http://thebatavian.com/taxonomy/term/1054/ en Barn fire reported on Sand Hill Road on the Tonawanda Indian Reservation http://thebatavian.com/billie-owens/barn-fire-reported-sand-hill-road-tonawanda-indian-reservation/44114 <p>A barn fire is reported at 7629 Sand Hill Road &quot;at the curve,&quot; on the Tonawanda Indian Reservation. Alabama, Pembroke, Indian Falls and Akron fire departments are responding. One caller to dispatch so far.</p> <p>UPDATE 8:34 p.m.: Indian Falls and another unit are returning to service. No status reported on the blaze.</p> <p>UPDATE 8:50 p.m.: All responders back in service.</p> http://thebatavian.com/billie-owens/barn-fire-reported-sand-hill-road-tonawanda-indian-reservation/44114#comments Alabama fire Tonawanda reservation Mon, 11 Aug 2014 00:11:23 +0000 Billie Owens 44114 at http://thebatavian.com Two-car accident with injuries at Ledge Road and Route 77, Alabama http://thebatavian.com/billie-owens/two-car-accident-injuries-ledge-road-and-route-77-alabama/43959 <p>A two-car accident with injuries, partially blocking traffic, is reported at Route 77 and Ledge Road. Alabama Fire Department and Mercy medics are responding.</p> http://thebatavian.com/billie-owens/two-car-accident-injuries-ledge-road-and-route-77-alabama/43959#comments accidents Alabama Fri, 01 Aug 2014 14:43:53 +0000 Billie Owens 43959 at http://thebatavian.com Batavia man faces five criminal charges after high-speed chase Tuesday http://thebatavian.com/billie-owens/batavia-man-faces-five-criminal-charges-after-high-speed-chase-tuesday/43831 <p>A 27-year-old man who lives on Liberty Street in the City of Batavia faces five criminal charges following a high-speed chase on Tuesday afternoon, according to a press release issued today by the Genesee County Sheriff&#39;s Office.</p> <p>Derek Francis McQueen was operating a 2005 Suzuki GSXR motorcycle on Lewiston Road in the Town of Batavia when he was allegedly observed violating numerous vehicle and traffic laws. When Sheriff&#39;s deputies attempted a traffic stop, McQueen fled and after a high-speed chase was apprehended in the Town of Alabama.</p> <p>He was allegedly found to be in possession of various quantities of heroin, methadone, morphine, marijuana and drug paraphernalia. In addition, he had an active warrant out of the Town of Gates for an unrelated charge.</p> <p>The charges against him are: unlawful fleeing a police officer / motor vehicle, 3rd; criminal possession of a controlled substance, 7th; possession of a hypodermic instrument; unlawful possession of marijuana; and criminal use of drug paraphernalia, 2nd. Other charges include, reckless driving, aggrevated unlicensed operation, 3rd, and numerous traffic violations.</p> <p>McQueen was arraigned in Town of Batavia Court and jailed in lieu of $50,000 cash bail or $10,000 bond.</p> <p>The case was investigated by Sheriff&#39;s Deputy Joseph Corona, assisted by Deputy Christopher Parker.</p> http://thebatavian.com/billie-owens/batavia-man-faces-five-criminal-charges-after-high-speed-chase-tuesday/43831#comments batavia Alabama crime Wed, 23 Jul 2014 17:38:53 +0000 Billie Owens 43831 at http://thebatavian.com Law and Order: Keeney Road resident accused of grand larceny http://thebatavian.com/howard-owens/law-and-order-keeney-road-resident-accused-grand-larceny/43683 <p><strong>James Joseph Argento</strong>, 36, of Keeney Road, Le Roy, is charged with grand larceny, 3rd. Argento allegedly stole property with an approximate value of $5,000 from a location on Keeney Road, Le Roy. Argento was jailed on $10,000 bail.</p> <p><strong>Arlin Joselin Reyes</strong>, 31, of Townsend Avenue, Bronx, is charged with harassment, 2nd. Reyes was arrested on a warrant out of Darien Town Court. The incident was reported at 5:30 a.m., Nov. 24. Reyes was arraigned on the charged, entered a guilty plea, paid his fines and was released.</p> <p><strong>Abraham Lyn Rendon-Matadamas</strong>, 31, of Lewiston Road, Alabama, is charged with assault, 3rd. Rendon-Matadamas allegedly struck another person in the face. The alleged victim was treated at Medina Hospital.