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A California woman entered a guilty plea in county court yesterday for taking money from the Bank of America branch here in Batavia. 25-year-old Cassandra Montrevel admitted she used another woman’s identity to try and withdraw $3,000. However, she was not successful. This is one of several incidents with Bank of America nationwide involving Montrevell. She faces up to four years in jail here in New York and is also facing up to 5 years in federal prison. Those sentences will run concurrently.

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n county court yesterday, 22-year-old Timothy Andrews eventually entered a guilty plea in connection with a break-in and an assault earlier this year. Andrews, from Bergen, entered an "Alford Plea" and could receive from 2 to 7 years in prison at his sentencing in March. An Alford plea means he didn’t admit guilt, but conceded he would likely be convicted at trial based on the evidence. Andrews was released under supervision.
Also yesterday, Timothy’s brother, Kevin Andrews received the same plea deal. The 19-year-old remains behind bars until sentencing.
A third man, 18 -year-old Christopher Preedom will be in court this morning. He is accused of stabbing the victim of the break-in in the eye. The victim is injured for life.

State Police in
Warsaw have arrested a Warsaw man on rape charges. 19-year-old Scott Marshall has been charged with three counts of rape, a charge of a criminal sexual act and three counts of sexual misconduct. It is alleged that Marshall had illegal sexual activity with three Wyoming County women between May and October of this year. Marshall is in jail with bail set at $50,000.

There is a new member of the
GeneseeCommunity College’s trustees. Local attorney Benjamin Bonarigo has been appointed by Governor Cuomo to that post.  Bonarigo is an alumnus of GCC. Bonarigo replaces Kenneth Dodd who passed away 7 months ago.
Read our full story HERE

More than 40,000 pounds of ground beef are under recall order on fears of E. coli. The U.S. Department of Agriculture says the beef is being recalled by Tyson Fresh Meats of Dakota City, Nebraska. The 10-pound chubs of ground beef have a "best before or freeze by" date of November 13th. Institutions and distributors in numerous states received the beef. There have been no reports of illness tied to the meat. The ground beef was shipped to 16 states including
New York.

 

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# me.
Saturday, December 24, 2011 8:48 PM
you people have no idea what happend that night i was involved yes, but that doesnt mean i did anything, the only reason im being charged with anything is because i was there, did anyone mabye stop to think that one of us went because there was a bad feeling or something? mabye to stop something if it happend? its funny how the media are supposed to relay top storys and they switch everything completely around. not one story online, on the radio, or in th epaper has been even close to correct. there was three of us there not a thousand with a story to say acting as if they were there too. you people may have good jobs but obvoiusly no lives.
# Geoff Redick
Tuesday, December 27, 2011 2:32 PM
"me."--

If you'd like to come forward and tell your side of the story you're referring to, we're more than happy to listen.

--Geoff Redick
WBTA News
# mijha
Friday, January 20, 2012 5:16 AM
did u ever think mr.me that u could own up to what the hell u did and not blaim an innocent 18 yr old what ur 21?are u afraid to go to jail?afraid of bein labled? afraid u might be someones gurl deal with it!!! christopher would never hurt a man he pulled out of a car accident NEVER!!!!! he has a family a daughter a fiance and a baby on the way u and ur brother can point fingers all u want but that dont change what u did...take responsibility we no the thuth ur takin away this mans life....and to the press shut up yall dont no nothin do u take pleasure in twisting whats goin on?do u ever think bout us the people that love christopher to death? were hurting bad idk what to do without him if it wasnt for him i probably would be dead he saved me made me whole so next time yall wanna twist the truth think bout his 2 yr old daughter who looks around the house every day callin for daddy askin wheres daddy missin her FATHER!!!! he is a good man no a great man u guys are pathetic making him seem like an monster he not the monster those good for nothin brothers are and if the police did there job right they would no chris is not guilty these boys are and mr me is already back on the st YALL LET THE REAL MONSTER OUT!!!!!!!!! dumb really dumb
# Geoff Redick
Monday, January 23, 2012 12:59 PM
"mijha"--

If you'd like to tell your side of the story, if you're intrinsically involved in this issue, we're willing to listen. You can call (585) 344-1490, e-mail or post back here.

--Geoff Redick
WBTA News
# wife
Wednesday, February 29, 2012 11:16 AM
this is mijha and you wont listen listen you wanna no what the daily news did when we tried to speak out? they said we dont have time for thid and hung up on his father...you dont want to really listen put the real truth out because your afraid all of you are

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