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Sodus man violates order of protection 13 times in two hours

The Wayne County Office of the Sheriff reports the arrest of Wallette J. Hipolance, 34, of Sodus following a domestic incident that took place at Orchard Grove in Ontario. According to deputies, Hipolance violated a stay away order or protection by calling the protected party 13 times in just two hours. The stay away order of protection had been issued... more

Gov. Cuomo suggests special session for flood relief

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says a special legislative session may be needed this fall to increase assistance for those affected by floods along Lake Ontario and the St. Lawrence River. The Democrat wrote to lawmakers in the affected region on Tuesday. He noted that while officials approved $45 million for flood relief, more help will likely be needed. He... more

Police: Sodus man had .25 BAC when he flipped ATV

Deputies in Wayne County arrested a Sodus man after toxicology reports showed he was drunk and above three times the legal limit. Wayne County Sheriff’s deputies said on July 29, they were called to St. Rt. 14 in Sodus Point for a reported crash. Responding deputies found 48-year-old James Jeffery Jr., was driving a Polaris utility vehicle on the road,... more

Wayne sheriff’s association endorses Calarco

The Wayne County Sheriff’s Police Officers Association-Teamsters Local 118 have endorsed Michael Calarco for district attorney. The group includes members of the Wayne County Sheriff’s Office. FL Times: Read More more

Deputies: Sodus woman struck victim with car during argument

A Sodus woman now faces assault charges after deputies say she used her vehicle to strike an individual she was arguing with. The dramatic events took place on Tuesday around 9:36 am in the Village of Sodus. According to deputies, Hayley A. Chappell, 24, of Sodus was charged with second-degree assault after an argument escalated. Deputies say Chappell, who was... more

20 years of apple touring in Wayne County

The annual Wayne County Apple Tour returns for the 20th year this fall. Since 1997, apple lovers throughout western and central New York have explored Wayne County to pick fresh apples, enjoy the fall colors, and enjoy a day of family fun. Wayne County is the largest apple-producing county in New York State. The tour runs throughout the month of... more

Sodus woman charged after welfare fraud investigation

The Wayne County Sheriff’s Welfare Fruad Unit, working in conjunction with the Department of Social Services arrested a Sodus woman after failing to report income. Deputies say Danielle E. Peters, 33, of Sodus completed an application at the Wayne County DSS building in November 2016, and failed to report her husbands income when completing the re-certification application. It was confirmed... more

Deputies: Sodus man choked, threatened family member during incident

Deputies say a Sodus man was arrested for violating an order of protection after a domestic incident on September 17th. The incident happened in Sodus on Laurel Dr., and deputies say Corey J. Jock, 39, choked and threatened a family member during an altercation. He was charged with first-degree criminal contempt, as well as criminal obstruction of breathing and second-degree... more

Helming urges residents, businesses to apply for flood aid

State Sen. Pam Helming, R-54 of Canandaigua, is reminding residents who plan to apply for grant funding through the Lake Ontario Flood Recovery Program that the application deadline is quickly approaching. Homeowners must submit their applications by Friday, Sept. 29, while small business owners, farmers, nonprofit corporations, homeowners associations and municipalities have until Sunday, Dec. 31, to send in their... more

Week 2 in Finger Lakes HS football features heavy Friday night slate

The second weekend of area high school football gets underway on Friday night with all but one game involving Finger Lakes East & West teams hitting the field. The lone Saturday game features Tri-Town (South Seneca/Romulus/Trumansburg) visiting Mynderse Academy for an afternoon affair on Saturday. Full schedule and game times below… FRIDAY NIGHT ER/Gananda at Midlakes 7 pm CG Finney... more

5 mph speed limit on Lake Ontario, St. Lawrence River extended to Oct. 2

Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s executive order placing a 5 mile-per-hour boating speed limit on Lake Ontario and the St. Lawrence River has been extended through Monday, Oct. 2, the governor’s office announced on Friday. Under the order, all vessels operating within 600 feet of shore must limit their speed to 5 mph to help reduce impacts to shoreline residents and infrastructure... more

Investigators: Teen accused of having sex with young girls in Sodus

A 17-year-old Williamson teen has been arrested after allegedly having sex with two young victims, according to investigators in Wayne County. Nicholas Gibson, of Williamson has been charged with first-degree criminal sex act and endangering the welfare of a child. He is accused of having sex with two 5-year-old girls last week. He was arraigned in Sodus Town Court and... more

Info session set for flood victims on Lake Ontario shoreline

Property owners affected by flooding from record Lake Ontario water levels can learn how they can get help next week in a meeting hosted by state Sen. Pam Helming and Assemblyman Bob Oaks. An informational meeting on the Lake Ontario Flood Recovery Program will take place from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 23 at the Wallington Fire Department, 7863... more

Why so many want Joseph Amico behind bars

It was quite a surprise to Joseph Amico, age 45, of 7850 Flagler Street, City of Las Vegas, that two Wayne County Sheriff’s Officers were waiting outside a New York City Courtroom on Monday (8/14) morning, waiting to take him into custody. In a Manhattan court, Amico had been charged with making terrorist threats and Aggravated Harassment in the Second... more

Pennsylvania man charged with aggravated DWI in Sodus

On August 14th Troopers arrested Humberto Rodriguez-Cruz, 25, of Chester, Pennsylvania for driving while intoxicated, aggravated driving while intoxicated, failure to dim lights and speeding. Rodriguez-Cruz was stopped on State Route 104 in the Town of Sodus for failing to dim lights and speeding. He was placed under arrest after failing multiple standard field sobriety tests. Rodriguez-Cruz was transported to... more
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