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Victor resident, 5LINX co-owner sentenced in fraud case

Victor resident, 5LINX co-owner sentenced in fraud case
The third and final former owner of 5LINX was sentenced Wednesday for his role in a multi-million dollar marketing scheme. Jason Guck, 43, of Victor was convicted of conspiracy to commit wire fraud and filing a false tax return. According to federal prosecutors, in 2001, Guck, along with Craig Jerabeck and Jeb Tyler, started 5LINX Enterprise, Inc., based in Henrietta.... more

Victor man arrested in undercover sex sting with child

Victor man arrested in undercover sex sting with child
A Victor man was arrested and charged with attempting to rape a minor — who was actually an undercover officer. Police say that Alexander Braun, 25, used a social media website in an attempt to set up a sexual rendezvous with a 14-year-old child. That child was actually an undercover officer and as a result Braun was charged with second-degree... more

Duo from Geneva, Clifton Springs busted on felony drug charges in Victor

Duo from Geneva, Clifton Springs busted on felony drug charges in Victor
Sheriff Kevin Henderson reports the arrest of two Ontario County residents following an investigation into a traffic stop along Interstate 490. Glen Omar Perez-Santiago, 33, of Geneva; and Linzy Patrick, 34, of Clifton Springs were both arrested on a variety of charges. Perez-Santiago was charged with third-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance with intent to sell, which is a... more

SUNDAY CONVERSATION: Henderson brothers talk leading Brighton PD, Ontario Co. Sheriff’s Office

SUNDAY CONVERSATION: Henderson brothers talk leading Brighton PD, Ontario Co. Sheriff’s Office
It’s not often that brothers share a career path. In this case, while not precisely the same – Ontario County Sheriff Kevin Henderson and Brighton PD Chief of Police Mark Henderson have not only followed a similar career trajectory – but have grown to lead two important agencies in the region. This week they discuss modern policing together, talk about... more

Deputies: Traffic stop leads to DWI, CPCS charges in Victor

Deputies: Traffic stop leads to DWI, CPCS charges in Victor
The Ontario County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a 36-year-old Farmington man following a traffic stop along State Route 96 in the Town of Victor. On Friday around 2:38 a.m. deputies stopped William D. Beck, 35, for failing to keep right. Upon investigation it was determined that Beck was operating his vehicle in an intoxicated condition. He was arrested... more

Farmington man passes out at Empire Vision; charged with felony DWI

Farmington man passes out at Empire Vision; charged with felony DWI
The Ontario County Sheriff’s Office reports that a Farmington man was arrested on felony DWI charges after an investigation at Empire Vision in Victor. Deputies say Craig B. Smith, 56, of Farmington was at Empire Vision – and reportedly fainted. When deputies arrived, they determined that Smith operated his vehicle in an intoxicated condition – and was charged with driving... more

Truck driver ID’d after fatal accident at Home Depot in Victor

Deputies investigating truck driver death at Home Depot in Victor
Deputies have identified the truck driver who died in what’s being described as a freak accident at The Home Depot store located in Victor. Brian Perry, 65, of Kirkwood was the operator, according to the Sheriff’s Office, who provided an update Thursday. He had finished making his delivery Wednesday afternoon around 4 p.m. and was inspecting his tractor-trailer when he... more

Victor mayor: Route 96 roundabout ‘viable, workable solution’

Victor mayor: Route 96 roundabout ‘viable, workable solution’
Residents and stakeholders weighed in Wednesday on a $2.8 million state project designed to improve traffic flow on Route 96 in Victor. Their comments ran the gamut from hot to cold, at the May 1 informational meeting, but most were encouraged to see concrete efforts to mitigate traffic congestion and safety along the busy thoroughfare. Local New York State Department... more

Ontario County celebrates ‘Law Day’ with awards ceremony

Ontario County celebrates ‘Law Day’ with awards ceremony
Law enforcement personnel Wednesday celebrated Law Day in recognizing local law enforcement — including two quickly responding Ontario County sheriff's deputies who saved a choking man's life — and youth. “This is something that I’ve been looking forward to as a new sheriff,” said Ontario County Sheriff Kevin Henderson. “The bravery and honor that law enforcement display every day is... more

Creek View Trail hot item in Ontario County auction

Creek View Trail hot item in Ontario County auction
A partially developed cul-de-sac peppered around the end by 37 vacant lots will go on the auction block May 22 at the Ontario County real estate auction. The parcels will be sold together for one bid price, according to the catalog for the annual live auction of tax-foreclosed properties. County Treasurer Gary Baxter said some people expressed interest in buying... more

ROCK the Bald benefit to fight childhood cancer returns to Ontario Co.

ROCK the Bald benefit to fight childhood cancer returns to Ontario Co.
Childhood cancer is different. Some cancers almost never strike after the age of 5; others occur most often in teenagers, according to St. Baldrick’s Foundation. Even when kids get cancers that adults get — like lymphoma — they must be treated differently, according to the St. Baldrick’s charity that fights childhoood cancer, which notes: “Children are not simply smaller adults.”... more

Meeting set on Route 96 roundabout in Victor

Meeting set on Route 96 roundabout in Victor
A $2.8 million state project designed to improve traffic flow on Route 96 in Victor is slated to begin in summer 2020. Specifics on a proposed roundabout at the intersection of Route 96 and Lynaugh Road will be discussed at a public informational meeting and open house for residents and business owners on Wednesday, May 1, from 4 to 7... more

Preschooler, cancer survivor to lead autism walk at Eastview

Preschooler, cancer survivor to lead autism walk at Eastview
A preschool girl in the Finger Lakes is getting a big honor this week. Alle Beavers is a fighter and has not given up despite everything she is going through. She has autism which affects 1 out of 59 kids. However, her biggest fight so far started just two years ago. “Alle was diagnosed with autism and then in September... more

29-year-old charged with attempted rape in Ontario County

29-year-old charged with attempted rape in Ontario County
Sheriff Kevin Henderson reports the arrest of a 29-year-old Ontario resident following a joint investigation involving the Ontario County Sheriff’s Office and Canandaigua Police Department. Through the use of an undercover police officer – investigators arrested Nicholas P. Heberle, 29, of Ontario. Henderson says that over several days Heberle communicated with an individual who was identified as a 14-year-old female... more

DOT to hold public meeting on roundabout plan for Victor

NYS DOT to hold public meeting on plan for roundabout in Victor
A public information meeting to discuss a proposal for a roundabout in Victor is scheduled for next month. The roundabout would be installed at the intersection of Route 96 and Lynaugh Road. Construction for the roundabout would include new sidewalks, a new closed drainage system, a retaining wall, more lighting and landscaping. The New York State Department of Transportation will... more

Victor-Farmington Rotarians learn about floral design

Victor-Farmington Rotarians learn about floral design
Rotary founder Paul Harris urged all Rotarians to commit themselves to serving others. He also reminded them that nothing prevented them from having fun while doing it. As Victor-Farmington Rotary Club members prepared for the Taste of the Finger Lakes, a major fundraising event, Kim Yourch followed the guidance of Harris. She organized a social evening for Rotarians that involved... more

5 storylines for the 2019 Section V boys lacrosse season

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The boys lacrosse season is already underway with a few teams securing impressive victories as a new wave of talent takes over. One of the themes of last season was experienced stars; 15 of 16 spots on the All-Greater Rochester first team went to seniors, many of whom were All-Americans. Four teams had multiple picks and in total 64 players... more
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