&nbsp;Rendon-Matadamas was arraigned in Town of Alabama Court and released on his own recognizance. He was also handed an order of protection.&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>Devon Michael Husted</strong>, 16, of Broadway Road, Alexander, is charged with criminal sale of marijuana, 5th, and unlawful possession of marijuana. Husted allegedly sold marijuana while at Darien Lake Theme Park.</p> <p><strong>Michael Anthony King Jr.</strong>, 16, of Oakfield, is charged with first-degree sexual abuse and endangering the welfare of a child. King is accused of sexual contact with a child less than 11 years old. He was arraigned and released under supervision of Genesee Justice.</p> <p><strong>Derek G. Thomas</strong>, 37, of Bank Street, Batavia, is charged with endangering the welfare of a child and menacing, 3rd. Thomas was allegedly involved in an incident at 9:30 p.m. July 6 on Lewis Place. He is accused of shoving one person and threatening another.&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>Alicia May Lyons</strong>, 34, of State Street, Batavia, is charged with petit larceny. Lyons is accused of wrapping several items in her coat while at Tops Market and then proceeding out of the store without paying for the items.</p> <p><strong>Thomas C. McJury</strong>, 48, of Brooklyn Avenue, Batavia, is charged with deteriorated roof covering. McJury was arrested on a City Court warrant stemming from an alleged property maintenance code violation. McJury posted bail and was released.</p> <p><strong>Emily N. Indovina</strong>, 19, of Erie Street, Mt. Morris, is charged with trespass. Indovina is accused of going to a residence she was advised not to visit by a Batavia PD officer the day before.</p> <p><strong>Konstantin Logvinsky</strong>, 28, of Middlesex Road, Rochester, is charged with aggravated unlicensed operation, 3rd. Logvinsky was arrested on a warrant, posted bail and was released.</p> <p><strong>Alexandria C. Pisarek</strong>, 21, of Oakfield, is charged with criminal possession of a controlled substance, 7th. Pisarek was arrested by State Police at 2:42 p.m. Saturday in the Town of Batavia on Route 33. No further details released.</p> <p><strong>Dominique D. Davis</strong>, 21, of Rochester, is charged with issuing a bad check. Davis was arrested by state police. No further details released.</p> http://thebatavian.com/howard-owens/law-and-order-keeney-road-resident-accused-grand-larceny/43683#comments batavia Alabama alexander crime Darien Le Roy Oakfield Mon, 14 Jul 2014 18:56:55 +0000 Howard B. Owens 43683 at http://thebatavian.com Tree and wires down on Lewiston Road, partially blocking traffic http://thebatavian.com/billie-owens/tree-and-wires-down-lewiston-road-partially-blocking-traffic/43476 <p>A tree and wires are down, partially blocking the roadway, at 1469 Lewiston Road. No sparking or arcing at this time. Alabama fire is responding. The location is just east of Church Street.</p> http://thebatavian.com/billie-owens/tree-and-wires-down-lewiston-road-partially-blocking-traffic/43476#comments Alabama Tue, 01 Jul 2014 20:53:40 +0000 Billie Owens 43476 at http://thebatavian.com Law and Order: Canadian accused of causing a ruckus at Darien Lake hotel http://thebatavian.com/howard-owens/law-and-order-canadian-accused-causing-ruckus-darien-lake-hotel/43453 <p><strong>Ronald Aaron Arrindell</strong>, 29, of Austen Court, Ashawa, Ontario, Canada, is charged with obstructing governmental administration, 2nd, and disorderly conduct. Arrindell is accused of causing a disturbance at the Darien Lake Hotel and Resort. He allegedly refused to comply with being arrested and physically removed from the vehicle he was in. Arrindell was jailed on $1,000 bail.</p> <p><strong>Alexander Colon-Colon</strong>, 20, of Swan Street, Batavia, is charged with unlawful possession of marijuana, aggravated unlicensed operation, 3rd, no/insufficient tail lamp and failure to dim headlights. Colon-Colon was stopped at 2:47 a.m. Thursday on East Main Street, Batavia, by Deputy Joseph Corona.