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Twenty women arrested in RPD prostitution sting

The Rochester Police Department conducted a prostitution detail in the Lyell Avenue area and arrested 20 women for prostitution.

Yolanda Chevere, 26 of Rochester
Carla Basnight, 43 of Rochester
Maybelle Smith, 29 of Rochester
Nicole Boston, 35 of Rochester
Prince Carter-Fagan, 28 of Rochester
Fresheba Wells, 24 of Rochester
Samantha Butler, 36 of Rochester
Angela Batten, 41 of Rochester
Brandy Flint, 32 of Rochester
Juanita Villaronga, 40 of Rochester
Raechell Gaddy, 35 of Rochester
Sandra McCloud, 56 of Rochester
Julie Hyde: Female, 37 of Rochester
Marjorie S. Markel, 45 of Rochester
Mariah Cozan, 30 of Spencerport
Jessica L. Townsend, 29 of Rochester
Kathleen Doty-McFarland, 40 of Rochester
Rebecca Henault, 28 of Rochester
Melanie A. Kirkpatrick, 42 of Irondequoit
Stephone Brooks, 21 of Rochester

Brockport Police blotter for April 8 - 14, 2013

April 9:
A South Avenue resident reported the theft of a Garmin GPS unit from their unlocked vehicle overnight.

April 10:
A Monroe Avenue resident reported the theft of their iPhone 4S.

A Main Street business had their window smashed during the early morning hours. Brockport Police were nearby, heard the window smash, and detained a suspect, Anthony D. Napoli, 22 of Clay, N.Y. The business owner declined pressing charges in lieu of restitution.

April 14:
Police arrested Stephen J. Boronczyk, 22 of Syracuse, N.Y., on charges of second-degree obstructing governmental administration. Boronczyk is due to appear in Sweden Town Court.

Police arrested Andrew J. Swartz, 23 of Brockport, on charges of seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance as well as a marijuana possession violation. Swartz is due to appear in Sweden Town Court.

Nun admits to stealing thousands of dollars from two churches <p> </p>

An Orleans County nun accused of stealing from two Catholic churches admitted she did it.

Sister Mary Ann Rapp pleaded guilty to stealing $128,000 from St. Mark's Church in Holley and St. Mary's Church in Kendall. Investigators say it happened between 2006 and 2011. 

She faces six months in jail and will have to pay back some of what she stole. Investigators say Rapp had a gambling addiction and used the money at area casinos.

 

   
 

Brockport Police blotter for March 25 - 31, 2013

March 29
Police arrested Aaron D. Carlston, 39 of Holley, on charges of driving while intoxicated as well as other traffic-related offenses. Carlston is due to appear in Sweden Town Court.

March 30
Police arrested Adam M. Cote, 23 of Rochester, on charges of aggravated driving while intoxicated, as well as other traffic related offenses. Cote is due to appear in Sweden Town Court.

An Erie Street resident reported an undisclosed amount of money was withdrawn from their checking account between March 2 and March 26, 2013.

Police arrested Justin B. Cenci, 30 of Wilmington, NY, on charges of third-degree aggravated unlicensed operation as well as other traffic and drug-related offenses. Cenci is due to appear in Sweden Town Court.

March 31

Brockport Police blotter for March 18 - 24, 2013

March 21:
Police were called to a Fair Street business for a Criminal Trespass report.

Police were called to a North Main Street address for an Aggravated Harassment report. The victim did not wish prosecution at the time of the report.

March 22:
During the early morning hours, police saw a suspect throw a wooden object at a Main Street residence. Further investigation revealed the same suspect had kicked multiple wooden balusters from a front porch down the street. The owner of the residence declined prosecution in lieu of restitution.   

March 23:
Police were called to a Park Avenue address to take a Criminal Mischief (broken house window) report.

Police arrested Samuel A. Welch, 30  of Rochester, on charges of suspended registration as well as other traffic-related offenses. Welch is due to appear in Sweden Town Court.

Brockport Police blotter for March 11 - 17, 2013

March 12:
An East Avenue resident reports the theft of car care supplies.

March 15:
Police arrested Amanda L. Morgan, 22 of Sweden, for second-degree obstructing governmental administration, resisting arrest and fourth-degree criminal mischief. Morgan is due to appear in Sweden Town Court.

March 16:
Police arrested Jovoun T. Webb, 27 of Rochester, on charges of second and third-degree aggravated unlicensed operation, as well as other traffic-related offenses. Webb is due to appear in Sweden Town Court.

March 17:
Police arrested Julie A. Vanhouten, 21 of Albion, on charges of aggravated unlicensed operation as well as other traffic-related offenses. Vanhouten is due to appear in Sweden Town Court.

Four people charged with home burglaries in Greece

Three people have been arrested and charged with stealing electronics and jewelry from homes in the town of Greece.

19-year-olds Thomas M. Coccitti and Danielle Coffey,  33-year-old Daniel Nicholas, of Greece are charged with burglary, grand larceny and criminal mischief. Police say they were involved in home burglaries in Greece where electronics and jewelry were stolen.

All three are in the Monroe County Jail on $15,000 cash bail.

In a separate investigation, Greece Police arrested and charged an Ogden man for stealing cash from two homes in Greece.

Michael S. Gumberts, 21, of Ogden, is charged with petit larceny and burglary. Police say he was stole cash from two homes in Greece.

Gumberts is in the Monroe County Jail on $15,000 bail.