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Deputies: Ontario man charged with assault after domestic incident

Deputies: Ontario man charged with assault after domestic incident
The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of an Ontario man following an investigation into a domestic incident on Wednesday. Deputies arrested Jacob R. Nellenbach, 20, of Ontario – charging him with one count of assault, one count of criminal possession of a weapon, and one count of criminal mischief. Nellenbach is accused of striking a male victim in... more

Wayne Central grad who had been missing for 50 days found dead in NYC

Missing Wayne Central grad found dead in NYC
A missing Wayne Central graduate, who was living in Brooklyn, has been found dead, according to authorities. James Johnston, 31, disappeared from his Brooklyn apartment in January. However, after more than 50 days of searching – family of Johnston say they received a call from police in New York. A body had been recovered, and investigators believed the body was... more

Ontario man charged with selling drugs

Ontario man charged with selling drugs
An Ontario man is facing several charged after allegedly selling cocaine. Manuel Pizarro, 40, of Ontario was charged by Wayne County Sheriff's deputies with two counts of third-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance and two counts of third-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance with intent to sell, which are both felonies. Deputies said Pizarro sold cocaine twice in... more

Deputies: Ontario man charged with harassment after domestic incident

Deputies: Ontario man charged with harassment after domestic incident
Deputies say a 42-year-old Ontario resident was arrested on harassment charges on Wednesday after an incident around 7:30 p.m. Matthew G. Storms, 42, was charged with harassment and is accused of subjecting a female victim to unwanted physical contact. He’s accused of shoving the female’s head into a couch during a domestic incident. He was released and will answer the... more

Deputies: Teen sexually abused in Wayne County

Ontario man held on felony sex abuse charges after December incident
An Ontario man was arrested on felony sex abuse charges after an incident, which was reported and investigated by law enforcement and child protective services. The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office reports that David S. Morse, 38, of Ontario was charged with first-degree sex abuse, forcible touching, and endangering the welfare of a child. Deputies say that Morse was arrested after... more

Taxpayers finally learn about allegations against school board members in Wayne

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For the first time, taxpayers in the Wayne Central School District learned more about the allegations against two school board members. Steven Gallaher and Dennis Landry could be removed from their positions. Monday, a formal hearing was held for Gallaher. Over eight hours, seven witnesses testified. Gallaher walked into the hearing Monday to a round of applause. The room was filled... more

Parents sound off over investigation into Wayne Central School Board members

Parents sound off over investigation into Wayne Central School Board members
The controversy centered around two members of the Wayne Central School Board was a hot topic once again at the board’s Thursday night meeting. Steve Gallaher and Dennis Landry could be removed from their positions due to allegations of official misconduct. Among those allegations are claims of inappropriate and unauthorized independent inquiry. Landry said they asked questions to hold leaders... more

Wayne Central School Board meets tonight amid controversy surrounding two members

Wayne Central School Board meets tonight amid controversy surrounding two members
The controversy centered around two members of the Wayne Central School Board could be a hot topic once again at the board’s Thursday night meeting. Steve Gallaher and Dennis Landry could be removed from their positions due to allegations of official misconduct. Among those allegations are claims of inappropriate and unauthorized independent inquiry. Landry said they asked questions to hold... more

Police waited weeks to report Wayne Central grad missing in New York City

Family struggles in search of Wayne Central grad
A Wayne County family is struggling to search for answers or clues in the disappearance of their loved one. Thirty-one-year-old James Johnston, who resides in New York City, was last seen Jan. 29 at his Brooklyn apartment in Williamsburg. News10NBC spoke to the man’s mother, Nancy Johnston, who shared her story in hopes that it would help spread the word.... more

Deputies: Ontario woman asked child to hide gun, marijuana for her from officers

Deputies: Ontario woman asked child to hide gun, marijuana for her from officers
Deputies say an Ontario woman was arrested after asking a child to hide a gun for her prior to police arrival over the weekend. The incident took place on Sunday around 9:55 a.m., according to the Wayne County Sheriff’s Office. Jessica A. Morrison, 36, of Ontario was charged with endangering the welfare of a child and unlawful possession of marijuana... more

SUNDAY CONVERSATION: Wayne Co. Sheriff Barry Virts talks contract negotiations, mugshot ban, and more

SUNDAY CONVERSATION: Wayne County Sheriff Barry Virts talks
Wayne County Sheriff Bary Virts discusses the challenges of running a department that’s mid-contract negotiations, and also coping with the widespread shortage of law enforcement prospects. He also tackles some of the statewide initiatives that could prove to be difficult for law enforcement to manage – like the controversial mugshot proposal, which would ban law enforcement agencies from releasing arrest... more

Ontario felon possessed firearm illegally

Ontario felon possessed firearm illegally
The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office arrested a convicted felon over the weekend in the Town of Ontario after it was found he possessed a firearm illegally. Deputies say Timothy J. White, 38, of Ontario was charged with fourth-degree criminal possession of a weapon. It is alleged that White possessed a firearm. Deputies also say he’s a convicted felon, which makes... more

SECTIONAL WEDNESDAY REPORT: South Seneca one win away from 4th straight title; Wayne sees historic run come to a close

SECTIONAL WEDNESDAY REPORT: South Seneca one win away from 4th straight title; Wayne sees historic run come to a close
Wednesday’s winter storm wreaked havoc on the Section V boys and girls semifinal round with multiple games being rescheduled to Thursday. Several games were still contested last night, despite the weather. The two-time defending Section V Class A2 Champion Wayne Eagles saw their season come to an with a loss to top seed East High at Victor High School. The... more

Parents, faculty fill Wayne CSD meeting to support board members facing removal

Parents, faculty fill Wayne CSD meeting to support board members facing removal
Parents remain frustrated after leaving a special school meeting that resulted in no answers. The Wayne Central School District had a meeting Wednesday involving Steve Gallagher and Dennis Landry, the two board members accused of official misconduct. In less than 10 minutes, the board approved a resolution allowing information about the charges against the men only be released at their... more

More info coming on Wayne school board members facing removal

More info coming on Wayne school board members facing removal
The Wayne Central School District has offered signs it would give the public more information about two members of the school system’s board in danger of removal from the board over misconduct accusations. On Wednesday, February 20, school officials planned to hold a special meeting to consider revealing information previously discussed behind closed doors about the charges against board members... more
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