B-Zone Neighborhood Crime Watch
March 9, 2023 to March 15, 2023
Burglary 3rd/CM 3rd/GL 4th / 620 Jefferson Rd / 23-038426
On 03/09/23, first platoon deputies responded to the AT&T store at the above location for a glass break alarm. Upon arrival, the responding deputies noticed the front glass door had been smashed. They searched the building with negative results. The assistant store manager responded and confirmed two laptop computers were stolen from displays in the business.
GL 4th/PL / 3054 West Henrietta Rd / 23-037989
The victim is employed by Spectrum as a service technician. On 03/08/23, the victim was installing services at Livecchi Custom Cycles at the above address. He parked his work van in the back of the location and left it unlocked. When the victim returned to the van, he observed a white male suspect leaning in to the van through the driver side door. The suspect grabbed the victim’s blue backpack and ran to a white 4-door sedan that was waiting and left the area. Inside the backpack was a HP Pro Book laptop valued at $300 and the victim’s wallet. The wallet contained multiple credit cards.
GL 3rd/CM 3rd / Community Manor Dr / 23-039002
The victim reports between 03/09/23 and 03/10/23, an unknown suspect stole his red 2015 Hyundai Sonata while the vehicle was parked at the above location. Brighton PD recovered the vehicle at the Jewish Home at 2021 Winton Rd. South. Someone had smashed the rear passenger side window and they stripped the steering column.
GL 3rd / 3300 West Henrietta Rd / 23-038446
The victim reports he parks three delivery trucks at the above address. Between 03/08/23 and 03/09/23, an unknown suspect stole a 2014 Hino truck from the location. The vehicle was unlocked and he left the keys in the sun visor.
Attempt GL 3rd/ 3890 West Henrietta Rd / 23-038947
On 03/09/23, security for Bob Johnson Auto Group observed a vehicle drive onto the Garber Honda lot. Security drove onto the property and observed a red 2021 Kia Sorrento parked near the Collision Center. The suspect vehicle had been reported stolen earlier in Brighton. Five male suspects were outside of the suspect vehicle, trying door handles on vehicles parked in the lot. The suspects got back into the Kia and left the location heading northbound on West Henrietta Rd. when security pulled onto the lot. Responding deputies located a Dodge Charger with the doors ajar and damage to the ignition.
Assault 2nd/EWOC / 2079 Brighton Henrietta TL Rd / 23-038747
MCSO responded to the above address to assist CPS after the victim disclosed injuries consisting of bruises and welts on his thighs, arms and wrists to school employees at Roth Middle School. The victim stated his mother’s boyfriend Danny Rivera injured him after Rivera struck him multiple times with a belt and made him kneel on rice as punishment. Rivera turned himself in at B-Zone. He was arraigned in Henrietta Town Court and remanded to MCJ with no bail due to predicate felon status.
Harassment 2nd/Menacing 2nd / 770 Jefferson Rd / 23-038710
On 03/09/23, the victim was making a delivery to Home Depot at the above address. While the victim was unloading his truck in the back loading dock area of the location, a Middle Eastern male suspect driving a blue Hyundai Tucson began honking the horn. The suspect exited his vehicle and began moving materials and tarps on the ground when the victim told him he could not move the truck. Both males began arguing when the victim told the suspect not to touch his material. The suspect spit on the victim, then got back into his vehicle. The suspect drove the vehicle directly at the victim, nearly striking the victim with the vehicle. When the victim attempted to take a picture of the suspect vehicle registration, the suspect exited the vehicle again, and grabbed the victim by the arms and pushed the victim. The suspect got back into the vehicle and drove at the victim a second time before driving around the victim and his truck and fleeing the area westbound behind the businesses.
Burglary 3rd ARREST \ Walmart 1200 Marketplace Dr / 23-039608
On 03/11/23, MBZ Deputies responded to Walmart for the burglary in progress. Witnesses stated that a white male used a hammer to break out a window at the location and then climbed through the window to enter the store. Employees saw the male and yelled at him, he then left the store on foot. A deputy saw a male from his perimeter point matching the description that was given. The deputy detained the male and brought him back to the scene for a show up where he was positively identified. The witness identified the burglar as the same person who had burglarized the same location on 03/07/23 (23-037228) and had taken Nintendo Switch consoles. In the burglary from 03/07/23, the suspect was found to be wearing the same jacket and sneakers as the suspect in the current burglary. The male is identified as Joshua R. Lotkowictz. He waived Miranda and admitted to breaking into the Walmart store with the intent to steal Nintendo Switch games. When questioned about the burglary on 03/07/23, he requested counsel. Lotkowictz was arraigned on both Burglaries in Henrietta Town Court, where he was released to pre-trial release. Great Job by B1.
