Weekend News Briefing
Written by WBTA STAFF on January 25, 2020
Genesee County Republicans have made their endorsements for candidates up for election in November.
Incumbents Eric Adams for Family Court; William Sheron for Sheriff; Treasurer Scott German and Assemblyman Steve Hawley all maintained GOP approval along with Party Chair Dick Seibert.
Seibert announced Friday that local Republicans endorsed Edward Rath the Third to succeed Michael Ranzenhofer in the State Senate…
County Republicans have yet to endorse a candidate for the 27th Congressional District seat once held by Chris Collins.
Seibert said that decision is pending an official special election date from the Governor…
At least four Republicans have announced interest in running.
Deputies arrest a Livingston County man for suspected car theft in Batavia.
23 year old Daniel Lewis of Lima was taken into custody by Genesee County Sheriff’s Deputies on Thursday for allegedly stealing a car earlier this month from Clinton Street in Batavia.
Lewis was charge with Grand Larceny in the 4th degree and issued an appearance ticket returnable to Batavia Town Court on February 6th.
Congratulations to members of the Genesee County Sheriff’s Office who received departmental awards for 2019.
Included were Investigator Christopher Parker who was named Officer of the Year.
Parker is a 22 year veteran of the sheriff’s office.
A distinguished Service Award was given to Emergency Dispatcher Steven Robinson, who has been with the Sheriff’s Office for 30 years.
Several officers received longevity awards, meritorious service awards and commendations.
A complete list of the awards can be found here.
Genesee County STOP-DWI Coordinator Matt Landers has announced that the Genesee County Sheriff’s Office, City of Batavia Police Department and the Village of LeRoy Police Department will participate in a special enforcement effort to crackdown on impaired driving over the Super Bowl weekend.
The statewide STOP-DWI Crackdown efforts start on January 31st and will end on February 3rd.
State, County and municipal law enforcement agencies will be out in force across the state.