</p> <p><strong>Joshua M. Laureano</strong>, 23, of Lackawanna, is charged with criminal possession of a controlled substance, 5th, unlawful possession of marijuana and speeding. Laureano was stopped at 2:25 p.m. Saturday by State Police in the Town of Alabama. No further details released.</p> http://thebatavian.com/howard-owens/law-and-order-canadian-accused-causing-ruckus-darien-lake-hotel/43453#comments batavia Alabama crime Darien Mon, 30 Jun 2014 13:50:40 +0000 Howard B. Owens 43453 at http://thebatavian.com No injuries in accident, but pole and wires down on Route 77 http://thebatavian.com/howard-owens/no-injuries-accident-pole-and-wires-down-route-77/43332 <p>There are reportedly no injuries, but there is a pole and wires down following an accident in the area of 6591 Alleghany Road, Alabama.</p> <p>Alabama fire responding.</p> <p>UPDATE 5:28 p.m.: There is now a report of injuries. Also, National Grid has been notified. The roadway is blocked.</p> http://thebatavian.com/howard-owens/no-injuries-accident-pole-and-wires-down-route-77/43332#comments accident Alabama Fri, 20 Jun 2014 21:19:46 +0000 Howard B. Owens 43332 at http://thebatavian.com Tractor-trailer's cab ablaze on Alleghany Road by the Thruway toll booth http://thebatavian.com/billie-owens/tractor-trailers-cab-ablaze-alleghany-road-thruway-toll-booth/43315 <p><object type="application/x-shockwave-flash" width="479" height="400" data="http://www.youtube.com/v/pDd5gW6BAm4"> <param name="movie" value="http://www.youtube.com/v/pDd5gW6BAm4" /> <param name="wmode" value="transparent" /> </object> </p> <p>A fully involved cab fire is reported on a tractor-trailer at 8480 Alleghany Road, near or at the Thruway on/off ramp. Pembroke and Indian Falls fire departments are responding along with mutual aid from Corfu and East Pembroke.</p> <p>UPDATE 7:32 p.m.: Alabama&#39;s tanker is requested mutual aid to the scene.</p> <p>UPDATE 7:57 p.m.: Pembroke command calls for a pallet of absorbent material.</p> <p>UPDATE: Photo and video submitted by Amber Winters.</p> <p><img alt="" src="/files/users/60/2014-2/photo_3_1.jpg" /></p> http://thebatavian.com/billie-owens/tractor-trailers-cab-ablaze-alleghany-road-thruway-toll-booth/43315#comments Alabama corfu east pembroke fire indian falls pembroke Thu, 19 Jun 2014 23:30:18 +0000 Billie Owens 43315 at http://thebatavian.com Opening ceremonies are Thursday for Cost of Freedom Tribute at Pembroke Town Park http://thebatavian.com/billie-owens/opening-ceremonies-are-thursday-cost-freedom-tribute-pembroke-town-park/43182 <p>The Oakfield-Alabama American Legion Post #626 is hosting a series of events this week as part of its Cost of Freedom Tribute at the Pembroke Town Park, located next to Pembroke High School, 1145 Main Road (Route 77) in Corfu. On Thursday, June 12, opening ceremonies will take place.</p> <p>First, at 11 a.m., is the Assembly of Color Guards in the athletic field.</p> <p>Starting at noon:</p> <ul> <li> The American flag at the park will be lowered to half staff, led by the 98th Division drill sargeant;</li> <li> The Special Forces Association Parachute Team from Fort Bragg, N.C., will conduct the &quot;Jumping in of the American Flag.&quot; Air support will be provided by WYN Sky Diving from Akron;</li> <li> The National Athem will be sung by Harmony Bordinaro;</li> <li> The Pledge of Allegiance will be led by Bobbie Metcalf of Blue Star Mothers;</li> <li> Invocation -- American Legion Post #626 Chaplain Patrick Wilson;</li> <li> Introduction of guest speaker by LTC William Fava (Army retired);</li> <li> Guest speaker -- Brigadier General Frank Cipolla (Army retired);</li> <li> Placement of Memorial Wreath -- American Legion Post #626 &amp; VFW Post #1484;</li> <li> Placement of additional wreaths by the Vietnam Veterans Chapter #193, Blue Star Mothers, Gold Star Mothers, American Legion Post #626 Auxiliary, Genesee County American Legion, and Genesee County American Legion Auxiliary;</li> <li> Benediction -- American Legion Post #626 Chaplain Patrick Wilson;</li> <li> Rifle Salute -- North / South Skirmish Association of WNY;</li> <li> <em>Taps</em> -- Tom Cecere;</li> <li> Fly-over at 1300 hours, if Pentagon approved.