Morning News Briefing
Written by Alex Feig on December 31, 2019
An Alexander woman was arrested after a road rage incident in Batavia.
City Police took 48 year old Lisa Fox of Broadway Road Alexander into custody on Christmas Eve following a verbal altercation with another person in a road rage incident on Oak Street in Batavia.
Fox is accused of displaying an object in a way to have it appear as a knife during the altercation.
She was charged with Menacing and was released with an appearance ticket for City Court on January 14th.
A Batavia Man busted over twice the legal limit in Pavilion.
32 year old Victor Trejo of East Main Street in the City was stopped on Ellicott Street Road in Pavilion by Genesee County Sheriff’s Deputies for allegedly speeding earlier this month.
Trejo was allegedly driving while intoxicated and recorded a Blood Alcohol Content two times over the legal limit.
He was charged with DWI and speeding and issued an appearance ticket for January 14th in Pavilion Town Court.
City Police stop a Rochester woman with a list of traffic offenses.
51 year old Karen Scott of Rochester was stopped for speeding on Main Street in the city.
During the traffic stop Officers discovered Scott possessed a revoked non driver ID with 10 or more scoffs on 10 or more dates.
She was charged with Aggravated Unlicensed Operation and Speeding and is scheduled to appear on January 15th in City Court.
A Bank Street resident accused of imprisonment.
Batavia Police report the arrest 43 year old Randy Wilmet after investigation into an incident at a lower apartment at a Bank Street address last Thursday.
Wilmet was apprehended after he allegedly prevented an individual from leaving the residence.
He was charged with Unlawful Imprisonment and released on his own recognizance to appear in Batavia City Court January 16th.
East Main Street woman pinched for petit larceny in Batavia
Genesee County Sheriff’s responded at around 5 p.m. last night to a possible shoplifting incident on Veterans Memorial Drive.
They arrested 45 year old Michelle May of Batavia on counts of Petit Larceny, and Conspiracy.
She is expected to appear in Town of Batavia court next Monday.
Starting today, minimum wage employees in Upstate New York will start earning more money.
The hourly wage is going from $11.10 an hour to $11.80.
There will also be a 70 cent increase to $12.50 an hour one year from now.
The State Department of Labor is urging employees to call and report businesses that don’t follow the new minimum wage increase.
Governor Cuomo has revealed another issue he’d like to see the Legislature take on when lawmakers return to Albany next month.
He’s planning to ask them to pass a bill legalizing paid gestational surrogacy.
New York is one of three states that ban infertile and same sex couples from having someone carry their child in exchange for compensation.
The governor says it’s time for the state to update its antiquated laws to help people start families.