Weekend News Briefing
Written by WBTA STAFF on April 6, 2019
The Superintendent for Batavia City School is leaving the district.
Batavia City School Superintendent Christopher Daily is resigning.
Daily took to Twitter Friday afternoon to announce that he has taken a job as Superintendent of Schools for Gates Chili.
Daily starts his new job on July 1st.
Daily’s announcement comes at the end of the week where the school board adopted a budget with a tax levy increase of 2.9 percent.
This is just below the state mandated tax cap to insure property taxpayers continue to receive state rebate checks.
Daily has been the superintendent of Batavia City Schools for the past six years.
A Resident of the Rez arrested for allegedly flinging feces.
45 year old Paul Doctor Jr. of Council House Road on the Tonawanda Indian Reservation was taken into custody by Genesee County Sheriff’s Deputies following an incident on Bloomingdale Road on the Rez.
Doctor was accused of throwing a bag of feces onto someone’s vehicle causing a substantial inconvenience.
He was charged with Criminal Tampering in the third degree and was released with an appearance ticket for Alabama Town Court on April 24th.
Grand Island man busted in Bethany for drunk driving.
30 year old Jonathan Schutrum of Grand Island was arrested after being stopped Thursday night in Bethany.
State Police based out of Batavia were called to assist at the scene and ended up charging Schutrum with Class E Felony counts of DWI for having a previous conviction within the past 10 years and also Aggravated DWI.
There’s been no report on whether he was held or released on the charges.
Sheriff’s Office celebrates their latest Deputy retirement.
Genesee County Sheriff’s Deputy Dana Richardson is retiring after 27 years with the Sheriff’s Office.
Deputy Richardson spoke with our news partner The Batavian about what he will miss the most…
Richardson started his law enforcement career as a corrections officer in the Genesee County Jail but soon transferred to road patrol and during his career, he received two Commendation awards, a Meritorious Service Award, and the Officer of the Year award from the Kiwanis Club of Batavia.
Sheriff Bill Sheron said Deputy Richardson has been a source of pride for the Genesee County Sheriff’s Office.
A New York man is under arrest for allegedly making death threats against Representative Ilhan Omar.
Officials say 55 year old Patrick W. Carlineo, of Addison, was arrested yesterday morning after calling into Omar’s office and threatening to “put a bullet” in her head.
Carlineo gave the office his name and phone number, which the FBI later used to track him down.
He told authorities he was a Donald Trump-loving patriot who hates radical Muslims in the government.
He is being charged by criminal complaint with threatening to assault and murder a United States official.