Saturday News Briefing
Written by Dan Fischer on June 16, 2018
The boyfriend of a Maple Street woman is charged with arson and attempted murder for allegedly setting fire to an apartment they shared.
27 year old Plush Dozier is accused is setting fire the lower apartment of 35 Maple Street early yesterday morning.
When firemen arrived on scene they believed the children were still inside.
The children were later found safe at a neighbor’s home.
The girlfriend, who has not been identified, was injured and hospitalized in stable condition.
Dozier is being held without bail.
Police in Warsaw arrest a LeRoy man for identity theft.
43 year old Jayson Connolly is accused of stealing another person’s credit card and running up nearly $1,000 worth of charges.
Connolly is now in the Wyoming County jail.
A Darien Center woman has been arrested for allegedly keeping money given to her that was intended to help an 8-month old boy seriously injured by a dog bite.
26 year old Heather Rheinheimer has been charged with Scheming to defraud.
Attica Police say she kept money given to benefit little Maverick Brumsted-Shaw who suffered a serious facial wound in the dog attack back in April.
Police are working to determine how much money may have been diverted.
Lehigh Avenue paving operations to resume on Monday.
Lehigh Ave between Ellicott Street and Creek Road will be closed to all through traffic from 7 AM and 5 PM Monday and Tuesday.
Motorists will need to find alternative routes while the closures are in place. The city says the work is weather dependent.
The Batavia Muckdogs drop their season opener to the Auburn Doubledays last night 5 to 1. The teams meet again tonight in Auburn.
The Dogs home opener is this Monday night, 7:05 against West Virginia