Sunday News Briefing
Written by Dan Fischer on June 10, 2018
Batavia Police are renewing their request to apply for a military surplus armored vehicle.
The PD asked council once before for approval to obtain the vehicle but were turned down.
The truck a Mine Resistant Ambush vehicle.
There is no cost for the truck but the city would have to pay to get it here, outfit for police work and maintain it.
That cost is estimated between upwards of $15,000.
The Genesee County Sheriff’s Office has offered to pay half the cost.
The Police will also ask City Council tomorrow night to approve $20,000 to buy four more portable video surveillance cameras.
The city has one such camera that proved invaluable last night to capture a fatal stabbing and shooting on Central Avenue.
City Council is holding both a business meeting and a conference meeting tomorrow night at in City Hall.
Perry Police report one of their easiest drug arrests.
36 year old Jessica Eagan of South Main Street Perry apparently walked into the police station this week and admitted to selling prescription drugs to another man.
According to police she may have thought that the man she was selling to would be punished instead of her.
Jessica was locked up on the drug charge.
Some Bills fans will pay more to park near New Era Field this season.
The team is raising the cost of spots in the bus lot from $60 to $100. The Bills say the change is due to dangerous incidents there the last few seasons.
Drivers will be responsible for the actions of everyone on their bus.
Marc Molinaro says it’s time for term limits in New York State. The Republican candidate for governor says he’ll only serve two terms if elected in November.