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Hopewell man charged with harassment as a hate crime, banned from FLCC

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ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WROC) — A Hopewell man was arrested and charged with aggravated harassment as a hate crime after targeting someone due to their sexual orientation, according to police.

Investigators said Joseph Goings, 20, sent messages to a person threatening physical harm. He was arrested and charged with aggravated harassment in the 2 degree as a hate crime, a felony.

Goings was taken to the Ontario County Jail and released. He’s scheduled to return to court in Hopewell at a later date.

Goings was also banned from all Finger Lakes Community College properties as a result.

​ ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WROC) — A Hopewell man was arrested and charged with aggravated harassment as a hate crime after targeting someone due to their sexual orientation, according to police.

Investigators said Joseph Goings, 20, sent messages to a person threatening physical harm. He was arrested and charged with aggravated harassment in the 2 degree as a hate crime, a felony.

Goings was taken to the Ontario County Jail and released. He’s scheduled to return to court in Hopewell at a later date.

Goings was also banned from all Finger Lakes Community College properties as a result. Read More CrimeRochesterFirst  

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