Dale’s Briefs – Wednesday October 19th
One of the Buffalo Bills biggest stars from their Super Bowl years has died. Kent Hull passed away after suffering from an apparent heart attack at his home in Mississippi. Hull was a three-time Pro Bowler for the Bills and was inducted onto the Bills' Wall of Fame. He's survived by his wife and two children. Kent Hull was 50 years old.
Two men are under arrest after a wild chase last night involving Buffalo and state police across the East side. It began when police tried to stop a car at Fillmore and William because its windows were tinted too dark. One man jumped out and ran while the driver sped off. After the car struck parked cars, a building and a fire hydrant, the car was finally stopped on Schreck Street near Bailey.
State prison officials say it appears Bucky Phillips was planning another escape attempt. He allegedly had what was described as escape paraphernalia in his cell at the Clinton Correctional Facility. He’s serving a life term without possibility of parole for killing a state trooper in 2006.
Niagara County Sheriff’s and Middleport police are looking to make arrests after Roy-Hart school district buses and the maintenance building were vandalized Monday night or early Tuesday morning. Keys to the buses were also taken, but dropped in a nearby field. Investigators say a key piece of evidence was left behind and could lead to the suspects.
A Tonawanda man who had been a volunteer with a church youth group has been arrested on accusations he’d been trading naked pictures of himself with girls as young as 14. Photos were found on his phone and the girls’ phones. Scott Peterson is facing child endangerment charges.
The Sabres battled from behind to beat Montreal 3 to 1 last night. Ryan Miller was the star of the game stopping 40 shots as the Sabres improve to 4 & 1 on the season. Defensemen Jordan Leopold and Christian Ehrhoff scored for the Sabres along with Thomas Vanek. The Sabres only loss so far this season was during their home opener last Friday night. They continue their road trip tomorrow night in Miami against the Florida Panthers.