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13 Arrested in Livingston County Drug Bust

13 people including a Batavia woman are facing drug charges in Livingston County.

The Local Drug Task Force announced the arrests in a press conference today after a months-long investigation into drug sales in Lima, Geneseo, Mount Morris and Avon.

All 12 who were arrested this morning are between the ages of 22 and 47.

39-year-old Laura Fletcher of Batavia is wanted on a warrant for Criminal Sale and Criminal Possession of a controlled substance.

Anyone with information on her whereabouts should call the Mount Morris Police.

All except two were jailed.

Attica Student Arrested for Threatening Teacher

A 17-year-old Attica High School student was arrested today after allegedly threatening a teacher.

Village Police charged the boy with menacing. Officers say he also threatened the teacher’s family.

An order of protection was issued.

The boy was released to his mother and is scheduled back in Town Court April 14.

Gillibrand, Collins Propose Naming Alden Post Office After Fallen Soldier

Senator Kirsten Gillibrand and Congressman Chris Collins announce legislation to name the U.S. Post Office in Alden after a fallen army sergeant.

An Alden native, Sergeant Brett Gornewicz died in November while serving in Afghanistan. He was riding a Humvee that was struck by an improvised explosive device, killing him and two other soldiers from New York.

Sergeant Gornewicz was awarded a Bronze Star with Valor for his bravery in saving a life during a firefight.

Gillibrand and Collins say naming the post office after him is a small step in recognizing his bravery and service to our country.

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