Morning News Briefing
Written by Alex Feig on November 12, 2019
36 year old Eric McGill of Hutchins Place in Batavia was arrested by City Police following a menacing complaint at a Hutchins Place address.
McGill was accused of menacing an individual with a baseball bat on Election Day last week.
He was charged with Menacing and Criminal Possession of a Weapon and after being arraigned in City Court he was remanded to the Genesee County Jail in lieu of $2,500 bail.
A Maple Street woman locked up on a litany of charges.
Batavia Police report the arrest of 30 year old Amanda Webb on charges of Harassment with physical contact, Criminal Contempt, Criminal Mischief, Resisting Arrest and two counts of Endangering the Welfare of a Child.
Webb was arrested following a traffic stop on Bank Street in the city last week where she had previously been accused of violating a stay away order of protection by hitting the protected party.
Investigation uncovered another alleged violation that occurred on the first of the month and Webb was charged with endangerment for the scene that reportedly played out in front of two children who were passengers in the vehicle with her.
She was ultimately ordered to be held without bail.
East Main Street resident ends up in lock-up following Veterans Day arrest.
City Police arrested 43 year old Lawrence Guy of Batavia on counts of Attempted Assault and Criminal Mischief after an alleged domestic dispute at an East Main Street residence yesterday.
Guy is being held without bail to reappear in Batavia City Court Thursday.
State lawmakers say they’re crafting a bill to help survivors of sexual abuse.
The legislation would create a private fund to help survivors take legal action against their alleged abusers.
The Child Victim Foundation Fund would be run by the Department of Taxation and Finance, comptroller’s office and Division of Criminal Justice Services.
New Yorkers would be able to donate to the fund when they file their taxes.
Anyone convicted of a sex crime against a child would also have to pay one-thousand dollars as part of a fine.
The Legislature is set to debate the proposal when it returns to Albany in January.
Snow has caused the Livingston County Sheriff’s office to issue a travel advisory for the morning commute.
It went into effect at three a-m and is expected to be in place until nine a-m.
However, the advisory could be lifted earlier if conditions improve.
Updates will be posted on the department’s Facebook and Twitter accounts.
The Winter Weather Warning for the region has expired this morning and although snow will continue, only minor additional accumulations are expected.
For our closings and cancellations, Attica Central School is the only closing to report this morning due to the snow fall overnight.