Morning News Briefing
Written by WBTA STAFF on October 5, 2018
Stolen firearms from the Firing Pin land a Batavia man in lock up.
Law Enforcement located a number of stolen weapons while searching the home of a Jackson Street man, which appear to be those taken in a recent burglary from the Firing Pin in Bergen.
20 year old Morgan Coles of Jackson Street was taken into custody by Sheriff’s Deputies Wednesday evening following the raid of his residence and is now facing a charge of Criminal Possession of a Weapon in the First Degree.
Police discovered 10 or more stolen weapons in the search of his home all matching those taken from the Firing Pin last Thursday night.
Initially lawmen said a total of 14 guns were taken.
Coles was ordered to be held without bail in the county jail.
The Genesee County Sheriff’s Office was assisted by Agents from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives.
House fire in Byron deemed a total loss.
Byron fire was called to action for report of a residential fire shortly before 8 o’clock t at 6612 Warboys Road last night.
As the fire went to second alarm within minutes of the first visible flames the city’s FAST Team were called in, along with a tanker from Bethany, and Mercy medics.
The fire was called in by a passerby and no one was home when the fire started.
It remains unclear whether any pets were in the home at the time and if they made it out or not.
The house was deemed a total loss along with the garage that was also completely destroyed in the blaze.
Batavia Sex Offender jailed without bail for failing to report.
41 year old Jon Magliocco of Liberty Street in the city was arrested after allegedly failing to register an internet account with the state’s sex offender registry.
Magilocco is deemed a level three sex offender and is required by law to register any change in internet accounts to authorities.
He was ordered to be held in the Genesee County Jail without bail and is expected to reappear in City Court on November 1st.
Rochester resident picked up for Grand Larceny in Batavia.
Deputies arrested 32 year old David Pierleoni following a larceny complaint at the Kohl’s Department Store in Batavia.
Pierleoni was accused of stealing nearly 11-hundred dollars’ worth of merchandise for the store two Mondays ago.
He was charged with Grand Larceny and given an appearance ticket for Batavia Town Court on Monday.
Congressman Chris Collins is asking to be excused from appearing in court.
A hearing is set in Manhattan next week to discuss the status of the case against Collins and two co-defendants.
The Republican was arrested on insider trading charges back in August and has pleaded not guilty.
Collins says he’ll be working in Buffalo the day of the hearing.
He’s looking to fend off a challenge by Democrat Nate McMurray and earn another term in Washington.
The new NHL season isn’t off to the start the Buffalo Sabres wanted.
The Boston Bruins beat them four to nothing last night in front of a big crowd at KeyBank Center.
After the game, new Sabres captain Jack Eichel said he understood why fans booed the team’s performance.
The Sabres return to the ice Saturday when they host the New York Rangers.