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A Batavia man is facing a weapons charge after a gun was found in his carry-on luggage at the Buffalo Airport.
The unidentified man was stopped while trying to go through the TSA security screening line on Friday.
According to Police, a TSA officer spotted a 38-caliber semi-automatic in the man’s carry –on bag.
The gun was loaded with seven bullets, one in the chamber.
The gun was confiscated by police and the man was cited on a local weapons charge.
The arrest was made by the Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority Police. They have been unavailable for additional comment including he identity of the man who was arrested.

A Washington Avenue man is behind bars this morning charged with trying to strangle another person and the torturing of a dog.
Batavia Police say 45 year old Eddie Miles Jr. put his arm around another person’s neck and obstructed their breathing.
Police also said Miles injected an unknown purple liquid into a dog.
Miles was jailed in lieu of $5,000 bail.
No word on the condition of the dog.

Two Rochester residents behind bars for alleged drug sales in Warsaw.
35 year old Wendell Fuqua and 23 year old Raven Houston were arrested after an alleged drug sale in the McDonalds's parking lot in Warsaw.
Fuqua was accused of selling seven rocks of crack cocaine to a person who was under surveillance while Houston was driving the vehicle used in the caper.

The last defendant in a violent home invasion on Central Avenue in Batavia has been sentenced.
25 year old Oliver Thomas was sentenced to five years in state prison to be followed by five years of post-release supervision.
Thomas was one of four men who broke their way into an apartment last October claiming to be police officers and assaulted two people.

Senator Chuck Schumer is asking the House of Representatives not to follow through with proposed cuts to the national weather forecasting system.  The New York Democrat says slashing the more than $350-millionin funding would make it harder for meteorologists to predict storms.  Schumer says if the money is cut, plans to repair and upgrade satellites used to determine weather patterns won't be adequately funded.

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