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Virginia man charged with felony criminal sex act in Ontario County

Virginia man charged with felony criminal sex act in Ontario County
Sheriff Kevin Henderson reports the arrest of a 31-year-old Hampton, Virginia man following a sex assault investigation. Tuan Nguyan, 31, of Virginia is accused of having sexual contact with a person under 15-years-old. The incident is said to have occurred in Farmington on March 25th. Deputies investigated, and charged Nguyan with second-degree criminal sex act – a Class D felony.... more

Local hospital worker talks about experience with the Coronavirus

Local hospital worker talks about experience with the Coronavirus
A local healthcare worker shared her story with the coronavirus. Samantha Price is a tech at a hospital. She spoke with 13WHAM-TV about her experience – suddenly developing a severe fever, which included a heavy, dry cough. “The fever drained me. I had headaches, you have the fever headache, I felt awful,” Price said. “I never thought my fever would... more

Deputies: Suspicious vehicle investigation leads to drug charge

Deputies: Suspicious vehicle investigation leads to drug charge
The Ontario County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a Farmington teen following an investigation into a suspicious vehicle. The vehicle was spotted on High Street, according to deputies, and following investigation – Jason Dibble, 19, of Farmington was found to be in possession of concentrated cannabis. He was arrested for criminal possession of a controlled substance. The charge will... more

Deputies: Farmington driver sent to Strong Hospital after rollover crash

Deputies: Farmington driver sent to Strong Hospital after rollover crash
On Saturday at approximately 10:51 p.m. deputies responded to 781 County Road 8 in Farmington for the report of a single-vehicle rollover crash. Upon arrival, deputies observed a gray Honda sedan on its rooftop, blocking the northbound lane with the operator and sole occupant trapped inside it. The male was a later identified as Gabriel Lebrecht, 23, of Farmington. Deputies... more

Deputies: Farmington man charged with menacing after threatening woman with kinfe

Deputies: Farmington man charged with menacing after threatening woman with kinfe
On Thursday deputies responded to Marcus Way in the town of Farmington for a reported domestic incident. According to deputies, Dickie L. Yarbrough, 40, was charged with second-degree menacing. He’s accused of threatening a 47-year-old female with a knife. Yarbrough is currently being held at the Ontario County Jail. He’ll appear in Farmington Town Court at a later date to... more

Deputies: Farmington woman left 2-year-old alone in vehicle at Tops

Deputies: Farmington woman left 2-year-old alone in vehicle at Tops
On Wednesday around 5 p.m. deputies were called to investigate the report of a child left unattended in the Tops parking lot in Farmington. Melissa Nichols, 29, was charged with endangering the welfare of a child. Deputies say Nichols left her two year old child unattended in a vehicle in the parking lot of Tops on State Route 96. She... more

Farmington man charged with rape of teen

Farmington man charged with rape of teen
The Ontario County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a 34-year-old Farmington man following a rape investigation. Christopher Fails, 34, of Farmington was charged with second-degree rape, a Class D felony. Investigators say Fails had sexual contact with a 14-year-old victim in December 2019. He was held at the Ontario County Jail pending arraignment. Then, held on $3,000 cash bail.... more

Rushville man charged with running red light after multi-vehicle crash at Rt. 332/96 intersection

Rushville man charged with running red light after multi-vehicle crash at Rt. 332/96 intersection
Deputies say they responded to a personal injury crash at the intersection of State Routes 332 and 96 on Saturday around 12:45 p.m. Investigators determined that John Schilbe, 62, of Rushville was traveling north on State Route 332 when he ran the red light – causing a crash with a vehicle operated by Ellen Storch, 75, of Farmington. Deputies say... more

Supervisor from Manchester focuses on infrastructure, taxes in campaign

Supervisor from Manchester focuses on infrastructure, taxes in campaign
Manchester Town Supervisor Mike Gallahan says running for New York State Assembly in the 131st District first crossed his mind a couple years ago. Then-Assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb, R-Canandaigua, was contemplating a gubernatorial run. That was when Gallahan says he was approached by Kolb, and some others, about filling his shoes in the 131st. more

Deputies: Rochester man threatened juvenile in Ontario County

Deputies: Rochester man threatened juvenile in Ontario County
The Ontario County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a Rochester man following an investigation into an incident that occurred in the town of Farmington. Tommy Williams, 24, of Rochester was charged with endangering the welfare of a child after an alleged altercation involving a juvenile. He was issued an appearance ticket and will answer the charge at a later... more

Supervisor Lou Guard continues advocacy on environmental, economic issues in Ontario County

Supervisor continues hammering environmental, economic issues in Ontario County
Geneva City Supervisor Lou Guard believes Ontario County is 'healthy', but don't take that assessment as complacency. Guard talked about the progress and growth in Ontario, and the opportunities county government still has in front of it. "It's one of the growing counties in in upstate New York, which is exciting," he said. "I think it's it's actually a quite... more

Troopers: Driver arrested after two pursuits in Ontario, Wayne counties

Troopers: Driver arrested after two pursuits in Ontario, Wayne counties
A Rochester man has been charged after a police chase in a stolen car, which ended with him colliding with an apartment building in the town of Sodus. It all started with a vehicle, which was stolen from the 7Eleven store in Farmington late-Saturday. The car's owner reportedly left the car unlocked and running while they went inside the convenience... more

INSIDE THE FLX: Matt Miller talks campaign for NYS Assembly (podcast)

INSIDE THE FLX: Matt Miller looks to challenge Assemblyman Kolb in November (podcast)
This week on Episode #212 of the Inside the FLX podcast – Matthew Miller is in-studio. He’s talking about his campaign for Assembly District #131 after the announcement that Assemblyman Brian Kolb (R-Canandaigua) would not seek another term this fall. The young challenger is taking a broad approach to politics, and working to bring new voices into state policy. New... more

Ontario County continues push to recover $2.4M in funds

Ontario County continues push to recover $2.4M in funds
On Thursday the Ontario County Board of Supervisors met for its regular monthly meeting. The Board considered and approved a total of 52 resolutions. Board Chairman John Marren (Victor) said that the most important resolution of the night was the resolution presented by the Ways & Means Committee that called on the State of New York to restore $2,391,000 in... more

Farmington driver charged with DWI after taking out mailbox

Farmington driver charged with DWI after taking out mailbox
The Ontario County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a 60-year-old Farmington man following the investigation of a property damage crash. On Friday at approximately 5:30 p.m. deputies were called to Beavercreek Road in the town of Farmington for a one-car crash. The vehicle had struck a mailbox along the road. Deputies investigating determined that Thomas Pinos, 60, of Farmington... more

TRAVEL ADVISORY: Sheriff Henderson says accidents being reported, visibility becoming an issue

TRAVEL ADVISORY: Sheriff Henderson says accidents being reported, visibility becoming an issue
Sheriff Kevin M. Henderson has issued a Travel Advisory, due to increasing snow and hazardous driving conditions. Numerous accidents are being reported and visibility is also a concern. “The travel advisory does NOT restrict travel,” Henderson explained. “But does advise of hazardous travel conditions do exist and please stay off of the highways if you do not need to be... more

Farmington seeks resident input as they move forward updating comprehensive plan

Farmington seeks resident input as they move forward updating comprehensive plan
The Town of Farmington wants to survey residents to determine future development, especially in high-traffic areas. Town officials are asking residents to weigh in on things like street lighting, landscaping, bike lanes, bike racks, and some other features that are being considered. The goal is to create a more highlightable space that will serve as ‘town center’. The survey has... more
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