Evening News Briefing
Written by Dan Fischer on June 15, 2018
The boyfriend of a Maple Street woman is charged with arson and attempted murder for allegedly setting fire to an apartment he shared with his girlfriend and her children.
27 year old Plush Dozier is accused is setting fire the lower apartment of 35 Maple Street around 12:30 this morning.
When firemen arrived on scene they believed the children were still inside.
The children were found safe at a neighbor’s home.
The girlfriend, who has not been identified, was injured and hospitalized in stable condition.
Dozier is being held without bail.
Familiar faces selected to be School Resource Officers.
Pembroke graduate veteran deputy sheriff’s Patrick Reeves was selected to Pembroke Schools to be their SRO
Deputy Eric Meyer was selected to be the SRO at Alexander.
He and Deputy Reeves begin their posts on September 1st.
Deputy Cory Mower will at Pavilion and will begin on July 1st.
Perry Police alert elderly residents of door to door scams.
Police say they have received reports of individuals going door to door claiming they are contractors and telling elderly homeowners that their homes need repairs.
The incidents are under investigation, however lawmen recommend using caution in dealing with such solicitors.
Paving operations picking up Monday.
Lehigh Ave in Batavia between Ellicott Street and Creek Road will be closed to all through traffic from 7 AM and 5 PM Monday and Tuesday next week. Motorist will need to find alternative routes while the closures are in place. As usual this work is weather dependent.