Morning News Briefing
Written by Alex Feig on November 27, 2019
The High Wind Watch posted for today by The National Weather service has been elevated to a High Wind Warning for most of the region including Genesee, Wyoming and Orleans counties.
The Warning will be in effect from 10 o’clock this morning expiring at 1:00 a.m. on Thanksgiving.
The weather service is predicting 30 to 40 mile per hour winds out of the Southwest with gusts reaching up to 60.
Other than the usual concern for downed tree limbs and power lines leading to scattered power outages, officials are reminding residents that unsecured holiday decorations could also be damaged in the high winds.
Three Albion Middle School students accused of conspiring to attack fellow students and staff are now slated for trial in January.
The three were placed on probation and ordered to undergo mental health exams after appearing in family court yesterday.
The students have been charged with conspiracy to commit a felony according to authorities.
The trio is due back in court next month.
County lawmen’s top dog is getting another protective coat this Christmas.
K-9 Frankie will receive a bullet and stab protective vest as a charitable donation according to the sheriff’s office.
The vest is being provided by the non-profit group “Vested Interest” and will be embroidered, “in memory of GS-29.” In honor of the late deputy Frank Bordonaro, Frankie’s name sake.
Frankie was attacked with a knife during a stand-off on Liberty Street just last week but was fortunately uninjured.
Holley woman busted for lifting smokes from a business on the Rez.
Genesee County Sheriff’s Deputies took 49 year old Susan Devault of North Main Street Holley into custody following investigation into a larceny complaint where she was accused of stealing a carton of cigarettes from a Bloomingdale Road business on the Tonawanda Indian Reservation.
Devault was hit with a count of Petit Larceny and issued an appearance ticket returnable to Alabama Town Court on December 11th.
New information has been revealed in the case of an Allegany County teenager accused of killing his parents.
Prosecutors say 17-year-old William Larson Junior told police his father
William Larson Senior killed his mother Lisa before throwing a knife at him.
Larson Junior admitted to shooting his father in the driveway of their Clarksville home, but denied hurting his mother.
The bodies of the victims were found following a fire at that residence last week.
An autopsy showed they suffered stab and gunshot wounds.
Larson Junior is due back in court December 17th.
Former Rochester City Court Judge Leticia Astacio will be spending 180 days behind bars.
A judge sentenced her yesterday after Astacio violated her probation.
Astacio was on probation following a DWI conviction in 2016.
In court, Astacio admitted to not showing up for probation hearings so she could end up in front of a judge and argue that the sentence for her DWI conviction is illegal.
The State Court of Appeals removed Astacio from the bench after several run-ins with the law.