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(Rochester NY) Mayor-Elect Warren Reveals Husbandís Criminal Record
YNN NY State of Politics ^ | December 31, 2013 | Staff

Posted on 01/01/2014 6:59:31 AM PST by Third Person

Just hours before her swearing in as Rochester’s first woman mayor, Lovely Warren released a statement regarding the criminal history of her husband, Timothy Granison, when he was a teenager.

Warren said her statement came in response to a question posed today by a reporter about her husband’s past.

She said in 1997, when Granison was 17 years old, he was “was involved in a situation instigated by other youth that resulted in an encounter with the criminal justice system.”

“Because of his age and the nature of the alleged offense, he was adjudicated a youthful offender,” Warren said.

“The file is sealed, and he does not have a criminal record. Tim learned a great deal from the experience, and is now a loving husband, father and contributing member of our community.”

“What happened with Tim is illustrative of what happens to too many young people in our community who are growing up in very difficult circumstances and get caught up in things that they should not.”

Warren did not offer any additional details about the incident. Her statement referred questions to Christopher Thomas, an attorney who has been co-leading Warren’s transition team. Thomas could not be immediately reached for comment.

UPDATE: The 1997 incident was reportedly an armed robbery of a jewelry store.

Warren said Granison, who now works for Catholic Charities Community Services and for United Parcel Service of America Inc., was able to turn his life around, and the couple hopes his story serves as an inspiration for other troubled youths in Rochester.

“Lots of young people make mistakes – the important thing is that as a community, we don’t give up on them and help them find a better path, just as Tim did,” the mayor-elect said.

“I have been very open about the challenges that I have put behind me to bring me to this point; and neither Tim nor I will ever be less than honest about our life stories.”

“Why? because his story and my story are not out of the ordinary for young people growing up in Rochester today. And our message to our youth is that you don’t have to end up where you start. We are proof positive that you can make changes. You can find a better way.”


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Government; Politics/Elections; US: New York
KEYWORDS: corruptdems; corruption; lovelywarren; newyork; rochester; timothygranison; warren
Now it comes out... what a surprise.
1 posted on 01/01/2014 6:59:31 AM PST by Third Person
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To: Third Person

It is good he turned his life around, and also, this should in no way reflect upon her.


2 posted on 01/01/2014 7:02:52 AM PST by rawhide
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To: Third Person
Armed robbery...jewelry store....probably with gun...

I like it the other guys instigated it.....

3 posted on 01/01/2014 7:03:47 AM PST by Sacajaweau
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To: Third Person

This woman has to be permanently warped——who names a new born baby “Lovely” and calls her that all her life?

She must have been teased and taunted during her growing up years....


4 posted on 01/01/2014 7:04:36 AM PST by basil (2ASisters.org)
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To: rawhide

He turned his life around?


5 posted on 01/01/2014 7:07:08 AM PST by Olog-hai
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To: Third Person

Isn’t it amazing what the media can dig up when they want to?

here is a sealed record that they dug up. Much like Obama had a sealed record dug up when he was running for Senator.

Funny though they cannot dig up anything on our Muslim no Church going Marxist pResident.


6 posted on 01/01/2014 7:09:40 AM PST by Venturer (Half Staff the Flag of the US for Terrorists.)
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To: Olog-hai

“He turned his life around?”

He discovered that robbery is safer and legal if done from elected office. It’s only the stupid who do it with a gun. So, yes, he learned a great deal.


7 posted on 01/01/2014 7:10:24 AM PST by Gen.Blather
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To: Third Person
Granison, who now works for Catholic Charities Community Services and for United Parcel Service of America Inc., was able to turn his life around...

I can't wait to hear his rap "music."

8 posted on 01/01/2014 7:12:13 AM PST by ProtectOurFreedom
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To: Third Person
well isn't that just Lovely... feh
9 posted on 01/01/2014 7:14:12 AM PST by Chode (Stand UP and Be Counted, or line up and be numbered - *DTOM* -vvv- NO Pity for the LAZY - 86-44)
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To: Gen.Blather
He had to know someone...17 is not a baby...He drove the get away car.

And Community Service is not a job...

10 posted on 01/01/2014 7:15:10 AM PST by Sacajaweau
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To: Sacajaweau

“He had to know someone...17 is not a baby...He drove the get away car.
And Community Service is not a job... “

I agree. One of the Kennedy cusins murdered the girl next door. He even talked about it. But it took several Kennedy deaths before he could be prosecuted and I think that was 20-30 years later. I believe he’s in jail.

But you don’t have to have a Kennedy in your pocket to get away with crimes. Even just having a family connection to the local Democratically elected sheriff works wonders on immunity or leniency. Without a recommendation from the sheriff in my county, the prosecutor never even sees the case.


11 posted on 01/01/2014 7:19:37 AM PST by Gen.Blather
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To: Sacajaweau

How long before the media vermin return to the ‘if only Trayvon had not been shot that night, he would have turned his life around, maybe become pResident in a few years.’ I mean, little barry bastard boy was dealing drugs and turned his life around, right?


12 posted on 01/01/2014 7:22:36 AM PST by MHGinTN (Being deceived can be cured.)
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To: Gen.Blather

Years ago...They actually issued Sheriff Cards. You put it near your driver’s license so both were visible.


13 posted on 01/01/2014 7:22:57 AM PST by Sacajaweau
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To: Third Person
“The file is sealed, and he does not have a criminal record...........

Question: So, why does the sealed file still exist then?

Answer: Deer in the headlights stare from liberal lawyers and judge with crickets chirping.

14 posted on 01/01/2014 7:26:52 AM PST by BerryDingle (I know how to deal with communists, I still wear their scars on my back from Hollywood-Ronald Reagan)
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To: Sacajaweau

“Years ago...They actually issued Sheriff Cards. You put it near your driver’s license so both were visible.”

