posted on August 24, 2014 08:12
Another night, more arrests at Darien Lake. The Zac Brown concert last night led to 19 persons being charged in one form or another. 2 were arrested. One resident of Lakeville on charges of Criminal Trespass and another, a 29 year old man from Jamestown, on the same charge. 17 concert goers were given appearance tickets. On Friday night, at the Goo-Goo Dolls concert. Six persons were involved in the legal process. 1 was arrested, 3 appearance tickets were issued and two received traffic summonses for possessing a Fictitious Driver’s license. None of those charged were from Genesee County.
A Leroy man has had criminal charges upgraded against him. 37 year old Michael Stack, Junior of the Randall Road in Leroy has been additionally been charged with a second count of rape. That after a second victim came forward and alleged that she had been forcibly raped by Stack. Stack had been arrested back in July on a single rape charge in connection with a sexual assault. He’s in jail with bail set at ten thousand dollars.
A third Neighborhood Enforcement Team sweep was held in Batavia on August 20th. The sweep targeted seven separate locations including State Street, Bank Street, Tracy Avenue, Washington Avenue, Jackson Street, Liberty Street, Swan Street, Sumner Avenue, Pringle Avenue, Watson Street and Maple Street. In all there were 31 vehicle/traffic stops, 10 traffic tickets issued, 1 arrest for possession of Marijuana, 13 parole checks, and 4 parole violations found. There were also 80 data runs. The purpose of the sweeps is to intercept and interrupt the flow of illegal drugs, weapons, and other contraband as well as locating and arrested wanted persons.
It will be a big day at Batavia Downs Gaming. Today is the day for the annual Weiner Dog races. A large crowd is expected for the annual event Post time for the harness racing card is 1:15PM with the wiener dog races beginning about 5 minutes after the regular races, sometime around 4:30PM. It is also Family Fun day with reduced food prices such as dollar hot dogs and activities for the children, like a bounce house and pony rides. There will be 10 dog races with the winner of each race running a second time in the championship race.
Several thousand protesters attended the Reverend Al Sharpton's march and rally on Staten Island to protest the chokehold death of Eric Garner while he was being arrested. Saturday's event started at the spot where Garner died on July 17th, then moved past the D.A.'s office and police precinct, ending with a rally in front of family court. Sharpton promised it would be peaceful and it was. The NYPD reports no incidents or arrests.