Woman indicted for assaulting toddler

Jiggetts

BATAVIA — A Batavia woman has been indicted and charged with two counts of felony assault for injuries she allegedly inflicted on her child.

Niasia S. Jiggetts, 28, of Thomas Avenues is charged with two counts of second-degree assault.

Jiggetts was arrested in September after Genesee County sheriff’s investigators received information from Social Services.

She allegedly assaulted her son when he was 3 and she was living on West Main Street Road. The alleged assault happened on Sept. 21, 2017.

She also was accused of using an object to hit the child June 30 while at her residence on Thomas. The boy was 5.

Other indictments filed by a Genesee County grand jury:

n Shamya Brown, 19, of Rochester is charged with fourth-degree grand larceny for stealing more than $1,000 worth of cosmetics from a local store.

n Edwin Peart Jr., 36, of Rochester is charged with third-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, promoting prison contraband and tampering with physical evidence. He is accused of possessing cocaine with intent to sell and then having cocaine at Genesee County Jail, where he allegedly retrieved bags of cocaine from his underwear and putting it in his mouth.

n Walter H. Bennett, 29, of Rochester is charged with third-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance with intent to sell and misdemeanor criminal possession of a controlled substance. He allegedly possessed 64 bags of crack cocaine after a traffic stop in Batavia in October.

n James R. Blakeslee, 34, of Wyoming is charged with felony DWI.

n Marvelous C. Williams, 32, of Greece and Chance J. Barnwell-McLary, 23, of Rochester are charged with third-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance and criminal use of drug paraphernalia. They allegedly possessed 47 bags of fentanyl during a traffic stop in Byron in October.

n Schnell A. Ogletree, 30, of Camillus is charged with felony aggravated unlicensed operation, driving while impaired by drugs and criminal possession of a controlled substance.

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