Morning News Briefing
Written by WBTA STAFF on November 6, 2018
Albion man behind bars for secretly videotaping children.
An Albion man has been accused of unlawfully videotaping minors according to the Orleans County Sheriff’s Office.
32 year old Andrew Campbell of Albion was arrested following a three month long investigation by Albion Police and the Sheriff’s Office.
Campbell allegedly videotaped children 13 and 14 years old secretly and investigators say he has been likely videotaping children secretly for years.
Warrants were secured and numerous electronic devices were seized.
Lawmen say additional charges are likely pending forensic analysis of the electronic devices.
Campbell is charged with two felony counts of Unlawful Surveillance in the Second degree and two counts of Endangering the Welfare of a Child.
He was remanded to the Orleans County Jail in lieu of 10-thousand dollars and is expected back in Albion Town Court tomorrow.
Investigators are requesting anyone with information regarding this case, to call 590- 4125.
Rochester resident facing attempted murder in Batavia adds to criminal counts.
22 year old Plush Dozier was arrested over the summer on charges of attempted murder and arson in the first degree for allegedly setting fire to his girlfriend at a Maple Street address, causing her serious injuries.
Dozier is now facing charges of Criminal Mischief and Attempted Menacing of a Police Officer after a rough ride to his court appearance on August 20th.
He was accused of damaging the back door of a Genesee County Sheriff’s vehicle while attempting to menace an officer.
Dozier is expected back in Batavia City Court on Friday.
County Legislature Chair pushes for extending term limits from 2 to 4 years.
Chairman of Genesee County Legislature Robert Bausch is alerting voters about a proposal to change the term of office for county legislators from two to four years included on the ballot today.
Bausch says this proposal is widely supported and if approved by the voters, would authorize staggered four year terms, allowing better continuity on the legislature.
The proposal will appear on the back of the paper ballot.
A new Executive Director announced for the United Way of Genesee County.
Tammy Hathaway has been named as head of the community organization taking over for former Executive Director Eric Fix who left in September.
Hathaway is a former Account Executive at Tompkins Insurance.
Some Buffalo Bills fans are growing tired of struggling quarterback Nathan Peterman.
In fact, one of them has started a GoFundMe to raise money toward Peterman’s retirement.
The webpage has a plea for Peterman to leave the league and never come back.
So far, it’s raised roughly 50 dollars of its one million dollar goal.
In his latest game against the Bears, Peterman threw three interceptions.
Wind Advisory in effect.
The National Weather Service has issued a wind advisory for the region which will be in effect from 7 am until 4pm today.
Southwest winds are expected with gusts reaching up to 55mph.
Forecasters encourage using precaution while driving and to be aware of downed tree limbs and isolated power outages.