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Written by on June 26, 2018

Five women facing charges, accused of fighting on Watson Street in Batavia.
According to City Police five local women are facing various charges for rioting and attempted assault.
An alleged June 12th altercation on Watson Street in Batavia has led to the charges according to authorities.
They five women apprehended have been identified as 47 year old Angela Flowers, of Watson St.
33 year old Tanisha Gibson and 28 year old Katrina Drake, both of Wood St.
31 year old Lakeisha Gibson of West Main Street Rd and 28 year old Patricia Gibson of East Main.
All five females are expected to appear today in Batavia City Court.

Scammers pulling heart strings and purse strings in Attica.
Attica Police say elderly village residents were advised over the phone that a grandchild had been seriously injured in a car accident and the scammers reportedly impersonate the grandchild begging for money to be treated.
Scammers ask for thousands of dollars’ worth in various gift cards and for the victims to provide the serial numbers.
Lawmen say regardless of pay that hospitals cannot delay life threatening treatment and to never purchase gift cards, pre-paid credit cards or give any banking information over the phone to anyone.

19 arrested at Zac Brown Band concert.
Sunday night’s concert at the Darien Lake Performing Arts Center ended with 2 in lock up and 17 with future appearance tickets.
Most of the arrests were for attempting to re-enter after being ejected.
One woman from Florida and another from Maryland were the only two to be jailed in lieu of bail.

Muckdogs win pitchers’ duel and look for series sweep tonight.
For their first back-to-back wins of the season against the State College Spikes, the Monday night match-up maintained a zero to zero score until the eighth inning. Voice of the Muckdogs Andy Helwig…

Batavia held the lead with a final score of 4 to 3 and the team looks to get their first sweep of the season with their final matchup of the series against State College tonight.
Batavia returns home Thursday for the start of a three game series against Auburn. You can hear Thursday night’s home game here on WBTA.

Former Buffalo Bills quarterback Jim Kelly is back out on the football field.
He joined kids at his annual football camp yesterday, days after surgery following his latest fight with oral cancer.
Kelly says while he’s sore, he never doubted he would be able to make an appearance at his camp.
He also says more surgeries are scheduled in the coming months.

Paving work on Trumbull Parkway picks up this week.
This Thursday Trumbull Parkway will be closed to all through traffic for milling the road surface.
The work is weather dependent.


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