Evening News Briefing

Written by on March 7, 2018

Genesee County lawmen and agree they want every school in the county to have a police officer in their building.
The question is: how to pay for it.
Law enforcement officials and state government representatives met recently against the backdrop of the tragic school school in Florida.
According to a statement released following the meeting, there was a general consensus that there should be a resource officer in every school.
LeRoy PD provides an officer to LeRoy Schools, Byron-Bergen and Genesee Valley BOCES is covered by a deputy from the Genesee county Sheriff’s Office and Batavia PD provides security aides for city schools.
Sheriff William Sheron says it is his goal to a have a resource officer in every school building.

A former teacher at Brockport Central Schools pleads guilty to child pornography charges.
31 year old Roland Yockel faces to 5 to 20 years in in Federal Prison. He will be sentenced in June.
Prosecutors say Yockel lived in the basement of his parent’s home where his mother providing baby-sitting services.

The Elba Lady Lancers continue in girls high school basketball playoffs.
Elba defeated Wheatland-0Chili last night in a game called by WBTA’s John Vazquez

Elba now takes on Franklinville Saturday afternoon at 3 at Rush-Henrietta in the Far West Regionals.

Jurors in the corruption trial of a former top aide to Governor Cuomo are getting a snow day. Joseph Percoco has been on trial for six weeks in for allegedly accepting bribes.
The jury says it’s deadlocked and a few jurors have asked to be dismissed for exhaustion. The judge ordered the jury to get back to deliberating tomorrow morning.


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