posted on April 08, 2014 07:15
An Orleans County pastor accused of sexually assaulting children over a decade ago is being offered a plea deal.
70-year-old Roy Harriger of Middleport is charged with abusing two victims when he was pastor of the Ashwood Wesleyan Church in Lyndonville.
State Police say 10 other alleged victims have been identified after one came forward. Police say there could be more sex abuse victims dating back to the 1970s in Michigan and Pennsylvania as well, though the statute of limitations has run out on most of those.
Details of the plea deal offered by county prosecutors to Harriger have not been released.
A young couple is accused of taking part in a “mini” crime spree in Wyoming County.
18-year-old Amber Reinisch of Castile and 21-year-old Bradley Jordan of East Bethany are charged with a felony count of burglary as well as petit larceny and criminal possession of a weapon.
State Police say the pair broke into an apartment in Silver Springs, created a disturbance at McDonalds in Warsaw, displayed a gun at the Save A-lot in Warsaw, and stole merchandise from Wal-Mart and Olympia Sports in North Warsaw.
Reinisch and Jordan were jailed on $5,000 bail each.
A Batavia man has been charged with burglary for allegedly taking property from a LeRoy business after being told to stay away from the place.
56-year-old David Mancuso of Putnam Road is facing charges of burglary, criminal contempt and petit larceny.
Mancuso is free under supervision of Genesee Justice.
The business was not identified.
It looks like medical marijuana will not be part of the New York legislature's 2014 session. Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver says it appears the measure will not have a future this session because of opposition in the Senate.
Governor Andrew Cuomo is expected to use an executive order to create a medical marijuana program if the legislature is unable to pass a bill.