Evening News Briefing
Written by Dan Fischer on November 16, 2018
A Rochester man has been indicted for a violent carjacking in Batavia involving a 76 year old woman who had just stopped for gas..
35 year old Constantine Murrell is facing felony charges of robbery and assault for the September 25th carjacking at the Kwik Fill gas station on Ellicott Street.
Authorities say Murrell took off in the stolen car and led police on a chase that ended when he crashed into a tree near VA campus.
No one was injured in the incident. Murrell was on parole at the time.
Two Albion men arrested for a home invasion in the town of Yates.
22 year old Dominic DeCarlo is charged with Robbery and burglary while 20 year old Spencer Freeman is charged with possession of stolen property and conspiracy and tampering with evidence.
Lawmen say DeCarlo used a replica AK-47 to rob the homeowner of a video game, cash and pot.
A Batavia couple arrested on a charge of child endangerment.
Batavia Police say the couple encouraged their young daughter to beat up another child.
The parents are identified as 37 year old Michael Jackson and 33 year old Robin Williams.
A Montclair Avenue woman facing drug and child endangerment charges.
Batavia Police say 43 year old Heidi Harder forced a child under 17 to smoke pot.
A Perry teen is facing a disturbing charge. Police say 18-year-old Gavin Harkins set an acquaintance’s dog on fire with a lighter. The animal’s fur ended up getting burned. Harkins is due back in court next month.
A big game for the Batavia High School varsity football team.
The Blue Devils are taking on Skaneateles in the State Class B Semi-finals.
The game is scheduled for 3 p.m. tomorrow afternoon at Union Endicott High School near Binghamton.
Live coverage with Bob Brown and John Vazquez on WBTA AM and FM begins at 2:45 p.m.