</li> </ul> <p>Following opening ceremonies, at 1:30 p.m., patriotic music will be played by Danny B.</p> <p>The daily closing ceremony is at 8 p.m. with a benediction by Rev. Patrick Wilson of the Alabama Baptist Church; Rifle Salute by the North / South Skirmish Association of WNY; <em>Taps</em> by Tom Cecere and Frank Panepento.</p> http://thebatavian.com/billie-owens/opening-ceremonies-are-thursday-cost-freedom-tribute-pembroke-town-park/43182#comments Alabama corfu Oakfield pembroke veterans Wed, 11 Jun 2014 18:14:41 +0000 Billie Owens 43182 at http://thebatavian.com Law and Order: Woman charged with DWI following accident on Lewiston Road http://thebatavian.com/howard-owens/law-and-order-woman-charged-dwi-following-accident-lewiston-road/43140 <p><strong>Pauline J. Hensel</strong>, 61, of Lewiston Road, Batavia, is charged with DWI, aggravated unlicensed operation, leaving the scene of an accident and refusal to take breath test. Police officers responded at 6:39 p.m. Saturday to Lewiston Road for the report of an erratic driver involved in a property damage accident. A vehicle was located at 8351 Lewiston Road and Hensel identified herself as the driver, according to Batavia PD. She was arraigned and jailed on $3,000 bail.</p> <p><strong>Marquis D. Flowers</strong>, 22, of Carter Street, Rochester, is charged with unauthorized use of a motor vehicle, 3rd. Flowers was arrested by Rochester PD and turned over to Batavia PD on an arrest warrant. Flowers was wanted for alleged unauthorized use of a motor vehicle May 8 in the City of Batavia. Flowers was jailed on $1,000 bail.</p> <p><strong>Shane Allen McMurray</strong>, 34, of Lancer Court, Depew, is charged with DWI and driving with a BAC of .18 or greater. McMurray was arrested following a report at 8 a.m., Sunday, of a vehicle parked on a residential lawn on Alleghany Road, Alabama, with an apparent intoxicated driver. The complaint was investigation by Deputy Chris Parker. McMurray&#39;s BAC was allegedly three times the legal limit.</p> <p><strong>Justin David Cotter</strong>, 22, of Lehigh Avenue, Batavia, is charged with DWI, driving with a BAC of .08 or greater, failure to keep right and consumption of alcohol in a motor vehicle. Cotter was stopped at 7:50 a.m. Sunday on Dorman Road, Batavia, by Deputy Bradley Mazur.</p> <p><strong>Cindy Bush</strong>, 52, of Batavia, is charged with harassment, 2nd. Bush was arrested by State Police for an alleged incident reported at 10:29 a.m. June 4. She was jailed on cash bail. No further details released.</p> <p><strong>Krystal C. Kingsley</strong>, 18, of Batavia, and a 17-year-old from Caledonia, are charged with petit larceny. Both are accused of stealing from a location in the Town of Batavia. They were arrested by State Police. No further details released.</p> http://thebatavian.com/howard-owens/law-and-order-woman-charged-dwi-following-accident-lewiston-road/43140#comments batavia Alabama crime Mon, 09 Jun 2014 13:01:46 +0000 Howard B. Owens 43140 at http://thebatavian.com Law and Order: Alabama man charged with two felonies, several violations for allegedly riding ATV while intoxicated http://thebatavian.com/billie-owens/law-and-order-alabama-man-charged-two-felonies-several-violations-allegedly-riding-atv- <p><strong>Joshua Scott Bettilyon</strong>, 26, of Gorton Road, Alabama, was charged with two felonies and several violations stemming from an incident on May 30. He allegedly operated a motor vehicle with a BAC of .08 or more, which is a felony, and was also charged with DWI with a previous conviction of same within the last 10 years, another felony. In addition, he was cited for alleged ATV violations -- reckless driving, failure to yield to an emergency vehicle, unregistered vehicle, unlawful operation on highway, inadequate brake lights, unsafe tires, no / improper lights, and uninsured vehicle. Bettilyon was arrested by Sheriff&#39;s deputies after a short vehicular pursuit. NYS Police assisted in this incident, which was investigated by deputy Joseph Corona, assisted by troopers Hanssel and Kosowski.