posted on October 14, 2010 10:15
A Wyoming County woman has died as a result of being trampled by a bull. Wyoming County Sheriff’s Deputies report that 39-year-old Anna Eccles was discovered unresponsive in a pasture on Monday at the Patrick Hulton Farm in Arcade.
Hulton himself called 911 and began administering CPR after discovering Eccles lying in his pasture. She was rushed to Wyoming County Community Hospital, but was pronounced dead on arrival. Eccles was a farmhand and was working in the same pasture as a bull on Monday. No one witnessed the apparent attack, but deputies say Eccles’ injuries were consistent with being mauled or trampled by that bull.
A Batavia man will receive his sentence in Genesee County Court today for his role in a wild police chase that spanned two counties.
27-year-old Randy Rumble of State Street pled guilty to felony charges for DWI and Unlicensed Operation, as well as a slew of traffic violations. In early August, Rumble was apparently speeding away from cops in Avon over in Livingston County, when he crossed the county line into Genesee. Avon Police notified County Sheriff’s Deputies, and the chase was picked up a short time later in LeRoy. Rumble was later apprehended when he ran out of gas in Stafford. Rumble faces one to three years in state prison for his crimes. He’s also facing charges in Livingston County.
A car struck a parked vehicle in LeRoy this morning. The driver of the car, 26-year-old David Saylor of Summit Street Road in LeRoy has been charged with DWI. LeRoy Police say Saylor failed to keep right on North Street and struck the parked vehicle. Both vehicles were towed from the scene. There were no injuries.
Genesee County Sheriff’s Deputies are looking for the driver in a hit-and-run two car crash that happened Sunday night. Deputies say a car, whose operator is unknown, pulled out of the Prole Road in the Town of Stafford in front of a car headed eastbound on Route 33. The resulting crash sent the driver of the car, 21-year-old Danielle Lovett of the Towline Road in Bergen to UMMC. Lovett complained of back pain.
Two persons have been charged with Petit Larceny for attempting to steal items from the Batavia Target Store. 26-year-old Amanda Clemons of Ridge Road in Holley was arrested last night for allegedly taking $211 worth of clothes, boots and assorted items. The items were found concealed with a blanket in the bottom of her shopping cart. She had paid for only a few groceries.
24-year-old Gena Ellis of Ridge Road in Brockport allegedly stole $122 worth of clothes and merchandise. Those items were concealed underneath her child.
In Livingston County, Sheriff’s Deputies used the K9 patrol to apprehend a burglar. 25-year-old Juan Reyes of Lima has been charged with Criminal Trespass. The owner of the home in Lima allegedly found Reyes in the kitchen. Reyes then fled, but was tracked down a short time later. Reyes was also charged with Petit Larceny for stealing keys from a parked vehicle in the same neighborhood. Reyes was also found to be in the U.S. illegally and Border Patrol was contacted.
Hofstra University is getting ready to host the first debate next week in the race for New York Governor. Democrat Andrew Cuomo and Republican Carl Paladino will take the stage next Monday on the Hempstead campus. But neither major party candidate sees a problem in sharing the 90-minute forum with five third-party candidates. No debate has been scheduled so far featuring just Cuomo and Paladino with three weeks until the November election. Meanwhile, Hofstra is now making 100 tickets available to the public for Monday's debate. The university will hold a random drawing for the seats through Hofstra's website.
The Buffalo Zoo has a new bundle of joy. A baby gorilla was born last week, the first time that has happened in the last ten years. Officials with the zoo say both mother and baby are doing well and papa is keeping a protective watch over them. Handlers have not gotten a chance to get close enough to tell if the baby is a boy or girl. The mother, 23-year-old Sidney was born at the zoo back in 1987 while Koga the father, also 23, arrived from Memphis in 2007. The zoo made the birth announcement yesterday.