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Today's Top Stories - January 25, 2019

Bath Man Arrested on Child Porn Charges
Bath Village Police report the arrest of Bath man Daryl Sumeriski for Possession of a Sexual Performance by a Child under the age of 16 following an investigation with the New York State Police of Jamestown and Bath Bureau of Criminal Investigations. Sumeriski was arraigned in Bath Village Court and remanded to Steuben County Jail with bail at $5,000 cash or $10,000 bond.


No-Knock Warrants Nets Two Arrests
The execution of a no-knock search warrant yielded two arrests in Bath this week. Eugene E. White of Howell Street in Bath was charged with seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance and first-degree criminal nuisance then arraigned in Bath Village Court and sent to the Steuben County Jail while Jahmere A. Davis, 17, of Rochester was charged with Criminal Possession of a controlled substance in the Third degree with intent to sell and Possession of a Controlled Substance in the Seventh degree then arraigned in Village of Bath Court and sent to Steuben County Jail.


Clayton Case Scheduled for Court of Appeals Hearing
Thomas Clayton may have been convicted of murder for the death of his wife Kelley Stage Clayton, but he has been scheduled another court date. A New York State Court of Appeals will hear arguments for Clayton’s appeal case set for April 10th of this year after Clayton’s attorney Brian Shiffrin filed a motion back in October to appeal Clayton’s first and second-degree murder convictions from 2017.  Clayton was convicted of conspiring with Michael Beard to murder Kelley in February 2017 and is currently serving a life sentence in Sing Sing Correctional Facility.


Cuomo Signs Legislation Modernizing NY Voting
Governor Andrew Cuomo approved New York’s latest series of election reform laws yesterday aimed at making voting easier and more accessible. One of the measures allows voters to cast their ballots up to 10 days before the date of Election Day while 16 and 17-year-old student drivers can pre-register to be eligible to vote as they apply for learner’s permits so they are enrolled as state voters once they reach the age of 18.


Gifts Remembered Closing Its Arnot Mall Store
Gift retailer Things Remembered has announced the closing of its Arnot Mall store. The store chain, which is reportedly preparing for filing bankruptcy, is in debt about $120 million and is shutting down most of its 400 stores across the country.


Steuben Public Health Providing Narcan Training
Steuben County Public Health announces it provides Narcan training. County Public Health Nurse Jo-Anne Taylor teaches the Harm Reduction Coalition program on properly dispensing Narcan in the event of an opioid overdose. Steuben Public Health is a registered opioid overdose program and to learn more about Narcan, how to administer it, and opioid overdose, call County Public Health for more information on Narcan Training at (607) 664-2438.

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