WDNY Local News, Wednesday, February 21, 2018
Written by Jerry Lademan on February 21, 2018
Wednesday, February 21, 2018
Crews spent the overnight fighting a fire in Lima. The fire called in after 2:00 AM in a 2 story building on East Main Street Street, east of four corners. The road was blocked off in that area but is reopened. No word on any injuries or what caused the fire.
The Livingston County Sherrif’s deputies are looking for help finding a missing teenager. 15-year-old Evan Sinsebox was last seen in the area of Chestnut Ave in the Village of Dansville Tuesday afternoon but lives on Jay Knapp Road in Ossian. Evan is 57 140 pounds with Brown hair and blue eyes. He is possibly wearing a blue hoodie and dark pants or sweats. He may also have a hand injury. If you have any information about him, you can contact the sheriff’s office or Dansville PD
Two people are facing felony drug charges after a traffic stop on 390. Sheriff Thomas Dougherty says 46-year old Robert Rogers was driving on a license that had been suspended 4 timesand that he and a passenger, identified as Tina McKenzie were carrying 20 bags of crack and marijuana. In addition, a four-year-old child was riding with the pair, which led to additional charges of endangering the welfare of a child. Because both Rogers and McKenzie have prior felonies, they were both taken to Livingston county jail where they’re being held without bail. The 4-year-old was reunited with his mother.
Another dropout in the race for the 27th district congressional seat. Thomas Casey of Orchard Park says he is ending his candidacy for the position now held by Republican Congressman Chris Collins. His decision leaves 2 democrats still in the field, and it comes after key endorsements for another candidate. Democrats in Livingston and Wyoming counties have backed. Nate McMurraywho is currently a town supervisor in Erie County. Casey says a fight among Democrats would weaken the party going into a difficult campaign against Collins. Two other Democrats remain in the race, Sean Bunny of East Aurora, a former Erie County assistant district attorney, and Mumford entrepreneur Nicholas R. Nick Stankevich. They haven’t announced their plans in light of the apparent shift toward McMurray
State Senator Patrick Gallivan wants the state to pay to put school resource officers in all New York schools. says the funding should be included in the 2018-2019 budget. The school resource officer program is currently in place in only some school districts. It places trained law enforcement officers inside schools to help deter negative situations.