Morning News Briefing

Written by on August 28, 2018

Woman arrested in Albion with a stolen loaded weapon.
31 year old Ashley Mongeon of Charlotte North Carolina was arrested in Albion by State Police for allegedly criminally possessing a loaded gun.
She was arrested Sunday shortly before noon at the Orleans County Correctional Facility in Albion and charged with Criminal Possession of a Weapon, along with felony counts of Criminal Possession of a Stolen Weapon and of a Loaded Firearm.
Mongeon was ordered to be held in the Orleans County Jail on $20,000 bail.

Alleged threats of terrorism land an Orleans County man in lock up.
23 year old Christian Carrasquillo of Lyndonville was taken into custody by Orleans County Sheriff’s deputies after he was accused of Making a Terroristic Threat last Thursday in Albion.
He was arraigned and committed in lieu of $10,000 bail to the Orleans County Jail.
Carrasquillo is expected to reappear in Albion Town Court at a later date.

Spray Park shutting down for the season and sidewalk work announced by Batavia’s public works.
The city has announced the Austin Park Spray pad will close for the season on September 4th and will not reopen until Memorial Day next May.
The city also announced a list of sidewalk construction projects for the month of September.
There is a full list of the scheduled sidewalk work to be done located on our website at

The rundown of Republicans ready to replace Congressman Chris Collins on Election Day has just thinned by one.
Yesterday State Senator Michael Ranzenhofer took himself out of the running saying he has no interest in heading to Capitol Hill.
The senator said in a statement that he’s honored by the people encouraging him to run for the congressional seat.
Republicans have been interviewing potential candidates in order to narrow down their nominee ever since Collins suspended his campaign after being arrested on federal charges.
Whoever the GOP lands on will be going up against Democrat Nate McMurray the November ballot.

A heat advisory going into effect for the surrounding areas.
A larger portion of Western New York including Monroe, Orleans and Livingston counties will be under a heat advisory for this afternoon and evening.
The National Weather Service issued the advisory to be in effect from noon until eight tonight with the heat index in some locations possibly approaching 100 degrees.
The conditions could cause people to suffer from weather-related illnesses like heat exhaustion or heat stroke and people are encouraged to check on the elderly and children until the temperatures cool down.

Muckdogs widen the gap with latest win against the Spikes.
Last night’s victory means three in a row for the home team at Dwyer Stadium in Batavia.
The Batavia ball team beat State College 11 to 6 in their second of the series games with their third match slated to start this evening at 7:05.
You can hear the series final against the Spikes toning right here on WBTA before they go back on the road against Mahoning Valley.

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