Evening News Briefing
Written by Dan Fischer on May 2, 2019
Charges have been filed against a candidate for Alexander Town Clerk.
42 year old Lisa Lynn Lyons of Alexander Road, Attica is accused of not actually witnessing signatures on a petition that she claimed she had.
Lyons is the incumbent Town Clerk and is seeking re-election in November.
She now has a date in Town of Batavia court for later this month.
Two Rochester men are collared by deputies for allegedly stealing from the Batavia Cycle Center.
Deputies say a witness reported seeing two men with a pick-up truck and trailer hauling away two go-carts and three wheeler ATV.
The truck was stopped on Route 33 near Coward Rd.
18 year old Devin Hill and 43 year old Angel Carrasquillo both of Rochester were charged with Burglary and Grand Larceny and jailed in lieu of 10-thousand dollars bail.
A Batavia man has been found mentally incapable of assisting in his own defense.
The ruling was made today by County Court Judge Charles Zambito in the case of 23 year old Plush Dozier.
Doizier was charged with arson and attempted murder for allegedly setting fire to his girlfriend’s Maple Street apartment last year while she was inside.
Judge Zambito said three doctors found that Dozier can slip from lucid to psychotic at any time.
Drivers could soon be facing big fines if they’re caught passing a stopped school bus. The state Senate has passed a bill to increase those penalties. For first time offenders to $350.
People who continue to break the law could have to hand over up to one-thousand dollars. The legislation now heads to the Assembly. It’s unclear if the assembly will vote on the measure before lawmakers leave Albany in June.