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Former Geneva cop sentenced to 15 days in county jail

The former Geneva police officer who choked a woman while in custody two summers ago will spend 15 days in jail. Jack Montesanto was sentenced on Friday to 15 days at the Ontario County Jail after being convicted on a misdemeanor charge ... MORE
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Chief Passalacqua: Geneva officer Montesanto has been terminated after conviction

Geneva Police Chief Mike Passalacqua says officer Jack Montesanto, who was convicted of criminal obstruction of breathing this week, has been terminated. “This conviction violates the City of Geneva Police Department’s Use of Force policies, including the Department’s prohibition ont he use ... MORE
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Trial begins this week for Geneva police officer accused of choking a woman in custody

The trial for the Geneva police officer accused of choking a woman in his custody has begun. The officer, Jack Montesanto, is charged with misdemeanor criminal obstruction of breathing. The jury was shown footage from a police body camera on Monday that ... MORE