State court: Auburn gang assault case can be re-presented to grand jury

A mid-level state appellate court will let a special prosecutor re-present charges to a grand jury in Cayuga County in connection with a 2013 Memorial Day weekend assault case.

In 2014, Judge Elma Bellini granted a motion to dismiss an indictment against Scott E. Blauvelt, Kyle C. Norcross and Johnathon T. Foltz. The defendants were charged with gang assault and criminal mischief for allegedly attacking a man in Auburn.

On Memorial Day weekend 2013, two middle-aged men — Shane Maneri and Douglas Springer — claimed they were assaulted outside Angelo’s Pizza in Auburn. At the time, Maneri said he suffered several injuries, including a broken leg.

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