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Wayne County dog shooting case reopened after new information revealed

Wayne County dog shooting case reopened after new information revealed
The investigation into the death of a dog shot by the Macedon town code enforcement officer on Aug. 9 has been reopened, with the possibility of charges against the town employee still a possibility. Wayne County District Attorney Rick Healy initially denied action against Ron Hall following information the prosecutor received suggesting that the code enforcement officer and part-time Macedon... more

Palmyra home destroyed in blaze; pet remains missing

Palmyra home destroyed in blaze; pet remains missing
There wasn’t anyone home at the time of the fire, but one pet remains missing after a family home in Palmyra was destroyed by a fire. A passerby flagged down help, which led to multiple 9-1-1 calls, according to reports. While the two individuals who lived in the home were not present at the time – their pet remains missing.... more

Palmyra man charged with punching girlfriend, as she held their child

Palmyra man charged with punching girlfriend, as she held their child
A Palmyra man was arrested after a domestic incident, which occurred on Friday around 11:15 pm. Deputies say that Damien Smith Jr. was arrested for assault in the third degree and endangering the welfare of a child after he allegedly punched his girlfriend in the face while she held their daughter. Smith was arrested and brought to the Ontario County... more

Palmyra woman sold marijuana on Craigslist

A Palmyra woman faces two felony charges after allegedly posting an ad to sell marijuana on Craig's List Rochester, and then selling prescription drugs to undercover officers. Members of the Wayne County Sheriff's Special Investigation Unit learned of the Craig's List ad, placed by someone who claimed to be selling "Mary-Jane paintings" at $50 for a one-eighth ounce. Read more... more

Palmyra man accused of stealing more than $1K of tools from construction site

Palmyra man accused of stealing more than $1K of tools from construction site
A Palmyra man is facing a felony charge following accusations that he stole more than $1,000 worth of tools from a house under construction in the town of Farmington. On Wednesday, Ontario County sheriff’s deputies charged Matthew J. Loveless, 36, of 3049 Sherwood Road, with fourth-degree grand larceny, a class E felony. Read more from the Canandaigua Messenger more

Palmyra man caught driving 63 in a 35 MPH zone

On Wednesday the Ontario County Sheriff Deputies arrested Damian J. Smith Jr., age 22 of Palmyra, aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle in the second degree. Smith was driving a tow truck east on State Street in the Town of East Bloomfield at 63 MPH in a 35 MPH zone. Smith was also operating a vehicle with no affixed... more

Palmyra man broke into ex-girlfriend’s house, according to police

Palmyra man broke into ex-girlfriend’s house, according to police
A Palmyra man has been arrested for a domestic disturbance on Sunday. Christerfer Verstringhe, 29, has been arrested for breaking into his ex-girlfriend’s house. Police say Verstringhe broke the screen of her window to enter the residence. She already had an Order of Protection against Verstringhe. Read More more

Two arrested at Ontario County Jail after investigation into drug sales

Two arrested at Ontario County Jail after investigation into drug sales
Deputies in Ontario County say that two Ontario County Jail inmates have been arrested on drug-related charges following an investigation into the sale of a controlled substance on April 27 inside the facility. Kyle Neil Holmes, 28, of Palmyra was charged with criminal sale of a controlled substance in the fourth degree following an investigation into the sale of a... more
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