Farmington man threatened police officer with a knife after underage drinking party busted

On September 25th deputies in Ontario County reported to a home in the Town of Richmond for a noise complaint. When deputies arrived they found a large underage drinking party taking place. Responding deputies observed several people running from the house and hiding in the woods. As a deputy approached the individuals hiding in the woods he encountered a belligerent... more

Fox Rules wins Genesee Valley Breeders’ Stakes

Fox Rules recently won the $50,000 Genesee Valley Breeders’ Stakes for the third consecutive year at Finger Lakes Gaming and Racetrack in Farmington.The horse earned the victory over Empire Dreams by a narrow margin that was too close to call without the photo finish. The M. Anthony Ferraro trainee completed the 1 1/16-mile distance of the event for New York-bred... more

Charred hotel in Farmington leveled after months of discussion and debate

America’s Best Value Inn, an eyesore since it burned down in February, attracted attention Monday as crews began the work of demolishing the building on Route 96 near the Route 332 intersection. Genesee Environmental began early, preparing the site with safety fencing and other measures before knocking down the building with bulldozers. The work required a state permit, said town... more

One sent to hospital after accident on SR 96 in Victor

On Sunday at approximately 3:51 pm deputies in Ontario County responded to a personal injury motor vehicle accident at the intersection of State Routes 96 and 251 in the Town of Victor. Deputies say that a 2015 Dodge Caravan being operated by Adam J. Smith was traveling in a northwesterly direction on State Route 96 and was stopped for a... more

Naples added to water restriction; multiple Ontario, Wayne towns included

Over the weekend, Naples was added to the list of locations where water restrictions would be enacted until further notice. The expanded restrictions cover towns in Ontario and Wayne County, which are fed by Canandaigua Lake. In a statement released by officials from Canandaigua, the City announced that they would be initiating water conservation measures effectively immediately. The statement was... more

Roundabout proposed as solution for dangerous Farmington intersection

Changes are coming for one dangerous intersection that is causing major crashes in Farmington. The Genesee Transportation Council approved a proposal for a roundabout at the corner of County Route 28 and Shortsville Road. It is a problem spot for drivers who often blow the two-way stop signs there and cause serious accidents. Read more from 13Wham News more

Farmington man arrested after refusing to leave bar, becoming threatening

A Farmington man was arrested for disorderly conduct after refusing to leave a bar on multiple occasions. Deputies say that Paul H. Wohlfeil, 48, of Farmington was charged with disorderly conduct and trespass after he was asked multiple times to leave the bar located at Finger Lakes Hotel. Wohfeil had to be physically removed from the bar and became threatening... more

Farmington teen found passed out, intoxicated while caring for one-year-old child

On Thursday morning shortly after 12:10 am, Ontario County Sheriff’s Deputies arrested Sarah L. Beck, age 19 of Terrace Lane in Farmington, for endangering the welfare of a child. According to deputies, Beck was found passed out and highly intoxicated while she was caring for a one-year-old child. She was arrested and issued an appearance ticket for Farmington Town Court. more

Farmington man arrested after alleged burglary

A Farmington man was arrested on Loomis Road in the Town of Farmington after a reported burglary on Thursday. Deputies say that Anthony E. Meier, 26, of Farmington was charged with petit larceny after a reported incident of burglary. Details of the incident were not outlined by the Ontario County Sheriff’s Office. Meier will answer the charges in Farmington Town... more

Victor woman allegedly reports incident to avoid ticket; ticketed anyway

A Victor woman falsely reported an incident in an effort to get out of a ticket, according to deputies in Ontario County. On September 10 in the Town of Manchester during a routine traffic stop — deputies were directed to 2 Kendall St. in the Village of Clifton Springs for the report of an individual with chest pains and distress... more

Farmington woman charged with DWAI drugs and alcohol following traffic stop

A 27-year-old Farmington woman was arrested for driving while ability impaired by drugs after a traffic stop on Outlet Road in the Town of Manchester. Deputies say Katelyn Marie Demeyers, 27, of Farmington was charged with driving while ability impaired by drugs by deputies on Saturday at 12:51 am following a traffic stop for failing to keep right on State... more

Could remedy finally be coming for dangerous Farmington intersection?

It was a familiar sight at the intersection of County Road 28 and Shortville Road on Thursday for Shortsville Fire Chief Jason Wagner. Damaged vehicles were being hauled away on flatbed trucks due to a violent crash, while those that had been inside the vehicles were being shuttled off to hospitals. While it wasn’t eh first accident of the year... more

Names released in serious Farmington crash; one driver remains in guarded condition

UPDATE: FRIDAY, 8:03 PM Police have identified the drivers involved in the serious crash in Farmington, which left two men hospitalized on Thursday. The operator of the Nissan Versa was 84-year-old Walter Davis, of Shortsville. Davis is in guarded condition, according to State Police, who provided an update on Friday. The operator of the van, which struck Davis’ Versa was identified as 54-year-old... more

Our FL History: The Ku Klux Klan in the Finger Lakes

The history of the Ku Klux Klan presence in the Finger Lakes region of Upstate New York in the 1920’s as narrated by Walter Gable, Seneca County Historian. more

Farmington man accused of strangling wife during domestic incident

Farmington man accused of strangling wife during domestic incident
On Tuesday, a Farmington man was arrested following an investigation into a domestic incident. Deputies in Ontario County say that Jorge L. Suarez-Toledo, 23, of Farmington was charged with strangulation in the second degree, endangering the welfare of a child and criminal mischief in the fourth degree following an investigation into a domestic incident. Toledo allegedly choked his wife, Jennifer... more

Farmington woman charged with DWAI after striking mailboxes, road signs, tree before flipping car

A Farmington woman was charged with driving while ability impaired by drugs after a one car crash was reported in the Town of Canandaigua on Monday around 6:20 am. Deputies in Ontario County say that Alysha E. Evancho, 24, of Farmington was charged with driving while ability impaired by drugs after a one car crash on Parrish Street Extension in... more
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