Morning News Briefing
Written by WBTA STAFF on February 10, 2020
New charges have been filed against 23 year old Daniel Lewis, who is currently listed with no permanent address, after he was found with items allegedly stolen from vehicles in Stafford.
Lewis has been arrested multiple times since he was released from custody in December after pleading guilty to stolen property charges and most recently Lewis has been charged with seven additional counts of criminal possession of stolen property.
After pleading guilty to criminal possession of stolen property from an incident in Pavilion on Memorial Day Lewis was initially released from custody in December due to the new bail reform law however he has since been apprehended and is being held in jail now as a suspect in a New Year’s Day robbery on Bank Street.
He is also a person of interest in the theft of a Spectrum Truck and subsequent chase and foot pursuit on January 25th in Batavia.
Batavia Police arrest an erratic driver from Alexander for DWI.
City police stopped 39 year old John Cummings of Dodgeson Road Alexander on Ross Street in Batavia in the early morning hours last Wednesday after the officer observed his erratic driving.
He was charged with DWI, along with failure to maintain his lane, to keep right and to stop at stop sign.
Cummings was issued multiple tickets returnable to Batavia City Court on February 19th.
Bergen man busted for Harassment in Batavia.
35 year old Thomas Wolcott of Buffalo Street Bergen was apprehended by City Police following a disturbance a t a Bank Street address last Wednesday.
Wolcott was charged with Harassment and Obstruction and was released on his own recognizance to return to City Court tomorrow afternoon.
The U.S. Attorney’s Office will be holding a news conference today to discuss the state’s Green Light Law.
It’s set to take place at the Peace Bridge, located between the United States and Canada.
Last week, the Homeland Security department said New Yorkers would no longer be able to enroll in trusted traveler programs, since the Green Light Law prevents federal officials from accessing DMV records.
Governor Cuomo says the state is filing a lawsuit claiming the change violates the rights of New Yorkers.
The Buffalo Sabres are continuing to struggle after dropping yet another game at home.
Sabres goalie Jonas Johansson allowed three goals on the first four shots he faced yesterday as Buffalo fell to the Anaheim Ducks by a final score of three-to-two. Rasmus Dahlin and Johan Larsson had the goals for the Sabres who have only won two games following the All-Star break.
They’ll be home again tomorrow night to host the Detroit Red Wings.