Evening News Briefing

Written by on May 10, 2018

A Genesee County Grand Jury has found that the fatal shooting of a suspect by a sheriff’s deputy was justified.
61 year old Keith Kent of Albion was shot and killed by Deputy Ryan Young in the parking lot of the Log Cabin Restaurant on April 11th.
First Assistant District Attorney Melissa Cianfrini tells what happened when lawmen first encountered Kent…


PHOTO: First Assisatnt DA Melissa Cianfrini
Courtesy: TheBatavian

Deputy Young fired 15 shots from a service weapon, an AR15 rifle, two shots hit Kent, the fatal wound struck him in the neck.
Once Kent was down, lawmen entered the restaurant and found witnesses hunkered in the basement

Deputy Young has since returned to duty and authorities say the case is now closed.

A 19 year old Batavia man will spend 15 years in prison for burglarizing several homes in the city last year.
Davon St. John of Oak Street pleaded guilty to a charge of Second Degree Burglary and was sentenced this week in county court.
Police said St. John burglarized homes on Ellicott, and Montclair Avenues and Union Street.
Much of the stolen property was recovered in St. John’s home.

An Albion man charged in a case of child sexual abuse.
37 year old Robert Tetrault of Albion has been accused of having sexual contact with a child between the age of 9 and 10 in July of 2012.
He has been charged with predatory sexual assault against a child.
Tetrault was previously convicted in a 2013 knife attack and sentenced to 2 to 4 years in prison.

The Thruway is getting more high-speed electric vehicle charging stations. Yesterday Governor Cuomo announced a more than four-million-dollar charging station expansion plan. According to the governor, electric car owners will soon be able to travel the entire New York Thruway without exiting to recharge. Cuomo has made it his goal to install ten-thousand charging stations by 2021.

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