Authorities make arrest connected to stolen commercial batteries


ALEXANDER, N.Y. (WIVB) — The Genesee County Sheriff’s Office has arrested a man accused of stealing commercial batteries from a business in Alexander.

Bart Towne, 48, was charged with grand larceny after deputies say he stole more than $3,000 worth of batteries.

Following his arrest, Towne was jailed in Genesee County on no bail.

Additional charges are pending in relation to the theft of batteries in other parts of the county. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review. Note: Comments containing links are not allowed.

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