Evening News Briefing

Written by on January 8, 2018

Felony drug charges have put a Washington Avenue man behind bars.
46 year old Eddie Miles Junior, also known as “Pops” was arrested yesterday on a felony drug warrant accusing him of selling crack cocaine to drug task force agents.
The charges were filed just after Miles was taken into custody in connection with a suspected domestic incident and arson yesterday morning at his home.
Miles may still face charges in that incident.

PHOTO: Eddie “Pops” Miles

The flu season is getting worse in Western New York.
The latest numbers from the state health department show the flu rate spiking in the region.
The flu has been widespread in the state for a month but Western New York is getting it particularly bad.

A consultant is getting involved in a review of the Genesee county jail.
The state Commissions on Corrections wants the study.
County Manager Jay Gsell says SMRT Architects has been hired to review the needs of the male and female inmate population in the county

The meeting with the consultants will be this Saturday morning at 8 in the Old County Courthouse.
The meeting is open to the public.
The Genesee County Jail does not currently house female inmates.

A Fredonia man is accused of falling asleep behind the wheel of his car in the drive-thru lane of McDonald’s.
Deputies in Chautauqua County say they witnessed William Tryczenski asleep in the driver’s seat with the car running.
They determined he was intoxicated and charged him with DWI.

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