Morning News Briefing
Written by Alex Feig on October 11, 2019
Two Orleans County residents were killed in a crash on Route 104 in Gaines after hitting a deer and driving into a creek according to authorities.
Orleans County deputies received the report of a motor vehicle accident with injury at 6:49 yesterday evening.
According to investigators, 21 year old Brooke Allen of Lyndonville was driving a 2000 Nissan Sedan down Route 104 in Gaines when her vehicle struck the animal.
The impact sent the vehicle across both lanes of traffic, over a guardrail, down an embankment and into a creek.
First responders arrived to find the overturned vehicle submerged in 5 to 6 feet of water.
Both Allen and her passenger, 20 year old Richard Forder of Albion, were pronounced deceased at the scene.
Investigation into the crash continues.
Three busted for drugs following a traffic stop in Byron.
Genesee County Sheriff’s Deputies took three Rochester residents into custody after they were subjected to a traffic stop on Route 33 in Byron yesterday morning.
Deputies allegedly found 47 bags of Fentanyl inside the vehicle during the stop along with a large amount of drug packaging materials.
32 year old Marvelous Williams of Greece, 23 year old Chance Barnwell-McClary of Rochester and 30 year old Raquel Chin also of Rochester were all arrested and charged with Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance and Criminal Use of Drug Paraphernalia.
After being arraigned in Byron Town Court all three were remanded to the Genesee County Jail in lieu of bail.
Two Buell Street residents are behind bars after being stopped for an alleged traffic violation on North Spruce Street in the city.
54 year old David Vega was found to have 33 suspensions and revocations after being stopped by City Police Tuesday night for having an unsecured front plate.
His passenger, 28 year old Jennifer Hogan also of Buell Street, was allegedly in possession of drug paraphernalia, Marijuana and an open container of alcohol.
Vega is facing a count of first degree Aggravated Unlicensed Operation and Hogan is charged with Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance, Criminal Use of Drug Paraphernalia, Having an Open Container and Unlawful Pot Possession.
Both were committed to the Genesee County Jail in lieu of $10,000 bail a piece.
The Buffalo Sabres are off to their best start in years, and they’ll look to keep the momentum going tonight.
They’ll be hosting the Florida Panthers at KeyBank Center.
The Sabres are coming off an overtime victory over the Montreal Canadians Wednesday and have won three of their first four games.
Face-off for tonight’s game is set for 7 p.m.