Belfast Teacher Accused of Having “Intimate Relationship” with Student:
A Belfast Central School teacher has been charged after he allegedly had an “intimate relationship” with a 15-year-old student. 25-year-old Christopher Enlow of Hornell has been charged with endangering the welfare of a child. According to State Police, they found text messages on Enlow’s phone implying the relationship. Belfast Superintendent Wendy Butler says Enlow has resigned. Anyone with further information on Enlow is asked to contact State Police at (585) 344-6200.
Elmira Man Accused of Stabbing 2 in Corning:
An Elmira man has been arrested after he alleged stabbed two people during an altercation on Bridge Street in Corning. According to Corning Police, just before 1:15 a.m. Friday, officers witnessed a disturbance outside a business on Bridge Street. As they approached, they were told someone had been stabbed. They were directed by witnesses to a vehicle that was trying to flee. The vehicle was pulled over, while other officers tended to two stabbing victims. Arrested was 26-year-old Amado Rincon Jr. He was charged with assault and criminal possession of a weapon. A 37-year-old man from Corning was “severely stabbed,” according to police, and was taken to Robert Packer Hospital. The other victim, a 28-year-old Beaver Dams man was treated for a minor stab wound at the scene.
Belmont Woman Found Guilty of Selling Drugs in Hornell:
A woman from Belmont has been found guilty of selling drugs in Hornell. 38-year-old Kristen Hand was found guilty of criminal possession and criminal sale of a controlled substance, both felonies. Hand and two co-defendants sold cocaine from a home on Genesee Street in April of last year. The Steuben County District Attorney’s Office says both of those co-defendants have already pled guilty and are awaiting sentencing. Hand faces up to nine years in prison.
“Police Officer Week” in Steuben Co.:
In recognition of the essential role law enforcement members and agencies in Steuben County play in safeguarding the rights and freedoms of county residents, county Legislature Chairman Joe Hauryski and county Sheriff Jim Allard have proclaimed this week, May 12th through the 18th, as “Police Officer Week in Steuben County.” Hauryski said it is important all citizens understand the task, duties, and responsibilities of the Sheriff’s Department, town and village police departments, and New York State Police, and recognize their professional duty to serve the people of the county by protecting life and property against violence or disorder.