Morning News Briefing
Written by WBTA STAFF on February 6, 2018
Wyoming County woman pleads not guilty to sexually abusing a young child.
23 year old Victoria Young is accused of sending a video to someone showing a sexual act by a four year old child she’s related to.
She was arrested by Attica police last month and yesterday she pleaded not guilty to the charges in court.
Young has been barred contact with the child and is being held on $100,000 bail.
Another round of winter weather is ready to rock the region.
The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Watch for much of Western New York including Livingston and Wyoming Counties
The Watch is going into effect tomorrow across the region with forecasters predicting a possible foot of snow and ice.
Peak snowfalls could make the afternoon drive particularly difficult with snow fall expected to drop at the rate of up to an inch an hour.
Darien man accused of dozing off on drugs while driving in Elba.
Dispatchers received a report of vehicle illegally parked on Batavia Elba Townline Road in Elba in which the driver was apparently passed out behind the wheel.
Deputies located the vehicle and identified the driver as 19 year old Nicholas Schafer of Broadway Road in Darien.
He was arrested and charged with DWI, DWAI by a combination of Drugs, Operating a Motor Vehicle Impaired by Drugs and a Parking violation.
Schafer was issued an appearance ticket for Elba Town Court on March 21st.
Damaging domestic incident in LeRoy lands a Greece man in lock up.
Deputies were called to respond to a reported domestic disturbance at a Main Road address in LeRoy were they arrested 23 year old Armando Carrion-Rojas of Greece.
During the domestic incident Carrion –Rojas was reportedly locked out of his girlfriend’s home, that’s when he allegedly broke the driver’s side mirror off her vehicle and damaged the door frame to the residence after discovering it was locked.
He was charged with Criminal Mischief and committed to the Genesee County Jail in Lieu of $500 bail.
He is expected back in LeRoy Town Court on March 13th.
Governor Cuomo is calling for the state Senate to pass the Dream Act.
Yesterday the Assembly overwhelmingly passed legislation trying to give the children of undocumented immigrant’s financial aid for college.
Cuomo says it’s important that New York protects immigrants when Washington isn’t.
A SUNY Geneseo employee and his daughter are record winners on an NBC game show.
Last night on “The Wall,” Kirk and Brooke Spangler won more than $1.4 million.
Kirk is an associate director at SUNY Geneseo, but the two are originally from Allegheny County.