Morning News Briefing
Written by WBTA STAFF on March 18, 2019
Former Corrections Officer from Batavia pleads guilty to sexual abuse.
Batavia resident and former Corrections Officer 43 year old Adam Brokaw of Northern Boulevard pleaded guilty in Genesee Count Court this week to one count of sexual abuse for abusing a woman deemed to be incapable of giving consent.
Brokaw now faces six months in jail and up to 10 years on probation on the conviction.
According to investigators the incident took place in the early morning hours of November 11th following a party at his residence.
Brokaw was employed as a corrections officer at the Albion Correctional Facility when he was arrested in July.
He is scheduled for sentencing on April 26.
A State Street resident attempts a clean get away.
Genesee County Sheriff’s Deputies apprehended 28 year old Joey Evans of Batavia on a count of Petit Larceny after he was allegedly caught stealing two Dyson V6 vacuums from Walmart on Veterans Memorial Drive.
Evans was released on his own recognizance with an appearance ticket for April 9th in Batavia Town Court.
Lawmen investigate an unknown couch surfer.
Law enforcement was called to a Clinton Crossing Apartment on Clinton Street Road in Batavia Saturday morning after a woman reported there was an unknown male subject is laying on her couch.
The male, described as white with blond hair and a blond beard and wearing a “black hood” left the apartment and was walking toward Route 33.
At last report law enforcement had located the man and were investigating the incident.
Brockport police have charged a man with DWI after he crashed his vehicle into a liquor store.
They say 39 year old Adam Foss slammed into the CanalSide Liquors and Wine store Saturday night.
There were people inside at the time, but none of them were hurt.
The business suffered extensive damage but will remain open while repairs are made.
With just a couple of weeks until the state budget deadline, Governor Cuomo and lawmakers are still trying to hammer out a deal.
Last week, the Senate and Assembly released their own fiscal plans, but they didn’t include everything the governor says would be necessary for a final agreement.
Cuomo is also concerned about how much the Legislature wants to spend.
The end of the fiscal year is March 31st.