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Bogus $50 bill leads to arrest of four in Sodus

The Wayne County Office of Sheriff reported the arrest of four people on Tuesday (4/10) at 7:36 p.m. for distributing counterfeit money. Deputies responded to the Dollar General store in the Town of Sodus when store employees reported receiving a counterfeit $50 dollar bill. The suspects were located a short distance from the store. After thr traffic stop, Candice Smith,... more

Sodus man accused of trespassing, order of protection issued

The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a Sodus man following an investigation Wednesday evening. Deputies arrested Ralph A. Marsocci, 65, of Sodus after allegedly unlawfully entering into a fenced property. He was charged with Criminal Trespass in the Third degree. Deputies say he was arraigned in the Town of Sodus where he was released on his own... more

Sodus duo sold crack cocaine to undercover investigators, both facing felony charges

Wayne County Sheriff Barry Virts says two people were arrested following an investigation into the sale of controlled substances throughout the region. Angela N. Scott, 44, and Gregory Daniel, 46, both of Sodus were charged with third-degree criminal sale of a controlled substance and third-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance. Virts says the duo sold crack cocaine to undercover... more

Cuomo urges commission to maintain Lake Ontario outflows to avoid flooding

Gov. Andrew Cuomo hopes the International Joint Commission reconsiders its plan to decrease Lake Ontario outflows beginning Friday. At 1 a.m., outflows will decrease from 8,950 to 8,550 cubic meters per second. Frank Bevacqua, a spokesperson for the International Joint Commission, said the reduced outflows coincide with the opening of the St. Lawrence Seaway navigation season. But Cuomo is concerned... more

Teens accused of murdering Sodus teen plead not guilty

The two teenagers accused of murdering a Sodus teen in a park last December pleaded not guilty to a grand jury indictment Tuesday. Vaughn Gray, 19, and Hunter Peck, 18, were in Wayne County Court in Lyons Tuesday to enter a plea to the charges, according to Wayne County District Attorney Mike Calarco. Both Gray and Peck were indicted on... more

Troopers investigate armed robbery at parking lot of Sodus Family Dollar

New York State Police are investigating a robbery that took place in a Sodus parking lot Monday. Troopers say a man approached a woman in the parking lot of the Family Dollar on West Main Street around 12:30 p.m with a gun. They say the suspect stole cash from the victim. The suspect is said to be a male between... more

Wayne County residents charged after parolee is found following week-long search

Deputies say two Wayne County residents were arrested after an investigation into a parolee who had been paroled on burglary charges — and had removed his electronic monitoring device, which tracked his location. Authorities say it all began on March 11th when the device was removed. Then on March 22nd, the New York State Department of Corrections and Community Service... more

Sodus Point woman charged with DWI after nearly sideswiping patrol car

The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a 45-year-old Sodus Point resident after she nearly sideswiped a patrol car at an intersection in Sodus. Amy Tindall, 45, is accused of nearly swiping that patrol car at the intersection of N. Geneva Road and Christian Hollier Road. Upon stopping the vehicle it was determined that Tindall was operating the... more

Sodus man sentenced to 20 years to life for killing ex-girlfriend

A Sodus man is headed to prison for killing his ex-girlfriend after emotional testimony at his sentencing Friday. Twenty-year-old David Knight-Hollis pleaded guilty to second-degree murder charges for the death of 17-year-old Alyssa Taft. will serve 20 years to life behind bars after he killed Alyssa Taft at a home on Boyd Road in Sodus back in November. Last November,... more

Sodus man expected to plead guilty to killing ex-girlfriend

The Sodus man accused of slitting the throat of his 17-year-old ex-girlfriend is expected to plead guilty to her murder Friday. David Knight-Hollis, 19, was arrested in November after police said he killed Alyssa Taft at a home on Boyd Road. Wayne County District Attorney Mike Calarco said a hearing is expected to be held on Friday at 9:30 a.m.... more

Deputies: Sodus woman stole iPhone 6 Plus

Deputies arrested a Sodus woman after she allegedly stole an iPhone 6 from another resident in February. Nicole S. Cobin, 36, of Sodus was arrested after being found to possess a stolen iPhone 6 Plus, which belonged to another person. The iPhone was reported stolen on February 28th, and a warrant was issued by Judge Putnam out of Sodus Town... more

Police: Wayne County man made fake robbery report; instead had crashed car

A Wayne County man was arrested after police say he falsely claimed he had had his car and wallet stolen, when in fact he had simply crashed his car. According to the Wayne County Sheriff’s Office, Michael N. Mack of Huron called the 911 line around 9:41 a.m. on Friday and said he had been robbed at gunpoint in Sodus.... more

Deputies: Savannah man choked family member against wall during domestic incident

A Savannah man was arrested on two charges following a domestic incident, where deputies say he choked a family member up against a wall. The incident unfolded on Sunday and Nelson Hyde, 46, was taken into custody around 2:59 p.m. Hyde was charged with criminal obstruction of breathing and second-degree harassment. He is accused of getting into an argument with... more

Deputies: Inmate possessed marijuana at Wayne County Jail

Deputies say a 24-year-old Sodus man was arrested on new charges after his cell was searched at the Wayne County Jail. The inmate was identified as Daniel Desius, 24, who was charged with second-degree promoting prison contraband. They say that during a search of his cell, a corrections officer located marijuana. The charges will be answered in Lyons Town Court.... more

Lyons man charged with DWI after traffic stop

Deputies arrested a 68-year-old Lyons man for driving while intoxicated after a traffic stop in Wayne County. The stop took place on State Route 14 in Sodus when William Nolder, 68, was observed violating a traffic law. Upon investigation it was determined that Nolder was intoxicated. He was charged with DWI, operating a vehicle with a 0.09 percent BAC, and... more
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