Morning News Briefing
Written by WBTA STAFF on March 12, 2018
Albion man facing 17 felonies after drug raid in Orleans County.
Following a three month long investigation by the Orleans County Major Felony Crime Task Force 44 year old Jason Abron of Lydun Drive in Albion was arrested and charged with selling drugs.
He allegedly sold cocaine and crack cocaine to a Task Force agent on numerous occasions and was charged with eight felony counts of Criminal Sale and eight felony counts of Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance along with two additional felony and misdemeanor drug charges.
The Orleans County SWAT team stopped Abron on Linwood drive in Albion while search warrants were simultaneously executed at his address on Lydun Drive and at an East State Street Address.
Task Force members seized a quantity of drugs, cash, ammunition, scales and packaging materials in the raid.
Abron was jailed without bail.
Police chase through Batavia ends with a man in custody.
A disturbance on Hutchins Street in the city Saturday night spurred on a car chase that soon involved three law enforcement agencies on a pursuit through Batavia into Stafford.
When police arrived on scene, a man who was believed involved in an altercation, fled the scene down East Avenue leading police to another address on Clipnock Road in Stafford.
Police, deputies and state troopers surrounded the house after the man locked himself inside.
He was eventually taken into custody and hospitalized for a mental health examination.
Warsaw man arrested on Batavia warrant for alleged threats.
The Wyoming County Sheriff’s Office arrested 46 year old Keith Legge of South Main Street in Warsaw on a Batavia City Court arrest warrant following investigation into alleged harassment.
Legge was accused of sending numerous threats to multiple individuals through Facebook.
He was charged with Aggravated Harassment and was remanded to the Genesee County Jail in lieu of bail.
Summer Street woman accused of striking a police officer.
21 year old Katty Jackson of Batavia was arrested and charged with Harassment and Obstruction of Governmental Administration following a domestic disturbance that occurred last week on Central Ave in the city.
She is accused of hitting an individual along with the responding officer in the incident.
Jackson was released under supervision of Genesee Justice and is expected in Batavia City Court on March 29th.
Deliberations in the federal corruption trial of a former top aide to New York Governor Andrew Cuomo are stretching into another week.
The jury announced last week that it was deadlocked about whether Joe Percoco accepted bribes from companies looking to do business in New York State.
However, the judge ordered jurors to keep trying to reach a verdict. Percoco was a confidant and close friend of Cuomo’s for over two decades, but the governor has not been accused of any wrongdoing.
Tyrod Taylor is set to be a Cleveland Brown.
The veteran Bills quarterback was traded Friday for a third round draft pick.
Taylor took to Twitter to thank Buffalo Friday and updated his account to say he’s now with the Browns.
The trade won’t be official until the new league year begins Wednesday afternoon.