Weekend News Briefing
Written by WBTA STAFF on October 13, 2018
Man found dead by deputies on the roof of Walmart in Albion.
The Orleans County Sheriff’s Office along with the Orleans County Coroner’s Office are investigating the death of a 50 year old Irondequoit man.
Undersheriff Christopher Bourke reports that shortly before 1pm Friday, the Sheriff’s Office was asked to assist Irondequoit Police in locating a man that had not returned to his residence after work Thursday.
Sheriff’s Deputies, along with 911 Dispatchers, were able to trace the man’s cell phone to the area of the Super Walmart on State Route 31 in Albion.
The man was found deceased on the roof of Walmart.
Further investigation revealed that he was a contractor that had climbed onto the roof at about noon on Thursday to check for leaks.
There is no evidence of foul play at this time and lawmen have yet to identify the victim.
Plea deal reached for former Sheriff’s Deputy in Wyoming County murder case.
60 year old Joseph Mlyniec of Perry pleaded guilty to second degree Murder with a promised sentenced of 15 years to life in prison.
Mlyniec admitted to intentionally shooting and killing Robert Irvine, III in the driveway of his home in Perry on March 7th.
It was alleged Mlyniec’s motivation to murder was to prevent accusations of sexual abuse of minors from coming to light.
In the plea agreement Mlyniec agreed to waive his right to appeal.
He is scheduled for sentencing on November 14th.
Health Department looking for dog that bit a bike rider.
Last Friday a bicyclist was bitten by a dog approximately one block from Denny’s Restaurant heading east on Main Street in Batavia.
The assumed owner of the dog is described as a white female, between the ages of 50-60, with medium length dark hair.
The medium build, knee-high dog is described as having black short fur with white on its legs and chest, and brown markings throughout.
Health Department Officials want to locate the owner of the dog to make sure the dog is up-to-date on its anti-rabies vaccine so the individual can avoid unnecessary treatment.
Anyone with information on the dog or dog owner is encouraged to contact the Genesee County Health Department at 344-2580 ext. 5555.
It’s the last weekend for Track and Playground before renovations begin.
Sunday is the last day the track at the Daniel A. Van Detta Stadium at Woodward Field will be open to the public before the City School District’s year-long re-construction project begins.
Likewise, the current playground across the street from the stadium adjacent to the Robert Morris Building also will be closed after October 14.
The playground will be relocated to a different area of the Robert Morris grounds and reopen in the spring.
Improvements to Jackson are slated to begin in February of next year, and the High School projects are scheduled to start in May.