Morning News Briefing
Written by WBTA STAFF on April 23, 2018
Grand theft auto leaves a Batavia man jailed without bail.
Batavia Police allegedly discovered 31 year old Gary Burney of North Spruce Street inside another person’s apartment who had a complete stay away order of protection against him.
Officers arrested Burney for criminal contempt and additionally executed an arrested warrant for him.
He was wanted for a prior domestic incident involving the same protected person where he was accused of forcefully stealing their keys and purse then fleeing the scene in their vehicle.
Burney was charged with two counts of Grand Larceny, two counts of Criminal Contempt and Robbery in the second degree.
He was remanded without bail to the Genesee County Jail and is scheduled to appear in Batavia City Court this morning.
An Arcade woman is jailed for allegedly stealing family funds.
20 year old Christine Barr of Arcade is accused of taking $7,000 from a family member’s checking account according to Wyoming County Deputies.
They say that beginning in January, Barr used account information to make numerous cash withdrawals.
She was arrested and charged with Grand Larceny, Criminal Impersonation and Unlawful Possession of a personal ID.
After being arraigned in Arcade Town Court Barr was committed in lieu of $5,000 to the Wyoming County Jail.
Oakfield man faces felony following Three car crash in Corfu.
24 year old Jacob Szumigala of Orchard Park Road in Oakfield was arrested and charged with a felony count of Vehicular Assault, DWI, Speeding and driving without a license.
According to Deputies Szumigala was the cause of a three vehicle crash on Main Street in Corfu last Wednesday that sent four people to ECMC.
Szumigla was ordered to be held in lieu of $10,000 bail and is expected in Corfu Village Court on May 14th.
Accused crack dealer in Batavia taken in by Local Drug Task Force.
35 year old Joshua Bachorski of Spruce Street is accused of selling crack cocaine to a Drug Task Force agent last December.
Bachorski is facing two Felony counts for possessing and selling drugs.
He was remanded to the Genesee County Jail on $20,000 bail.
The company that owns Chuck E Cheese’s is investigating after a brawl at their Amherst location.
This weekend a video of at least 15 young women or teenage girls beating each other, pulling hair and throwing chairs at the restaurant went viral.
It took employees more than a minute to break up the chaotic scene.
Those involved in the fight haven’t been ID’d yet and no arrests have been made.
Paul Simon surprises audience at Rochester Music Hall of Fame.
Last night the legendary singer songwriter made a surprise appearance at the Eastman Theatre.
Inductees Steve Gadd and Tony Levin performed at the induction ceremony with Simon.
Ferdinand Jay Smith and the Campbell Brothers were also inducted.