Morning News Briefing
Written by WBTA STAFF on September 12, 2018
Chautauqua County Woman indicted for fatal Darien hit and run.
A Genesee County Grand Jury Indictment has been filed against the woman accused of fatally striking a young man leaving a concert.
Police say 48 year old Jennifer Serrano of Irving hit 18 year old Connor Lynskey last month while he was walking back from a concert at the Darien Lake Performing Arts Center.
The indictment includes Felony counts of Vehicular Manslaughter and Leaving the Scene of an accident without reporting it along with counts of DWI and Aggravated Unlicensed Operation.
According to Genesee County deputies Serrano nearly hit one of their patrol vehicles moments after she allegedly left the scene of the hit and run.
Dual homicide in Hamlin has Monroe County deputies seeking help during investigation.
Two bodies were found in a burned out car Monday on King Street in Hamlin.
A large amount of potential evidence that could help solve the case were destroyed by flames according to Investigators.
The names of the people found dead in the vehicle haven’t been released.
The case is being treated as a double homicide, and anyone with information is asked to come forward.
South Swan Street man jailed for assault.
Batavia Police responded to a Hutchins Street apartment for a reported domestic incident where they took 37 year old Patrick Spikes of South Swan Street into custody.
Spikes was accused of assaulting and choking an individual and was charged with third degree Assault with intent to cause physical injury and Criminal Obstruction of Breathing.
Spikes was remanded to the Genesee County Jail pending his appearance in City Court.
LeRoy Police arrest Rochester woman as part of a suspected larceny ring.
Police in LeRoy arrested one alleged member of a larceny ring out of Rochester following a 4 month long investigation into a larceny in the Village.
Investigators accuse 38 year old Erica Bomberry of stealing from a West Main Street business in May before a group of suspects fled creating a short lived police chase which was called off do to the dangers it posed.
Bomberry was arrested on a warrant and charged with a misdemeanor count of Petit Larceny.
Her bail was set at $1,000 and the larceny investigation remains ongoing.
Hawley calls out Cuomo while alerting residents that sex offenders will now be allowed on school and community center property to vote.
Assemblyman Steve Hawley of Batavia is warning parents and guardians to keep their kids away from schools, recreational facilities and community centers this Thursday after 6 p.m. due to the fact that sex offenders could be present to vote in the primary election.
Gov. Cuomo recently pardoned thousands of convicted criminals, including sex offenders, to allow them to vote in the upcoming primary.
Hawley blasted the Governor calling the action inexcusable.