BATAVIA — A Le Roy woman has been charged with eight felonies for bilking Social Services out of more than $10,000, Social Service Investigator Michael Kowalczyk said.
Jessice Horton, 25, of Telephone Road was charged with seven counts of first-degree offering a false instrument for filing and third-degree grand larceny.
An investigation revealed Horton submitted forms indicating her two children were living with her but they weren’t, Kowalczyk said. She received $10,437.69 in temporary assistance and Food Stamp benefits as a result of the false claim.
Horton was arraigned in Town Court and committed to Genesee County Jail in lieu of $5,000 bail. She is to appear in court Aug. 24.
BATAVIA — City police charged the following during the past week:
— Robert L. Williams Jr., 24, of West Main Street was arrested on a warrant and jailed in lieu of $500 bail.
— Cory J. Trybushyn, 27, of West Avenue was charged with petit larceny for stealing from a business in the city.
— Benjamin J. Bullard, 28, of Maple Street was charged with grand larceny for stealing $6,000 from an acquaintance while the woman was on vacation. He was jailed.
— James C. Emerson, 53, of State Street was charged with allowing his dog to “howl and bark continuously” from 7:30 to 9:45 p.m. Monday.
ALBION — Orleans County Sheriff’s Department made the following arrests during the past week:
— Terry Holloway Jr., 32, of Lyndonville was charged on a warrant with criminal sale of a controlled substance. He was committed to jail.
— Brandon M. Belski, 20, of Holley was charged on a warrant with criminal contempt of court.
— Luke G. Sorta, 23, of Kent was arrested in Idaho on a warrant for violating probation. He was returned to Orleans and jailed pending a court appearance.
— Nicholas J. Elliott, 24, of Medina was charged with third-degree assault for hitting a woman. He was jailed pending an appearance in Shelby Town Court.
— Jennifer L. Vazquez, 37, of Albion was charged with DWI, aggravated DWI and unsafe backing after a crash at Point Breeze.
WARSAW — A Hamburg woman was jailed Friday after a traffic stop in the village, state police said.
Jeslyn N. Tripp, 24, was stopped for driving 50 mph in a 30 mph speed zone and moving from her lane unsafely, troopers said.
Tripp allegedly failed roadside sobriety tests and was taken into custody. She was then evaluated by a drug recognition expert and allegedly found to be under the influence, while possessing several prescription drugs which hadn’t been prescribed to her.
Tripp was charged with driving while ability impaired by drugs, first-degree aggravated unlicensed operation, seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, and moving from lane unsafely. She was committed to Wyoming County Jail in lieu of $5,000 bail.
Tripp is to appear in Village Court at a later date. Village police assisted the investigation.
WARSAW — Allan B. Gilman was charged Sunday after a traffic stop on Route 19, state police said.
Gilman, 53, of Pike was located after a citizen’s complaint of a possible drunk driver, troopers said. He allegedly failed field sobriety tests after being pulled over.
Further investigation revealed Gilman’s blood alcohol content was 0.22 percent, troopers said. He was charged with aggravated DWI and consumption of an alcoholic beverage in a vehicle.
Gilman is to appear in Warsaw Town Court at a later date.
PERRY — A village man was charged July 27 after he violated an order of protection, Perry police said.
Joel Parkhurst, 33, of Water Street tried to make contact with the protected individual, said Officer Tim Bryant. He is to appear in court at a later date.
PERRY — A village woman was charged July 28 with second-degree harassment, Perry police said.
Mary Parkhurst, 25, of Water Street punched a female in the face after reading comments on Facebook about she and her husband, said Officer Tim Bryant.