Morning News Briefing
Written by WBTA STAFF on January 4, 2018
Batavia Police pick up convicted drug dealer with the help of a vigilant citizen.
38 year old Charles “Gusto” Williams was wanted on warrants for failing to appear for sentencing on a drug sale conviction and criminal contempt.
Batavia Police received a tip that Williams was at a Ross Street residence, where they arrived in full force and took him into custody without incident yesterday afternoon.
A woman and child were taken from the residence as well just as a precaution according to Assistant Chief Todd Crossett.
Williams is being held until his arraignment today.
Orleans Task Force take down an accused drug dealer on parole.
30 year old Rodney Scales of Rochester was stopped on West Ave in Albion by members of the Orleans County Major Felony Crime Task Force.
They reportedly discovered a quantity of crack cocaine packaged for sale in his vehicle and Scales was charged with nine Class B felony counts for selling and possessing drugs.
He was committed to the Orleans County Jail without bail.
Further arrests and charges are pending according to investigators.
Burglary in LeRoy lands a Batavia man in lock up.
Law Enforcement were called to a domestic incident at a Lake Street address in LeRoy where they took 41 year old Nicholas Williams of West Main Street Road in Batavia into custody.
Williams was accused of illegally entering the home of someone with a stay away order of protection in place intending to commit a crime.
He was charged with Criminal Contempt, Burglary and Resisting Arrest and was ordered to be held on $10,000 bail in the Genesee County Jail.
An act of total disrespect leads to lock up for a Darian man.
22 year old Brian Keller of Sumner Road in Darien was accused of spitting in the face of an individual who had a refrain from order of protection in place.
Keller was arrested and charged with Criminal Contempt in the first degree and Harassment following the alleged domestic incident at his address.
He was jailed in the Genesee County Jail in lieu of $10,000 bail for violating the court order.
A limited number of tickets for the Bills-Jaguars playoff game are going on sale today.
The Jaguars say they will be selling unused tickets today at three o’clock.
The tickets are only going to be sold online and purchases are limited to two tickets for the game in Jacksonville.
They didn’t say how much the tickets would cost.
A Wind Chill Warning will now be in effect for the entire GLOW region from 8 PM this evening to 7 AM Sunday.
Dangerously cold wind chills are expected to reach 30 below zero at times.
To the north in Orleans, Monroe and Niagara Counties there is a Winter Weather Advisory that will be in effect from 10 this morning to 7 Saturday morning.
Total snow accumulations of 5 to 8 inches are expected in spots.