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Palmyra man charged with DWI

State Police say a Palmyra man was charged with driving while intoxicated after a traffic stop on State Route 31. Police arrested Colby J. Perry, 26, of Palmyra for DWI in Macedon after failing to keep right and moving from the lane unsafely. He was placed under arrest, according to officers, and arraigned in Macedon Town Court. The charges will... more

Motorcyclist ejected after pickup truck driver doesn’t see him in Canandaigua

Deputies in Ontario County say they reported to a personal injury motor vehicle accident on State Route 21 in Canandaigua on Friday around 1 pm. They say Michael Cain, 62, of Palmyra was traveling south on his motorcycle and Matthew Nielson, 40, was traveling north in a pickup truck.   Deputies say Nielsen did not see Cain riding the motorcycle... more

Palmyra man charged with DWI

Deputies in Ontario County arrested a Palmyra man for DWI after deputies say he was seen traveling 16 mph over the speed limit in Hopewell. Chad Matthew Kepley, 26, of Palmyra was charged with driving while intoxicated after he was found to be operating his vehicle in an intoxicated condition during a traffic stop. He was observed going 46 mph... 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

Palmyra mother charged with DWI; had two children in car

Deputies in Wayne County say a Palmyra mom drove drunk with her two children in the car. Tamara Crutchfield, 33, of Palmyra was driving on Rt. 441 around 4:35 pm when her vehicle went off the road. When emergency personnel arrived on the scene, her blood-alcohol content was found to be .14. She was charged with driving while intoxicated, two... more

CRAMER: Pal-Mac voters should vote NO on May 16th to library proposal

Vote ‘NO’ on May 16th! I received in the mail, as most Pal-Mac residents did with a Macedon Library Tax Referendum proposal. As I read it, I could not believe what I was reading. Sure the reasons appeared to be done with great convincing and quality persuasiveness, but the reality is there should be NO referendum placed before the Pal-Mac... more

Thompson Health doctor among those charged in Wayne Co. prostitution investigation

Six men were charged on Wednesday with third-degree patronizing a person for prostitution after a town of Ontario resident tipped off Wayne County sheriff’s deputies about an ad on a social media website. The tip lead deputies to Backpage.com and an ad posted by a female, unidentified by police, who was soliciting money for sex in the Ontario area. FingerLakes1.com... more

Wayne County communities host drug take back sites this Saturday

What is becoming an annual event in Wayne County and across the United States, residents are urged to bring their unused prescription medications to a local drop off site this Saturday, April 29th. The Drug Enforcement Administration has developed a national take-back initiative, creating the National Prescription Drug Take Back Day. The event aims to provide a safe, convenient, and... more

Latest from FLX as water levels continue to rise (full-coverage)

It’s a bad situation. As a whole, the region is several inches over “normal” rainfall amounts for the last two months. While the Finger Lakes didn’t see the snowmelt that sometimes contributes to springtime flooding — we have seen plenty of spring rains. On Thursday a road washed out in Geneva. Coastal communities along Lake Ontario have been on edge... more

Deputies: Couple smoked crack in front of infant, tried to run over person

Deputies in Wayne County say a couple committed crimes, and smoked crack cocaine in front of their 7-week-old baby. David Pinaire, 27, and his girlfriend Keilah Hart, 27, have been charged with endangering the welfare of a child. Court documents even show that the duo admitted to smoking crack cocaine in front of their infant child. When the pair was... more

Former trustee David Kelly opens new pizza shop in Macedon

Macedon has a new stop light in town – Stop Light Pizza Subs & More at 91 West Main Street. Owner David Kelly said when he saw Salvatore’s Pizza go out, the thought crossed his mind to open his own pizza place. It’s not the first business venture Kelly has been a part of over the years. The first many... more

Wayne Sheriff provides update in monthly column

Dear Neighbors, The Sheriff’s Office 2016 Annual Report is available online at www.waynecosheriff.org through your town supervisor and at all the public libraries in the county for your review. On April 29th all Wayne County law enforcement agencies, Wayne-NET (Wayne Narcotic Enforcement Team) and the Drug Enforcement Administration will give the public another opportunity to prevent pill abuse and theft... more

Pal-Mac boys lacrosse beats Penn Yan for first time in 13-year history of program

Prior to Thursday, Palmyra-Macedon had attempted to solve mighty Penn Yan Academy on the lacrosse field 11 times. Eleven times the Red Raiders had failed. Only once had they come close, dropping a one-goal decision six years ago. FL Times: Read More more

Village of Macedon officially dissolves after 161 years

The Macedon Village Board met one final time Friday evening, March 31st to wrap up business before the village faded into history. “Everything should run just fine and nothing will change as of 12:01 a.m.,” said Macedon Mayor Bill Murray with the village’s final hours before dissolution at hand. The board met to approve minutes and sign abstracts and checks... more

Welfare fraud investigation results in one arrest in Ontario County

A Palmyra man faces two charges after a welfare fraud investigation. The Ontario County Sheriff’s Office charged Timothy W. Spencer, 35, of Palmyra with one count of first-degree offering a false instrument for filing, as well as one count of fifth-degree welfare fraud following an investigation into a filing that failed to report income with the Department of Social Services.... more

Villages must think outside the box to hold onto local police departments

One of the biggest assets Wayne County villages boast, their police departments, are in jeopardy. Village officials from across Wayne County came together last Monday, March 20th for their monthly meeting to discuss the pros and cons of community policing. While the idea of a local police department is a huge asset for a village, officials are not blind to... more

Troopers: Palmyra couple left marijuana near kids

State troopers in Lyons on Monday arrested Michael C. Hucks, 37, and Barbara J. Hucks, 37, both of Palmyra, and charged them with endangering the welfare of a child and unlawful possession of marijuana. The couple allegedly left marijuana where it could be accessed by their two children, troopers said. The marijuana was located while law enforcement officers were at... more
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