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Posted on October 7, 2019 at 11:48 AM by PattiAnn Schultz
As of the first of the year, if you get an appearance ticket you must show up in court or a bench warrant will be issued for your arrest. Many questions are swirling around as to how this new law is going to affect man hours not only in the courts but the Webster Police Department, along with additional costs to bring law breakers in to court.
As of January 1, 2020, no bail recommendation, just a simple appearance ticket. Please read this list carefully and imagine being the victim on any one of these crimes, having a police officer arrest the suspect in front of you and then must issue an appearance ticket on the spot. Yes, that means the cuffs come off and they walk away. Majority of these criminals will not even show up for court on their assigned court date either.
Source: The District Attorneys Association of the State of New York
Assault in the third degree
Aggravated vehicular assault
Aggravated assault upon a person less than eleven years old
Criminally negligent homicide
Aggravated vehicular homicide
Manslaughter in the second degree
Unlawful imprisonment in the first degree
Coercion in the first degree
Arson in the third and fourth degree
Grand larceny in the first degree
Criminal possession of a weapon on school grounds or criminal possession of a firearm
Criminal possession of a controlled substance in the first and second degree
Criminal sale of a controlled substance in the first and second degree
Criminal sale of a controlled substance in or near school grounds
Specified felony drug offenses involving the use of children, including the use of a child to commit a controlled substance offense and criminal sale of a controlled substance to a child
Criminal solicitation in the first degree and criminal facilitation in the first degree
Money laundering in support of terrorism in the third and fourth degree
Making a terroristic threat
Patronizing a person for prostitution in a school zone
Promoting an obscene sexual performance by a child
Possessing an obscene sexual performance by a child
Promoting a sexual performance by a child
Failure to register as a sex offender
Obstructing governmental administration in the first and second degree
Obstructing governmental administration by means of a self-defense spray device
Bribery in the first degree
Bribe giving for public office
Bribe receiving in the first degree
Promoting prison contraband in the first and second degree
Tampering with a juror and tampering with physical evidence
Aggravated harassment in the first degree
Directing a laser at an aircraft in the first degree
Criminal possession of a weapon in the fourth degree
Criminal sale of a firearm to a minor
Enterprise corruption and money laundering in the first degree
Aggravated cruelty to animals, overdriving, torturing and injuring animals
Failure to provide proper sustenance
This is just a sampling of what the Webster Police Department and our two Town Justices will be facing come the first of the year.
As always, if you have any questions about your town government, please feel free to contact me during regular business hours at (585) 872-7068; or email me anytime at firstname.lastname@example.org
Ronald W. Nesbitt
Posted on September 30, 2019 at 9:44 AM by PattiAnn Schultz
The last Friday of every month I block out 7:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. so that I can attend the Webster Chamber of Commerce “Breakfast Before Business” held at the Knights of Columbus Center on Daniel Drive.
It is an outstanding event where 75 to 100 business members and guests meet to network and talk about on what is going on with their business, and the happenings going on in and around the Town and Village of Webster. Included with breakfast is a speaker on a variety of topics from new government regulations, to health care plans offered by the Chamber, to experiences by Chamber members.
At the last breakfast I learned that Charlie Conrose took the time and money out of his pocket to have the Webster sign along the 104-expressway (heading east over the Bay Bridge) coming into Webster repainted all by himself. This was a huge undertaking getting down the steep slope, but Charlie and his crew got the work done! On behalf of the Webster community, I send out a huge THANK YOU for taking on this task to beautify the landscape as you enter Webster.
This is only one example of the Webster community coming together to accomplish goals and getting results with residents and business owners that care.
I encourage business owners to call the Webster Chamber and get involved in the Chamber or if not, a business owner they have an excellent health care plan for non-business owners. Just give the Webster Chamber office a call and see how they can help you as they have been helping Webster residents and business owners for years.
Posted on September 16, 2019 at 9:04 AM by PattiAnn Schultz
This year there will be an opportunity for residents to vote early for the November 2019 elections. There are seven locations throughout Monroe County (see below) that will be open for this early voting opportunity.
Polling Sites (locations):
Dates & Times Early Voting Will be Available:
If you have any questions please contact the Monroe County Board of Elections, (585) 753-1550.
NEW Flag Collection Box at Town Hall
It has been some time in coming, but we finally have a place to accept worn flags for proper disposal. From our initial post on the Town’s social media page, as of September 6th we collected 49 flags to be properly disposed of!
This past Thursday, the Town Times made its way to resident’s homes with an article on the front page about our flag collection box and how this project came to fruition. As of Friday, September 13th at 1:30 p.m., the box was overflowing! In less than a 24-hour period, we collected 54 worn flags for proper disposal!
The flag collection box is open and ready to accept your worn flags. Please bring them to the Webster Town Hall, Monday – Friday during regular business hours, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Once again, on behalf of the residents of the Town of Webster, my sincere thanks to all that helped to make this project a success for our community.