Morning News Briefing

Written by on June 14, 2018

Drug Task Force takes down another suspected drug dealer in Batavia.
39 year old Dustin Landin of James Street was taken into custody on a Grand Jury Indictment Warrant Monday by members of the Genesee County Local Drug Enforcement Task Force.
Landin was charged with two Class D Felony Counts of Criminal Sale of a Controlled Substance for allegedly selling drugs to a task force agent on two separate occasions.
He was ordered to be held in lieu of $2,500 in the County Jail.

Speed zone stop in Pavilion leads to various drug charges for a Southern man.
35 year old Antwan Maye of Butner North Carolina was subject to a traffic stop early Tuesday morning after Deputies recorded him traveling 51 miles per hour in a 35 mile per hour speed zone on Ellicott Street Road in Pavilion.
During the investigation deputies allegedly found Maye in possession of two separate controlled substances, a criminal amount of Marijuana and other drug paraphernalia.
He was arrested and charged with Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance, Possession of Pot and of Drug Paraphernalia.
Maye was released with an appearance ticket for July 3rd in Pavilion Town Court.

Grand Jury indictment handed down for a city man accused of violent burglary on Holland Ave.
22 year old Winston Lockhart Sr. of Hutchins Street has been indicted by a Grand Jury for the crime of second-degree burglary, a Class C violent felony.
In January Winston allegedly entered a Holland Avenue home illegally with intent to commit a crime.
Upon his initial arrest in January Winston was facing counts of assault, aggravated criminal contempt, criminal mischief, and strangulation.

Hawley claims Cuomo and other Government Elitists are living high on the hog, off the back of the tax payer.
Assemblyman Steve Hawley is making a late push for legislation that would provide greater accountability, transparency and safeguarding into the state’s economic development spending.
Hawley says the law comes as a result of years of inaction by the Cuomo administration to clean up Albany’s widespread bid-rigging and pay-to-play paradigm.
Hawley and a host of his Assembly Republican colleagues blasted the state’s programs like START-UP NY and the illegal I Love NY signs, calling for more oversight to what they claim is corrupt.

Ball Players returning to Batavia for another season with the Muckdogs.
As the team is prepping for the start of their season, Muckdogs Manager Mike Jacobs said the roster is more seasoned this year with some ball players returning…

They play their first game of the season this Friday in Auburn and begin with their home opener in Batavia on Monday the 18th.
You can hear the game live here on WBTA beginning with the first pitch Monday night at 7:05.

The last remaining video rental store in Batavia has announced it is closing its doors soon.
All the products have been marked down at the Family Video located in the Tops plaza.
There is no specific closing date but the store will cease operating as a rental location.
The video rental store took over in an old Blockbuster Video location.

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