Wayland Man Arrested on Assault, Trespass Charges:
A Wayland man was arrested after state troopers were called to a possible domestic dispute at a residence in the Town of Wayland. 36-year-old Colin Sick was allegedly asked to leave the complainant’s residence and refused. A physical altercation then ensued and the complainant sustained an injury. Sick was charged with criminal trespass in the 2nd, and assault in the 3rd, both misdemeanors. Sick posted $2,000 cash bail.
2 Facing Drug Charges in Avoca:
Two people are facing drug charges out of the Town of Avoca. According to state police, 23-year-old Katherine LaBarr-Bulson was found in possession of heroin and crack, and 26-year-old James Sick of Wayland was found with a small amount of crack and marijuana. LaBarr-Bulson was charged with criminal possession of a controlled substance and evidence tampering and is being held at the Steuben County Jail on $25,000 bail. Sick has been charged with criminal possession of a controlled substance and marijuana possession, and was issued an appearance ticket.
Rochester School Bus, Sedan Collide in Mount Morris:
The Livingston County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a collision that occurred Saturday between a sedan and a Rochester City School Bus. The accident occurred on State Route 408 in Mount Morris. Weather and road conditions are believed to have played a factor. The driver of the sedan, a 33-year-old woman was transported to a hospital for non-life threatening injuries. Three of the 24 people on the bus were also taken to a hospital for minor injuries.
Steuben Co. Sheriff’s Office Conducts “Operations Safe Sales” Checks:
On Thursday, December 14th the Steuben County Sheriff’s Office, in conjunction with the Steuben Prevention Coalition Underage Drinking Task Force, Village of Bath Police Department, Village of Canisteo Police Department, and the City of Corning Police Department conducted alcoholic beverage sales compliance checks on retail establishments in the county. Operation Safe Sales included checks of 34 establishments by undercover operatives under 21 years of age supervised by Deputy Sheriffs and Police Officers from the City of Corning and Village of Bath. Of the 34 checks, three establishments allegedly sold an alcoholic beverage to the underage operatives: the Canisteo Acorn Market, the 7-Eleven on Denison Parkway in Corning, and the 7-Eleven on Main Street in Arkport. The Sheriff’s Office says that arrests in relation to the alleged sales are forthcoming, as well as notifications to the state Alcohol Beverage Control Board regarding the establishments in question.
Steuben Co. Legislatures to Look at Lower Landfill Fees for Electronic Screens:
Steuben County residents will be able to drop off televisions and computer monitors at the county landfill at a lower cost beginning January 1st. County legislators will vote on the proposed drop in fees from the current $20 per monitor down to $15 when they meet in regular session today. The lower cost was approved by the county Legislature’s Public Works Committee when it met earlier this month. Committee members said the decrease might be more affordable for county residents and result in an uptick in the number of monitors recycled through the county landfill system.
Steuben Youth Discuss Local Issues:
Fourteen Steuben County high school students took their seats recently in the county Legislature’s chambers for the county’s biannual Youth in Government Simulated Legislative Session. The students met to propose and vote on resolutions they drew up after spending a semester meeting with legislators and department heads to learn more about Steuben’s operations. Resolutions presented included: hiring summer workers for the county Weights and Measures Department, adding more flush toilets in county parks, more reasonable job applications for former felons, and informing students of the environmental benefits of the county landfill, among others. The twice-yearly high school program has been offered to high school juniors and seniors by the county for more than 30 years.