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Tag Archives: Yates County

Yates DA wants Good Samaritan Law clarified

Yates County District Attorney Valerie G. Gardner says she plans to ask state lawmakers to consider changes to the state’s Good Samaritan Law to close what she considers a loophole for someone who intentionally injects drugs into another person. On ...

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Good Samaritan Law at issue in Yates County

Yates County Court Judge Jason L. Cook has ruled that New York state’s “Good Samaritan Law” applies to charges of criminal injection of a narcotic drug and third-degree criminal sale of a controlled substance. Cook issued the ruling after a ...

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Fourth Department tosses case over improperly obtained evidence

The Appellate Division of state Supreme Court has upheld a lower court decision and dismissed charges against a Yates County man accused of sexual abuse. In April, Yates County Court Judge W. Patrick Falvey granted a defense motion to suppress ...

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Yates County among top in DWI prosecutions

Yates County has been cited by the state Department of Motor Vehicles as fourth highest in the state for prosecution and convictions of cases involving driving while intoxicated. The DMV Vehicles Data Services, which is responsible for calculating criminal conviction ...

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NYS County Court, Yates County — DWI — Traffic Stop: People v. Miller

NYS County Court, Yates County  DWI — Traffic Stop Officer’s Mistake of Fact — Constitutional Stop People v. Miller CR# 3455 Judge Falvey Background: The people appealed from an order that dismissed the accusatory instruments charging the defendant with driving ...

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Deciding wind dispute is no breeze

Several questions still need to be answered before Monroe County Supreme Court Justice John J. Ark reaches a final decision in a case brought by a wind energy company against the town of Italy in Yates County. Ecogen LLC and Ecogen Transmission Corp.

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Zoning: Inzalaco v. Town of Jerusalem Zoning Board

Supreme Court, Yates County Zoning Accessory Structures — Area Variances Inzalaco v. Town of Jerusalem Zoning Board 2009-0487 Judge Bender Background: The decision involves a denial by the respondents to two separate applications made by the petitioner concerning structures on ...

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