Arrest Made in Highland Park Hit and Run

Written by on April 22, 2020

Devon Wright

News Release

Batavia Police Officers arrested Devon Wright, 18, in relation to the reported car/pedestrian accident on Highland Park which occurred on 04/08/2020 at approximately 8:54 PM. Wright was located in a vehicle during a traffic stop last night where he was taken into custody. Wright allegedly resisted officers while being arrested, and damaged property while at Batavia Police Headquarters.

Wright was charged with 1 count PL 120.10-1 – Attempted Assault 1st, 1 count PL 205.30 – Resisting Arrest, 1 count PL 195.05 – Obstructing Governmental Administration 2nd, 2 counts PL 145.00-1 – Criminal Mischief 4th, 1 count PL 240.45-1 – Criminal Nuisance 2nd, and 1 count PL 240.26-1 – Harassment 2nd. Wright was virtually arraigned in Batavia City Court before Judge Saleh and remanded to the Genesee County Jail on $10,000 cash, $20,000 bond, $50,000 partially secured bond. Wright is scheduled to appear back in BCC on 5-18-2020 at 13:00 hours.

Batavia Police investigation into the incident on 04/08/2020 revealed that Wright intentionally struck the victim with his car. The victim sustained some injuries during the incident but was later treated and released.

The Batavia Police Department would like to thank the public for all their tips on Wright’s whereabouts.


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