Suspended Victor postal carrier now faces drug charge

A suspended U.S. Postal Service worker,accused of stealing gift cards and cash from holiday mail was arrested today by state police for allegedly possessing a narcotic drug. James J. Ludwig, 45, of Fairport, is charged with seventh-degreee criminal possession of an undisclosed controlled substance, a Class A misdemeanor. Calls placed to state police to learn the drug involved had not... more

Shortsville-Marion duo arrested on drug charges after traffic stop involving child

Deputies say a Wayne County woman and a Wayne County woman are both facing several charges after both were found possessing drugs while a child was with them. Deputies say Kristen Moran, 22, of Shortsville and Kayla Schojoan, 24, of Marion were arrested after a traffic stop on State Route 96 in Victor on Friday. Deputies say they noticed a... more

Feds: USPS mail carrier stole cash, gift cards in Ontario County

Authorities say a Victor U.S. Postal Service employee faces charges for stealing mail. James Ludwig, 45, is accused of stealing mail while working as a mail carrier on a route in Victor. Federal prosecutors didn’t release many details about the investigation, but did note that the arrest stems from a number of complaints about missing mail. Investigators determined that the... more

Parks homestead to get the Royal treatment in Victor

What do a stately centuries-old homestead and a state-of-the-art Royal Car Wash have in common? They’ll soon be sharing the same address at the corner of Route 96 and Rowley Road in Victor. Thanks to two years of creative problem-solving by developers, historians and local officials, Victor Town Planning Board members voted unanimously Tuesday to approve a site plan application... more

Trio charged in Kohl’s larceny investigation in Victor

Three people were arrested after a larceny complaint was filed at the Kohl’s store in Victor on January 19th. Deputies say None N. Wiggins, 19, Shamya I. Brown, 18, and Takier D. Lane, 35, were all arrested for fifth-degree criminal possession of stolen property. Lane was issued an appearance ticket and will answer the charge in Victor Town Court. However,... 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

State Police: Victor mom tried to pick up child from daycare while drunk

State Police say they arrested a Victor woman on Thursday after she attempted to pick up her child from a Victor day care facility while drunk. State Police responded to the report of an intoxicated person at the facility in Victor, where they interviewed Stephanie Kukurudza. The 39-year-old Victor resident was charged with aggravated driving while intoxicated. The charges will... more

More time granted for Apple Farm reboot

More than a year after its retail store was destroyed by fire, The Apple Farm on Route 444 is still operating out of an existing storage and production building. On Tuesday, Victor Town Planning Board members gave operator Bejan Bahai the go-ahead to continue doing so for the next six months — and indefinitely, if he can raise the funding... more

The Apple Farm goes before Victor Town Planning Board

As the owners of The Apple Farm in Victor looks to rebuild their business after a devastating fire in 2016, the town is looking to help. Tuesday, one of the farm's owners went before the town’s planning board for permission to run The Apple Farm’s retail operations out of the storage and production building on a permanent basis, and to... more

Victor woman faces drug charge after traffic stop

A 20-year-old Victor woman was arrested on multiple charges following a traffic stop in Canandaigua. According to police, Alexandria N. Slezak, 20, of Victor was charged with seventh-degree criminal possesion of a controlled substance, second-degree aggravated unlicensed operator, unlicensed operator and failure to obey a traffic control device. The charges stem from a traffic stop after making a right turn... more

Victor’s Jack Marren re-elected as Ontario County Board of Supervisors chair

Victor Supervisor Jack Marren didn’t have much to say Thursday about the issues and challenges facing Ontario County in the new year — yet. But shortly after he was elected unanimously as chairman of the Ontario County Board of Supervisors, Marren said he will have more to say in three weeks, when the board again meets. That’s when he said... more

Rochester woman possessed cocaine, heroin at Eastview Mall

The Ontario County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a Rochester woman following an incident at Eastview Mall. Deputies say Sarah Kassa Federe, 23, of Rochester was charged with seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance and second-degree aggravated unlicensed operation after an investigation into an incident. Deputies say Federe was possessing cocaine and heroin while at Eastview Mall. She... more

Rt. 444 shut down after rollover crash, Victor FD responds

Multiple emergency crews, including the Victor Fire Department are on-scene of a one-car rollover on Route 444. According to a posting by the fire deparmtent on social media, the roadway will remain closed for the next several hours as crews work to replace the destroyed utility pole. Some properties in the area are reporting a loss of power, but no... more

Seneca Falls woman stole nail glue from Eastview store

A 49-year-old Seneca Falls woman was charged with petit larceny after deputies say she stole nail glue from a beauty store at Eastview Mall. Deputies say on Friday at approximately 4:55 pm Lisa L. Chillis, of Seneca Falls was charged with petit larceny after stealing nail glue, valued at $2.99 from Beauty Plus at Eastview Mall. She was released and... 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

Deputies: Shoplifters swipe over $600 in merchandise from Kohl’s in Victor

Three people were arrested following a shoplifting complaint at Kohl’s in Victor. On Saturday, Kohl’s employees reported that a man and a woman, later identified as Rodney Jasper and Angie Jasper, had stolen several fitness trackers valued at $639.92 from the store. Deputies stopped a car on State Route 96, driven by 36-year-old Brooksie Wilson, after it was seen fleeing... more
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