Friday, May 6, 2016

Two face felony charges in Mount Morris fire

Chief Ken Mignemi of the Mount Morris police department reports that two arrests have been made resulting from an investigation of the structure fire on May 4, 2016 at 19 Damonsville Street in the village of Mount Morris. On May 5, 2016 Officer Katelyn Sanders arrested Alex G. Gross, 17, of 9 Tannery Lane and a juvenile for felony counts of arson in the 3rd degree, burglary in the 3rd degree, Criminal Mischief in the 2nd degree and for false written statement. Gross was arraigned in the Village Court of Mount Morris by Judge Zingaro. Gross was held on $5,000 cash or $10,000 bond bail.  The juvenile involved will appear in family court for the same charges. Chief Ken Mignemi, Officer Katelyn Sanders, Officer Melody Moore, Officer Mark Brado and Officer Jeremey Blair all assisted in the investigation. The fire was also investigated by Livingston County Emergency Management Services Arson investigators.