4th NET Detail

On August 28th the City of Batavia Police Department joined by the Genesee County Drug Task Force (The Genesee Drug Task Force is comprised of personnel from Batavia PD, LeRoy PD and the Genesee County Sheriff’s Office), Genesee County Sheriff’s Office and Genesee County Probation participated in the fourth neighborhood enforcement detail this summer.  The purpose of these details is a systematical approach of known problem areas within the City and target criminal activity.

In total 10 law enforcement personnel from four different agencies were partnered in a focused enforcement details in seven separate locations.  NET patrols included State St., Washington Ave., Jackson St., Liberty St. Swan St. Sumner Ave., Central Ave., Pringle Ave., Harvester Ave. and Clifton Ave.  The following are results of this year’s fourth detail:

  • 52 data runs
  • 12 vehicle/traffic stops
  • 2 Traffic tickets issued
  • 4 Penal Law Arrests
    • Brasky, Alex P., age 23, Unlawful Possession of Marihuana
    • Blake, Ian J., age 27, Unlawful Possession of Marihuana
    • Scheuerlein, Jacob M., age 18, Unlawful Possession of Marihuana
    • McWethy, Randy S., age 44, Criminal Possession of  Hypodermic Instrument
  • 16 probation checks
  • 1 probation violations

Neighborhood Enforcement Team (NET) details were outlined in the City’s Strategic Plan as part of the City’s Neighborhood Revitalization efforts.  They include dedicated patrols for targeted enforcement with the goal of intercepting and interrupting the flow of illegal drugs, weapons and other contraband as well as locating and arresting wanted persons.  All agencies involved expect to continue joint law enforcement efforts in the future.  These details are not advertised prior to taking place and locations are selected based on criminal data, the presence of nuisance and illegal behavior and ongoing investigations.

If you see criminal activity or know about a crime that has occurred please contact the Batavia Police Department at (585) 345-6350 or the confidential tip line at (585) 345-6370.

If there are any questions, please contact:

Office of the Police Chief
10 W. Main Street
Batavia, New York 14020
Phone:   (585) 345-6350
Fax:         (585) 344-1878
E-mail:   sheubusch@batavianewyork.com


Dated:  August 29, 2014