Evening News Briefing

Written by on May 7, 2018

Willie Dozier

Batavia Police bust a suspected liquor store burglar.
49 year old Wliie Dozier of Rochester has been arrested for allegedly breaking into Mr. Wine and Liquor on Lewiston Road last August.
Three months later, police say, Dozier broke into Plaza Spirits on East Main Street.
Dozier is now behind county bars without bail facing felony charges of burglary and conspiracy.

A heavy loss of farm equipment as fire destroys a garage in Pavilion.
It happened around 8:30 last night on Ellicott Street Road.
Authorities suspect an ATV that was under repair earlier in the day triggered the blaze.
No one was hurt. Five volunteers companies fought the fire.

LeRoy Central students who are members of the school’s skeet shooting club are getting a lesson in politics.
The students are calling on state lawmakers to defeat a proposed bill that would ban such clubs across the state.
The measure has been proposed by a New York City area assemblywoman.
The LeRoy students have now started a letter writing campaign calling for lawmakers to vote against the bill.

Roadwork to begin tomorrow on Lehigh Ave in Batavia.
Motorists using Lehigh Ave will experience delays between 7 am and 3 pm.
Local traffic will be permitted to and from their residence.
Constructions crews will be milling the pavement on Lehigh from Ellicott to Creek Road.

Two New York state lawmakers are urging their colleagues to pass an anti-bullying bill.
Jacob’s Law would require school officials to notify parents of the bullies and victim when they are aware of a bullying situation at school.
The law is named after 13-year-old Jacob Taras who took his own life in 2015 after claiming he was bullied at his school in South Glens Falls.

Are you missing a ring?
Batavia Police say an engagement/wedding ring was found on Richmond Avenue on Saturday.
If you believe it is yours, contact Batavia Police with a detailed description or picture of ring.


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