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Sheriff: Massachusetts man leads deputies on short pursuit, charged with aggravated DWI

Deputies arrested a Massachusetts man following a short pursuit in Ontario County. Derek M. Gryszowka, 26, was charged with aggravated driving while intoxicated, DWI, reckless driving, fleeing a police officer, failure to keep right and speeding. Deputies were dispatched to the report of a sick or intoxicated driver, and after located the vehicle a short pursuit unfolded. He was eventually... more

Deputies: Traffic stop leads to DWAI charge, warrant arrest in Farmington

Deputies arrested a 20-year-old Honeoye Falls resident following a traffic stop in Farmington. Ezickiel M. Smith, 20, was charged with driving while ability impaired by drugs after a traffic stop for failing to keep right on the roadway. As result of the traffic stop he was issued citations to be answered in Farmington Town Court. During the traffic stop, it... more

Farmington man arrested after domestic incident in front of children

Deputies in Ontario County arrested a Farmington man following a domestic incident with his girlfriend. Charles R. Ohl, 35, was charged with criminal contempt and endangering the welfare of a child after being involved in a. Domestic incident with his girlfriend. The incident unfolded in front o f their children, according to deputies. Ohl was arraigned in Farmington Town Court... more

Finger Lakes Racetrack to go turf? Officials, stakeholders talk multi-million dollar project

Is a turf race course coming to Finger Lakes Gaming & Racetrack? According to BloodHorse.com industry executives in New York are pressing ahead with an effort to build a turf course at Finger Lakes Racetrack, which has seen racing handle slide over the years amid smaller field sizes and new competition for gambling dollars upstate. The plan is built into... more

Sheriff: Farmington man had several doses of Fentanyl during stop, leads to felony drug charge

A Farmington man is accused of possessing several doses of Fentanyl after a stop on Route 490 on January 18th by investigators in Ontario County. According to deputies the traffic stop happened around 10:30 pm and through the course of a subsequent investigation, Zachary M. Truax, 29, of Farmington was found to be possessing Fentanyl, with the intent to sell... more

Farmington woman airlifted to Strong after Manchester crash

On Thursday around 4:22 pm deputies were called to the scene of a two-car personal injury crash at the intersection of County Road 19 and Freshour Road in Manchester. According to the Ontario County Sheriff’s Office David Hartwell, 32, of Canandaigua was traveling north on Freshour Road when he stopped at the stop sign at the intersection with County Road... more

Cold spike means more accidents on slippery roads

First responders were kept busy on a frigid Thursday afternoon that saw temperatures barely reach double digits for the high. Members of the Canandaigua Fire Department and Canandaigua Emergency Squad responded to a two-vehicle crash at the intersection of Emerson and Sand Hill roads. At least one person was taken to the hospital for treatment. In Farmington, firefighters and members... more

Farmington home ‘heavily damaged’ after fire on Saturday

Multiple agencies responded to a fire in Farmington Saturday night, including the Victor Volunteer Fire Department, which was in the middle of its ‘Santa on a Truck’ event. According to the Farmington Volunteer Fire Association, the structure fire broke out around 6:30 p.m. on Dale Drive. The Victor Fire Department was in the Gypsum Mills neighborhood when the call went... more

Rollover reported on NYS Thruway between exits 44, 45

First responders say that Manchester Fire Department, Shortsville Ambulance and Finger Lakes ALS was called to a rollover accident between exits 44 and 45 on the New York State Thruway. The call came in around 10:20 am, and photos from the scene show a large truck on its side. Rollover 490 West Bound between the 2 Victor exits. Traffic is... more

IN-DEPTH: Fishers to vote Tuesday on fire consolidation

After years of discussion, $32,000 in research and strategic planning and hundreds of hours of work on the part of town and village of Victor officials and staff, the fate of the proposed Victor Consolidated Fire District is in the hands of five people. At 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Fishers Fire District commissioners are expected to vote on whether to dissolve... more

What’s future for new casino — and the neighboring racino?

Seneca County officials are basking in benefits from the county’s new cash cow, del Lago Resort & Casino. The $440 million casino with hotel, spa and perks galore — 1,956 slot machines, gaming and poker tables, entertainment center and more — has created jobs and generated cash since it opened Feb. 1. There is nearly $6.5 million more in the... more

Farmington man charged with felony DWI after crashing into car, ditch

Deputies say a 39-year-old Farmington man was charged with driving while intoxicated after they found his vehicle crashed in a ditch off of Plastermill Road. Shawn M. Ross, 39, of Farmington was charged with felony driving while intoxicated, and issued several other traffic tickets after deputies found him in the driver’s seat of a vehicle crashed in a ditch. It... more
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