Morning News Briefing
Written by WBTA STAFF on May 23, 2019
Missing Indian Falls man found safe.
Mark Dibble who went missing two days ago has been found alive and well.
Genesee County Emergency Management Services Coordinator Tim Yaeger made the announcement yesterday evening at around 5:30 p.m.
He was found sitting under a tree about 270 yards south of the Totem Pole Smoke Shop on Ledge Road in Basom.
Our news partner The Batavian spoke with Mark’s Sister Valerie Tomaszewski who was part of the search party when Mark was found…
The 58 year old Indian Falls resident was reported missing late Tuesday afternoon after he failed to show up at work and no one had heard from him.
Up to 70 firefighters, law enforcement personnel, volunteers and family members scoured the area for nearly two days to locate him.
Perry man accused of sexual abuse while another case of child abuse is pending against him.
43 year old Robert Hopkins was arrested by Perry Police early Wednesday morning on charges of first degree Sexual Abuse and Endangering the Welfare of a Child.
Hopkins allegedly sexually abused a 10 year old child while they slept at his home.
He was committed to the Wyoming County Jail in lieu of $50,000 bail.
Hopkins was arrested while facing charges of sexual abuse and course of sexual conduct against a child for another case out of Warsaw.
He is expected back in court on June 11th.
Batavia man jailed for Harassment and obstruction of breathing.
21 year old Kaleb Bobzien of Dellinger Ave was arrested following investigation into a domestic incident at a Dellinger Ave address Friday morning.
He was charged with Coercion, Criminal Obstruction of Breathing and Harassment and after arraignment was remanded to the Genesee County Jail in lieu of 5-thousand dollars bail.
A Batavia woman busted for child endangerment in a Bank Street brawl.
City Police took 25 year old Laqueasha Taylor of Bank Street into custody on counts of Criminal Obstruction of Breathing, Endangering the Welfare of a Child and Harassment following investigation into an incident in the City.
Taylor was allegedly involved in a fight with another person at the Northside Meadows on Saturday evening.
She was issued an appearance ticket for City Court for next Tuesday.
New York State Police are set to increase patrols throughout the Memorial Day weekend. Governor Cuomo says drivers can expect to see sobriety checkpoints and increased patrols Friday through Monday by officers in both marked and unmarked vehicles. They’ll also be checking for motorists who are texting on their phones.