Four Utica men accused of robbing Geneseo home of drugs

By WKTV News

(WKTV) - Four Utica men were arrested April 5 in Geneseo after they allegedly stole drugs from a home, Geneseo police said.

Joseph Hobika, 21, Vincent Guarno, 20, David Lasek, 19, and Joseph Partipelo, 19, all of Utica, are charged with robbery in the first degree.

According to officials, the four allegedly displayed a firearm and stole drugs from a home on Second Street in the Village of Geneseo. Hobika is accused of brandishing the weapon, which was later determined to be a BB gun. Police say the four were found with a quanity of Ecstasy when they were arrested in the Village of Brockport.

The four were sent to the Livingston County Jail in lieu of $25,000 cash or $50,000 bond.

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