posted on March 24, 2010 07:23
Batavia Police have recovered several thousands of dollars worth of stolen building materials.
The loot turned up in the Town of Bethany after police executed a search warrant.
The probe began over the theft of credit card information.
The hot cards were used to buy the building materials from Armor Building Supply on Ellicott Street.
A local contractor has been charged in connection with the case. Dustin Hurlburt has been charged with six counts of grand larceny.
A young Bethany man has been locked up on Felony heroin charges.
22-year-old Bryan Galbraith of Dublin Road, Bethany, is facing charges of criminal sale and criminal injection of a controlled substance, heroin.
Galbraith has been released under the supervision of Genesee Justice.
Genesee County hoped that refinancing almost $11-million of debt would save taxpayers a cool million in interest payments.
County Treasurer Scott German tells WBTA the re-bonding went better than expected and that the county will save about 10-percent more - almost $1.1-million lower interest.
The original bonds helped finance the new courts building, renovations to county building one, the nursing home and the Conable Technology building at GCC.
A 90-year-old Amherst man has been charged with murder in the death of his wife. Police say John Bunz allegedly killed 89-year-old Virginia over the weekend in their apartment at the Amberleigh Retirement Community on Maple Road. Investigators say Bunz then allegedly tried to commit suicide but failed.