Morning News Briefing
Written by WBTA STAFF on April 9, 2018
Bogus Benjamin leads to lock up for a Pair of Perry residents.
Perry Police arrested two residents following investigation into a complaint of a phony 100 dollar bill being passed at a local restaurant.
31 year old Amber Ellis and John Mann both of South Main Street in Perry were taken into custody.
After the duo reportedly ordered food from a local restaurant last Monday evening then are accused of paying with a phony 100 dollar bill and leaving with change.
Police traced the call back to Mann who claimed to have no knowledge of the fake currency.
Officers still arrested him for Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance, Pot Possession and Parole Violation.
Ellis was later taken into custody and charged with first degree Forgery, Possession of a Forged Instrument, Criminal Simulation of a Government Instrument and two counts of Petit Larceny.
Both Mann and Ellis were remanded to the Wyoming County Jail.
Rochester resident arrested under Leandra’s Law after crashing in Pavilion.
23 year old Rachael Lochner of Rochester was arrested and charged with two Aggravated counts of DWI, for recording a Blood Alcohol Content over twice the legal limit and for allegedly driving drunk with a child.
Deputies responded to a motor vehicle accident on South Street Road in Pavilion on Wednesday afternoon where they found Lochner who had apparently crashed her vehicle while intoxicated.
She reportedly failed to keep right and moved from a lane unsafely then struck two fences and a building.
Lochner was given an appearance ticket for Pavilion Town Court on May 15th.
Another false fire alarm pulled by a repeat offender in Batavia.
41 year old Jonathan Balaz a resident of the DePaul Properties on East Main Street in Batavia was arrested and charged with Falsely Reporting an Incident on Friday.
Balaz was accused of pulling the fire alarm at the housing complex, knowing that there was no actual fire or other emergency.
Balaz was jailed just last month for falsely pulling the fire alarm twice in one week.
He was given an appearance ticket for tomorrow in Batavia City Court.
Investigators still searching for answers after a Monroe County mother is accused of murdering her son.
The horrifying incident allegedly occurred Thursday night at a South Lake Road residence in Sweden where several Monroe County Deputies were called to the scene for a report of a suicidal woman with a knife.
They found 36 year old Hanane Mouhib who had to be pepper sprayed and tased by officers in order to be subdued.
Deputies then made the gruesome discovery of her decapitated 7 year old son Abraham Cardenas.
There was no evidence of a struggle between the boy and his mother and investigators are finding it difficult to pin down a motive.
Mouhib has brief a recorded history of mental health issues and has been jailed without bail.
her next court appearance is scheduled for Wednesday April 11th.
Rochester resident jailed without bail for trying to swipe with someone else’s credit card.
33 year old Rueben Walker of Ellicott Street in Rochester was accused of attempting to make a purchase using someone’s credit card he was not permitted too.
Walker was remanded to the Genesee County Jail without bail.
Democratic Candidate in Batavia drops out of race.
Businessman Nick Stankevich who began and ran his grassroots campaign against incumbent Republican Congressman Chris Collins right here in Batavia has come to an end.
In a press release, Stankevich said “After careful consideration and with a heavy heart I am suspending my campaign for congress”.
Stankevich wants to remind people of all parties they hold the strength for change in their hands.