Morning News Briefing
Written by WBTA STAFF on July 8, 2019
Warsaw man killed in a two vehicle crash in Pavilion.
Genesee County Sheriff’s Office Investigators say that distracted driving is likely the cause of a two vehicle accident that claimed the life of an elderly Warsaw man over the weekend.
The crash occurred at Route 63 and Route 19 in Pavilion at approximately a quarter after 12 Saturday afternoon after a tan 2007 Mercury Grand Marquis sedan slammed into the side of a trailer being hauled by a semi-truck.
Our news partner The Batavian was on scene with Sgt. Jason Saile…
The driver of the sedan 81 year old Robert Daniels, of Warsaw is believed to have ran a red light and was pronounced deceased at the scene by the Genesee County Coroner.
The driver of the semi-truck was uninjured.
A North Street resident behind bars without bail for an alleged assault.
52 year old Brian Dyer was arrested following a disturbance on North Street in the City Friday evening.
He is accused of hitting another person in the head with a blunt object during a fight, causing an injury and was charged with Assault and Criminal Possession of a Weapon.
Dyer was ordered to be held in the Genesee County Jail without bail and is expected to reappear in Batavia City Court today.
Batavia man jailed without bail after leaving the scene of a drunk driving accident.
City Police report the arrest 38 year old Scott Higgins of Ganson Ave Batavia on counts of felony DWI for having a previous conviction, Leaving the Scene of a Property Damage Accident and Aggravated Unlicensed Operation.
Higgins allegedly left the scene after crashing his truck into a utility pole on Maple Street in the City.
He was jailed without bail and is expected in City Court this afternoon.
Rochester resident busted with burglar tools and drugs in LeRoy.
LeRoy Police report the arrest of 47 year old Samuel Sciascia of Dewey Ave Rochester on four counts of Criminal Possession Controlled Substance, a single count of Criminal Possession of Burglar Tools and one count of Criminal possession of a Hypodermic instrument.
Police received a complaint of suspicious activity at the Tops parking lot on West Main Street in LeRoy.
Upon arrival, Officers allegedly found Sciascia in possession of multiple different types of controlled substances along with a crack pipe and hypodermic needles and a vehicle access tool used to enter locked vehicles.
Sciascia was committed to the Genesee County jail in lieu of bail.
No injuries are being reported after an Amtrak train hit a vehicle in Wayne County.
State police say the collision happened yesterday afternoon in the area of Brown Road and Locco Road in Savannah.
There were 249 people on board the locomotive at the time.
The four people in the vehicle that was struck have all been accounted for.
There’s no word yet if any charges will be filed.