GLOW Region News Briefs
—Batavia PD Allege City Man Forced Victim to Touch his Intimate Parts—A Batavia man is facing a felony sex abuse charge after investigation of a May 24 incident. Jeffrey D. Hall, 38, grabbed onto a 63-year-old delivery employee and forced her to touch his intimate parts, BPD said. He was charged with felony first-degree sex abuse. The incident allegedly occurred at 11:48 p.m. at a Ross Street location. Hall was released on his own recognizance. He is to appear July 13 in City Court.
Orleans County—Kendall Snowmobile Rider Seriously Injured—Mercy Flight flew a Henrietta man to Strong Memorial Hospital in Rochester with serious injuries after a snowmobile accident behind a residence on West Kendall Road. At 10:55 p.m. Saturday, the Orleans County Sheriff’s Office 911 Center received a report of a serious accident approximately 100 yards behind the residence. The snowmobile rider, later identified as Michael J. Snyder, 40, appeared to be unresponsive after being ejected from a 2003 Bombardier MXZ 600. “Snyder reportedly crashed into an earth embankment while trying to ‘water-skip’ the snowmobile across a pond,” Sheriff Christopher Bourke said in a press release. “The victim suffered serious head, upper body and internal injuries, and was treated at the scene by the Kendall Fire Department, Murray Joint Fire District, Monroe Ambulance and COVA.
Genesee County—Le Roy Historical Society Given Davis Battle Sword—It was a sword Brig. Gen. Daniel Davis carried in battle the day he died, Sept. 17, 1814. Now, thanks to his descendants, the Le Roy Historical Society has it where future generations will be able to see it. The battle sword was donated to the Historical Society during a ceremony Saturday at Buell Cemetery on Route 5. Daniel Davis died during the War of 1812 at age 38. The Davis family and friends were in attendance, as was Le Roy Historical Society Director Lynne Belluscio.
Excerpts from the Daily News of Batavia, NY