Morning News Briefing
Written by WBTA STAFF on September 26, 2018
Central Avenue murderer receives 20 years to life.
31 year old Nathaniel Wilson of Batavia will find himself behind bars for at least the next two decades.
Wilson appeared for sentencing yesterday morning in Genesee County Court where he was given a term of 20 years to life in state prison for stabbing Terry Toote to death on Central Avenue in May of this year.
In August Wilson pled guilty to second degree Murder avoiding a possibly longer sentence if his case had went to trial.
Before handing down the sentence Judge Charles Zambito recounted the Police surveillance video which showed Wilson stab Toote in the heart after he had already fallen to ground.
A number of Toote’s family members appeared in court and several made presentence statements directed at Wilson and his apparent lack of remorse.
Wilson said before being sentenced that he never meant to kill Toote and that he was sorry for what he had done.
Carjacking with a police chase and crash in the city land a Rochester resident in lock up.
According to an eyewitness a large black male allegedly shoved a female out of her white Buick Sebring at the Kwik Fill on Jackson Street yesterday morning then sped off down Ellicott Street.
Police took chase of the vehicle which ended outside the entrance of the VA Medical Center in a one car crash.
Batavia Police Chief Shawn Heubusch…
No one was injured in either incident and the suspect was identified as 35 year old Constantine Murrell of Rochester.
He was charged robbery, fleeing a police officer and several traffic charges.
Murrell is currently on parole in a case involving a 76 year old woman who had stopped at a gas station.
Jackson Ave man jailed without bail for bringing drugs to BJ’s.
Members of the Genesee County Local Drug Task Force arrested 50 year old Anthony Leone of Batavia following report of a suspicious person at BJ’s Wholesale Club on Monday.
Leone was allegedly found in possession of a quantity of crack cocaine and drug paraphernalia and was arrested on a felony count of Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance along with Criminally Using Drug Paraphernalia.
He was jailed without bail as the investigation continues with additional charges pending.
Marc Molinaro is promising to cut property taxes by almost 30 percent if elected.
The Republican says he would also make Governor Cuomo’s two-percent property tax cap permanent and expand it to New York City.
He’s also calling for a complete state takeover of Medicaid costs.
Cuomo’s campaign says they want specifics, calling Molinaro a Trump mini-me, who backed the President’s tax plan that raised middle class taxes 30-percent.
The Buffalo Bills have traded offensive lineman Marshall Newhouse to the Carolina Panthers.
In exchange for the nine-year veteran, E-S-P-N reports the Bills will receive a conditional draft pick in 2021.
To fill Newhouse’s spot, Buffalo signed offensive lineman Jeremiah Sirles. He was cut by the Panthers three weeks ago.
The Bills return to action Sunday when they visit the Green Bay Packers.