Weekend News Briefing
Written by WBTA STAFF on August 18, 2018
Hit and Run in Batavia under investigation.
The Batavia Police Department is investigating a personal injury accident in which a bicyclist was struck by a sport utility vehicle.
The accident reportedly occurred at the traffic circle Friday morning at approximately 9:15.
A female in her early 20’s was riding her bicycle in the round-a-bout when she was struck by a gold SUV operated by a male believed to be in his 30’s with short blonde hair.
The vehicle then left the scene and the female sustained only minor injuries.
She was taken to the hospital for treatment.
Anyone with information in reference to the case may contact Batavia Police or the confidential tip line at 345-6370.
Troopers out of Batavia arrest a Clarence man for leaving infants in a parking lot.
25 year old Stephen Dewes is accused of leaving two infants unattended, in his running vehicle in the parking lot of Home Depot on Transit Road in Clarence Thursday.
State Police charged Dewes with two counts of endangering the welfare of a child and he was issued an appearance ticket returnable to Clarence Town Court at a later date.
Hutchins street man picked up on warrant for Grand Larceny.
31 year old Patrick Rumble of Batavia was arrested on warrant stemming from an incident on Cedar Street on the first of the month.
Rumble was accused of pushing and striking someone while stealing their cell phone, at the same time violating an order of protection.
He was remanded to County Jail on charges of Criminal Contempt, Robbery and Grand Larceny. Bail for Rumble was set at $5,000.
The City Batavia Water Department is working to repair a water main break on Chase Park at Elm Street.
As of 4 o’clock Saturday morning water has been shut off on Chase Park from Elm to North Spruce.
City crews are trying to restore water as soon as possible.
Once water is restored please avoid doing laundry until clarity returns.
Chase Park is closed from Elm to Trumbull and officials ask to avoid the area until repairs are complete.
Muckdogs Announce 2018 Youth Baseball Clinic.
The Batavia Muckdogs, Genesee County’s only professional sports franchise have announced the return of the popular Youth Baseball Clinic.
The clinic is open to children ages 6 – 14 and will feature a day full of on-field instruction along with the chance to take the field with the team for the National Anthem.
The 2018 clinic will take place on Saturday, August 25th from 10 am until 1 pm at Dwyer Stadium.
The cost of the clinic is $50.00 per child.
Call 483-DOGS for more information and registration.