Evening News Briefing
Written by Dan Fischer on April 12, 2018
An Albion logger shot and killed by a Genesee County sheriff’s deputy after threatening patrons of a Pembroke tavern.
61 year old Keith Kent died in the parking lot of the Log Cabin Restaurant on Gilmore Road late last night.
Authorities said Kent had created a disturbance and threatened customers of the tavern.
Genesee County Undersheriff Gregory Walker
Walker said there that the deputy fired only the one fatal shot.
Later officials declined to say just how many shots were fired by Kent or the deputy.
The case has been turned over to State Police to conduct an independent investigation. Troop A Commander Edward Kennedy is cautious about what information is being made public
It was also revealed that police body cam footage of the shooting is available to investigators who are still going over evidence and statements late today.
A Possible motive revealed in the case of a former Wyoming County deputy charged with murder.
60 year old Joseph Mlyniec (miln-ee-ak) is charged with gunning down Robert Irvine the Third in the driveway of Irvine’s home in Perry last month.
Police believe Mlyniec killed Irvine to keep sexual abuse allegations against the former deputy from being made public.
Mlyniec has pleaded not guilty to all charges.
State Police and local law enforcement will participate in a statewide crackdown on distracted driving as part of April’s National Distracted Driving Awareness Month.
The enforcement effort, called Operation Hang Up, will include increased patrols and checkpoints targeting drivers using electronic devices while behind the wheel. This year’s enforcement detail will run through April 16.
Congressman Chris Collins had surprisingly nice things to say to Mark Zuckerberg.
The Facebook CEO apologized to members of the House Energy and Commerce Committee for the social network not doing more to protect user data.
Collins, who represents Genesee County in Congress, told Zuckerberg that after hearing him talk, he’s confident he’s doing good work that he believes in.
Former Bills running back Fred Jackson wants to come back to retire a Bill. Jackson was cut in 2015 after eight years with the Bills then picked up by Seattle.
He’s working on a one-day deal with Buffalo so he can retire as a Buffalo Bill.