Burglary 3rd/PL / 745 Calkins Rd / 23-038946
On 03/09/23, Wegmans Loss prevention observed a male suspect enter the store and conceal merchandise on his person. The suspect replaced the merchandise before exiting the store, however loss prevention stopped him to trespass him from the location. The male was identified as Gregory Brandon. Brandon was previously banned from Wegmans on 06/22/22. Brandon also had numerous warrants.
Brandon complained of a medical issue and was transported to Strong Memorial Hospital for treatment. Upon release from the hospital, Brandon was transported to MCJ by MCSO. Brandon was remanded to MCJ on two County Court Warrants.
GL 3rd / Eagan Blvd / 23-039655
The victim reports on 03/11/23, she left her Gold 2010 Lincoln MKT unlocked and running outside of her residence to warm the vehicle up. When she returned to the vehicle it was gone. The vehicle was recovered unoccupied, in front of 466 Lake Ave in the City of Rochester, by RPD.
GL 2nd/Forgery 3rd / 79 Saginaw Dr / 23-040954
The director of operations for Anderson Water and Power reports on 03/07/23, she wrote a check to Action Towing for $25,000.00. On 03/10/23 she received notification that the check was cashed in Cape Coral, Florida for $125,000.00.
Robbery 3rd/GL 4th / 720 Jefferson Rd / 23-041549
On 03/14/23, a female suspect wearing blue scrubs, entered Ulta Beauty carrying a duffle bag. An employee recognized the suspect as someone who has stolen from the location in the past. The employee observed the suspect placing fragrances in the duffle bag. The employee approached the suspect and asked if she needed assistance, the suspect replied “stay away from me or I will mace you.” The suspect left the location without rendering payment for the fragrances.
Forgery 3rd/GL 2nd/ID Theft 1st / 393 Calkins Rd / 23-041599
The victim reports between 02/17/23 to 03/05/23, an unknown suspect deposited multiple forged checks from the victim’s M&T Bank checking account at ATMs in Minnesota. The bogus checks are valued at $54,598.10.
Robbery 3rd/CM 4th / 620 Jefferson Rd / 23-041532
On 03/14/23, a male suspect wearing a red shirt, blue jeans and a black backpack entered Game Stop. The suspect walked around the counter and grabbed a Nintendo Switch gaming system and attempted to leave the store without paying for the item. An employee attempted to stop the suspect by grabbing him. They wrestled over the package and ran into display shelves causing damage to the shelves and merchandise. The employee was able to retain the Nintendo Switch when the suspect ran out of the store.
CM 3rd/GL 4th / Mendon Ponds Park / 23-040357
The victim reports on 03/12/23, he parked his blue 2016 Ford F150 pickup truck in Mendon Ponds Park while he and his fiancé went for a walk. When they returned to the vehicle the couple discovered the rear driver side window was smashed and the fiancé’s purse was stolen from under the driver seat. The purse contained credit cards.
The incident was captured on video by another vehicle parked in the same parking lot. The surveillance video showed a light blue Chrysler Pacifica SUV drive into the parking lot with a female driver. Two male suspects exit the vehicle and begin checking car doors before they smashed the window on the victim’s vehicle.
Assault 2nd/COB/Resisting Arrest / 970 Rush Scottsville Rd / 23-041165
On 03/13/23, deputies responded to the above address for a family trouble regarding child custody issues. A deputy was taking Steven Kuriatnyk into custody when Kuriatnyk began to resist arrest. Kuriatnyk attacked the deputy causing the deputy to fall to the floor on the porch. While on the floor, Kuriatnyk was attempting to choke the deputy. Responding deputies used subject management techniques to take Kuriatnyk into custody. The deputy suffered abrasions and a bump to his head.
Kuriatnyk complained of injuries to his shoulder and ribs. He was transported to RGH where he was medically cleared. After being released from RGH, Kuriatnyk was arraigned in Henrietta Town Court. Kuriatnyk was remanded to MCJ on $1,000.00 cash, $2,500.00 bond or $10,000.00 partially secured bond bail.
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