Weekend News Briefing

Written by on July 21, 2018

Police investigate human bone found in Batavia.
The Batavia Police Department received information that a citizen found what appeared to be a human bone in along the Tonawanda Creek bank in the City.
Officers responded to the scene Thursday and took possession of the bone.
The creek bank was searched and no other remains were located.
Investigators believe the bone has been on the creek bank for an extended period of time.
Anyone with information may contact the Batavia Police Department or the confidential tip line at 345 – 6370.

Batavia woman busted for allegedly stealing from her employer.
Genesee County Sheriff’s Deputies arrested 18 year old Katlyn Buzzell of Burke Drive yesterday on a count fourth degree Grand Larceny.
Buzzell was accused of stealing over $1,000 in property from a department discount store on Veterans Memorial Drive in Batavia while she was employed there.
She was released with an appearance ticket for Batavia Town Court on July 30th.

New York State Attorney General Barbara Underwood is calling on federal regulators to ban flavored tobacco.
She says the products attract teens, and that eliminating them could help reduce future cases of addiction and respiratory disease.
Underwood highlights research indicating that most middle and high school age students who smoke prefer flavored products, such as electronic cigarettes, cigars, and hookah.

The Muckdogs short lived win streak broken by the Scrappers.
After coming off of a clean series sweep with a season high score against Williamsport, the Batavia ball team was dealt defeat with a final score of 4 to 5 in last night’s match up against Mahoning Valley.
The Muckdogs look to even out the three game series tonight against the Scrappers with a 7:05 start at Dwyer Stadium.
Tune in to hear all the action live here on WBTA.


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