Canandaigua PD: Palmyra man strangled male victim with tow strap

A Palmyra man is facing felony charges after an incident involving a male victim in the City of Canandaigua on Sunday. The Canandaigua Police Department reports that on Sunday, at approximately 4:15 pm officers responded to an incident, which resulted in the arrest of Jacob G. Faircloth, 28, of Palmyra. Faircloth was charged with criminal obstruction of breathing or blood... more

Canandaigua man arrested after running from police after domestic investgation

A Canandaigua man was arrested after fleeing police during an investigation into a roadside domestic incident. Deputies say that Paul Scott Davis, 28, of Canandaigua was found to be driving with a suspending license. Deputies asked Davis to give them the keys to his vehicle, which he did before fleeing the scene. Davis allegedly took off on foot, running northbound... more

Clifton Springs man accused of making a sex tape with toddler

Police in Ontario County say that a Clifton Springs man has been charged with making a sex tape with a one-year-old child. While details are sparse, deputies say the allegations ran between March and June of this year. It’s unclear if additional charges are forthcoming for Tristin Mayes, 31, of Clifton Springs who has been arrested on child pornography charges.... more

Canandaigua man falls asleep behind wheel, charged with DWI

A Canandaigua man was arrested Wednesday morning at approximately 1:25 am after he was found by deputies asleep at the wheel near a gas pump. The Ontario County Sheriff’s Office reports that Michael T. Beck, 39, of Canandaigua was arrested after he was found asleep in the driver’s seat of his vehicle near a gas pump. He was later found... more

Rochester pair face multiple charges after theft from Forever 21

The Ontario County Sheriff’s Office reports that Domonique A. Jones, 18, and Sabrena Maddox, 44, both of Rochester were arrested following a shoplifting investigation at the Forever 21 store inside Eastview Mall. Jones was charged with criminal possession of stolen property in the fifth degree and it is alleged that she stole $77.70 worth of merchandise from Forever 21. Maddox... more

Police: Newfield man accused of threatening woman with bat, damaging property

A Newfield man is facing charges after police say he threatened a woman with a bat and damaged property at a Groton home this week. New York State Troopers responded to a Groton home at 12:48 a.m. Monday on School Street after receiving reports of a domestic dispute, police said. Read more on this story from the Ithaca Voice: Read... more

Seneca Falls man violates order of protection, threatens to kill woman and child

The Seneca Falls Police Department reports that on October 17th at approximately 9:42 pm officers arrested Aaron M. Ward, 31, of Seneca Falls for second-degree harassment, second-degree criminal contempt, endangering the welfare of a child, and second-degree burglary. The arrest stems from an incident where Ward is accused of entering the home of a Seneca Falls resident and threatening to... more

Red Creek man charged with aggravated DWI after traffic stop

Deputies arrested Mark Wood, 38, of Red Creek for aggravated driving while intoxicated following a traffic stop. Wood was subsequently arrested for Aggravated Driving While Intoxicated with a blood-alcohol content of .20, reckless driving, failure to keep right, moving from lane unsafely, and Consumption of alcoholic beverage/possession of an open container in a vehicle. Wood was issued traffic summones to... more

Canandaigua man causes damage during domestic incident

On October 18th at 6:24 pm authorities in Seneca Falls arrested Michael A. Ely, 21, of Canandaigua for fourth-degree criminal mischief. Ely is accused of breaking a screen door valued at $130 during a domestic dispute that occurred at Stanton Meadows Apartments. He will appear at a later date to answer the charge in Seneca Falls Town Court. more

Skaneateles police continuing to investigate strong-arm robbery at downtown fur store

The Skaneateles Village Police Department is continuing to investigate what it called a strong-arm robbery that occurred Monday afternoon at a village business. According to the department, a black male entered Skaneateles Furs, located at 36 E. Genesee St., Skaneateles, at 4:20 p.m. Monday and asked the clerk for assistance. As she was showing him different fur coats, he came... more

Traffic stop for speeding, wrong-way driving nets three for heroin, cocaine

Three Syracuse men were arrested in Auburn early Monday morning after authorities said they found amounts of heroin and cocaine in their vehicle during a traffic stop. The Auburn Police Department has charged Anthony M. Sutton Jr., Nahshon T. Nance and Dyrell T. Ferguson each with one count of third-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance and fourth-degree criminal possession... more

Hornell man charged with DWI in Penn Yan

A Hornell man was charged with driving while intoxicated in Penn Yan after a traffic stop on Sunday, according to authorities. Police say Joshua Wing, 32, of Penn Yan was driving to his residence when he was stopped by police and admitted to consuming alcohol. He was charged with driving while intoxicated, aggravated driving while intoxicated, and driver’s view obstructed.... more

Wayne County case proves DWI can be tricky to prosecute

The State Trooper was running radar near Fifth Road in the Town of Huron at 11:13 pm on Monday (10/10). The trooper clocked the motorcycle speeding by at 100 miles per hour. As the trooper pulled out to follow, the motorcyclist travelled into the oncoming lane, blew through a stop sign, before pulling into his own driveway at 6380 North... more

16 cats euthanized after animal cruelty arrest

A Steuben County woman was arrested on a variety of animal cruelty charges Friday after investigators allegedly found sickly and injured cats, some near death, at her home on Babcock Hollow Road in the Town of Thurston. Sixteen of the cats had be euthanized due to the severity of their physical condition, authorities said. Democrat and Chronicle – News: Read... more

Two Lyons schools evacuated after threat on Friday

While early reports suggested that two Lyons Central School District schools were placed under lockdown procedure on Friday, the Wayne County Sheriff’s Office has confirmed that the school was actually evacuated after a threat was made public. Details of the incident remain foggy, but at this point the students have re-entered the school after being evacuated from the Lyons High... more

Seneca Falls man charged with assault, menacing after domestic dispute

On October 10th at 12:56 am the Town of Seneca Falls Police arrested Lawrence S. Barnes Jr., 24, of Seneca Falls for menacing in the second degree and assault in the third degree following a domestic dispute. Barnes is accused of throwing a knife and hitting a male victim in the face with an electrical cord causing a laceration. He... more

Canandaigua man charged with driving under influence of drugs

On October 15th at 1:59 am deputies in Ontario County arrested Bradley K. Harris, 19, of Canandaigua for driving while ability impaired by drugs. Deputies say that Bradley was arrested after being stopped for speeding in a 40 mph zone on State Route 21 in the Town of Manchester. Bradley was issued an appearance ticket for driving while ability impaired... more
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