Morning News Briefing
Written by WBTA STAFF on August 21, 2018
Orleans County man facing charges for sexually abusing a child.
Troopers based in Albion arrested an 18 year old male resident of East Ave Albion for allegedly sexually abusing a child under the age of 14.
The unnamed suspect was taken into custody by State Police last Tuesday night following report of the incident which allegedly occurred in Holley in May of this year.
The 18 year old is charged with 2nd degree Sexual Abuse of a child less than 14 years old and Acting in a Manner Injurious to a Child less than 17 both Class A misdemeanors.
Police did not release the name of the suspect due to their possible youthful offender status and they were released on their own recognizance.
Republicans looking to replace Congressman Chris Collins on the November ballot will meet in Batavia today.
They’ll be speaking with GOP leaders from across the 27th Congressional District to talk about their potential candidacy.
Congressman Collins suspended his re-election bid earlier this month after being arrested on federal charges.
Whoever the Republican nominee is takes on Democrat Nate McMurray in November.
The Genesee County Sheriff’s Office reports arrests at Darien Lake’s latest Country concert.
Three people were arrested at the Miranda Lambert Concert Thursday including two Holley residents.
Both were taken into custody for Criminal Trespass after they allegedly reentered the concert venue after having been ejected.
54 year old Monica Granata of West Seneca allegedly punched, kicked and bit 2 Live Nation Security Officers while she was being ejected from the concert and was arrested on 2 counts of second degree Harassment.
All three were given appearance tickets for September 4th in Darien Town Court.
Warsaw man behind bars without bail for driving on drugs.
Troopers based out of Warsaw arrested 54 year old Scott Carmichael of Warsaw on charges of Driving While Ability Impaired by Drugs, Unlawful Possession of Marijuana and several traffic infractions following a traffic stop on State Route 39 in Castile.
During the stop Troopers detected a strong odor of marijuana coming from Carmichael’s vehicle.
Carmichael submitted to and failed several field sobriety tests and was then taken into custody and evaluated by a Drug Recognition Expert.
He was remanded to Wyoming County Jail without bail and is due back in Castile Town Court on August 27th.
Governor Cuomo signs a bill to ban smoking where child services are provided.
The legislation protects children from the harmful effects of secondhand smoke.
It bans people from smoking in buildings that host child care services, also including private homes that serve as day cares.
Cuomo said this measure will help New York become a healthier, stronger state.
Smoking is already banned near schools and where after-school programs are held.
The Muckdogs win against West Virginia.
The Dogs beat the Black Bears one to nothing in their first of a three game series of away games.
Batavia returns to Dwyer Stadium Thursday for a double header against Williamsport which will be covered live here on WBTA.
The Buffalo Bills have named their starting quarterback for the team’s third preseason game.
Head coach Sean McDermott says Josh Allen will take the field first when the Bills battle the Cincinnati Bengals Sunday.
During Friday’s game against the Browns, Allen completed all but four of his passes and led the team on three scoring drives.
Nathan Peterman will be Allen’s backup, since AJ McCarron is being treated for a collar bone injury.
Equipment repairs complete and milling operations pick back up today on Tracy Ave.
Tracy Avenue between Washington and North Street will be closed to all thru traffic for pavement cold milling today from 7AM to 5PM.
Drivers will need to find alternative routes during the operation.
The work is weather dependent.