Morning News Briefing
Written by WBTA STAFF on August 17, 2018
Drug related activity that’s endangering children reported by City PD.
Local Police report the arrest 32 year old Kelly Howell of Montclair Ave in Batavia for allegedly using intravenous drugs and leaving the drugs and paraphernalia out in front of three children.
Howell was arrested following the alleged incident at a Montclair Ave residence Tuesday evening.
She is facing charges of Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance Possession of a Hypodermic Instrument, and Use of Drug Paraphernalia along with three counts of Endangering the Welfare of a Child.
Howell was remanded to jail in lieu of $10,000 bail.
Wayne County man locked up under Leandra’s Law.
Batavia Police stopped 37 year old Robert Sindon of Clyde New York on East Main Street following a traffic complaint last week.
Sindon was accused of drinking and driving and officers discovered he was traveling with two children under 15 years old.
He was arrested on multiple counts of DWI and was committed to County Lock up without bail.
Homeless man in Batavia behind bars without bail for allegedly beating up on mercy medics.
36 year old Dustin Bogue who has no permanent address listed is facing charges of Attempted Assault, Criminal Mischief and Criminal Tampering.
Bogue was remanded to jail without bail after he allegedly started a fight with Mercy EMS Paramedics at UMMC and damaged property in the incident.
Democrat Nate McMurray says he’s not concerned about a new poll in the 27th Congressional District.
According to Ohio-based Clout Research, Republicans have a strong chance of keeping control of the seat come Election Day.
But, the party still doesn’t have a candidate after incumbent Congressman Chris Collins suspended his campaign after being arrested on federal charges.
McMurray says he’s confident he’ll win, pointing out a lot of polls have been wrong in recent years.
Governor Cuomo has signed a bill banning children under the age of 18 from using indoor tanning facilities.
Under past law in New York, children age 17 and over were permitted to use such facilities without parental consent.
Governor Cuomo hopes the move protects more children from the harmful effects of indoor tanning booths such as skin cancer.
The Muckdogs win over West Virginia.
Batavia beat the Black Bears 8 to 4 in their contest last night in Dwyer Stadium, tying up the two game series before heading to Auburn for a Double header tonight.
The first game starts at 5 p.m. and the second is a scheduled makeup match after being rained out last Wednesday.
You can listen in to the away games via the Muckdogs website.
Mechanical failure pushes back road work in Batavia.
The scheduled milling for Tracy Avenue in Batavia has been delayed due to mechanical breakdown, and according to the City’s Bureau of Maintenance will be rescheduled when equipment is functioning again.
Paving operations start on Vine Street between Main and Bank Street today and progress to Bank and East Main on Saturday.
The work is weather dependent.
Paving operations are scheduled from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.