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Today's Top Stories - Tuesday, August 13th

Hornellsville Traffic Stop Leads to Drug Charges for Spencer Woman:

 

A Spencer woman is facing drug charges after a traffic stop in Hornellsville.  According to State Police, 41-year-old Marci Clem was pulled over on State Route 36 and when troopers conducted a search, they reportedly found a pound of meth and a small amount of marijuana.  Clem was charged with criminal possession of a controlled substance, driving while ability impaired by drugs, unlawful possession of marijuana, and several other vehicle and traffic violations. 

 

 

Hornell Woman Accused of Threatening Women with Knife, Driving Drunk:

 

The Steuben County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of 34-year-old Amanda Marriott of Hornell following an incident in Arkport.  According to the Sheriff’s Office, deputies were dispatched to a residence on Reddy Hollow Road for a report of a woman threatening two other women with a knife.  Their investigation allegedly found that Marriott operated a motor vehicle in an intoxicated condition with children in the vehicle and then threatened the two women with a knife.  She was charged with felony driving while intoxicated (Leandra’s Law), three counts of endangering the welfare of a child, and two counts of menacing.  She was held at the Steuben County Jail for arraignment.

 

 

 

18-year-old Arrested in Home Invasion Burglary:

 

An 18-year-old from Savona has been arrested in connection with a home invasion burglary.  The Steuben County Sheriff’s Office reports that deputies were dispatched to a residence on Dublin Road in Howard in response to a report of a burglary in progress.  The investigation allegedly found that Richard Snyder damaged, entered, and stole property from an occupied residence and then fled the scene.  Snyder was charged with burglary, criminal mischief, and petit larceny.  He was held for arraignment and then released to appear.

 

 

Sheriff Warns of Fake Child Car Seats:

 

Steuben County Sheriff Jim Allard is urging those with infants and small children to be aware of the growing trend of “knock-off” car seat sales.  Typically sold from online merchants, the car seats are often made of flimsy plastic, and often feature plastic buckles, instead of metal ones, as well as missing parts, and the bogus seats do not provide registration cards or owner’s manuals, according to national reports.  Residents are reminded that the Sheriff’s Department conducts regular child car seat safety checks, and the next is set for 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday at the 200th Steuben County Fair.  Income-eligible families in Steuben may apply for child car seats for newborns, infants, and toddlers through the sheriff’s “Play IT Safe” project.  More information is available by calling (607) 622-3911, or online at https://www.steubencony.org/Files/Documents/publichealth/car_seat_application_2019_fillable.pdf

 

 

India Day in Corning to Close Some Streets:

 

Corning’s Gaffer District will be celebrating India Day this weekend, which means several streets will be closing for safety reasons.  The event is Saturday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.  Tioga Avenue will be closed from the bus turn around to the Tioga Parking Garage.  The east entrance of the Tioga Parking Garage will be closed, and all vehicles must enter and exit from the west end of the garage on Walnut Street. 

 

 

 

Haverling Central School Supply Giveaway:

 

With August already almost half-way through, the summer will soon be over for students as they head back to school.  The Haverling Central School District is making sure its students will be ready for the new year with a school supply giveaway.  Any student from Pre-K through 12th grade and their parents will be able to get free school supplies, including backpacks, pencils, glue sticks, and more, on Wednesday, August 21st between 9 and 11 a.m. in the High School Cafeteria.   

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