Morning News Briefing
Written by Dan Fischer on December 3, 2019
38 year old Mark Helm of State Street was apprehended by City Police following investigation into a reported assault at a State Street address.
Helm allegedly caused serious physical injury by striking another individual in the alleged assault that occurred last month.
The violent incident also played out in front of four children.
Helm was charged with Assault in the second degree along with Endangering the Welfare of a Child and was committed without bail to the Genesee County Jail.
Batavia burglary leads to arrest for a LeRoy resident.
Batavia Police took 22 year old Kiha McNear of Lake Street LeRoy into custody after he allegedly violated an order of protection and illegally entered a Walnut Street residence late last month.
McNear was accused of damaging the individual’s property while he was at the address and was charged with counts of Criminal Mischief, Aggravated Criminal Contempt, and Burglary in the second degree for illegally entering a dwelling.
He was subsequently released with an appearance ticket for Thursday in Batavia City Court.
A Leroy man indicted on a count of sexual abuse.
Donald J. Frisby has been indicted by a Genesee County Grand Jury for the crime of first-degree sexual abuse, a Class D violent felony.
Frisby is accused of subjecting another person to sexual contact by forcible compulsion on July 14 on Clay Street in the Town of Le Roy.
According to Assistant City Manager Rachael Tabelski the City of Batavia phone system is currently down for all City locations until further notice.
City offices will be open normal business hours for walk-in business today and city officials can be reached via email or through the city’s website.
For emergencies please remember to call 911.
City Police and Fire will be notified about any emergency situations directly from dispatch and will operate as normal.
An honor for the Albion Police Department.
The Triple A has given the Albion PD its 2019 Community Traffic Safety Platinum Award, the highest award the auto club can bestow on any Police Department.
Albion Police were recognized for several safety initiatives including Buckle-Up, Stop DWI, Targeted School Zone Patrols and Child Safety Seat programs.
Another candidate has officially entered the race for the 27th Congressional District seat.
Democrat Melodie Baker is seeking the position left open following the resignation of ex-Republican Congressman Chris Collins.
Earlier this year, he pleaded guilty to federal insider trading charges.
Baker is competing for her party’s nomination with Nate McMurray, who narrowly lost to Collins in 2018.
A date for the special election to fill Collins’ spot hasn’t officially been announced yet.
The Buffalo Sabres light up the scoreboard in a rout of the New Jersey Devils.
Conor Sheary had a pair of goals while Jack Eichel, Victor Olofsson, Jeff Skinner, Henri Jokiharju and Rasmus Asplund also scored in Buffalo’s seven-to-one win at KeyBank Center last night.
Sabres goalie Linus Ullmark also contributed by stopping 44 of the 45 shots he faced.
Buffalo is back in action Thursday when they visit the Calgary Flames.