Seneca Falls man charged in $8,500 larceny investigation

On Saturday at 1:05 am the Town of Seneca Falls Police Department arrested Dakota R. Standbrook, 18, of Seneca Falls. The arrest stems from an investigation that began in June of 2017. Standbrook was found to be in possession of stolen property that was valued at $8,500, according to police. As a result of the investigation, Standbrook was charged with... more

Canandaigua man possessed cocaine during traffic stop

Police in Canandaigua say a 46-year-old city resident was arrested on assorted drug charges after he was found operating a vehicle with a broken windshield and no tail lights. Police say Jerry Y. Khan, 46, of Canandaigua was charged with criminal possession of a controlled substance, unlicensed operator, broken glass, no plate lamp and failure to notify DMV of an... more

Seneca Falls man pulled child’s hair; charged with endangering

Police say a Seneca Falls man was arrested on a warrant for endangering the welfare of a child, after allegedly pulling on the arm and hair of a child earlier this month. Police say Adam J. Christensen, 43, of Seneca Falls was charged with endangering the welfare of a child. A stay away order of protection was issued, and the... more

Seneca Falls man arrested for trespassing

On Thursday at 10:35 pm, the Town of Seneca Falls Police Department arrested Daniel E. White, 50, of Seneca Falls following a trespass complaint. The arrest stems from the report of White going on the property of a local Seneca Falls business that White has been banned from. When confronted by staff, White refused to leave the business. He was... more

Seneca Falls man charged after domestic incident

The Seneca Falls Police Department reports the arrest of a Chapin St. resident following a domestic dispute, which took place on Sunday. Police charged Chistopher J. Freeman, 30, of Seneca Falls with second-degree harassment following a domestic dispute where he allegedly punched the victim in the abdomen. He was arraigned in Seneca Falls Town Court and remanded to the Seneca... more

Seneca Falls woman charged with DWI after crash

On Friday at 11:58 pm members of the Seneca Falls Police Department responded to a reported a crash on Clinton St. with injuries. Police say Catherine M. Cornett, 60, of Seneca Falls suffered minor injuries when her vehicle went off the road, struck a tree, and came to rest along the road. North Seneca Ambulance responded to the scene and... more

Canandaigua woman drove drunk, had open container in car

Canandaigua woman drove drunk, had open container in car
Police say a 52-year-old Canandaigua woman was arrested for driving while intoxicated after she was observed failing to maintain her lane. Norma Ramos, 52, of Canandaigua was charged with failure to maintain lane, failing to signal, driving while intoxicated, blood-alcohol content above .08 percent and possessing an open container of alcohol in her vehicle. The charges will be answered at... more

Rochester man busted in crack cocaine investigation in Canandaigua

On Thursday at approximately 5 pm members of the Canandaigua Police Department arrested a 37-year-old Rochester resident as part of a crack cocaine investigation. Investigators say that Louis D. Powell, of Rochester was charged with second-degree criminal sale of a controlled substance. It is alleged that Powell sold crack cocaine while in the City of Canandaigua. As result, he was... more

Seneca Falls man sent to Strong after motorcycle, car collide

Police say a Seneca Falls man was transported to Strong Memorial Hospital after a motorcycle and car collided at the intersection of State St. and Chapel St. around 7:30 am. Jeremy Brown, 24, of Seneca Falls was southbound on State St. on his motorcycle, when a vehicle being operated by Daniel Taliercio, 26, of Rose made a left turn from... more

Police: Waterloo man faces felony charges after fraud investigation

A 25-year-old Waterloo man was arrested by police in Seneca Falls after he was found to be possessing two personal checks that had been forged. Police say Zachery R. Ramirez, 25, of Waterloo was charged with two counts of second-degree felony criminal possession of a forged instrument after a fraud investigation. Ramirez is accused of possessing two personal checks that... more

Ontario man charged with possessing stolen shotgun

Deputies say a 21-year-old Webster man was found to be possessing a shotgun, which had been stolen during a burglary in Niagara Falls. Adel R. Adam-Eskander, 21, of Webster was charged with fourth-degree criminal possession of stolen property after it was found he possessed a shotgun that was taken during a burglary in 2015. The charge will be answered at... more

Lyons man charged with DWI on drugs, alcohol

The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a 61-year-old Lyons man for DWI after a traffic stop on William St. According to deputies Steven P. Blankenberg, 61, of Lyons was arrested for driving while intoxicated on a combination of drugs and alcohol. He was also arrested for unlawful possession of marijuana. The charges will be answered at a... more

Community Compact Steering Committee condemns Geneva police officer’s Facebook postings

The committee charged with forging better relations between the city, its police department and communities of color issued a statement Wednesday condemning Facebook postings made by a city police officer that set off a social media firestorm and resulted in the city’s lone African-American council member calling for his firing. “The images and associated message communicated via recent social media... more

Sodus woman charged after welfare fraud investigation

The Wayne County Sheriff’s Welfare Fruad Unit, working in conjunction with the Department of Social Services arrested a Sodus woman after failing to report income. Deputies say Danielle E. Peters, 33, of Sodus completed an application at the Wayne County DSS building in November 2016, and failed to report her husbands income when completing the re-certification application. It was confirmed... more

Medical transport van involved in serious Ontario County crash

On Tuesday at approximately 8:09 am deputies responded with the Bristol Volunteer Fire Department and Finger Lakes Ambulance to an accident with injuries on County Rd. 32 at the intersection with East Hollow Rd. Upon arrival it was found that an Auburn Medical Transport van — being operated by Dawn Stryker, 31, of Geneva — and occupied by two clients,... more

Cornell student charged in attack apologizes for behavior

A white Cornell University student charged with beating a black student has apologized for the language he used during an attack that police say may have been racially motivated. Nineteen-year-old John Greenwood issued a statement Thursday saying that last Friday in Ithaca he was involved in a "verbal exchange" that he regrets. Greenwood's statement said he used language "that was... more

Ledyard town clerk who refused to sign same-sex marriage licenses may depart

Rose Marie Belforti will appear on the Election Day ballot in the town of Ledyard, but her tenure as clerk could be coming to a close. The longtime town clerk who received national attention in 2011 when she refused to issue same-sex marriage licenses is in the process of selling her farm and preparing to move out of state. She... more
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