posted on November 14, 2011 07:22
Three young Batavia men are facing felony charges of burglary and assault.
The trio is accused of breaking into an apartment at Woodstock Gardens early Saturday and beating up a person there.
19-year-old Kevin Andrews and 21-year old Timothy Andrews, both of Bank Street., and 18-year-old Christopher Preedom of Holland Avenue.
The victim of the assault has not been identified but was taken to Strong Memorial Hospital for treatment of what police described as serious injuries.
All three are locked up without bail.
Police say two men arrested for breaking into a Pavilion home may be involved in other residential burglaries.
34-year-old Alexis Santiago of Mount Morris and 22-year-old Ramon Esparza of Batavia are locked up in lieu of $100,000 bail.
The two are accused of breaking into a home on York Road in Pavilion Friday afternoon. Authorities said he homeowner returned as Santiago and Esparza were still there.
They fled and were tracked down by lawmen from three counties and the State Police helicopter.
19 year old Ryan Wilson of Attica and 19-year-old Jay Schafer of Darien: both charged with harassment.
Deputies say Wilson and Schafer got into fisty-cuffs with another guy at College Village. The other guy, who was not identified, was punched.
24-year-old Justin Good of Attica: He sits in the Genesee County Jail today in lieu of $1,000 bail. BPD says Good was driving while impaired by drugs. Officers say they found Good with a hypodermic needle.
Senator Chuck Schumer wants to protect shoppers this holiday season. He's warning major retailers to make their layaway fees clear or he'll ask the Federal Trade Commission to investigate.
Layaway programs offer customers an option to purchase items and pay for them over time.
From WBTA’s Eye on Government:
The Batavia City Council will hold a regular business meeting this tonight.
Council has 8 items on their agenda.
All of those items are fund transfers.
The city will attempt to bolster its financial reserves in several categories, including employee benefits, equipment, and sidewalk reconstruction.
Council meets at 7:00pm Monday night at Batavia City Centre.
The City of Batavia Fire Department will be flushing fire hydrants on tonight and tomorrow night beginning around 5:30. The flushing will be in the general area of Fordham Dr., Holmes Ave., North St., Hull Park, North Pointe Dr., Ross St., Trumbull Pkwy., Washington Ave. and Walker Place. Homes and businesses nearby may be affected.
Water may become discolored. Avoid doing laundry if it is.