another who deliberately damaged someone's property, off the hook.
Maybe the chief can explain it, I sure as hell can't.Looks like selective law enforcement.
In both cases, over a $1,000.00 in damages were incurred.

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Frank.
Just wondering. Am I losing it, or was there something in a previous comment, alluding to KFC?
Or, was that comment deleted?

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Wow, shoplifting from the general. Nothing like going down in a "blaze of glory."

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Ed, it was deleted, I thought it had some public service value, Billie thought differently.
I agreed with her to an extent.The responsible parties are employed there.The damage was bad enough, but the way it was done is quite appalling.Wish it would have been county jurisdiction, I'm certain the outcome would have been different.

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OK, Frank. Thanks for the heads-up, anyways.
Not quite sure about the reason for deletion, but, that's not my call.

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