Evening News Briefing
Written by Dan Fischer on June 6, 2018
An Attica man behind bars this afternoon following a domestic incident involving a gun.
Police say 55 year old Robert Balon Jr. of Cascade Road tried to abduct his estranged wife early yesterday morning.
Balon fled the scene, without the woman, but was reported to be armed with a handgun.
Lawmen caught up with Balon three hours later. The handgun turned out to be a CO2 pellet pistol.
Balon is jailed in lieu of $100,000 bail.
Four people were injured at the ADESA Auto Auction in Newstead.
State Police say 75 year old Robert Henning of Akron was pulling a handicapped accessible van into the demonstration area when he accidentally engaged the modified accelerator under the steering wheel.
Four people inspecting the van were injured, three were taken to ECMC.
All are expected to OK.
A Liberty Street man is facing multiple charges or violating a stay-away order of protection.
Police say 52 year old Raymond Radley is facing nine felony counts of Criminal Contempt.
Authorities say the suspected violations of the court order occurred between February and May of this year.
Radley has been jailed without bail.
Triple Crown contender Justify is arriving at Belmont Park this afternoon ahead of this weekend’s Belmont Stakes. The horse left his Churchhill Downs barn earlier today for a flight to Long Island’s MacArthur Airport. Justify is the 4-to-5 morning-line favorite for Saturday’s 150th running and could become the 13th Triple Crown winner in history. American Pharoah ended a 37-year Triple Crown drought by taking all three legs in 2015.