Morning News Briefing
Written by WBTA STAFF on December 7, 2018
Stafford man jailed without bail on a charge of strangulation.
The Genesee County Sheriff’s Office report the arrest of 26 year old Jesus Macario-Ixcolin of Horseshoe Lake Road in Stafford following a domestic incident.
According to authorities Macario-Ixcolin allegedly choked a victim during an incident that occurred at an address on Horseshoe Lake Road in September.
He was charged with Strangulation in the second degree and remanded to the Genesee County Jail without bail.
He is expected to appear in Stafford Town Court on December 11th.
Hawley looking for investigation into inconsistent gas prices.
Assemblyman Steve Hawley has sent a letter to the current Attorney General and the Attorney General Elect describing the inconsistency of gas prices in the region.Hawley said gas prices in Genesee and Orleans County range much higher than the surrounding counties, sometimes priced $.15-$.25 cents more per gallon than in Erie and Monroe Counties
He is supporting several pieces of bi-partisan legislation to protect consumers against unfair gasoline pricing practices.
Hawley also requested investigation into the pricing practices by the AG.
Troopers bust a Pembroke man for weapons and drug charges.
20 year old Joseph Ciociola was stopped for speeding Wednesday morning on Akron Road in Pembroke by State Police out of Batavia.
Police allegedly found him in possession of pot and a loaded firearm and he was taken into custody for Criminal Possession of a Weapon, Possession of a Loaded Firearm in a Motor Vehicle, and Unlawful Possession of Marijuana.
He was released with an appearance ticket for Pembroke Town Court.
State lawmakers are going to see a boost to their bottom lines in the coming years.
A commission voted yesterday to increase their pay from $79,500 a year to $130,000 annually in 2021.
In exchange, they’ll have to limit what they can earn outside of their legislative positions.
It’s the first pay raise for New York lawmakers in years.
City leaf collection has concluded for the year.
The city will be extending the yard waste station operation through December 12th for any resident that still has leaves they would like to dispose of.
The yard waste station will reopen next season on April 15th.
If you’re looking for some extra cash, the Buffalo Bills have a job for you.
They’re asking for people to come to New Era Field to clear snow from the stands.
Work will begin at nine this morning and will go for as long as needed.
Folks who roll up their sleeves will get 12 bucks an hour and anyone who works for more than four hours will get a free ticket to a Bills game.
Shovels will be provided if you don’t have one.