Morning News Briefing
Written by WBTA STAFF on November 18, 2019
Batavia Police report the arrest of 32 year old Phillip Brunson of Gowanda on two active arrest warrants out of Batavia City Court.
Brunson was wanted on two counts of second degree Harassment with Physical Contact for an incident that allegedly occurred in November of 2016 at a Maple Street address in the city.
Brunson was accused of slapping and spitting in a females face then shoving another female following a domestic incident.
Brunson was arraigned in City Court on Thursday in front of Judge Balbick.
Batavia teen busted for Burglary.
Genesee County Sheriff’s Deputies took 19 year old Jahmaal Barnes of Batavia Stafford Townline Road into custody on Saturday morning following investigation into a burglary at an apartment on Batavia Stafford Townline Road that reportedly occurred last Thursday.
Barnes was accused of illegally entering the apartment and stealing a debit card.
Barnes was charged with third degree Burglary and Grand Larceny in the fourth and was ultimately released under supervision of Genesee Justice.
He is expected to return to Batavia Town Court on December 16th.
Teen Girl in Batavia arrested for threats with a baseball bat.
Batavia police report the arrest of 17 year old female in Batavia after officers responded to a call earlier this month to a Hutchins place address for a reported disturbance.
The teen was charged with Disorderly Conduct after allegedly threatening to harm people while holding a baseball bat and she was subsequently given an appearance ticket for tomorrow in City Court.
Buffalo Bishop Richard Malone is back home after spending several days at the Vatican.
He and several other bishops were in Rome to visit with Pope Francis and give a report on what’s going on in their respective dioceses.
A report surfaced on Malone’s trip claiming he was going to resign, but Malone called it quote “absolutely false.”
Malone has been criticized for how he’s handled the clergy sex abuse scandal in the Buffalo Diocese.
He has rejected calls to step down, saying he’s planning to stay in his position until he’s required to retire in 2021.
The 8 man Oakfield/Alabama-Elba team dominated Maple Grove at St. John Fisher College Saturday winning the section 5 championship handsomely with a final score of 60 to 34.
Ty Mott took the title of MVP for the championship match after gaining 202 yards and scoring 3 touchdowns to lead the Oakfield/Alabama-Elba team to victory.
The Buffalo Bills are off to their best start in 20 years following a blowout win on the road.
Quarterback Josh Allen threw for 256 yards and three touchdowns as the Bills beat the Miami Dolphins 37 to 20 at Hard Rock Stadium yesterday.
Allen also had a rushing touchdown as Buffalo improved to seven-and-three on the season.
Up next for Buffalo is a home game against the Denver Broncos this coming Sunday.