Morning News Briefing
Written by WBTA STAFF on May 8, 2018
Alexander man under investigation by immigration after being arrested for rape.
50 year old Domingo Gomez-Gomez of Alexander Road in Alexander has been arrested by Genesee County Sheriff’s Deputies on charges of First Degree Rape, Possession of a forged instrument, and Offering a false instrument for filing.
According to authorities Gomez forcibly raped a female co-worker in the early morning hours of April 28th.
Deputies made their arrest on Friday and Gomez allegedly lied to law enforcement about who he was and provided them with numerous false documents to identify himself.
Gomez was ordered to be held in lieu of $100,000 bail in the Genesee County Jail.
Immigration officials are also investigating whether Gomez may be in this country illegally.
Allegations of abuse lead to resignation for New York State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman.
Several women he was romantically involved with made allegations that Schneiderman beat, choked and verbally abused them, usually while under the influence.
The news broke following a story published yesterday in “The New Yorker”.
As a notable figure in the Me Too movement, Schneiderman’s has been vocal about going after alleged abusers and even filed a lawsuit against Harvey Weinstein in February.
Although he strongly contested the allegations, Schneiderman said this will keep him from being able to do his job and his resignation will be effective at around five o’clock this afternoon.
A suspected booze store burglar is behind bars in Batavia
Police have arrested 49 year old Willie Dozier of Rochester for burglarizing two city liquor stores.
He is accused of breaking into Mr. Wine and Liquor on Lewiston Road last August and then Plaza Spirits on East Main Street three months later.
Dozier is now being held without bail on felony charges of burglary and conspiracy.
Trap Shooting Students at LeRoy High School are taking a shot at influencing state politics.
In order to defeat a proposed bill that would ban such clubs across the state the students in the school’s skeet shooting club are calling on state lawmakers to vote it down.
A New York City Assemblywoman was the one responsible for introducing the measure.
The students in LeRoy have started a letter writing campaign calling for legislators to vote against the bill.
Roadwork to begin today on Lehigh Ave in Batavia.
Motorists using Lehigh Ave will experience delays between 7 am and 3 pm.
Local residents will be permitted to and from their homes.
Constructions crews will be milling the pavement on Lehigh progressing from Ellicott to Creek Road.
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.