</p> <p><strong>Donald E. Ford</strong>, 40, of Oak Street, Batavia, was arrested by Batavia PD on charges of endangering the welfare of a child and harassment, 2nd, in an incident on May 30 on Oak Street. He allegedly threatened to harm an individual while that individual was in the presence of three children. He was jailed and bail set at $2,500. The incident was investigated by Batavia PD officer Eric Hill, assisted by officer Frank Klimjack.</p> <p><strong>Edwin Leroy Stancliff Jr.</strong>, 35, of Alleghany Road, Corfu, was arrested by Sheriff&#39;s deputies on May 30 and charged with two counts of menacing, 2nd, and criminal possession of a weapon, 4th. Stancliff allegedly displayed a 6-inch kitchen knife during a domestic dispute, threatening his girlfirend and an acquaintance. After his arraignment in Pembroke Town Court, he was jailed. The incident was investigated by Sheriff&#39;s deputy Lonnie Nati, assisted by deputy Christopher Parker.</p> <p><strong>Christopher Lynn Bayliss</strong>, 35, of Tower Road, Wyoming, was arrested June 1 following the investigation of a motor-vehicle accident on Attica Road in Alexander. He is charged with felony DWI, leaving the scene of a property damage accident, refusal to take breath test, unsafe backing of a vehicle and driving without a seat belt. He was jailed on $5,000 cash bail and is to return to Alexander Town Court on June 10.</p> <p><strong>Bryan H. Fetterly</strong>, 28, of Barrville Road, Elba, is charged with harassment in the second degree -- physical contact, and criminal mischief in the third degree -- damaging property of another person in excess of $250. It is alleged that on West Main Street in the City of Batavia on May 30 Fetterly and two other subjects were in a vehicle when an argument took place. Fetterly allegedly kicked one of the subjects several times before exiting the vehicle and then struck the vehicle, causing damage to that vehicle. He was arrested and released on an appearance ticket and is to be in Batavia City Court on June 3. The incident was investigated by Batavia PD officer Chad Richards.</p> <p><strong>Allen W. Gray</strong>, 34, of Oak Street, Batavia, was arrested and charged with harassment, 2nd, following an incident on South Main Street, Batavia, on May 29. Batavia PD officers went to investigate a disturbance complaint and it&#39;s alleged that Gray shoved two people following a verbal altercation. He was issued an electronically generated appearance ticket and released. He is scheduled to appear in Batavia City Court on June 3. The incident was investigated by Batavia PD officer Stephen Cronmiller, assisted by officer Christopher Camp.</p> <p><strong>Mamie M. Baugh</strong>, 36, of Dewey Avenue, Rochester, is charged with third-degree assault following an incident on May 25 on Bank Street in the City of Batavia. She was arrested after Batavia PD responded to a disturbance at that location. She was issued an appearance ticket for city court. The incident was investigated by Batavia PD officer Keven DeFelice, assisted by officer Nedim Catovic.</p> <p><strong>Joseph Bennett</strong>, 26, of West State Street, Albion, is charged with criminal possession of stolen property and petit larceny. He was transferred to Batavia Police by Albion Police on May 29 after being arrested on a warrant for violation of Genesee County probation. He was jailed in lieu of $5,000 cash or $10,000 bail bond and is due in Batavia City Court on June 6. The incident was investigated by Batavia PD officer Nedim Catovic.</p> <p><strong>Darrin Mitchell Brown</strong>, 24, of South Pearl Street, Oakfield, is charged with criminal contempt, 2nd. On June 1, he was arrested by a Sheriff&#39;s deputy for allegedly violating a court order of protection by threatening the protected person. Brown was issued at appearance ticket and is scheduled to be in Town of Oakfield Court on June 16 to answer to the charge. The incident was investigated by deputy Joseph Loftus.</p> <p><strong>Joey Aaron Evans</strong>, 23, of State Street, Batavia, was arrested by Batavia PD on May 29 on a bench warrant issued by Batavia City Court for allegedly failing to comply with drug court and petit larceny. He was jailed on $2,500 cash bail or $5,000 bond. He is to appear in city court again on June 26.