Morning News Briefing
Written by WBTA STAFF on March 25, 2019
Two Bergen residents busted for bringing drugs into Jail.
The Genesee County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrests of 38 year old Aaron Heale and 31 year old Amethyst McCracken both of North Lake Ave in Bergen for allegedly conspiring to bring drugs into the Genesee County Jail.
McCracken is accused of bringing dangerous contraband to Heale as he was incarcerated in the county jail.
Both were charged with Introduction of Dangerous Contraband into Prison in the first degree and Conspiracy.
McCracken was also charged with Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance and Heale was charged with Falsifying Business Records.
Both were given appearance tickets for this afternoon in City Court.
An East Main Street resident remanded to jail following a burglary in Batavia.
City Police have arrested 23 year old Juaquin Davis of East Main Street following a domestic incident last week at an apartment on Thomas Ave.
Davis was accused of illegally and forcefully entering the address of a protected party that had a complete stay away order of protection against him while having unwanted physical contact.
He was charged with second degree Burglary and two counts of Criminal Contempt in the first degree for having physical contact and a previous conviction within the past 5 years.
Davis was remanded to the County clink on $5,000 bail.
Maple Street man busted by probation with drug possession.
18 year old Jordan Rose was arrested and charged by Batavia Police with Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance and Criminal Possession of Marijuana.
Rose was taken into custody following a Genesee County Probation search of his residence that turned up over two ounces of pot and other miscellaneous drug paraphernalia.
Rose was committed to the County Jail in lieu of $1,500 bail.
Monroe County deputies are investigating a weekend drowning at a hotel.
They say 8 year old Jamielath Kabba died after swimming at the Residence Inn by Marriott in Henrietta Saturday night.
Police say she wasn’t alone but it was several minutes before someone spotted her in the deep end of the pool.
Kabba was rushed to the hospital but was pronounced dead a short time later.
It’s going to a busy week for state lawmakers as the budget deadline gets closer.
They have until the end of New York’s fiscal year on March 31st to reach a deal with Governor Cuomo.
Yesterday, he said any budget deal must include a permanent property tax cap.
There’s also debate on issues like criminal justice reform and campaign finance reform.