Morning News Briefing
Written by WBTA STAFF on December 24, 2018
City resident arrested for continual violation of court order.
18 year old Iszon Richardson of Lewis Place in Batavia has been jailed after being accused of violating a complete stay away order of protection twice in one day.
City Police were called to a Jackson Street address last Thursday for report of a domestic incident.
Investigators accused Richardson of holding the protected party at their residence, refusing to let them leave and a short time later, Police were called back to the address following a report that Richardson had returned.
Officers located Richardson hiding at the residence and he was taken into custody.
He was charged with four counts of Criminal Contempt, three counts Burglary and one count of Unlawful Imprisonment and was ordered to be held in lieu of $30,000 in the Genesee County Jail.
Richardson was arrested in October for a similar incident on Jackson Street where he was charged with criminal contempt with physical contact, criminal obstruction of breathing, burglary and resisting arrest after running from police.
Batavia man faces attempted murder charge for Ellicott Street assault.
40 year old Rashawn Gosier of Shady Lane Batavia has been charged with first degree Assault and Attempted Murder.
He was apprehended last Monday night after report of a stabbing in the Swan and Ellicott Street area.
The stabbing victim had initially left the scene which hampered the investigation however police eventually located the victim who had been hospitalized for an interview.
Police say Gosier and the victim knew each other through a mutual acquaintance.
Gosier was committed to the Genesee County Jail.
A Juvenile sex offense reported by State Police in Bergen.
State Police based in Batavia have reported the arrest of a 12 year old Bergen boy accused of a felony sex crime.
The Juvenile was arrested last Thursday and charged with a Class B felony count of Criminal Sexual Act against a victim under 11 years old and a Class A Misdemeanor count of Sexual Misconduct for an alleged incident in November in the Town of Bergen.
The boy was released to a third party.
The Buffalo Sabres are sharing some good news on the condition of broadcaster Rick Jeanneret.
The team says he’s resting comfortably after being hospitalized Saturday while calling the contest between the Sabres and Anaheim Ducks.
The Sabres say Jeanneret is looking forward to coming back once the holiday break is over.
He has called games for the franchise since 1971.
Getting to your holiday destination may be a bit quicker than usual.
Governor Cuomo has announced the suspension of construction-related lane closures across New York State.
They’ll remain suspended until six Wednesday morning.
Officials are also urging people to take constant breaks while behind the wheel.
For updated traffic information, you can download the Thruway Authority’s mobile app.
A Winter Weather Advisory going into effect in some southern counties.
The National Weather Service has issued the advisory for Wyoming, Chautauqua, Cattaraugus, and Southern Erie counties to be in effect until 6 o’clock this evening.
Total snow accumulations of 3 to 5 inches expected in the most persistent lake snows with winds gusting as high as 30 mph.
For commuters heading south forecasters say to plan on slippery road conditions.