Morning News Briefing
Written by Alex Feig on May 8, 2019
Felony charges have been filed against a Batavia man in an indictment for three year old burglaries in the City.
Heyward Clark is accused of burglarizing a building on School Street in the City along with a garage on Porter Ave back in October of 2016.
The indictment includes two felony counts of third degree Burglary along with felony and misdemeanor counts of criminal mischief and petit larceny.
Clark allegedly knowingly and unlawfully entered a School Street building in Batavia on October 27th of 2016 where he stole money and property from a female victim and damaged a window.
Clark then allegedly broke into a garage on Porter Ave and stole a circular saw and battery the same week according to the indictment.
Wyoming County Man jailed for alleged assault.
Wyoming County Deputies arrested 30 year old Jose Santiago-Burgos of Covington following a domestic dispute at a Morrow Road residence Saturday.
He was accused of striking a victim in the face with a cell phone causing injury and was charged with Assault.
Santiago-Burgos was additionally charged with Aggravated Family Offence for having a prior domestic violence criminal conviction.
He was arraigned in Warsaw Town Court and remanded to jail in lieu of $7,500 bail.
Former Batavia City Schools Superintendent Richard Stutzman has come out of retirement.
Stutsman has been named acting superintendent for the East Rochester Union Free School District.
East Rochester’s previous super, Dr. Mark Linton, was suddenly and without explanation, placed on administrative leave.
School officials are not commenting.
State lawmakers have struck a deal involving cameras on school buses.
The devices would be attached to the swinging stop sign on the side of the bus.
They’d be used to record drivers who pass stopped buses while kids are getting on or off.
Supporters believe the cameras will help save lives since drivers will be more hesitant to pass buses if they know they’re being recorded.
Governor Cuomo says he’ll sign the legislation.
The Village of Alexander has asked us to announce that their regular monthly board meeting will be held this Thursday night at 6.
That’s one hour earlier than usual.