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Deputies: Wolcott man possessed marijuana, acid sheets

The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a Wolcott man following an investigation of a suspicious vehicle on West Port Bay Road. Deputies arrested Pasquale A. Conca, 24, of Wolcott for seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance and fifth-degree possession of marijuana. Deputies say Conca was found to be in possession of marijuana and acid sheets. Conca... more

DEC’s Great Lakes Program wants to hear from people in Sterling, Wolcott Creek watersheds

The state Department of Environmental Conservation's Great Lakes Program is looking for ways to manage the ecosystem in Sterling and Wolcott Creek sub watersheds located in Wayne, Cayuga and a small portion of western Oswego counties. People who live and work in the watershed, or any other stakeholders, are encouraged to fill out a survey, which the DEC will use... more

Sheriff: Wolcott woman steals case file information at Wayne County Sheriff’s Office

Wayne County Sheriff Barry Virts says a Wolcott woman was arrested on two charges after an incident during an investigation at the Sheriff’s Office. Cindy A. Kreiger, 49, of Wolcott was charged with second-degree obstructing governmental administration and petit larceny after being caught on camera — stealing case file documentation as part of a fraud investigation. Investigators say that Kreiger... more

State Police: Felony DWI charge for Wolcott driver after traffic stop

State Police report the arrest of a Wolcott driver following a traffic stop on Waters Road after allegedly making an improper left turn. Nicholas D. Stevenson, 29, was charged with felony driving while intoxicated, refusal to submit to a breath test, aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle, operating in violation of restrictions, improper left turn and criminal impersonation. He... more

Sheriff: Wolcott teen possessed hunting firearm on school grounds

Wayne County Sheriff Barry Virts says an 18-year-old Wolcott resident was arrested for possessing a firearm on school property at the North Rose-Wolcott High School. Virts says the School Resource Officer received information that a student at the high school was overheard talking about hunting and having ‘something’ in his vehicle. It was later determined that Kyle Slyter, 18, of... more

‘THREAT UNFOUNDED’: NR-Wolcott officials say reports of ‘active shooter’ unfounded after investigation

The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office has provided an update on the active investigation unfolding at Leavenworth Middle School in the North Rose-Wolcott School District. While initial reports appeared online this afternoon indicating that an ‘active shooter’ situation was reported to law enforcement — the Sheriff’s Office says all threats were unfounded. “At present time all buildings have been searched and... more

Second night of Sectionals opening round sees 13 W-FL teams advance (W-FL round-up 2/21)

The opening round of Sectional play is complete and the quarterfinal match-ups are set for the boys and girls Section V basketball postseason tournaments. Of the 42 Wayne-Finger Lakes boys and girls teams that are competing amongst Section V opponents, just 19 are still alive. Check out all the results from Wednesday night’s games in each classification below… – Looking... more

First round of Sectional basketball underway for boys & girls in Section V (W-FL round-up 2/20)

First round games in the 2018 Section V boys and girls tournaments were contested on Tuesday night across the region with many Wayne-Finger Lakes teams advancing to the quarterfinals, and others seeing their season come to an end. Check out all the results by classification below along with Wednesday night’s schedule. FL1 Sports will bring you live coverage of two... more

Marcus Chance has game for the ages as Clyde-Savannah clinches Wayne title (W-FL round-up 2/14)

Clyde-Savannah senior Marcus Chance broke the Clyde-Savannah single game scoring record previously held by Terry Brown with a 55 point outburst in the Golden Eagles season finale at Marion. Chance also dished out 11 assists, recorded 11 steals and buried 8 three-pointers as Clyde-Savannah won the game 101-47 to clinch their second consecutive Wayne County title. Fellow senior and brother... more

Bloomfield girls snap South Seneca streak; Red Creek girls sweep Gananda (W-FL round-up 2/9)

Braelin Scott recorded her 18th consecutive double-double as the Bloomfield Lady Bombers avenged their only league loss to South Seneca last night in Bloomfield winning 41-39. The win snaps South Seneca’s 11 game winning streak and puts Bloomfield puts 2 games ahead of the Lady Falcons in the Finger Lakes West standings as the Bombers clinch at least a share... more

Mynderse wins at Wayne; Justice Smith of Lyons hits 1,000 point mark (W-FL round-up 2/6)

The Mynderse Blue Devils evened up their season series with the Wayne Eagles on Tuesday night at Wayne High School earning a 51-42 win to take a half-game lead in the Finger Lakes East race with just over a week remaining in the regular season. For Mynderse, Quinten Battle led the way with 20 point including 5 three-pointers. Senior big man... more

Sheriff: Wolcott man received over $4,000 in benefits illegally

The Wayne County Sheriff’s Welfare Fraud Unit reports the arrest of a Wolcott man on multiple charges following the completion of a social services investigation. Noel J. Stevens, 45, was arrested after an investigation was initiated by the Wayne County Department of Social Services. It is alleged that Stevens provided false information about his household income in order to obtain... more

Bloomfield girls beat Red Jacket in overtime; South Seneca girls win 10 in a row (W-FL round-up)

The Bloomfield varsity girls basketball team picked up an important Finger Lakes West win on Thursday night as they defended their home course against Red Jacket winning 46-45 in overtime. Amelia Poole hit a pair of free throws at the end of regulation to force overtime. Poole finished with 12 points. The Bomber’s Braelin Scott recorded her 15th straight double-double... more

Lyons rolls past ER; Pal-Mac surprises Newark; Whitman wins 10th straight (W-FL round-up 1/31)

The Lyons Lions entered Wednesday night’s match-up with East Rochester having lost five straight meetings with the Bombers. Zac Young’s Lions ended that streak in convincing fashion rolling to a 71-46 win in a game that was never close from the beginning. The ER-Lyons game was streamed live on FingerLakes1.com. Click here to watch the full webcast replay. East Rochester... more

At Capitol dinner, Katko asks Tillerson for help with Lake Ontario water levels

It was a chance encounter, but it may be the first step in revisiting a water management plan affecting communities along Lake Ontario in U.S. Rep. John Katko’s district. Before President Donald Trump’s State of the Union address Tuesday night, Katko went to House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy’s office in the Capitol for dinner. It was an informal gathering. The... more

Wayne holds off Penn Yan after Blankenberg injured; South Seneca girls win 9th straight (W-FL round-up 1/30)

The Penn Yan Mustangs were put to the test in their last two games facing the two teams above them in the Finger Lakes East standings over the past 5 days. On Saturday night, the Mustangs lost at home to Mynderse. Tuesday night they travelled to face league-leaders Wayne and saw their upset bid fall short, 42-36. Wayne’s big man... more

Red Creek Lady Rams win at Gananda; Mynderse girls win at Wayne (W-FL round-up 1/29)

The Red Creek girls varsity basketball team won their 6th straight game on Monday night, and it was their biggest win of the season, at Gananda by a score of 50-47. The win pulls the Lady Rams within one-half game of the Blue Panthers in the Wayne County league standings. Emma Griffen led a balanced Red Creek with 12 points... more

Wolcott man accused of rape, held on $4K bail in Wayne County

The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a Wolcott man following an investigation into an assault. Thomas W. Kirsch Jr., 23, was charged with first-degree rape after having sexual intercourse with a passed out female in his home. Investigators say the victim did not give consent, nor could she give consent because she was passed out. Kirsch was... more
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