Livingston County Sheriff
Teenagers arrested for vandalizing house and cars in Conesus
Six teenagers between the ages of 12 and 16 face criminal charges after the Livingston County Sheriff’s Office investigated a case of vandalism in Conesus reporter Tuesday, March 27.
According to the sheriff’s office, a homeowner told deputies that he discovered damages and theft at his secondary home in Conesus. Over $15,000 in damage had been done to windows alone on his home and vehicles. The homeowner also told police that items of “sentimental value” had been stolen.
On Thursday, sheriff’s deputies arrested the six subjects, charging them with Burglary in the Third Degree (a Class D felony) and Criminal Mischief in the Third Degree (a Class E felony). Five were issued appearance tickets and will appear in Livingston County Family Court at a later date. The sixth, a 16-year-old, was arraigned in the Town of Conesus court and was taken to the Livingston County Jail.
The Sheriff’s office recovered the property that was stolen and it is being held as evidence. The property will be turned back over to the homeowner following the conclusion of court cases.
The initial report was handled by Deputy Bryan Mann, Sergeant Norm Zeh and Investigator Jeffrey Wiedrick. The follow up investigation was handled Deputy Shawn Whitford, Investigator Brian Applin and Investigator Thomas Dougherty.