</p> <p><strong>Michael D. Snyder</strong>, 42, of Pringle Avenue, Batavia, is charged with petit larceny. He was arrested following an incident on May 30 wherein he allegedly took a 30-pack of Budweiser beer from Top&#39;s Market without paying for it. Snyder fled eastbound on Route 5 and was apprehended near the Batavia Fire Department. He was released on an appearance ticket and is to appear in city court on June 3. The incident was investigated by Batavia PD officer Chad Richards, assisted by officer Richard Schauf.</p> <p><strong>John A. Snook</strong>, 26, of Gillette Road, Albion, is charged with petit larceny for allegedly stealing $51.95 in merchandise from Walmart on May 14. He was arrested by Genesee County Sheriff&#39;s deputies and is currently in Orleans County Jail and is scheduled to appear in Town of Batavia Court on June 16. The incident was investigated by deputy Joseph Loftis.</p> <p>A 16-year-old student at Pavilion High School was arrested on May 30 and charged with criminal possession of a controlled substance, 7th. The student was allegedly found in possession of a controlled substance while at the high school. The student was issued an appearance ticket for Pavilion Town Court at a later date. The incident was investigated by Sheriff&#39;s deputy Chad Minuto.</p> http://thebatavian.com/billie-owens/law-and-order-alabama-man-charged-two-felonies-several-violations-allegedly-riding-atv-#comments batavia Alabama corfu crime elba Oakfield Pavilion Mon, 02 Jun 2014 18:38:18 +0000 Billie Owens 43027 at http://thebatavian.com Prison sentence corrected for Alabama man accused of firing shots in direction of deputy http://thebatavian.com/howard-owens/prison-sentence-corrected-alabama-man-accused-firing-shots-direction-deputy/42955 <p><img alt="" src="http://thebatavian.com/sites/thebatavian.com/files/users/60/2013-4/mug_reuben_lay.jpg" style="border-width: 0px; border-style: solid; margin: 7px; float: left;" />Sentenced once, an Alabama man who was arrested in November after police believed he had fired a weapon during an apparent domestic incident, was back in court today to be sentenced again.</p> <p>Judge Robert C. Noonan said neither he, the prosecution nor the defense picked up on the fact in February that the charge&nbsp;Reuben Lay admitted to was not a violent felony. Since it wasn&#39;t, Noonan could not impose a determinate (set time) sentence under NYS sentencing guidelines.</p> <p>The 50-year-old Lay could have withdrawn his guilty plea to criminal possession of a weapon, 3rd, but that would have exposed him to a trial on the other charges he face and a conviction could have meant consecutive sentences on each count.</p> <p>Lay, who entered the courtroom with two state prison guards and was dressed in khaki slacks and a crisp white shirt and sporting close-cropped hear and sunglasses, declined the chance to withdraw his plea and was sentenced to 22 months to 66 months in prison.</p> <p>During <a href="http://thebatavian.com/howard-owens/man-suspected-firing-shots-patrol-vehicles-monday-morning-arrested/40264" target="_blank">the early morning incident on Bloomingdale Road</a>, Lay reportedly fired shots in the direction of a deputy and trooper. The Emergency Response Team was activated, but never deployed. Since there were no hostages and Lay presented no immediate danger to others, the Sheriff&#39;s Office decided to wait until the morning to arrest Lay rather than engage in a late-night confrontation.</p> <p>Lay was charged with&nbsp;with criminal possession of a weapon, 3rd, and reckless endangerment, 1st, both Class D felonies. He was also charged with misdemeanor counts of criminal obstruction of breathing or blood circulation and harassment, 2nd.