Morning News Briefing
Written by WBTA STAFF on January 15, 2018
Accused Batavia drug dealer behind bars on terrorist charges.
Washington Ave resident 46 year old Eddie Miles Jr. was arrested following a domestic incident in Batavia in which he was accused of threatening to shoot police and setting his apartment on fire.
The incident occurred on December 6th and a week later Miles was arraigned on charges of Arson, Aggravated Criminal Contempt, and two counts Making a terroristic threat.
In the meantime officers were holding Miles on drug sale charges for allegedly selling crack to a Task Force Agent.
He is currently being held without bail in the Genesee County Jail and is due back in court on Thursday.
Buffalo man jailed without bail for robbery in Batavia.
44 year old Francisco Martinez of Buffalo was arrested following a reported domestic incident and robbery at a Bank Street Apartment in Batavia.
He was accused of fighting with another person and stealing property from them in the presence of a child.
Martinez was charged with Harassment, pot possession, Robbery and Endangering the Welfare of a Child and was remanded to the Genesee County Jail without bail.
Woman arrested for bringing drugs into Attica Prison with a nine month old child.
State Police in Warsaw arrested 25 year old Danielle Greene of Rochester for allegedly smuggling drugs into the Attica Correctional Facility on an attempted inmate visit while accompanied by her nine month old daughter.
While attempting to enter the facility she was allegedly found with Oxycodone and Percocet hidden in her clothing and eleven latex glove finger-tips containing marihuana secreted within her person.
Greene who is currently on probation was charged with a felony count of Promoting Prison Contraband, along with Misdemeanor counts of drug possession and Endangering the Welfare of a Child.
The nine month old child was turned over to responsible family members.
Greene was remanded to the Wyoming County Jail in lieu of $2,500 bail.
Batavia City Council to vote on a tax rate decrease included in the upcoming budget.
Jason Molino submitted a financial plan to council that recommends a property tax rate decrease of 3-percent in his final act as City Manager.
Molino said the tax rate decrease was due to growth in the city’s tax base.
He said the private take-over of the old county nursing home which did not pay property taxes, was a large part of the growth.
City Council must adopt a final budget by March 31st.
The Bills are wasting no time trying ratchet up their offense.
Yesterday the team announced Brian Daboll had been hired as their new offensive coordinator.
The 42-year-old will replace Rick Dennison who was fired on Friday.
Daboll went to high school in Western New York and has a solid track record coaching for the Patriots, Dolphins, Chiefs and the Alabama Crimson Tide.