Morning News Briefing
Written by WBTA STAFF on June 4, 2018
City man behind bars without bail for pulling a knife on police.
32 year old Adam Arsenault of Hutchins Street Batavia was accused of brandishing a knife toward City Police as officers attempted to execute an arrest warrant for an unrelated matter.
He was arrested after being released from Strong Memorial Hospital on a Batavia City Court warrant for failing to appear for a previous matter from January of last year.
Arsenault was charged in the Saturday incident with Menacing a Police Officer, Resisting Arrest and Criminal Possession of a Weapon.
He was remanded to the Genesee County Jail without bail.
Batavia woman jailed for conspiring to sell another person’s property.
24 year old Latiqua Jackson of East Main Street was arrested and charged with Criminal Possession of Stolen Property and Conspiracy following investigation into an incident of in March.
Jackson allegedly pawned, traded or sold stolen property with the assistance of at least one other co-conspirator earlier this year.
She was ordered to be held in lieu of $2,500 bail.
Man accused of making his way into a Batavia residence through a window is arrested.
33 year old Luis Ramos-Mercado of South Main Street Batavia was taken into custody following a report that he allegedly entered into a Turnbull Parkway residence through a window unbeknownst to the property owner.
Ramos-Mercado was charged with Criminal Trespassing and was released on his own recognizance.
Charge added to Batavia resident already jailed for a violent robbery in Alabama.
30 year old Edward Loper of West Main Street is currently incarcerated in the Genesee County Jail on a robbery charge for his alleged involvement in a violent assault and robbery along with two Albion women at an Alabama residence last month.
He was additionally charged with Criminal Possession of Stolen Property for an incident on Veterans Memorial Drive in February of this year.
After being arraigned in Batavia Town Court Loper was remanded back to Jail.
The search for a missing Upstate toddler is now suspended.
Yesterday deputies in Wayne County announced that after 12-days, they hadn’t found the body of 14-month-old Owen Hidalgo-Calderon and were calling off the search.
His mother Selena was found dead last month on a farm in Sodus.
Her boyfriend 26 year old Everardo Donoteo-Reyes of Mexico has been charged for allegedly burying her body and is facing federal Immigration charges for illegally reentering the country and possessing fake identification.
He remains a person of interest in the homicide investigation.
Senator Chuck Schumer says it’s time for the Environmental Protection Agency to help keep gas prices down.
The EPA is planning to roll back mile-per-gallon standards that Schumer says could cost drivers more money at the pump and hurt the environment.
According to Triple A, the average cost for a gallon of regular gas in New York is now three-oh nine a gallon, a 31 percent increase from this time last year.