Roseland Bowl incident leads to multiple charges, including DWI-Leandra’s Law

A 39-year-old Farmington woman was charged with DWI Leandra’s Law after she was found to be intoxicated, with a child in the vehicle she was operating. Deputies charged Petal L. Sharp, 39, of Farmington with aggravated driving while intoxicated – child less than 15-years-old in the vehicle, aggravated unlicensed operation, driving while intoxicated, disorderly conduct, endangering the welfare of a... more

Manchester man facing drug charges after jail visit

On Saturday around 2:11 pm deputies arrested Nathanael Eagley, 34, of Manchester for seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance. Deputies say Eagley was stopped on County Complex Dr. after he displayed a revoked driver’s license when he checked in for a jail visit. Deputies then located Suboxone on his person subsequent to the stop. Eagley was arraigned in Manchester... more

Farmington man charged in Palmyra burglary

The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a Farmington man following an investigation into a burglary that occurred on Port Gibson Rd. in Palmyra on Thursday. Deputies arrested John R. Gorzynski age 51 of 5934 Terrace Lane, Farmington for second-degree burglary burglary and fourth-degree criminal mischief. It is alleged that Gorzynski broke into a residence on Port Gibson... more

Risk for boaters elevated at Canandaigua Lake

  Ontario County Sheriff Philip Povero says that boaters need to use extreme caution when on the waters of Canandaigua Lake. He said, “Officers are confirming debris below the surface, primarily tree limbs and logs, that present a danger if struck by a boat.” The recent rains have wreaked havoc on the region, causing runoff, water rise, and a variety... more

Taking on ‘Value of Villages’ in Ontario County

If you own property in one of Ontario County’s eight villages, then you pay a village property tax on top of your town tax. That village tax is the center of a study by two Ontario County men who formed a nonprofit to shed light on the cost of local government. With the village of Rushville facing a June 27... more

Political Roundup: Funding coming Victor-Farmington first responders’ way

The Victor-Farmington Volunteer Ambulance Corp. stands to gain $22,691 in federal funding, according to U.S. Senators Charles E. Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand. The funding was allocated through the Department of Homeland Security’s Assistance to Firefighters Grant program, or AFG. The Victor-Farmington Ambulance Corp. will use the money to enhance support for emergency medical services and help to improve operations and... more

Rochester woman lies about ID at FLGR, refuses to leave

A 64-year-old Rochester woman is accused of obstructing governmental operation after deputies say she refused to leave Finger Lakes Gaming & Racetrack on Monday. Deputies say Faye M. Johnson, 64, of Rochester was charged with second-degree obstructing governmental administration, as well as second-degree trespass after she refused to leave the Farmington track. She failed to provide her name and date... more

Prosecution’s appeal off the table in animal cruelty case

The Farmington woman who had an animal cruelty charge against her thrown out during her February trial will not be retried. The timing of Farmington Judge Morris Lew’s decision to dismiss the charge against Terra Payne — accused of mistreating a retired racehorse — prevents the Ontario County District Attorney’s Office from appealing the judgement. Ontario County Assistant District Attorney... more

Farmington woman was traveling 88 mph, charged with DWI on SR 5&20

A 24-year-old Farmington woman was charged with driving while intoxicated and speeding after a traffic stop on State Rt. 5&20 in Hopewell. Deputies say Samantha M. Ireton, 24, of Farmington was observed traveling 88 mph in a 55 mph zone. When she was stopped — deputies found her to be in an intoxicated condition. She was arrested and charged with... more

Teen arrested in connection with burglary

A 17-year-old Canandaigua resident was arrested at the Farmington Town Court after an investigation into a burglary that took place on Dalton Dr. Deputies charged Frank E. Crudele Jr., 17, of Canandaigua in connection with a burglary that took place in November. He was arraigned and released to re-appear at a later date. more

Rochester man charged with DWI in Farmington

On April 2nd around 1:02 am deputies arrested a Rochester man for driving while intoxicated after they found his vehicle in Farmington — partially in a ditch. Deputies charged Anthony T. Perry, 56, of Rochester with aggravated driving while intoxicated after an investigation of a reckless driver. When deputies arrived they found a pickup truck partially in a ditch on... more

Farmington grandmother working to clear her name after January incident

It was something that could have happened to almost any parent, or guardian. On January 23rd Connie Leslie was babysitting her six-year-old grandson. She said in an interview that her grandson, Xaviour, would frequently play with other children in their yard, around the house, or as that day proved — would even visit a neighbors home. She called police around... more

FOUND SAFE: Missing 27-year-old located by deputies

The Ontario County Sheriff’s Office reports that the missing 27-year-old was located. They do not suspect any foul play or suspicious activity. The Ontario County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s help in locating a missing 27-year-old female. She was last seen on Sunday around 6:45 pm and by 12:30 am the following morning she had vanished. Deputies identified the... more
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