Category: Courts

Former Assemblyman Brian Kolb’s next court date set for May 8

Former Assemblyman Brian Kolb’s next court date set for May 8

Former New York State Assemblyman Brian Kolb will have another court appearance on May 6. The Democrat & Chronicle reported that his hearing, which was originally scheduled for October 2020, was moved to May due to COVID-19 concerns. He crashed his state-owned ... MORE
Red Creek man convicted on burglary charges after Cato bank robbery incident

Red Creek man convicted on burglary charges after Cato bank robbery incident

District Attorney Jon Budelmann announced the conviction of a man accused of burglary and attempted robbery. Assistant District Attorney Christopher Valdina prosecuted the case against Jason Ingleston, who attempted to rob the Community Bank branch in the village of Cato. Budelmann said ... MORE
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Phelps woman sentenced to 2 years in prison for stealing $1 million from Seneca Falls employer released after two months

Phelps woman sentenced to 2 years in prison for stealing $1 million from Seneca Falls employer released after two months

The Phelps woman who stole more than a million dollars from her Seneca Falls employer over the course of years is getting out of prison way before her two-year sentence concludes. The Finger Lakes Times reports that Mike Gelder, the president of ... MORE
Driver pleads guilty to vehicular homicide after crash that killed Ovid man

Driver pleads guilty to vehicular homicide after crash that killed Ovid man

A Junius man will spend 5-15 years behind bars after admitting he was intoxicated when he drove into a utility truck last year- killing a Spectrum employee. District Attorney Mark Sinkiewicz said Jon Lamere pleaded guilty to aggravated vehicular homicide. He’s scheduled ... MORE
REPORT: Bureau of Indian Affairs revealed Cayuga Nation doesn’t possess public contracts for law enforcement, tribal court

REPORT: Bureau of Indian Affairs revealed Cayuga Nation never possessed public law contracts for law enforcement, tribal court

Just days before a grand jury assembles in Seneca County to start collecting testimonies that can eventually lead to criminal charges, a FingerLakes1.com investigation has revealed that the Cayuga Nation of New York has never received any federal funding through law enforcement ... MORE
SUMMONS, SUBPOENAS SENT: A grand jury assembling in Seneca County, seeking criminal charges after violent Cayuga Nation press conference in 2020

SUMMONS, SUBPOENAS SENT: A grand jury assembling in Seneca County, seeking criminal charges after violent Cayuga Nation press conference

The summons and subpoenas have been sent and a grand jury is gearing up in Seneca County to present criminal charges and potentially resolve a longstanding miscarriage of justice — in the eyes of one Fayette resident and his ongoing struggle with ... MORE
Commission says Gorham town justice should be admonished over Facebook post

Commission: Gorham justice should be disciplined over Facebook posts

The New York State Commission on Judicial Conduct has determined that John R. Peck, a Justice of the Gorham Town Court, Ontario County should be admonished. In a determination dated March 19, 2021, and made public today upon completion of statutory notice ... MORE
Retrial for Seneca Falls man who beat, stabbed woman in violent 2016 attack will begin in April

Retrial for Seneca Falls man who beat, stabbed woman in violent 2016 attack will begin in April

The retrial of a Seneca Falls man accused of seriously injuring a woman in 2016 will begin next month. District Attorney Mark Sinkiewicz said the trial for Jose Hernandez is set to begin April 19, according to the Finger Lakes Times. They ... MORE
Auburn man charged with criminally negligent homicide after fatal crash

Auburn man charged with criminally negligent homicide after fatal crash

Sheriff Brian Schenck says one person has been charged after a fatal crash on February 8. Following a six week investigation, Sheriff Schenck says that Tristan Hope, 24, of Auburn was charged in relation to the crash that killed 52-year-old Michael Maltese, ... MORE
Kolb DWI case back in courts next month, attorney outlines plan to contest breathalyzer accuracy

Kolb DWI case back in courts next month, attorney outlines plan to contest breathalyzer accuracy

The DWI case involving former New York State Assemblyman Brian Kolb is set to resume in May. There have been delays of nearly eight months. A hearing was scheduled for last fall, but ultimately cancelled due to COVID-19, like most other court ... MORE
OxyContin maker Perdue exiting bankruptcy

OxyContin maker Perdue exiting bankruptcy

Purdue Pharma, the brand behind the wildly popular painkiller OxyContin, has just announced an ambitious $10 billion plan to emerge from bankruptcy and rebrand itself in the marketplace. Executives stated that the company plans to funnel a portion of its profits into ... MORE
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How much do you know about California’s custody laws?

How much do you know about California’s custody laws?

Whether you are going through a legal separation or a divorce settlement, it is vital to understand your state’s custody laws if you have children with your spouse. California’s laws are not necessarily more complicated than other states. Tailoring your approach, though, ... MORE
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Owasco Town Judge DiVietro resigns amid investigation into harassment of two women

Owasco Town Judge DiVietro resigns amid investigation into harassment of two women

The New York State Commission on Judicial Conduct announced that Mark A. DiVietro, a Justice of the Owasco Town Court in Cayuga County resigned while under investigation by the Commission for harassment of two women and for engaging in unauthorized ex parte ... MORE
Accusers may not cooperate after law firm picked to lead Cuomo impeachment

Accusers may not cooperate after law firm picked to lead Cuomo impeachment investigation

One of the former aides to Gov. Andrew Cuomo, who was the first to accuse him of sexual harassment is calling the impeachment investigation process a ‘sham’. Lindsey Boylan said in a series of tweets on Wednesday that the investigation being pushed ... MORE
Former Newark teaching assistant, photographer guilty on child porn charges

Former Newark teaching assistant, photographer guilty on child porn charges

A former Newark teaching assistant has pleaded guilty to child pornography charges. Matthew Holland faces upwards of 50 years in prison. Prosecutors said that Holland coerced minors to produce child pornography via social media and recorded minors undressing at their homes. He ... MORE
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