Lyons man arrested on seven weapons charges

Following an unattended death investigation, deputies in Wayne County arrested a Lyons man on seven counts of possessing a weapon. Deputies say Bryan M. Adams, 39, of Lyons was charged with seven counts of fourth-degree criminal possession of a weapon. The charges followed an unattended death investigation, which resulted in Adams being wanted by law enforcement through an arrest warrant.... more

Immigration activist Cesar Vargas to speak in Lyons

A national advocate for immigration reform who is also the state’s first undocumented attorney will speak in Lyons later this month. Cesar Vargas will address a forum from 7 to 9 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 25, at the Ohmann Theatre, 65 Williams St. The program, “Undocumented But With A Voice,” is free, but donations are accepted. The event is being... more

DeCola & Briggs named student-athletes of the month in Lyons

Congratulations to Riley DeCola & Mara Briggs for being selected for Student-Athletes of The Month by the Lyons Central School District for the month of September.. Riley is a freshman who leads the volleyball team in assists, works hard and is at every practice ready to compete. Mara, a sophomore, is a dedicated athlete and is always looking to improve... more

Monday final matches set in Section V Class C & CC tennis tournament

The Section V Class C and Class CC girls tennis tournament semifinal matches were played on Saturday at Mendon Racquet Club setting up the following final matches on Monday… CLASS C SINGLES FINAL AT 4 PM: Lauren Robbins (Prattsburgh) vs. Hannah DelGatto (Naples) CLASS C DOUBLES FINAL AT 4 PM: Kelsey Arliss/Kaitlyn DeCola (Lyons) vs. Susie Moore/Kendra Pinckney (Prattsburgh) CLASS CC... more

Lyons man arrested on weapons charge after disturbance

Deputies in Wayne County arrested a Lyons duo following a disturbance on October 9th. Eddie L. Murphy, 35, and Stephanie L. Sykes, 31, both were arrested on varying charges. Murphy was charged with fourth-degree criminal possession of a weapon and second-degree assault. Sykes was charged with seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance. Both were arraigned in Galen Town Court.... more

Lyons man acquitted of murder, convicted of lesser charges

Following five hours of deliberation, a Wayne County jury acquitted a Lyons man of murder but convicted him of criminally negligent homicide over a stabbing at the former Iroquois Hotel. Pedro Colon, 63, was found guilty of criminally negligent homicide and third-degree criminal possession of a weapon. He was acquitted of second-degree murder, first-degree manslaughter and second-degree manslaughter. Acting District... more

Lyons announces athletes of the month for October

The Lyons Central School District announced their student-athletes of the month for October this week. The Senior Athlete for the month of October is Kaitlyn DeCola. Kaitlyn went undefeated in league play at 2nd singles and is 2nd in her class. She will be representing her team at individual sectionals as a doubles team with Kelsey Arliss​. The Junior Athlete... more

CASE CLOSED: Three arrests solves over a dozen cases in Macedon

The Macedon Police Department reported the arrest of Brad Greule, age 20, of Washington Street in Palmyra, currently in the Wayne County jail on unrelated charges; Romeo Fox, age 29, of Sheraton Drive in the Town of Greece and Kolin Crouse, age 20, of Kent Street in Palmyra, based on a 22 count indictment. The charges stem from a 2015... more

Lyons parolee charged with shoplifting from Walmart

On Saturday around 4:35 pm members of the Seneca Falls Police Department arrested a Lyons man following a shoplifting complaint at Walmart. Officers say Tony E. Hickey, 46, was observed by asset protection employees stealing merchandise, passing all points of sale with no attempt at rendering payment for the items. Hickey, who was also on parole, was processed and charged... more

Murder suspect hit, injured sergeant at Wayne jail

Deputies say a murder suspect at the Wayne County Jail hit and injured a corrections sergeant while being transferred to another portion of the facility late last month. The incident took place on September 25th when Knowledge Couser, 21, took a swing at the sergeant, hitting him in the temple. Before being subdued, Couser is said to have taken a... more

Lyons man charged with stalking after investigation

Deputies in Wayne County arrested a Lyons man after it was found he violated a stay away order of protection. Scott P. Kelley, 52, of Lyons was arrested following an investigation in which Kelley was contacting a person in violation of a stay away order of protection issued against him. Kelley was charged with second-degree criminal contempt, fourth-degree stalking and... more

No cause of death released after man killed in Newark

No cause of death has been released following an autopsy on a Lyons man who was killed last month in Newark. Newark Police say 27-year-old Frederick Thomas III was killed on September 26 after a fight at a house party. Family members say the fight was over getting a ride home. Police said Thomas was punched and fell. He died... more

Wayne sheriff’s association endorses Calarco

The Wayne County Sheriff’s Police Officers Association-Teamsters Local 118 have endorsed Michael Calarco for district attorney. The group includes members of the Wayne County Sheriff’s Office. FL Times: Read More more

Deputies: Rose man had gun, arrested after CPS requests investigation

Deputies in Wayne County arrested a Rose man following an investigation launched by Wayne County Child Protective Services. The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office was contacted by Wayne County Child Protective Services regarding a residence they had recently visited. CPS workers became concerned when a male subject at the residence made multiple remarks to them about possessing firearms. An investigation was... more

Two sent to Strong after car flips multiple times in Lyons

Deputies in Wayne County report an accident, which took place in Lyons over the weekend. Jesus Ballesteros-Cisneros, 24, of Penn Yan was southbound on Rt. 14 when his vehicle crossed over into the northbound lane, striking an embankment and flipping over several times. The Lyons Fire Department and EMS assisted at the scene, according to investigators. Both individuals inside the... more

Signage in Lyons shows significance (photo)

Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor Signage was installed earlier this week in Lyons. The signage, located at the Lyons Dock, was installed by the NYS Canal Corp workers based in Lyons. Thirteen historic and interpretive signs are now located along the 1/2 mile Lyons Erie Canalway Walk. Photo by Robert Stopper. more

Wayne providing outside counsel for jail workers disciplined in jail escape

Three Wayne County corrections officers disciplined for neglect of duty in a July prison break will be provided legal counsel as part of a state investigation into the incident. The Board of Supervisors on Tuesday approved a measure to provide outside legal counsel for corrections officers who have been issued subpoenas by the state Commission of Corrections. Wayne County Sheriff... more

Lyons man charged with DWI on drugs, alcohol

The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a 61-year-old Lyons man for DWI after a traffic stop on William St. According to deputies Steven P. Blankenberg, 61, of Lyons was arrested for driving while intoxicated on a combination of drugs and alcohol. He was also arrested for unlawful possession of marijuana. The charges will be answered at a... more
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