Evening News Briefing
Written by Dan Fischer on October 4, 2018
A Batavia man is accused of possessing several guns that police say were recently stolen from the Firing Pin shooting range in Bergen.
20 year old Morgan Coles is charged with criminal possession of a weapon in the First Degree for allegedly possessing 10 or more firearms.
Coles is being held in the county jail without bail.
His arrested followed a search of his Jackson Street home where police said the weapons were located, all matching those taken from the Firing Pin last Thursday night.
At the time, lawmen said a total of 14 guns were reported stolen.
The Genesee County Sheriff’s Office worked the case along with Agents from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives.
An Elba man gets seven years in state prison after copping a plea to rape.
44 year old Jason Cole of Quaker Hill Road admitted to having a sexual relationship with a 14 year old girl.
He pled guilty to Rape and Criminal Sexual Act, Class D violent felonies.
Cole avoided additional charges included in his indictment by accepting the terms of the deal along with a prison sentence that could have been twice as long if he was found guilty at trial.
Safety standards passed following the crash of Flight 3407 are heading to President Trump’s desk. The Senate passed a bill yesterday that includes money to keep pilot training requirements in place. Investigators say pilot error caused the 2009 crash that killed 50 people. It’s not clear when the president could sign the legislation.
The Buffalo Sabres are looking to start the new N-H-L season with a win.
They’ll be hosting the Boston Bruins at KeyBank Center this evening. Yesterday, the Sabres named Jack Eichel as the 16th full-time captain of the franchise.
He’s already scored 73 goals during his young career.
Face-off is set for just after seven o’clock tonight.