Morning News Briefing
Written by WBTA STAFF on June 3, 2019
Ross Street murder suspect slated for court today.
The Rochester man accused of a deadly stabbing on Ross Street in the City is scheduled to appear in court today.
Police report that 31 year old Quinton Edmonds of Rochester has been charged with the murder of 43 year old Michael Paladino.
Edmonds was taken into custody after fleeing the scene on foot and remains in the Genesee County Jail charged with murder.
Batavia Police Chief Shawn Heubusch indicated that Edmonds, a former parolee from Rochester, is well known to police.
Heubusch said it appears that Paladino, came out of his apartment to assist a woman after hearing Edmonds fighting with and striking her.
Edmonds and Paladino began fighting when Edmonds allegedly fatally stabbed or cut Paladino several times with a sharp instrument.
The weapon has not yet been recovered and the case remains under investigation.
Choking and child endangerment ends in arrest for a Batavia man.
Genesee County Sheriff’s Deputies arrested 38 year old Wesley Thigpen of West Main Street Road Saturday following a complaint from an Oakfield resident.
Thigpen was charged with Criminal Obstruction of Breathing, Endangering the Welfare of a Child, and Harassment for allegedly having a physical altercation with a female in front of her child less than 17 years of age.
Thigpen was released with an appearance ticket for June 10th in Oakfield Town Court.
Burglary in Batavia leads to lock up for an Oak Street man.
32 year old Daniel Mooney was taken into custody by City Police after investigating a burglary complaint from a Jackson Street address.
Mooney was accused of forcing his way into the dwelling and damaging property and was charged with counts of Criminal Mischief and Burglary.
He was committed to the Genesee County Jail in lieu of $10,000 bail.
A Hart Street resident busted for exposing himself in Kibbe Park.
35 year old Michael Jamil of Batavia was apprehend by Police on a count of Public Lewdness following investigation into a harassment complaint at Kibbe Park.
Jamil allegedly removed his pants while at the park several times exposing both his buttocks and genitals to another person in the area.
He was later released with an appearance ticket for Batavia City Court.
We’re heading into the last few weeks of this year’s legislative session, and it’s still unclear if lawmakers will be voting on a recreational marijuana bill.
There’s still debate over things like taxes and the possible public health risks if legislation is passed.
Counting today, there are just 11 days where members of the Senate and Assembly will be in session before they leave Albany June 19th.
A bill would likely have enough support to pass the Assembly, but its fate in the Senate is still unclear.