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Inmate accused of smuggling various items, including drugs into Wayne Co. Jail

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An inmate at the Wayne County Office of the Sheriff’s Jail is facing additional charges after being caught with illegal items in the jailhouse. According to corrections officers, Corey Vitaro, 42, is facing multiple counts of promoting prison contraband after being caught with illegal items inside of balloons. Officers found a zip-lock bag containing several balloons on July 10. Jail... more

Owner claims progress being made as some Lyons residents go days without power

Generator to be installed at Canalside Mobile Home Park in Lyons, but no timeline on when service will return
Power is still disconnected at the Canalside Mobile Home Park in Lyons, and with temperatures climbing into the 90’s, that has some residents worried. Melissa Lehr lives in the Canalside Mobile Home Park with her three children. Without power, she has no ability to run a fan. Their trailer has gotten so hot, that Lehr had to send her sons... more

Power cut off to Lyons Canalside Mobile Home Park

Power cut off to Lyons Canalside Mobile Home Park
The tenants were given two hours notice via text message Thursday that their power in high heat was getting shut off. Their homes, stifling. “Ah…(the home) is close to 95 I believe. And it’s been off for not even an hour. My concerns are all the older people in the park and all the kids that have health issues,” says... more

On the future of Trombino’s in Lyons

On the future of Trombino’s in Lyons
In 2016, Sean Dobbins bought the 12 Pearl Street site directly before an impending auction. Trombino’s had been closed since 2011, and the auction might well have erased any lingering hope that a restaurant might return to that spot. Dobbins had no desire at that point to run a restaurant, but did not want to see such a great part... more

Lyons man charged with DWI after dispute, traffic complaint

Lyons man charged with DWI after dispute, traffic complaint
Deputies in Wayne County say that a dispute led to DWI charges for a 67-year-old Lyons resident over the weekend. On Sunday at approximately 12:24 a.m. Eugene E. Guffey, of Lyons was charged with driving while intoxicated. Deputies say they responded to the report of a vehicle and traffic complaint following a domestic dispute between Guffey and his girlfriend. It... more

Galen driver accused of having BAC nearly four-times the legal limit

Galen driver accused of having BAC nearly four-times the legal limit
The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a Galen woman after her BAC was found to be four-times the legal limit. Dacey E. Madigan, 30, of Galen was operating a vehicle westbound on State Route 31 in Clyde when she passed an unmarked patrol car at a high rate of speed on a double solid line. Madigan’s vehicle... more

Childers sentenced in Sodus double murder: ‘I truly am sorry’

Childers sentenced in Sodus double murder: ‘I truly am sorry’
The woman who admitted to being involved in a double murder in Wayne County was sentenced Thursday. Charlene Childers, who pleaded guilty to manslaughter in connection to the case, read a prepared statement in court prior to being sentenced to the agreed upon 28 years in prison and 5 years post-release supervision. Prosecutors say Childers’ husband, former Texas police chief... more

Lyons teen charged after officer injured during scuffle

Lyons teen charged after officer injured during scuffle
Wayne County Sheriff Barry Virts reports the arrest of a Lyons teen following an incident at the Wayne County Jail, which resulted in a corrections officer being injured. Khalif B. Foster, 18, of Lyons was charged with four counts of second-degree assault, one count of third-degree assault, and two counts of criminal obstruction of breathing. Foster is being held on... more

Ontario County Sheriff’s deputies search for missing 17-year-old

Ontario County Sheriff’s deputies search for missing 17-year-old
Ontario County Sheriff’s deputies are searching for a missing 17-year-old teen who hasn’t been heard from since Thursday night. Alana Clark was last seen Thursday in an apartment on Sohnalloway Road in Lyons with her stepmother Michelle Clark and another person, Megan Camp, also known as Alex Carter Michelle told Alana’s father... more

Lyons man charged with rape, sex abuse following investigation

Lyons man charged with rape, sex abuse following investigation
A Lyons man has been arrested on rape and sex abuse charges following an investigation. Authorities say Clayton Bardin, 51, was charged with two counts of rape, sexual abuse, and endangering the welfare of a child. Additional details of the investigation were not released. He was arraigned this week at the Wayne County Jail. To have the latest updates, information,... more

Deputies: Lyons motorcyclist had cocaine in his system at time of wreck on SR 31

Deputies: Lyons motorcyclist had cocaine in his system at time of wreck on SR 31
Deputies say that a motorcyclist from Lyons was charged with operating under the influence of drugs following an investigation into a crash along State Route 31 on April 13th. William Watson, 49, is accused of failing field sobriety tests after the crash along Route 31. Deputies say a blood sample was obtained, which determined that there was cocaine in his... more

VERDICT REACTION: ‘All three will pay for what they did’

Opening statements in Sodus double murder trial expected Monday
In October of 2018, Josh Niles and Amber Washburn were gunned down in the driveway of their Carlton Street home in Sodus. More than six months later, three people have been convicted in connection to their murders. Charlene Childers, the mother of two of Niles’ children, accepted a guilty plea for first-degree manslaughter and second-degree criminal possession of a weapon in... more

Newark man accused of punching, kicking girlfriend during dispute

Newark man accused of punching, kicking girlfriend during dispute
The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a Newark man following a domestic disturbance in the Town of Lyons. Deputies arrested Mark A. Ortiz Jr., 18, of Newark for harassment and obstructing governmental administration. The arrest stems from the investigation of a domestic complaint that occurred on Phelps Street in Lyons. It’s alleged that during a dispute with... more

Teen charged after Lyons stabbing; victim airlifted to Strong Memorial Hospital

Wayne Co. man airlifted to Strong Memorial Hospital after Lyons stabbing
Troopers were called to a reported assault on William Street in Lyons Saturday night – and they found a man who had been stabbed multiple times. The incident involved 5-10 people, according to the Times of Wayne County. Troopers said that Shawn Baker, 32, of Galen was stabbed several times. He was airlifted to Strong Memorial Hospital. Baker is in... more

FingerLakes1.com launches Patreon to support continued growth in local digital content

FingerLakes1.com launches Patreon to continue growth in digital content
FingerLakes1.com has officially launched a Patreon Support model, for readers, viewers, and listeners who want to support our mission. For 20 years now, FingerLakes1.com has focused on delivering news and information in a unique, interactive way and on a relentless, 24/7. 365 day a year publishing schedule. Whether that’s live-streaming local high school basketball throughout the winter, or showcasing in-depth... more
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