posted on May 07, 2014 07:15
A Batavia man accused of assaulting a Genesee County Sheriff’s Deputies by dragging him with a car has plead not guilty.
36-year-old Scott Kopper appeared in Genesee County Court and said he was innocent to charges of First and Second degree assault and reckless endangerment.
Kopper is accused of assaulting Deputy Brian Thompson back on January 7th.
Kopper allegedly trapped the deputy’s arm in a rolled up window and then drove away dragging Deputy Thompson.
Additional felony charges have been filed against a Batavia man accused of a string of armed robberies.
43-year-old Mark Maltese, formerly of Dellinger Avenue, is now charged with breaking into a Hutchins Street home earlier this year and stealing a safe containing cash and jewelry.
Maltese also faces charges of robbing the best Western and Days Inn in Batavia and the 7-Eleven store in Oakfield.
An Ellicott Street man is behind bars facing charges of Assault and Endangering the welfare of a child.
21 year old Maleak Green was arrested following a fight with a woman, that fight allegedly occurred in front of his child.
While police were responding to the incident, Green was also charged with contempt for violating an order of protection.
A 21-year-old Bergen woman is charged with felony DWI.
Deputies say Kassandra Funk of Acton Road was drunk when she was involved in a property damage accident early yesterday morning on North Bergen Road.
Funk is charged with a felony count of DWI due to a previous conviction for drunk driving within the last 10 years.
Voters approve the budget for the Richmond Memorial Library.
The financial plan was passed yesterday by a vote of 238 to 42.
Norm Argulsky was elected to the library board of trustees.
Four trustees are going to be working together to oversee the upcoming sale of the Buffalo Bills. The trustees are led by Mary Wilson, the widow of Bills founder Ralph Wilson, who died earlier this year. Also working on the sale will be Bills executive Mary Owen, team chief financial officer Jeff Littman and a Detroit attorney. The trustees will be hiring an investment bank to appraise the team, then work with the NFL on the details before the sale process can begin.
The state is working to identify a possible location for a new stadium for the Buffalo Bills. The state has hired a California company to draft a financial feasibility report for a new stadium within two months.
The report must identify four possible sites in the Buffalo area that the state can use to help persuade the new team owner to keep the Bills in Western New York.