Morning News Briefing
Written by WBTA STAFF on September 11, 2018
Double homicide discovered in Hamlin.
Investigators from the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office are searching for surveillance footage after two bodies were found inside a burned vehicle.
Someone reported the finding to police after discovering the car behind a building on King Street yesterday.
The case is being treated as a dual homicide by investigators and they are currently attempting to track down possible surveillance footage from nearby cameras.
Lawmen have not released the names of the deceased people found inside the car.
Investigators are encouraging anyone with information to call police.
LeRoy Schools add to their Resource Officer program.
There will be a nearly constant law enforcement presence at both the Le Roy Middle School High School and Wolcott Street School following a new arrangement this year between the Village of Le Roy and the Le Roy Central School District.
School Resource Officer Eric Miller has now become an employee of the district following his recent retirement.
The state has created a classification for former law enforcement officers to become school employees known as “special patrol officers.”
Miller has been the SRO at the high school since 2003, splitting some time with Wolcott.
Now two part-time LeRoy Police officers will be rotating coverage at the elementary school while Miller is at the high school.
For more on the story check the article by our news partner The Batavian.
Minnesota man busted for drunk driving after nearly crashing in Batavia.
41 year old Ryan Callison of Zimmerman Minnesota was stopped by deputies on Main Street Road after he was allegedly observed failing to yield the right of way entering the roadway and nearly causing a collision.
Callison was arrested and charged with DWI then released with an appearance ticket for September 13th in Batavia Town Court.
Dine and dash down Lake Street lands a LeRoy resident in lock up.
LeRoy Police were called to a Lake Street business in the Village after receiving a complaint of a male allegedly leaving the restaurant without paying for his meal and drinks.
Upon arrival officer’s located 27 year old Todd Gailie Jr. of Myrtle Street Le Roy on the railroad tracks in the area and when he was confronted Gailie allegedly ran from officers.
After a brief foot chase Gailie was taken into custody.
He was charged with petit larceny and obstructing governmental administration.
Gailie committed to the Genesee County Jail in lieu of $1,500 bail and is expected to appear on September 20th to LeRoy Town Court.
NY state senator Michael Razenhofer has secured $72,000 in state funding for public libraries in Genesee County.
The total funding will be distributed among the 6 public libraries and can be used for a variety of purposes including capital improvements, new books, learning materials, software and computers.
People across Western New York will be remembering those killed in the September 11th terror attacks.
Memorial ceremonies will be taking place in several communities to honor people who died in attacks at the Pentagon and World Trade Center, and in the crash of Flight 93 in Pennsylvania.
Nearly three-thousand people lost their lives on this day 17 years ago.
Many first responders are still dealing with the health effects of chemicals they breathed in at Ground Zero.