</p> http://thebatavian.com/howard-owens/prison-sentence-corrected-alabama-man-accused-firing-shots-direction-deputy/42955#comments Alabama crime Wed, 28 May 2014 19:20:42 +0000 Howard B. Owens 42955 at http://thebatavian.com One-car rollover on Feeder Road, driver says he's not injured http://thebatavian.com/billie-owens/one-car-rollover-feeder-road-driver-says-hes-not-injured/42786 <p>A one-car rollover accident is reported on Feeder Road, just west of Judge Road. The driver is claiming no injury although he did bump his head. The vehicle is being &quot;restrained by trees from falling into the creek.&quot; Alabama Fire Department is responding along with Mercy medics. The location is in the Tonawanda State Wildlife Management Area.</p> <p>UPDATE 8:51 p.m.: The Alabama assignment is back in service.</p> http://thebatavian.com/billie-owens/one-car-rollover-feeder-road-driver-says-hes-not-injured/42786#comments accidents Alabama Fri, 16 May 2014 23:51:42 +0000 Billie Owens 42786 at http://thebatavian.com Law and Order: Woman accused of stabbing another person in the leg http://thebatavian.com/howard-owens/law-and-order-woman-accused-stabbing-another-person-leg/42715 <p><strong>Jennifer L. Sprague-Clark</strong><span>, 31, of Vine Street, Batavia, is charged with assault, 2nd, menacing, 2nd and criminal possession of a weapon, 3rd. Sprague-Clark allegedly stabbed another person in the leg during a dispute at 9:20 p.m., Tuesday. The investigation was conducted by Officer James DeFreze. Sprague-Clark was jailed without bail</span></p> <p><strong>Zachari R. Morgan</strong>, 18, of Pearl Street, Batavia, is charged with criminal obstruction of breathing, endangering the welfare of a child and criminal mischief, 4th. Morgan was allegedly involved in a domestic incident at 11:38 a.m., Tuesday.</p> <p><strong>Mark S. Allison</strong>, 52, of Medina, is charged with assault/recklessly causing serious injury with a weapon. The alleged incident was reported at 11:44 a.m., Jan. 17 in the Town of Alabama. Allison was arrested by State Police. No further details released.</p> <p><strong>Peter J. Gravante</strong>, 25, of Churchville, is charged with petit larceny. Gravante was arrested by State Police for an alleged theft at a location on Veterans Memorial Drive that was reported at 9:04 a.m., Sunday.</p> http://thebatavian.com/howard-owens/law-and-order-woman-accused-stabbing-another-person-leg/42715#comments batavia Alabama crime Wed, 14 May 2014 13:41:28 +0000 Howard B. Owens 42715 at http://thebatavian.com Law and Order: Batavia teenager accused of rape in the first degree http://thebatavian.com/howard-owens/law-and-order-batavia-teenager-accused-rape-first-degree/42603 <p><strong>Joseph A. Saraceni</strong>, 17, of Linwood Avenue, Batavia, is charged with first-degree rape, a Class B felony. Saraceni was arrested by Batavia PD following an investigation by Det. Charles Dudek and Det. Thad Mart in an alleged incident reported Nov. 11 on School Street, Batavia. No further details released.</p> <p><strong>Lance Mercado</strong>, 23, of Holland Avenue, Batavia, is charged with operating a motor vehicle impaired by drugs. Mercardo was arrested after Batavia PD received a reported of a possible intoxicated driver in the parking lot of McDonald&#39;s at 1:18 a.m., Tuesday. Mercardo was arrested by Officer Matthew Lutey.</p> <p><strong>Eric J. Davis</strong>, 36, of Corfu, is charged with criminal contempt, 2nd. Davis was arrested by State Police for an alleged incident reported at 6:52 p.m. Tuesday on Drake Street, Oakfield. No further details released.</p> <p><strong>Timothy M. Gardiner</strong>, 38, and <strong>Maria A. Gardiner</strong>, 48, both of Scottsville, are charged with criminal possession of stolen property, 3rd. Timothy and Maria were arrested by State Police in connection with an alleged incident reported at 9:39 a.m. Feb. 16 in the Town of Bergen. No further details released.</p> <p><strong>Heidi H. Stumbo</strong>, 48, of Lima, is charged with petit larceny. Stumbo was arrested by the State Police on the Tonawanda Indian Reservation. The alleged theft was reported at 1:04 p.m., Monday. No further details released.</p> http://thebatavian.com/howard-owens/law-and-order-batavia-teenager-accused-rape-first-degree/42603#comments Basom batavia Alabama bergen corfu crime Oakfield Thu, 08 May 2014 12:23:38 +0000 Howard B. Owens 42603 at http://thebatavian.com