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Today's Top Stories - Saturday September 29, 2018

Bath Woman Arrested for Offering False Instrument for Filing
Steuben County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a Bath woman for Offering a False Instrument for Filing in the first degree and one count of Grand Larceny in the fourth degree. It is alleged that Shawna J. Parker, age 54, failed to report income as required while receiving benefits from Steuben County DSS and as a result received $1,092 of benefits she was not entitled to. Parker was issued an appearance ticket to reappear in Village of Bath Court at a later date. 

Rochester Man Arrested for Drugs in Avoca
A Rochester man was arrested on felony drug charges following a traffic stop in the town of Avoca. It is alleged that Devonte D. Hampton, age 26, was found to be in possession of a quantity of crack cocaine with intent to sell it. Hampton was charged with Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the Third Degree and Tampering with Physical Evidence after attempting to prevent New York State Police from finding the drugs. Hampton was arraigned in Village of Bath Court and remanded to Steuben County Jail in lieu of $25,000 cash bail. 

Bath Man in Jail for Promoting Child Porn
A Bath man was arrested following an investigation involving a person promoting child pornography over the internet. New York State Police in conjunction with New York State Police Computer Crime Unit in Canandaigua led to the arrest of Charles Augrom, age 31, for Promoting a Sexual Performance by a Child and Possessing a Sexual Performance by a child as a result of Augrom sharing files using his computer depicting children under age 16 engaged in sexual conduct. Augrom was arraigned in Village of Bath Court and remanded to Steuben County Jail without bail. The investigation is continuing. 

Hornellsville Woman Arrested for Endangering Welfare of Child
New York State Police report the arrest of Hornellsville woman for Endangering the Welfare of a Child. It is alleged that Kelly A. Murphy, age 39, subjected a female family member under the age of 17 to inappropriate physical contact. She was issued an appearance ticket and is scheduled to appear in Hornellsville Town Court on October 11th. 

Reed Announces Bill for Tax Relief for Disaster Survivors
This week, Congressman Tom Reed announced a bill he has introduced to save money and lives as well as reduce the destruction in disaster-prone areas in response to recent flooding in the Finger Lakes and Southern Tier. Reed is proposing tax relief for those who have experienced natural disaster as a way to “encourage resilience”. The Congressman says in time, this investment in resilient construction during rebuilding would lessen the need for the amount of emergency funding in the future.


Local Wineglass Marathon Road Closings and Detours
The 37th Annual Wineglass Marathon is here this weekend and race organizers are encouraging the public to use caution and plan ahead for tomorrow’s race day with the marathon at 8:15am in Bath while the Half Marathon will start in Campbell as 7:45. Detours, road closings and parking information for the Town of Bath, Campbell and Savona:
Critical Intersections Affected:
State Route 54 and County Route 113/Mt. Washington Rd. in the Town of Bath (from 8–8:45am) State Route 226 and State Route 415/Main St. in the Village of Savona ( from 8:45–11 am) 
Savona Detour: State Route 226 will be closed at the intersection with State Route 415, just North of the I-86 Exit 40 in Savona. No traffic will be allowed to turn onto SR 415 or to proceed north on SR 226. All traffic will be detoured back onto I-86 where it will proceed to the next exit. Vehicles intending to travel west on SR 415 will go to Exit 39, and then proceed to SR 415. Vehicles intending to travel east on SR 415 or north on SR 226 will go to Exit 41, and proceed to SR 415. This detour will be in effect from 8:30am through 11am.
CR 125 will be closed to eastbound vehicular traffic from CR 333/Main St. in Campbell to State Route 415 in Savona from 7am–12pm.
 Road Closings:
Town of Bath
State Route 54 - all traffic will be stopped at 8:15am for a period of 5–10 minutes at the County Route 113 (Mt. Washington Road) intersection at the beginning of the race to allow all runners to enter the course and turn south on State Route 54 towards Village of Bath
County Route 113/Mt. Washington Road at Spur Rd. - will be closed from 6am until approximately 9am
Rumsey Street Extension - will be closed from May St. to County Route 113 from 6am until approximately 8:30am
East Morris St./Rt. 415 from Roosevelt Ave. to the intersection of Rt. 11 will be Alternating one-way from 8:30 – 9:15 AM
 Town of Campbell
County Route 125 - all traffic will be stopped at 7am for a period of approximately one hour at 0.2 miles west of Campbell-Savona High School. Alternate route between Campbell and Savona will be Wood Bridge and Savona Campbell Back Rd.
County Route 125/Tannery Rd. will be closed from the Campbell-Savona High School to County Route 333/Main St. (6–8am)
County Route 125/SR415 will be closed to eastbound traffic to accommodate runners in the roadway from County Route 333/Main St. to Curtis Hollow Rd., Curtis Hollow Rd. from Tannery Rd. to Curtis-Coopers Rd. and Curtis-Coopers Rd. from Curtis Hollow Rd. to Victory Highway at Robert Dann Dr.
 Expect and plan for delays if you are planning to travel through any of these towns as well as Painted Post and Erwin. 

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