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Written by WBTA STAFF on September 23, 2019
City Police report the arrest of 39 year old Joseph Barone of North Pearl Street in Oakfield following a disturbance at a business on East Main Street in Batavia.
Barone was arrested after he allegedly refused to leave the business, attempted to strike one of the employees and physically resisted Police.
He was charged with Trespassing, Harassment, Unlawful Possession of Marijuana and Obstruction of Governmental Administration.
Barone was ultimately released with an appearance ticket for October 1st in Batavia City Court.
An Elba man faces felony DWI for being over twice the legal limit in Batavia.
24 year old Zachary Gillard of West Ave Elba was taken into custody by Batavia Police on East Main Street in the city early morning Sunday, following a disturbance at a local business.
Gillard was charged with DWI and Aggravated DWI for having a Blood Alcohol Content of .18 percent which is over twice the legal limit.
Gillard was released to a third party with appearance tickets for October 2nd in City Court.
Troopers conduct a DWI Sobriety Checkpoint in Alexander.
State Police conducted a sobriety checkpoint on State Route 20 in the Village of Alexander Sunday to deter drunk driving.
During the detail 56 year old John Manser of Canandaigua and 50 year old Brian Swimline of Pembroke were both arrested and charged with Driving While Intoxicated.
Approximately 210 vehicles traveled through the checkpoint.
In addition to the 2 DWI arrests, 8 traffic tickets were issued for various violations of the New York State Vehicle and Traffic Law.
Senator Chuck Schumer is slamming what he’s calling a loophole in the Trump administration’s plan to crack down on flavored e-cigarettes.
The New York lawmaker believes the regulations won’t do enough to keep kids from using them.
That’s because companies can put kid-friendly flavors back on the market if they get approval from the FDA.
Last week, an emergency ban on the sale of most flavored e-cigarettes was approved in New York.
Bills slip past Bengals remaining unbeaten.
Frank Gore ran in for the go-ahead touchdown with 1:50 to play as the Bills slipped past the Bengals 21 to 17 at New Era Field.
Buffalo quarterback Josh Allen finished 23 of 36 for 243 yards, a TD and an interception for the Bills, who are 3 and 0 for the first time since 2011.
Up next for the Bills is a home game against the New England Patriots on Sunday.