Morning News Briefing
Written by WBTA STAFF on June 25, 2018
Batavia man behind bars after violently hurling a beer bottle at victim.
Deputies were called for report of a domestic incident at a West Main Street Road residence where a victim was struck and injured by a beer bottle.
28 year old Richard McKague Jr. of Main Street Road Batavia was accused of chucking the glass beverage container at the victim after allegedly violating a court order of protection.
The incident was reported Saturday afternoon.
He is now facing a felony charge of Criminal Contempt along with an Aggravated Family Offense, Attempted Assault and Acting in a Manor injurious to a Child.
McKague was committed to the Genesee County Jail in lieu of $25,000 bail
Accident in Alexander leads to charges for a young woman.
Following investigation into a single motor vehicle crash on Route 20 in Alexander Sunday Genesee County Deputies arrested 19 year old Samantha Wade.
Wade was accused of leaving the scene of a property damage accident after she apparently crashed her four-door sedan into two street signs and a telephone pole.
She is facing additional vehicle and traffic law violations and other charges are currently pending.
Wade is expected to appear in Alexander Town Court at a later date.
The Monroe County Legislature will meet tonight to discuss raising the legal age for making tobacco purchases.
Right now, it’s 18-years-old, but some legislators want to increase it to 21.
Supporters say the hope is to make it harder for people to start using tobacco products, which would improve their long-term health.
Tonight’s meeting is at the county office building.
The Muckdogs win while away.
The Batavia Muckdogs emerged victorious over the State College Spikes yesterday evening with a final score of 8 to 6.
The Muckdogs improve to a 4 and 5 record, while the Spikes drop to 3 and 7.
The team looks to win back-to-back games for the first time this season with their 7:05 matchup tonight at Medlar Field at Lubrano Park.
The Muckdogs will be back in Dwyer Stadium in Batavia for the first game of three against Auburn this Thursday.
Congratulations to the graduates of 2018.
Class of 20-18 graduates at most of the major school districts in the area walked the stage at their respective commencement ceremonies over the weekend. At many schools the ceremonies also served as a remembrance to students lost this year due to illness, or accidents.