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Lyons man gets 3 years in prison for injuring Wayne County deputy

A local man who injured a Wayne County sheriff’s deputy earlier this year is going to prison. County Judge Dennis Kehoe sentenced Jermaine Harrison Wednesday to three years in prison. District Attorney Rick Healy said Harrison, 29, pleaded guilty to felony charges of second-degree assault and first-degree criminal contempt. Harrison will be on parole for three years after he is... more

18-year-old arrested for causing school lockdown in Lyons

Wayne County Sheriff Barry Virts reports that an 18-year-old Lyons resident was charged with making a terroristic threat and falsely reporting an incident in the third degree after the Lyons School District was locked down last week. It is alleged than Michael J. Aman, 18, of Lyons sent a message to the Lyons Public Library making a threat against the... more

Waterloo man charged with felony sex abuse in Wayne Co.

A Waterloo man was arrested on felony sex abuse charges after the Wayne County Sheriff’s Office executed an investigation into a variety of allegations. Sheriff Barry Virts reports that the victim was a resident of Lyons and that the allegations were of “ongoing,” indicating that the instances had occurred over a period of time. Nicholas B. Mahar, 25, of Waterloo... more

Lyons man struck by car in Ontario

A 43-year-old man was hit by a vehicle in Ontario Saturday night. According to the Wayne County Sheriff’s, a vehicle driven by 17-year-old Connor Lawson of Ontario was driving on Ontario Center Road when he struck Casey Weeks, 43, of Lyons. Deputies say Weeks was walking on the shoulder of the road when he was hit. FingerLakes1.com will have more... more

Man rescued from Lake Ontario near Sodus after jumping from boat

Wayne County Sheriff Barry Virts reports that on Saturday, the Wayne County Marine Patrol conducted a water rescue on Lake Ontario. The rescue occurred just north of Sodus Bay Channel when Casey L. Weeks, 43, of Lyons jumped from a 1934 vintage 38-foot boat owned and operated by Norman H. Vanderbilt, 58, of Sodus. Vanderbilt was unaware that Weeks had... more

Section V Football: Week 2 Scoreboard (9/9-10)

The Lyons vs. Marcus Whitman game was moved from Saturday night to Sunday after an issue with the lights in Lyons. The Lions ended up getting a 26-19 win. Red Jacket rolled over Mynderse 42-0 on Saturday afternoon in week #2 of Section V high school football. Eight Finger Lakes East high school football teams were in action on Friday... more

Lyons man admits selling crack in Waterloo

A Lyons man who admitted dealing drugs in Seneca County will head to prison later this year. Patrick Snider, 42, pleaded guilty last week in county court to third-degree criminal sale of a controlled substance, a class B felony. Judge Dennis Bender is scheduled to sentence Snider Nov. 7 to 21⁄2 years in prison followed by three years of parole.... more

Lyons man charged with second degree murder after stabbing on Friday

One person is dead after a stabbing Friday night in the Town of Lyons. According to the Wayne County Sheriff’s Office, they responded to the report of a stabbing that occurred at 14 Franklin St. The report came in around 10:30 pm. Investigators say that when they arrived one man, who was later identified as Hector Marquez, 41, of Lyons... more

Ex-Lyons man charged with sex offender violations

A former local resident was arrested in Alabama following an investigation by the Wayne County Sheriff’s Office and the Lowndes County (Ala.) Sheriff’s Office. Allen E. Fuller, 66, was charged Aug. 26 with violations of sex offender requirements in Alabama. Wayne County sheriff’s investigators said Fuller was convicted in 1996 of attempted first-degree rape and sentenced to prison in New... more

Lyons Lions down Mynderse in football opener

Mynderse Academy running back Trent Youngs carries the ball for a nice gain during Friday night’s season opener on Bracht Field in Seneca Falls. It was a beautiful September night for football. But, it was a tough night for the home team as Lyons defeated the Blue Devils 25-0 in the season opener for both teams. Photo by Jack Wagener more

Lyons man gets 5 years for selling drugs off his porch

Lyons man gets 5 years for selling drugs off his porch
Wayne County Judge Daniel Barrett has sentenced a local man to prison on drug charges. Robert Lee Bell, 51, of Lawrence Street, was sentenced Thursday to five years in prison after pleading guilty to two counts of third-degree criminal sale of a controlled substance and one count of third-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance (class B felonies). Read more... more

Lyons man sentenced to 5-year prison term for cocaine sales

A Lyons man captured on police video dealing drugs from the front porch of his Lawrence Street home admitted his guilt in Wayne County Court earlier this week. While the evidence pointed to an open-shut case, the sentence remained up in the air until the final moments in court. Read more from the Canandaigua Messenger more

Lyons woman arrested after Walmart theft

Lyons woman arrested after Walmart theft
A Lyons woman was arrested on Wednesday after she was found to have stolen a number of items from Walmart, located in Canandaigua. Deputies from Ontario County say that Krystal Lorine Fields, 23, of Lyons was charged with petit larceny after she passed all points of sale with $196.01 worth of fishing lures and office supplies in her purse from... more

Man dies after vehicle strikes tree on Montezuma St. in Lyons

Man dies after vehicle strikes tree on Montezuma St. in Lyons
The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office reports that the identity of a man who died when his car struck a tree on Montezuma St. in the Town of Lyons. Deputies say Tyrone Hutchinson, 44, who lived in Lyons – passed away after his vehicle struck a tree Saturday evening. The accident occurred shortly after 6 pm, and deputies from Wayne County... more

Wooden Tugboat from Vermont Seen on Erie Canal

The 33 foot, 1964 wooden working tugboat, the C. L. Churchill, passed thru Lyons on the Erie Canal early Saturday morning. Owned and operated by the Lake Champlain Maritime Museum, the tugboat last visited the Finger Lakes Region in 2013 accompanying the Lois McClure, an 1862 full-sized replica of a canal schooner freighter. Photo by Robert Stopper more

Lyons man accused of making threat; arrested on warrant

Lyons man accused of making threat; arrested on warrant
A Lyons man was arrested on August 17, 2016 at 4:40 pm on a warrant issued out of Seneca Falls Town Court, which was issued after an incident that occurred in 2015. Officers say that Sydney L. Chase, 31, of Lyons threatened an individual at a local business in Seneca Falls. He was charged with harassment in the second degree.... more
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