WBTA Sunday News
Written by Dan Fischer on January 21, 2018
Two local men are arrested for allegedly using a phony Craigslist ad to lure in robbery victims
23 year old Jaequele Tomlin of Central Avenue and 19 year old Quamane Santiago of Main Road in Stafford were both arrested for Conspiracy.
According to police the pair posted an ad on Craigslist to sell a truck.
Turns out, there was no truck and police said the two were just trying a lure in people with cash.
Batavia Police Assistant Chief Todd Crossett said two people answered the ad:
Police then set up a meeting with Santiago and Tomlin and made the arrest. Two realistic looking BB guns were confiscated.
Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer says only President Trump can end this government shutdown.
Schumer is urging the President to “pull up a chair” and begin negotiations with Senate Democrats so the government can re-open.
Meanwhile Western New York Republican Congressman Chris Collins wants his congressional pay withheld during the shutdown.
Collins, naturally, blames Schumer and the Democrats for the budget impasse.
Three teenagers charged with making a bomb threat to the Livonia Central School.
Investigators charged two 15 year olds and a 16 year old student with felony counts of Falsely Reporting an Incident.
The names of the suspects are being withheld due to their ages.