Morning News Briefing
Written by Alex Feig on November 25, 2019
City Police report the arrest of 28 year old Timothy Zorn of Batavia following report of a domestic dispute at a Hall Street residence in the city.
Zorn was taken into custody last Thursday afternoon after being accused of choking an individual during the incident and is now facing counts of Criminal Obstruction of Breathing, Assault and Unlawful Imprisonment.
He was ultimately released under supervision of Genesee Justice with appearance tickets returnable to City Court on December 4th.
Two Batavia men busted for brawling on Ross Street.
37 year old Justin Mcgirr and Jeremiah Jones were both collared by City Police after they were allegedly observed fighting on Ross Street Saturday afternoon.
Both were charged with Disorderly Conduct by way of fighting or violent behavior and both were given appearance tickets for Batavia City Court at a later date.
Funeral services have been announced for the Clarksville parents allegedly murdered by their son.
Police say the bodies of William Larson Senior and Lisa Larson were found inside their Courtney Hollow Road home following a fire Thursday.
Their son, 17-year-old William Larson Junior, is now facing murder and manslaughter charges.
The funeral for his parents will be tomorrow afternoon at Mark F. Rinker Funeral Home in Cuba.
Ken’s Charcoal Pits is changing ownership.
Derek Geib, the owner of Bourbon & Burger Co. and The Coffee Press, has recently acquired Ken’s Charcoal Pits from local businessman Ken Mistler.
The main restaurant menu is expected to change, however the pizza and charcoal pits will remain the same according to Geib.
Geib isn’t ready to announce the new name of the restaurant just yet but is hoping to make the most of the changes by early next year.
The Buffalo Bills are off to their best start since 1996 following a big win at home.
Quarterback Josh Allen threw for 185 yards and two touchdowns as the Bills beat the Denver Broncos 20 to three at New Era Field yesterday.
Buffalo is now eight-and-three on the season and sitting two games behind the New England Patriots for first place in the AFC East.
The Bills are back in action Thanksgiving Day when they visit the Dallas Cowboys.
The Genesee County Sheriff’s Office, City of Batavia and the Village of LeRoy Police Department will participate in a special enforcement effort to crackdown on impaired driving over the Thanksgiving Holiday weekend.
The statewide STOP-DWI Crackdown efforts start on November 27th and will end on December 1st.
A final reminder to residents that City wide leaf collection resumes today.
To take advantage of the last leaf sweep of the season the city asks that residents place leaves in the parkway near the curb line.