posted on September 04, 2013 07:20
An Orleans County man has been charged with the attempted murder of a New York State trooper.
42-year-old Carlos Botello of Kendall was stopped last night along State Route 18 in the Town of Yates.
State Police say as Trooper Dan Metz approached the car, Botello put his car in reverse and accelerated directly at the officer.
Trooper Metz was able to jump out of the way.
Botello’s car struck the police vehicle.
A chase then ensued until Botello’s car became disabled and he was taken into custody.
He has been charged with second degree attempted murder and jailed in lieu of $250,000 bail.
It’s back to school day, for most Genesee County school districts.
Classes begin today in these public school districts: Alexander, Byron-Bergen, Oakfield-Alabama, Pavilion and Pembroke.
Classes begin tomorrow in LeRoy and for Batavia; classes begin tomorrow for Pre-K through 5th grade, grade 9 and transfer students.
All Batavia City School students will be in class on Friday.
Two state lawmakers who represent Genesee County in Albany are
among the wealthiest members of the state legislature.
Assemblyman Steve Hawley and State Senator Michael Ranzenhofer
are in the top 10 members of the assembly and senate for individual household income.
Hawley, a Batavia Republican, ranks 6th on the list of 213 legislators.
Ranzenhofer, a Republican from Amherst, comes in at number nine.
According to the report compiled by New York Common Cause, Hawley had a 2012 individual household income of between $554,500 and $684,500 including his government salary and income from Real Estate sales and his insurance agency.
Ranzenhofer showed an income of between $356,500 and $494,500 from his government salary, investments and his law practice.
The information for the report was submitted voluntarily by the legislators.
A South Byron man convicted of having sexual contact with a child under the age of 11 has been sentenced to four years in state prison.
47-year-old John Chrisley of Mechanic Street was convicted by a Genesee County Court jury in July on two counts of sexual abuse and one count of endangering the welfare of a child.
The victim’s mother spoke at yesterday’s sentencing and told the court Chrisley molested her then 7 year old daughter during the summer of 2011.
Chrisley worked in the family’s home.
He has maintained his innocence.
A Darien man is accused of making a sexual advance toward a 14-year-old boy.
53-year-old Robert Williams of Townline Road was arrested by LeRoy Police and charged with one count of Endangering the Welfare of a Child, a class A- Misdemeanor.
Police say the incident occurred at the LeRoy community swimming pool last month.