Evening News Brief
Written by Dan Fischer on January 19, 2022
A Genesee County Grand Jury has handed up an indictment against a former Batavia man serving time for raping children.
40-year-old Wesley Thigpen is now charged with four counts of predatory sexual assault against a child.
Thigpen is already behind bars in Greene County serving a four-year term for the 2019 rape of a girl under the age of 13.
This latest indictment accuses Thigpen of sexually assaulting children under 13 dating back to 2014.
With these latest charges, Thigpen could spend the rest of his life behind bars.
The Richmond Memorial Library is closed again today. Officials there tell us there is still no heat in the library. They are working on the problem.
The family of 7-year-old Brittany Spaniel Bentley is so distraught over their missing fur baby they have posted a $250 reward for his safe return.
Bentley has been missing since Sunday from his home on Vine Street.
He is described as cream and brown, freckled, wearing a red e-collar.
If you have any information about Bentley, call his frantic humans at 861-0013.
A new poll is providing some very good news for Governor Hochul as she looks to win a full four-year term this November. According to the Siena College poll she has a large lead over her fellow competitors in the race to secure the Democratic party’s nomination.
The Democratic primary is scheduled for June 28,
Tickets are still available for this weekend’s big showdown between the Buffalo Bills and Kansas City Chiefs, but they’re not cheap. According to VIP-TIX, there are thousands of seats up for grabs at Arrowhead Stadium with prices ranging from $124 to more than $1,250 each.