Evening News Briefing
Written by Dan Fischer on January 15, 2018
The deadline for some New Yorkers to renew their pistol permits is coming up.
Under the SAFE Act anyone Upstate who had their pistols licensed on or before January 15th 2013 has until the end of the month to renew it. Permits have to be recertified every five years and will be revoked if they are not. Recertification can be done online.
An Oakfield man is accused of drinking and driving, on a snowmobile. Deputies arrested 43 year old Raymond Smith Junior of Lockport Road over the weekend.
Lawmen say Smith was drunk when he crashed his sled not far from his home.
He was also ticketed for driving a snowmobile on a highway, doing so without insurance, driving too fast and refusing a breath test.
Smith was released and is due back in court this spring.
Where were you when dishes flew at Denny’s?
Early yesterday morning, Batavia Police responded to the Denny’s Restaurant on West Main Street for a report of a disturbance.
They arrested 37 year old Jeffrey Freeman of South Spruce Street for allegedly hurling a plate at a woman.
Freeman was given a court appearance ticket.
There’s lots of criticism of President Trump in New York on this Martin Luther King Junior Day. National Action Network President, Reverend Al Sharpton calls Trump an embarrassment for his alleged vulgar comment about African nations.
Governor Cuomo says the situation in Washington is about division and discrimination.