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State police: Auburn man arrested for second DWI in 10 years

An Auburn man was remanded to Cayuga County Jail for felony driving while intoxicated, New York State Police said. Jason Baskerville, 52, was arrested early Saturday morning and charged with two felonies, a misdemeanor and several traffic infractions. According to a press release, at around 12:15 a.m. Saturday, troopers were called to a car off the road on County House... more

Seneca Falls woman stole diamond ring, sold it in Geneva

A Seneca Falls woman has been charged with grand larceny in Ontario County after deputies say she stole diamond ring from a residence while employed as a home health aide in March. Deputies say Stephanie L. Lafferty, 33, of Seneca Falls stole the diamond ring and then sold it in the Town of Geneva. The ring was valued at more... more

Rochester man charged after trespassing, damaging property in Tyre

The Seneca County Sheriff’s Office reports that a Rochester man was arrested on June 22nd for trespassing after he was removed from a business in Tyre due to unlawful conduct. Deputies say Richard J. Karre III, 28, of Rochester was removed and then returned a short time later damaging property at the Tyre business. Karre was charged with fourth-degree criminal... more

Police: Thousands in cocaine seized after disturbance in Geneva

On Sunday around 2 pm members of the Geneva Police Department responded to a disturbance at 160 Genesee St., Apartment #3. Following an investigation at the scene, Anthony J. Wiggins, 28, of Rochester was charged with criminal possession of a controlled substance, a felony. Several thousand dollars of crack cocaine, powdered cocaine and marijuana packaged for sale, as well as... more

Dog reported stolen back with owner in Ontario County

The dog reported stolen from a private residence in Clifton Springs is back home with its owner and in good health. According to Ontario County Humane Society and Sheriff’s Office, the female Shih-Tzu mix named Katie was turned into Beverly’s Animal Shelter in Waterloo by a person who found her running in the area of Route 488 in the town... more

Geneva man accused of passing ‘fake’ money

A Geneva man has been arrested after an investigation into ‘fake’ money being passed around the City of Geneva. On Friday at 9 am members of the Geneva Police Department arrested Therian Damon Atkins, 31, of Geneva for first-degree felony criminal possession of a forged instrument. Bail was set at $2,000 cash or $4,000 secured bond, and additional felony charges... more

Canandaigua man threatens to throw officer off boat during investigation

A 47-year-old Canandaigua man was charged with endangering a child after police say he left a minor unattended on a boat for an extended period of time. On June 18th Scott Hackett, 47, of Canandaigua was charged with endangering the welfare of a child and second-degree harassment after he left a child unattended on a boat for an extended period... more

Police: Farmington resident stole medical supplies from emergency room

Members of the Canandaigua Police Department say a Farmington resident has been arrested after stealing supplies from the emergency room at F.F. Thompson Hospital. Tea Geary, 24, of Farmington was charged with petit larceny. Geary was scheduled to appear in Canandaigua City Court at a later date. more

State Police: Palmyra man hit victim with walking stick during domestic

State Police say that a Palmyra man was charged with assault, menacing, and criminal mischief after a domestic incident on June 21st. Police say David S. Main, 54, of Palmyra struck the victim with a walking stick during the alleged incident, which resulted in that victim being transported to Newark-Wayne Hospital. She was admitted for non-life threatening injuries, according to... more

Daughter, three others charged with murder in Ontario investigation

Four people have been charged with murder in Wayne County, according to Sheriff Barry Virts. The charges were announced on Friday following a four-month investigation into a suspicious death, which happened on February 1st. Virts says that Julie Martin, 52, of Ontario was found dead in her home. Now, four people — including her own daughter — have been charged... more

Canandaigua PD: Teen slapped minor, charged with harassment

Police say a Canandaigua teen slapped another teen during a physical incident. Members of the Canandaigua Police Department arrested 19-year-old Sierra Kirkpatrick, of Canandaigua on June 23rd after she allegedly slapped a 15-year-old female victim during an incident. Kirkpatrick was charged with second-degree harassment and endangering the welfare of a child. She is scheduled to appear in Canandaigua City Court... more

Deputies: Clifton Springs dog stolen from yard

The Ontario County Sheriff’s Office, working in conjunction with the Ontario County Humane Society is asking for the public’s help in locating a missing dog. A Shih-Tzu mix, named Katie, was taken from a yard at a private residence on East Main St. in Clifton Springs between 11 am and 6:30 pm on Saturday. Anyone with information is asked to... more

Weedsport man arrested following slow-speed pursuit in Elbridge

A Weedsport man was charged with multiple felonies and misdemeanors following a traffic pursuit on Route 5 in the town of Elbridge early Saturday morning. The Onondaga County 911 Center received a call reporting a car, driven by Joseph D. Hess, 19, of Weedsport, struck a guard rail and almost hit other vehicles on Route 5 in Camillus. State troopers... more

Canandaigua PD arrest woman on harassment, child endangerment charges

Members of the Canandaigua Police Department arrested a 20-year-old Canandaigua woman around 3:30 pm on June 23rd after an investigation. Hannah Ayers, 20, was charged with second-degree harassment and endangering the welfare of a child after threatening a 15-year-old female with physical harm. Ayers is scheduled to appear in Canandaigua City Court at a later date. more

IPD contends with possible pipe bomb on Saturday near HQ

On Saturday around 4:40 pm members of the Ithaca Police Department responded to the IPD headquarters for the report of a suspicious device that had been located. The caller reported that an alleged pipe bomb had been found not far from the IPD station, removed it from it’s placement, attempted to defuse it, and transported it to the Ithaca Police... more

SP: Wayne County woman had BAC nearly four times the legal limit

State police say a Wayne County woman was drunk when she was pulled over for driving recklessly on an interstate highway. Troopers say Stacia A. Ward, 49 was pulled over around 5:20 p.m. Saturday on Interstate 81 in the town of Adams. During the traffic stop, police noticed a strong odor of alcohol coming from Ward. While further investigating, troopers... more

Cayuga County Sheriff’s Office looking for missing excavator

The Cayuga County Sheriff’s Office is asking for help locating a machine stolen from a Sennett business, according to a news release from the office. A 2016 Terex TC35 Excavator was taken from Carroll Equipment. The sheriff’s office believes the machine was pilfered sometime between 6 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m. Saturday, and a loader or similar device would have been... more
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