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Rochester man charged in Victor drug bust

Deputies in Ontario County arrested a Rochester man after he was found to be in possession of heroin and cocaine packaged for sale. Peter Pacheco, 27, of Rochester was charged with third-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance in the parking lot of a Victor business. He was found to be possessing heroin and cocaine. The arrest was the result... more

Missing person’s report leads to police chase, multiple charges in Victor

On Sunday around 8:41 pm deputies in Ontario County arrested a 55-year-old Tonawanda man after he fled authorities, while being the subject of a missing person’s report in Tonawanda. Deputies say James L. Daniel, 55, of Tonawanda was charged with unlawfully fleeing a police officer after an investigation set out to locate him in Tonawanda. He was believed to be... more

At 92, Eleanor Barry of Victor makes district votes work

Eleanor Barry doesn’t think twice about working 16 hours on the day of a Victor Central School District vote. At the age of 92, Barry comes in around 5 a.m. to make sure voting machines are up and running and supplies are set up appropriately. She works all day troubleshooting situations that arise with voter registration and voting machines and... more

Deputies: Farmington woman picked up child from school under influence of drugs, alcohol

On Thursday the Victor Schools Resource Officer from the Ontario County Sheriff’s Office responded to the Primary School for a suspicious condition. Faculty reported a concern over a parent — identified as Erika L. Kesner, 42, of Farmington, who they believed was impaired when she picked up her children the day before. Deputies located her in her vehicle, which was... more

Victor lacrosse puts championships in rearview mirror headed into 2017

The Victor lacrosse team knows a little bit about success. The past two seasons, the Blue Devils have had two undefeated seasons and back-to-back state championships. However, they’re starting the 2017 season by literally shelving their previous accomplishments as part of the past. WHEC: Read More more

ELECTION RESULTS: Winners and losers from village contests (full-coverage)

The surprise from Tuesday’s slate of village elections was the loss of incumbent Waterloo Trustee David Duprey who has served on the board since 1996. In races that generated very few votes — Democrat Gina Suffredini and Republican John Butlak both secured seats on the Village Board. Butlak received 250 votes, while Suffredini secured 213. While there are still 44... more

Mattiacio Orthodontics to provide custom mouthguards

Mattiacio Orthodontics, 1393 Hathaway Drive, Farmington, will host its “emBrace Athletics and Play It Safe” event from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 1 for Canandaigua and Victor youth teams.Players will receive a free custom mouth guard that allows them to communicate on the field without taking it out for the spring lacrosse season. The event will be open for... more

BICYCLIST STRUCK: 13-year-old wasn’t wearing helmet in Rt. 96 crash in Victor

A 13-year-old was transported to Strong Memorial Hospital with a head injury after being struck by an SUV on State Rt. 96 in Victor Saturday evening. The crash happened around 9:30 pm, according to scanner traffic. Deputies say the accident happened near Heath Row in the Town of Victor when a 13-year-old, identified as Evan J. Yearwood, of Victor, was... more

J.C. Penney locations Ontario, Cayuga counties will not close

It came to as a surprise to some. Others were relieved. On Friday, J.C. Penney named the 138 stores that would close due to poor performance, and a variety of other factors. No location between Syracuse and Rochester was included in the list of cuts. In fact, only three stores overall were in New York. A report last week indicated... more

Hancock’s 6 points lead Hobart to win over Canisius

Hobart College sophomore Bryan Hancock’s career-high six points on four goals and two assists led the Statesmen lacrosse team to an 18-11 win over Canisius this afternoon at the Pinnacle Athletic Campus. Hobart improves to 3-4 this season, while the Golden Griffins fall to 2-3. Senior Max Romm added four goals for Hobart. Senior Frank Brown produced four points on... more

Ontario Sheriff extends ‘No Unnecessary Travel’ request

Ontario County Sheriff Phil Povero says that conditions are worsening in his county. A Travel Advisory has been issued by Povero until 10 pm. Povero extended the No Unnecessary Travel Advisory active in the county, which will remain until 5 am on Thursday. He says that motorists should use extreme caution on the roadways, especially as those individuals who have... more

Honeoye woman steals credit card making purchases at Best Buy, Taco Bell

A Honeoye resident has been charged with fourth-degree grand larceny after deputies say she stole a credit car belonging to a co-worker. Deputies arrested Laurin M. Carroll, 26, of Honeoye at Best Buy in Victor after she stole a co-worker’s credit card and used it for unauthorized purchases totaling more than $80. She spent $73.08 at Best Buy and $10.84... more

Texas man transported to Strong after crashing vehicle drunk

On March 8th deputies in Ontario County arrested John T. Romaka, 54, of Houston, Texas for driving while intoxicated after a vehicle in a ditch was discovered. Deputies say Tomaka was operating a vehicle in an intoxicated condition when his vehicle was discovered in a ditch in the area of High St. and Gillis Rd. in Victor. He was transported... more

Fairport man turns himself in after recording 15-year-old in Target fitting room

A 31-year-old Fairport man was arrested after he allegedly filmed a 15-year-old female in a fitting room at the Victor Target. Deputies arrested Jeffrey K. Maume, 31, of Fairport charging him with second-degree unlawful surveillance. He is accused of using a cell phone camera to record a 15-year-old in a fitting room in Victor. The incident took place on February... more

Electronics company expanding in Victor

A UK-based electronics company is investing $11 million in its Ontario County subsidiary to create a new shared services center, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Wednesday. Ultra Electronics will build its shared services center at its Ontario County subsidiary, Flightline Electronics Inc., at 7625 Omnitech Place. The center will serve Ultra’s North American operations in both the United States and Canada.... more

Deputies seek ID of man who took photos of female juvenile in Target

The Ontario County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s help in identifying a male subject who took unlawful photos of a female inside Target. Details around the photos were not provided, but deputies describe the individual wanted for questioning as a 6’2” to 6’3” white male, weighing about 210 to 220 lbs. He has dark hair, according to the release.... more
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