posted on July 01, 2013 07:15
Local Police this weekend chased a motorcycle for 20 miles at speeds in excess of 140 miles per hour.
It began early Saturday morning on Broadway Road in Darien.
Genesee County Sheriff’s deputies began the chase that went from Darien into the Village and Town of Alexander to Molasses Hill and into Wyoming County.
The chase ended when the motorcyclist stopped off of Route 19 in the Town of Wyoming.
He was identified as 25-year-old Christian Finkney of South Academy Street, Wyoming.
Once he stopped, Finkney was taken into custody without incident.
He is facing numerous traffic charges including drunk driving.
He was given a court appearance ticket.
A Medina couple has a date in court on Wednesday to answer charges that they burglarized a home in the Town of Ridgeway, stole some guns and then sold them.
27-year-old Christopher Hollenbeck and 26-year-old Rebecca Biscoff, both of Medina, are charged with Burglary and criminal sale and possession of a weapon.
State Police say Hollenbeck stole the weapons and with the help of Biscoff, sold them. Hollenbeck is locked up in the Orleans County jail, Biscoff was released under supervision.
The state of New York is reaching out to gay tourists with a new website.
The “I Love NY LGBT” site will provide gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender visitors with “must see” destinations and other resources. The campaign features a spin on the famous “I Love NY” logo and slogan with a rainbow-colored heart.
Governor Andrew Cuomo announced the new tourism site on Saturday, as gay rights supporters took to the streets for Pride Parades.
Senator Charles Schumer says the U.S. should inflict harsh economic sanctions on Ecuador if that country grants Edward Snowden asylum. The man facing espionage charges for leaking documents about U.S. government surveillance of phone and Internet data is reportedly applying for asylum in Ecuador while hiding out in Russia.
Schumer said any political benefit Ecuador receives by granting Snowden asylum would be outweighed by the damage done by potential sanctions.
So just how much rain did we receive this weekend?
According to the Nataional Weather Service:
Stafford had the most rainfall in Genesee County at 2.6 inches followed by Pembroke at 2.3in of rain. A shower or thunderstorm is possible today.