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Today's Top Stories - Saturday, October 28, 2017

Four Arrested in County Sweep for Probation Violations
Four people were arrested Thursday for violating the terms of their probation. After a multi-agency operation performed checks on probationers across the county, contraband was seized at a number of residences and arrests were made for Damion L. Travis, 43, of Prattsburgh, Calvin K. Davenport, 55, of Addison, Denise M. Hargrave, 53, Prattsburgh and Terry L. Hurd Jr., 32, of Hornell. The suspects were remanded to the Steuben County Jail on warrants for felony violations of probation and further charges are pending in this investigation.

RX Pill Take Back at County Public Safety Building
A reminder that today is the National Prescription Pill Take Back Day. It’s a chance for people to get rid of unwanted, unused or expired medications. The event will be held at the Steuben County Public Safety Building on Ramsey Street ext. The event runs from 10-2…no questions asked.

Police Announce Halloween DWI Enforcement Effort
Steuben County Sheriff Jim Allard announced that Steuben County police agencies are participating in a special enforcement effort to combat impaired driving. New York State Police, County Sheriff and municipal law enforcement agencies across the state will be out in force this Halloween holiday weekend until November 1. A reminder that if you are drinking to please plan a safe ride home before leaving the house and even if you only have “a few” you are still in no shape to drive.

Bath Man Arrested for HEAP Fraud
A Bath man was arrested and charged with three counts of Offering a False Instrument for Filing in the First Degree Falsifying, one count of Petit Larceny and a class E Felony one count of Welfare Fraud in the fifth degree. Following an investigation by the District Attorney’s Office and Steuben County Department of Social Services Fraud and Legal Affairs Unit, Felix T. Davila is accused of reporting false HEAP applications to receive $1301 in HEAP benefits he was not eligible for.

Village of Savona Announces Semi-Annual Trash Collection
The Village of Savona has announced its semi-annual trash collection will be on Friday, November 10th. All items must be placed on the curbside Thursday night with no exceptions. The Village asks that there be absolutely no tires, garbage, recyclables, construction materials, lawn debris, batteries, computers & televisions, paint cans or hazardous materials. Scrap metal and appliances must be in separate stacks from other trash items for collection.

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