Morning News Briefing
Written by WBTA STAFF on December 21, 2017
Perry man accused of giving teenager alcohol then forcibly touching them.
38 year old Brandon Bradley of Perry was arrested following investigation by Perry Police into an alleged incident involving an 18 year old male.
Bradley was accused of supplying alcohol to the teenager and then sexually interacting with him without his consent.
He was taken into custody yesterday and is facing charges of unlawfully dealing with a minor for providing the alcohol, along with a count of forcible touching.
Bradley was ordered to be held in the Wyoming County Jail in lieu of $25,000 bail and is expected back in court on January 9th.
Heavy losses following fire at a business in Arcade.
The fire was reported shortly after 11 o’clock Tuesday morning at 400 Main Street in Arcade at Prestolite Electric Incorporated.
Five fire companies were drawn to the scene, battling the blaze for around an hour and a half.
There were no injuries reported and the estimated damage was at a quarter million dollars.
According to Officials the source of the fire was from a vent stack on a casting machine.
Grand Jury Indicts Batavia Teen on a litany of serious charges.
19 year old Davon St. John of Oak Street in the city is facing a 17 count indictment in connection with a string of burglaries in Batavia.
He is accused of burglarizing three city homes this fall where he allegedly took numerous valuable items such as electronics, jewelry, cash and .357 revolver.
After multiple arrests this year St. John was most recently arrested for petit larceny at T.F Browns restaurant in Batavia.
Trucker in Attica arrested for driving dangerously drunk.
Attica Police report the arrest 49 year old Robert Cummings of Exchange Street, Attica.
Police said he was arrested earlier this month after driving erratically on Market Street in the Village.
Cummings who is a local trucker was stopped driving a big rig and allegedly recorded a blood alcohol count more than five times the legal limit.
A new state law is allowing all school bus drivers to administer epinephrine injections in an emergency.
The change went into effect Tuesday and expands the previous law, which only allowed drivers employed by a school district to administer the shots.
The new law does not require districts to keep epinephrine on the bus.