Morning News Briefing
Written by WBTA STAFF on October 16, 2019
Investigation by police in Warsaw into an alleged incident in the village has led to the lock-up of a 14 year old male in Warsaw on a count of Rape in the first-degree.
The teen allegedly assaulted a young female in a unfrequented outdoor location according to investigators.
The teen boy was apprehended on Frday October 4th following the investigation.
After arraignment in Wyoming County Court he was remanded to in lieu of $10,000 bail to the Erie County’s Youth Detention Center.
Three busted for Criminal Contempt in Batavia.
23 year old Brian Miles of Rochester was arrested on a City Court arrest warrant after allegedly failing to appear for a subpoena back in September.
He was jailed in lieu of 1,000 dollars bail.
45 year old Shannon Draper of Oak Street Pavilion was arrested on a count of Criminal Contempt after he was allegedly observed to be in the presence of a protected party that had an active Stay Away order of protection against him.
He was released with an appearance ticket for City Court at a later date.
Genesee County Sheriff’s took 34 year old Jennifer Button of Oakfield into custody for Criminal Contempt last week after she allegedly had sent text messages to a protected party.
Button was given an appearance ticket for Batavia Town Court on Nov 7th.
Several health groups are working together to try and show a court why a ban on the sale of flavored e-cigarettes is needed.
They’ve filed an amicus brief ahead of a hearing on the ban that’s set for Friday.
Earlier this month, the Vapor Technology Association and affiliates were able to get the ban put on hold.
Supporters say the ban is needed to help curb youth vaping rates.
Vape shop owners believe it would hurt their sales since flavored products are popular among customers.
State Police alert residents of increased deer versus car accidents.
Every October and November, Troopers handle an increased number of vehicles collisions striking deer in Troop A- Western New York.
Total reported collisions increased from 1,412 in 2017 to 1,523 total collisions in 2018.
Police encourage operators to use caution around dusk and dawn and say that if you are operating a vehicle and a deer enters the roadway do NOT swerve.
When an operator swerves to avoid a deer, the vehicle is more likely to strike another vehicle or exit the roadway striking trees or utility poles.
Troopers say that if you strike a deer, remain at the scene and call 911.
The Buffalo Sabres are on the west coast in search of yet another win.
They’ll be in Anaheim tonight to take on the Ducks at the Honda Center.
The Sabres have won five of their first six games and are coming off a victory over the Dallas Stars Monday.
Face off for tonight’s contest is set for 10 p.m.