I remember my Dad, a union official, giving the deputy his driver’s license with a folded bill under it. He was handed back the license without the bill and told to drive carefully. The deputy saluted.

It’s just gotten a little more sophisticated. (BTW, if you tried that today you’d probably be in trouble. But I actually say Mexican police pull over Americans and demand $50 cash or they’d “go to jail.” This was late 2009.)


15 posted on 01/01/2014 7:27:01 AM PST by Gen.Blather
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To: BerryDingle
Question: So, why does the sealed file still exist then?

In case he decided to become a Tea Party member.

16 posted on 01/01/2014 7:57:16 AM PST by unixfox (Abolish Slavery, Repeal the 16th Amendment)
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To: unixfox
Different types of records get sealed...Divorces, adoptions, criminals who are minors.

What bothers me is that he has no criminal record...that takes "someone" to make that happen. Who was the DA in 1997 and who were the judges?

17 posted on 01/01/2014 8:00:55 AM PST by Sacajaweau
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To: Third Person

We would have known this months ago if she was a republican.


18 posted on 01/01/2014 8:19:38 AM PST by wny
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To: Third Person

We would have known this months ago if she was a republican.


19 posted on 01/01/2014 8:21:14 AM PST by wny
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To: Third Person
now works for Catholic Charities Community Services and for United Parcel Service
Interesting that local talk show host Bob Lonsberry (aka, Loserberry) has been touting this guy as some kind of paragon of virtue because he had "two jobs."
He never once mentioned this guy's "misadventure."
20 posted on 01/01/2014 8:33:17 AM PST by oh8eleven (RVN '67-'68)
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To: oh8eleven
Lonsberry is an ass with an ego the size of Cincinnati.

I left Rochester, New York, because HE still lived in the vicinity.

21 posted on 01/01/2014 8:37:21 AM PST by Lazamataz (Early 2009 to 7/21/2013 - RIP my little girl Cathy. You were the best cat ever. You will be missed.)
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To: Lazamataz
I left Rochester, New York, because HE still lived in the vicinity.
Mount Morris is not in the vicinity, but actually, any reason to leave Rochester is a good reason.
22 posted on 01/01/2014 9:00:37 AM PST by oh8eleven (RVN '67-'68)
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To: oh8eleven; Lazamataz

Here’s Lonsberry’s take on it, published today.


23 posted on 01/01/2014 9:47:20 AM PST by shortstop (It's too bad that stupidity isn't painful)
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To: oh8eleven

Gone from Rochester since 1978, and not ever regretting it. Best move I ever made.


24 posted on 01/01/2014 9:49:10 AM PST by shortstop (It's too bad that stupidity isn't painful)
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To: oh8eleven
Rochester, NY:

  1. Bad winters.
  2. Average-looking chicks.
  3. Limited opportunities for work.
  4. Oppressive gun laws.
  5. Taxes! Taxes! Taxes!

What's not to love leave?

25 posted on 01/01/2014 10:25:13 AM PST by Lazamataz (Early 2009 to 7/21/2013 - RIP my little girl Cathy. You were the best cat ever. You will be missed.)
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To: shortstop

Wish I had left decades earlier, myself!


26 posted on 01/01/2014 10:25:38 AM PST by Lazamataz (Early 2009 to 7/21/2013 - RIP my little girl Cathy. You were the best cat ever. You will be missed.)
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To: Lazamataz

About the only good things I saw when I was there a few years ago were the High Falls and Dinosaur BBQ.


27 posted on 01/01/2014 11:18:12 AM PST by hout8475
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To: Third Person

Just Lovely. Rochester is on a fast track to join Detroit.

28 posted on 01/01/2014 11:43:33 AM PST by IbJensen (Liberals are like Slinkies, good for nothing, but you smile as you push them down the stairs.)
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To: hout8475

“...and Dinosaur BBQ”

And that is owned by George Soros.


29 posted on 01/01/2014 12:11:25 PM PST by Nik Naym (It's not my fault... I have compulsive smartass disorder.)
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To: basil
That would be the people that name their kids Lashon & Taniqua.
30 posted on 01/01/2014 3:45:21 PM PST by Mister Da (The mark of a wise man is not what he knows, but what he knows he doesn't know!)
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; cardinal4; ColdOne; ...

> The 1997 incident was reportedly an armed robbery of a jewelry store.

And who among us didn’t commit armed robbery at age 17? I mean really, c’mon! /s

Amish alert.

Thanks Third Person.


31 posted on 01/01/2014 4:42:48 PM PST by SunkenCiv (http://www.freerepublic.com/~mestamachine/)
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To: Lazamataz
Really can't disagree, however I will say ...

32 posted on 01/01/2014 5:00:21 PM PST by oh8eleven (RVN '67-'68)
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To: shortstop
Gone from Rochester since 1978
But you care enough to still post Loserberry's column everyday? Spare me.
Not to mention, the worst in Roch is still better than Flori-duh.
33 posted on 01/01/2014 5:04:26 PM PST by oh8eleven (RVN '67-'68)
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To: oh8eleven

I enjoy reading Lonsberry because many of his local topics remind me of why I left that armpit. Rochester is better than Florida? That’s funny. I never hear anyone wanting to retire to Rochester or anywhere in New York. Sounds like Rochester deserves you.


34 posted on 01/02/2014 12:45:29 PM PST by shortstop (It's too bad that stupidity isn't painful)
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To: shortstop; oh8eleven

Now now you two. You don’t behave and I’ll send you to the Bullshead area for a week.


35 posted on 01/02/2014 12:47:37 PM PST by Lazamataz (Early 2009 to 7/21/2013 - RIP my little girl Cathy. You were the best cat ever. You will be missed.)
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