Humane Society investigating abandoned dog

An abandoned dog incident in Farmington is being investigated by the Ontario County Humane Society. The healthy female terrier mix was left in a cage on the porch of a Running Brook Road home with a note, asking the residents to find a good home for the dog, according to a release. The Humane Society is asking that anyone with... more

What are lowest rated bridges in Ontario County?

With just a few more weeks left before the start of a new school year, area families are busy wrapping up vacations, road trips and the annual treks “over the river and through the woods, to grandmother’s house.” But have you ever wondered about the safety of these summer jaunts — particularly the portion “over the river”? New York state... more

FOUND SAFE: Missing woman located in Ontario Co.

Deputies in Ontario County report that Jenalee McDonald has been found safe. She was last seen on Wednesday around 8:30 am, according to initial reports. The alert went out to media during the morning hours on Thursday, and within just a couple hours of it’s release — McDonald was located. Authorities say she left her Farmington residence for a series... more

Man charged with aggravated DWI after child passenger found in Farmington vehicle

Deputies in Ontario County arrested a 43year-old Rochester man after he was found to be driving while impaired by drugs, with a child less-than 15-years-old inside the vehicle. The traffic stop happened in Farmington on State Route 96, after deputies say Jesse L. Ellis, 43, of Rochester was observed operating a vehicle without tail lights and having an inadequate muffler.... more

Deputies: Farmington woman broke into apartment, attacked residents, and stole property

Deputies arrested a 35-year-old Farmington woman as part of a burglary investigation at Terrace Lane Apartments on August 6th. Shannon Noel Rienholtz, 35, of Farmington was charged with first-degree burglary after an incident that took place at Terrace Lane. Investigators say Rienholtz forced her way into another person’s apartment, causing injury to the owner and stealing two phones before fleeing.... more

Everybody wins on the Farmington Volunteer Fire Association’s carnival day

Five-year-old Aiden Lair had a lot to smile about Saturday as he trotted from one carnival ride to the next. Under his arm he clutched a giant stuffed shark, won when he picked the right plastic duck out of the water at the Pick a Lucky Duck game. Aiden and his 3-year-old sister, Kinsey Lair, can thank their aunt, Jackie... more

Dunkin’ Donuts employee stole credit card, made purchases in Farmington

Deputies in Ontario County have arrested and charged a Greece man after allegedly making multiple fraudulent purchases with a credit card that he stole from a customer. Shaquan M. Leach, 23, of Greece was charged with fourth-degree grand larceny and is accused of stealing a customer’s credit card while employed at Dunkin Donuts in Farmington. Deputies say he then made... more

Shortsville man violated order of protection

The Ontario County Sheriff’s Office reports that a 35-year-old Shortsville man was arrested at Manchester Town Court after having been found to have violated a stay away order of protection. Mark A. Staples, 35, of Shortsville was charged with second-degree criminal contempt after he violated a stay away order of protection by showing up at an address that was protected... more

Farmington woman charged with DWAI in Victor

Deputies in Ontario County say that a 32-year-old Farmington woman was arrested on Sunday around 10:06 pm after she was found to be driving while ability impaired by drugs. Trisha Mary Francis Coleman, of Farmington was charged with driving while ability impaired by drugs and unlawful possession of marijuana. This followed a traffic stop on State Route 96, according to... more

Two sent to area hospitals after crash on 5&20 in Geneva

Deputies in Ontario County say that on July 27th around 6:26 pm three law enforcement agencies, Whit Springs Fire Department and Finger Lakes ambulance all responded to a car accident at the intersection of State Route 5&20 and Berry Fields Rd. Deputies say Judith Drew, 52, of Farmington was traveling west on 5&20 through the intersection when her vehicle collided... more

Central Square man charged with DWI after Sam Hunt concert

On Monday at approximately 12:23 am a 22-year-old Central Square man was arrested for driving while intoxicated after another driver complained of his erratic driving on State Route 332. Deputies stopped Braden Carl Lindsay, 22, on Canandaigua-Farmington Townline Rd. for failing to keep right after his truck crossed the center line of the road. Lindsay reports leaving the Sam Hunt... more

Henrietta man accused in fatal crash had prior DWI arrests, knew Farmington victim

The Henrietta man accused of driving drunk and causing a crash that killed a young mother Monday morning has a record of getting behind the wheel after drinking. Louie Restivo, 47, is charged with vehicular manslaughter and DWI after the crash in Mendon on Boughton HIll Road. Kline, the victim, went to high school with Restivo’s son. The 26-year-old mother... more

Farmington man accused of fighting Canandaigua officers after getting parking ticket

A Farmington man is facing charges after Canandaigua police say he, “violently fought,” with officers after receiving a parking ticket. Michael Ogden, 29, is charged with resisting arrest, disorderly conduct and harassment. Early Sunday morning, police say Ogden approached an officer on Bristol Street in Canandaigua, “in a threatening and violent manner,” after getting a parking ticket. When two officers... more

Farmington woman killed in wreck; Henrietta man charged

Police have identified the driver who was killed Monday in a multi-vehicle crash in Mendon. Hannah M. Kline, 26, of Farmington, Ontario County, was pronounced dead at the scene. Louie J. Restivo, 47, of Henrietta, whose actions allegedly caused the accident, was charged with first-degree vehicular manslaughter, a felony, said Cpl. John Helfer of the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office. Restivo... more

Syracuse man arrested after Farmington McDonalds incident

On Saturday at 7:20 pm deputies in Ontario County arrested a 20-year-old Syracuse resident after an incident inside a McDonalds restaurant in Farmington. Khadeem J. Conley, 20, of Syracuse was charged with four counts of endangering the welfare of a child. Conley is accused of participating in a physical altercation with family members at the Farmington McDonalds in the presence... more

Farmington projects near completion

Construction is nearing completion on two separate but adjacent projects at 1000 County Road 8. The first is a $1.7 million addition and upgrade to Farmington Town Hall, which began in October 2017. Work is expected to wrap up by the end of August — and most town employees have settled into their new offices, according to Town Supervisor Peter... more
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