Morning News Briefing
Written by WBTA STAFF on September 19, 2018
Shop fire in Darien with structure deemed a total loss.
Report of a shop fire at a building near a residence on Alley Road between Gadd and Countyline Road in Darien drew Fire crews from a number of counties and companies.
The first flames were reported around quarter after 10 last night with the fire going to a second alarm shortly after that.
Initial reports that the flames were spreading to a nearby house were proved to be exaggerated once first responders arrived on scene.
Darien Captain Ray Felski…
The shop was a total loss along with four commercial vehicles that were parked in the structure.
Investigators continue to look into the cause of the blaze
The campaign office of Congressman Chris Collins is remaining quiet about his renewed run and his post-Election Day plans.
Legal counsel for the congressman announced on Monday the 27th District representative’s name wouldn’t be removed from the November ballot, despite having suspended his re-election campaign.
That decision came after Collins pleaded not guilty to insider trading charges.
Fellow Republicans say they want Collins to take part in campaign events like debates and town halls in hopes of fending off a challenge from Democrat Nate McMurray.
Dozens of police officers will be in Geneseo today continuing to look for David Morgan.
Back in July, Morgan was pulled over for a traffic stop when he threatened an officer with a gun and ran off.
Today’s search will focus on the area of Route 63 and Route 20-A near the Jones Street Bridge.
Starting this morning portions of the road will close periodically.
If you have any information on Morgan’s whereabouts, call police immediately.
The City Fire Department will be flushing fire hydrants tomorrow.
Batavia Firefighters will be in the areas north of West Main Street and west of Bank Street flushing hydrants tomorrow from approximately 9am to 3pm.
Homes and businesses nearby will be affected with temporary discoloration of water in that area.
If you do experience a discoloration of your water, run cold water for about 5 minutes or until clear.
Troopers make arrest under Leandra’s Law in Albion.
State Police out of Albion stopped 55 year old Earl Willis Monday night on Route 98 after he was allegedly observed failing to keep right and moving from a lane unsafely.
Roadside investigation revealed Willis was allegedly driving drunk without a license accompanied by a child in his car.
He is facing three felony counts of DWI for having a prior conviction and under Leandra’s Law and was remanded to jail in lieu of bail.
Franklin Street man arrested for taking a weapon to Probation.
41 year old Frank Bergholtz of Batavia was taken into custody by City Police after he allegedly brought a knife into the Genesee County Probation Office.
He was charged with Possession of a Dangerous Weapon and was released with an appearance ticket for City Court on September 25th.
A new allegation is being made against LeSean McCoy.
His son’s mother says the Buffalo Bills running back beat their six year old boy.
In court documents, Stephanie Maisonet claims the child would cry when he had to spend time with his father, and that he would come home with bruises.
In a statement on his Instagram account, McCoy denied Maisonet’s allegations saying he has a close relationship with his son.