posted on October 25, 2013 07:16
An Attica man pleads guilty in a child pornography case.
The U.S. Attorney’s office says 48-year-old Paul Havlen was caught in a sting attempting to solicit pornographic pictures from a person he thought was a 15-year-old boy.
That “boy” was an undercover police officer. Havlen was arrested when he drove to an Attica park to meet the boy.
Upgraded charges have been placed on the Batavia man accused of robbing a 7 - 11 store earlier this month.
34-year-old Michael Kraatz is now facing felony counts of second degree robbery and grand larceny and is being held without bail.
D-A Lawrence Friedman says the charges were elevated when grand jury testimony revealed the victim suffered a serious injury.
Batavia Police says they do not believe the recent shootings on State Street and Jackson Street are the work of any organized group.
Police Chief Shawn Heubusch appeared on WBTA’s “Main & Center” program yesterday and dismissed the notion the shootings are gang related.
Police have issued an arrest warrant for Dawshawn Butler in connection with the State Street incident.
Butler, however, remains at large.
Wyoming County Emergency Services reports today a damage tab of 13-thousand dollars to a home in the Town of Middlebury.
A chimney fire in the Dale Snyder home on Academy Street late Wednesday night brought out six volunteer fire companies.
One volunteer fireman was treated for smoke inhalation.
A faulty wood stove chimney system was blamed for that fire.
Rochester is ranked among the top ten cities in the country for online fraud. The city ranked ninth in the report.
The city with the most online fraud was Santa Clara, California.