posted on August 10, 2012 07:22
An investigation is ongoing into the discovery of several metal spikes found at a playground in LeRoy.
Two women who were at Wildwood Park Playground with their young children this week found several large metal spikes at the base of a playground slide.
The spikes were buried in the ground, difficult to see, point side up.
Police were called in and village employees used metal detectors to check all playgrounds around the village for any similar issues.
It's not known who might have placed the dangerous spikes at the playground.
Anyone with information is asked to call LeRoy Police at 345-6350.
A former Monroe County Assistant Public Defender now facing federal charges in connection with a suspected marijuana growing operation.
36-year-old Adam Rissew of Medina is charged with manufacturing marijuana and possession of firearms for drug trafficing.
Rissew was arrested last month on state charges for allegedly selling marijuana in the Medina area.
These federal charges carry much stiffer penalties.
Police are asking for help in finding the person who burglarized a home in LeRoy.
The person allegedly broke into the home on the corner of Exchange Street and South Street this past Friday.
Police say the person entered the home through the attached garage sometime before 4p.m.
Anyone who has information about the crime is asked to contact the LeRoy Police Department.
Western New York Catholics get a new bishop today.
Bishop Richard Malone will be installed as the new leader of the Buffalo Diocese.
An elaborate ceremony for Malone's installation will take place at St. Joseph Cathedral.
The 66-year-old Malone spent eight years as bishop in Portland, Maine before being selected by Pope Benedict to head up the Buffalo Diocese.
U.S. Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta says the future of the Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station looks good.
After touring the base Thursday, Pannetta affirmed the federal government's commitment to keeping the base open and said the feds will be making "investments" in the base.
Local lawmakers had expressed concern that proposed Air Force budget cuts would lead to either the base's closure and the loss of hundreds of jobs.