AMHERST, N.Y. (WIVB) - Andrea Glinski is pleading not guilty, but prosecutors did notwant her out on bail.
Thirty-year-old Andrea Glinksi, the promotions director atEntercom Communications is charged with a hit and run that left AmyStewart in critical condition, and Rachel Baird seriously injured,but now reported in good condition.
Prosecutors believe Glinski is a flight risk, because of thenature of the charges.
Erie County Assistant District Attorney Kelly Omel said, "We arerequesting that the defendant be held without bail."
Glinksi had no history of arrests, according to her attorneyPaul Cambria. Amherst Town Justice Mark Ferrell set bail at$100,000 dollars.
Defense attorney Paul Cambria said, "It's so out of characterthat she would be involved in something like this."
Amherst Police say they had a small piece of the grill fromGlinksi's black Jeep Liberty as evidence.
Auto parts stores had been put on alert, and when Wally's BigTree Collision in Hamburg placed it's order for parts for the sportutility vehicle, a worker at a company called Parts Channel putWally's on alert.
The police work had paid off.
Amherst Police Department Captain Patrick McKenna said, "We do athorough job and we were extensively looking into all thesepossibilities, and it worked for us."
Hit and run victim Rachel Baird, a Daemen College student toldNews 4 she was "obviously happy" with the arrest, and said, "Themain thing is me getting been better, and that my friend isbetter."
Special support pins have been made for Amy Stewart, a Daemengraduate and University at Buffalo graduate student. ReverendFrancis Mazur has known Amy most of her life and once served as herparish priest on Grand Island. Erie County Medical
Center Chaplain Rev. Francis Mazur said, "So many people havebeen coming; young people as well as adults, who were touchedsomehow by Amy."
Daemen College President Doctor Martin Anisman said, "Everyonecomments on her caring nature and her strength, and her mom andfather too, both, believe strongly that that strength is going topull her through."
Amherst Police say Andrea Glinski's boyfriend was a passenger inher car during the hit and run early lost Saturday morning.
They say he knew somebody was hit.
So far, he has not been charged.
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