Morning News Briefing
Written by WBTA STAFF on March 6, 2020
Genesee County Sheriff’s Deputies have arrested 27 year old Kyle Madden of Lake Street Road Leroy following an investigation into a larceny complaint in the Town of LeRoy.
The theft allegedly occurred on February 10th at a Lake Street Road residence.
Madden is now facing counts of Grand Larceny in the 4th degree, Identity Theft in the 3rd and Criminal Impersonation in the 2nd.
Madden was issued an appearance ticket for March 19th in Leroy Town Court.
Warsaw man indicted by Grand Jury for burglary in Alexander.
44 year old Gary Hensley of Burke Hill Road Warsaw is indicted for the crime of Burglary in the second degree, a Class C violent felony for allegedly unlawfully entering a building on Gilhooly Road in Alexander with the intention of committing a crime back on September 7th of last year.
Hensley is also charged with a Class E felony count of Grand Larceny for allegedly stealing one or more firearms, rifles or shotguns and with petit larceny for allegedly stealing a number of smaller items including a wooden jewelry box, jewelry, loose change, bedding and other various valuable keepsakes.
Hensley was initially arrested in October of last year at which time he was held without bail due to his prior felony arrests.
As a precautionary measure the VA facility in Batavia has closed their main entrance with all visitors and staff required to go through screening via the western entrance called the ramp.
The screening is a series of questions established by the CDC asking visitors and staff about such things as their exposure to others with illness, recent travel history and possible symptoms they may be experiencing.
A person being tested for coronavirus at Rochester General Hospital has been released.
The individual arrived at the emergency room earlier this week showing symptoms of the disease and was placed in quarantine.
The person was sent home yesterday and is now under voluntary quarantine.
There have still been no confirmed cases of coronavirus in Monroe County.
More cases of the coronavirus have been confirmed in New York State.
Health officials say 22 people are now being treated for the disease that’s continuing to spread rapidly.
So far, all of the cases are in downstate areas such as New York City, Long Island and Westchester County.
Governor Cuomo says the number of cases will grow as more testing for the virus is done.
He has activated the statewide Emergency Operation Center in Albany, where health experts will gather to closely monitor and respond to the coronavirus outbreak.
A former member of the Buffalo Sabres is in trouble with the law after being arrested in Nashville.
Police say Matthew Barnaby was taken into custody yesterday after allegedly choking a bouncer at a bar following an altercation.
Officers say Barnaby had the smell of alcohol on his breath and his speech was slurred when they arrived at the scene.
In a statement posted on Twitter, Barnaby said he believes he’ll be vindicated soon.
The 46-year-old played several seasons in Buffalo before being traded to the Pittsburgh Penguins.
The Buffalo Sabres push for a playoff spot is running out of steam following a fifth-straight loss.
Marcus Johansson and Jake McCabe both scored, but it wasn’t enough as the Sabres lost to the Pittsburgh Penguins four-to-two at KeyBank Center last night. Buffalo now has just 15 games left to try and end an eight-season playoff drought.
Their next game is set for Saturday when they visit the Philadelphia Flyers.