Friday, June 17, 2016

Police: Groveland man charged with felony assault

GROVELAND:  Livingston County Sheriff Thomas J. Dougherty reports the arrest of Groveland man after an investigation into a domestic disturbance. On June 15, 2016 at approximately 10 a.m., Deputy William Cartwright responded to a residence in the Town of Groveland for the report of a possible assault.  There, Deputy Cartwright spoke to a member of Livingston County Dog Control who had went to the residence to return a K-9 and while doing so observed a female with visible injuries.  According to a press release, the victim spoke to the Deputy Sheriff about an incident that allegedly occurred at the residence days prior that involved her boyfriend, Larry M. Landers Sr, age 51 of Groveland.  The victim stated that she was assaulted by Landers.  The Deputy was able to convince the victim to be seen by a doctor and transported her to the hospital.   It was determined that she did sustain many injuries that involved a concussion, a perforated eardrum and a possible broken jaw.  Landers was located by Deputy Michael Wade and Deputy Connor Sanford and taken into custody.  Landers was charged with one count of Assault in the Second Degree, a class D Felony and Criminal Obstruction of Breathing, a class A Misdemeanor. Landers was arraigned on June 16th before Town Justice Livingston in Groveland Town Court. He was held on $2,500 cash or $5,000 bond.  He is being held at the Livingston County Jail.  The Judge also issued a complete stay away order of protection against Landers. The victim was later assisted by the Sheriff's Office in obtaining temporary housing and protection.