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>Man injured in crash of milk truck dies

A Genesee County man injured in a one-vehicle accident in Wyoming County last week has died in a Rochester hospital, the Wyoming County Sheriff's Department announced today.

Donald Jones, 45, of East Bethany, died this morning in Strong Memorial Hospital, deputies said.

Jones was driving a Walton Milk truck northbound on Route 98 in the Town of Attica on Thursday, when he lost control of the vehicle, which overturned and went down an embankment into Tonawanda Creek.

Jones was taken to Wyoming County Community Hospital, Warsaw, then transferred by Mercy Flight to Strong Memorial. Deputies still are investigating the cause of the accident.


>Woman robbed of cash in University Plaza lot

Amherst police are investigating the reported theft of a couple of hundred dollars from a woman in the University Plaza parking lot Tuesday night.

The 50-year-old Buffalo woman told police that the thief approached her from behind, claimed to have a gun and put something up against her back. The robber then stole a bag or pouch from her with the cash inside.

Detectives are planning to check surveillance tapes from the parking lot in an attempt to identify the robber.


>Sex offender charged with having child porn

NORTH TONAWANDA -- A convicted sex offender was arrested Tuesday after probation officials in a surprise visit to the man's home said they found that he was in possession of child pornography in his computer.

Timothy R. Brenon, 56, of Linwood Avenue, was arrested by city police on two felony charges -- possession of material containing obscene sexual performance by a child and felony possession of material containing sexual performance by a child.


>Student on school bus is arrested after fight

SANBORN -- A student was arrested after a fight on a school bus Tuesday.

State Trooper Brian Wilcocks said the bus driver pulled over on Saunders Settlement Road about 2:30 p.m. and called for help when two 17-year-old girls from Niagara Academy, a charter school at Orleans-Niagara Board of Cooperative Educational Services, began fighting.

Wilcocks said one of the girls, whom he declined to identify, was charged with disorderly conduct. No injuries were reported.


>Man accused of draining grandmother's bank account

LOCKPORT -- A Market Street man was charged with five counts of felony forgery Monday, after allegedly stealing checks and cleaning out his grandmother's checking account.

Robert E. Reeb, 29, also was charged with five counts of possession of a forged instrument and five counts of petit larceny.

His grandmother told police that she received a notice Feb. 14 from Lockport Savings Bank that her account was overdrawn and suggesting her checks might have been stolen.

Reeb is accused of cashing more than $1,275 in stolen checks between Jan. 23 and Feb. 8.

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