News Tips

Batavia Police are investigating how a one-year old fell from a second story window.

It happened last evening along East Avenue in the city.
The unidentified child fell about 14 feet to an asphalt surface.
The child has been taken to Strong Memorial Hospital.
The condition of the child is not known this morning.
Initial reports said the child’s injuries did not appear life threatening, but that could not be confirmed this morning.
The mother told police it was possible an older child may have opened a screen window that allowed the baby to get out.

Batavia’s Elks Lodge is no more.
The century old building was torn down yesterday.
UMMC bought the building last December. The hospital owns the building next door.
The site will be landscaped and the parking lot in the back will remain.

A convicted weed farmer from Livingston County is headed for a lengthy prison term.
45-year-old Michael Mettler of Geneseo was sentenced to 5 years in prison. 
Over 250 marijuana plants were harvested from Mettler’s property last year.

A security guard has been charged with stealing from the LeRoy company he worked for.
52-year old Tony Smith of Rochester is accused of stealing material worth more than 3-thousand dollars from PCORE Electric on Gilbert St.
Smith is charged with Grand Larceny. 
He was arraigned in LeRoy Town Court and released on his own recognizance.

A state Assemblyman from Amherst is calling it quits.  Republican Jim Hayes announced yesterday that he is resigning from his state Assembly seat on September 6th to take a private-sector job.
Actions: E-mail | Bookmark and Share
  |  Login