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‘SHE WANTED HELP’: Family members say Waterloo woman sought help repeatedly before double-fatal shooting (full coverage)

Family members say more should have been done to help their mother. Especially after she sought help from agencies and authorities in the days leading up to Lori McConnell’s violent murder. She was shot to death alongside a Seneca Falls resident, identified by police on Monday as Charles Andrus. The third victim of last Tuesday’s violent shooting survived, and was... more

Auburn police: Man caught with child pornography after 10-month investigation

n Auburn man has been arrested for having child porn, according to the Auburn Police Department. Jeffrey M. Lee, 48, of 53 Bradford St., was charged with possession of sexual performance by a child, police said. Lee’s arrest came after a 10-month investigation, police said. He was remanded to the Cayuga County Jail after being arraigned, police said. Lee is... more

Details emerge about alleged fake cop in Naples

The Naples man charged with criminal impersonation for allegedly falsely representing himself as a law officer actually was a part-time investigator in the Monroe County Medical Examiner’s Office starting in October 2007. He was fired four months later, according to county spokesman Jesse Sleezer. These and other details emerged Tuesday about Paul Gullo, 41, who was charged by New York... more

Police: Felony drug arrest made after cocaine, heroin sold in Canandaigua

On Tuesday at approximately 5:40 pm officers of the Canandaigua Police Department with the assistance of the Ontario County Sheriff’s Office, arrested a 24-year-old following a drug investigation. Peter A. Dau, 24, was charged with criminal sale of a controlled substance in the third degree. It’s alleged that the Dau sold heroin and cocaine while in the City of Canandaigua.... more

Physical confrontation leads to charges for two Macedon men

Deputies say a pair of Macedon men were arrested on Tuesday following a disturbance on Lapham Street during the evening hours. Around 8:54 pm Raymond Durant Jr., 54, and Zachary S. Feldman, 29, both of Lapham Street were involved in a physical confrontation outside their residences. At one point, Feldman allegedly pointed an electronic stun gun at Durant, and in... more

Canandaigua woman stole $3K from employer in Hopewell

The Ontario County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a 46-year-old Canandaigua woman on grand larceny charges following a theft from her employer. Melissa A. Hardy, 46, was charged with third-degree grand larceny after stealing more than $3,000 from her employer in Hopewell. She was taken to the Ontario County Jail for pre-arraignment detention. Arraignment took place at the Ontario... more

Clifton Springs man charged with felony DWI, resisting arrest after traffic stop

Deputies say a Clifton Springs man was arrested on multiple charges – including felony DWI after a traffic stop on Brown Road in the Town of Manchester on Sunday. Around 8:53 pm Brent Thomas Bond, 35, of Clifton Springs was charged with felony driving while intoxicated after refusing to comply with orders to exit his vehicle. As result of the... more

Ontario County Traffic Safety Board

The Ontario County Traffic Safety Board will hold its Summer OPEN HOUSE on Wednesday, August 8th, 2018 from 10AM – 12PM at the Ontario County Safety Training Facility located at 2914 County Road 48, Canandaigua, NY 14424. Numerous traffic safety initiatives and programs from Ontario County and throughout the state will be featured including the NYSP seatbelt “convincer”, Seneca County... more

Canandaigua man accused of imprisoning teen during Saltonstall St. incident

The Canandaigua Police Department says an arrest has been made after an investigation, which began in late-May. Carlos H. Arita-Perez, 49, of Canandaigua was charged with second-degree unlawful imprisonment after an incident on May 25th. Arita-Perez is accused of forcefully restraining a teenage victim during an incident on May 25th around 8:30 am. The incident took place on Saltonstall Street... more

Romulus man trapped neighbor’s dog in steel box, left outside for hours

Deputies say a 59-year-old Romulus man was arrested on misdemeanor animal torture charges after trapping his neighbors dog in a steel box. Jeffrey L. Vanhorn, 59, of Iron Bridge Road was charged with torturing an animal under agriculture and markets law following an investigation into a trapped dog. Vanhorn is said to have trapped his neighbor’s dog in a steel... more

Deputies: Ontario man threatened landlord with metal object

Deputies say a man threatened his landlord with a metal object during a dispute in the Town of Ontario on Monday. Around 11:50 am deputies were called to 2275 Route 104 and arrested Leo D. Jones, 44, of Ontario with menacing in the second degree. Jones is accused of threatening his landlord with a metal object during an incident involving... more

State police: Three arrested on drug charges in Sennett

Three people were arrested Monday after state troopers found marijuana and ecstasy during a routine traffic stop, police said. According to New York State Police, at around 9:20 p.m. Monday, troopers stopped Tory K. Lang, 30, of Syracuse, on Route 5 in Sennett for having an inadequate exhaust. Initially, police said, Lang and passenger Jerad A. Stiles, 29, of Auburn,... more

County attorney says CIN police have no authority without reservation

Seneca County Attorney Frank Fisher said the recently announced Cayuga Indian Nation Police Department has no police authority because the Nation does not have a reservation. “This is just my opinion, but they do not have the authority to enforce state laws on property owned by the Cayugas unless an official reservation is created,” Fisher said recently. “Anyone enforcing the... more

Pennsylvania man arrested after domestic in Seneca Falls

Police say a 57-year-old Pennsylvania man was arrested and charged with harassment following a domestic incident with a female on July 12th. Around 8:50 pm Stephen C. Brody, 57, of Burnville, Pennsylvania was charged with second-degree harassment after engaging in a physical altercation with a female victim. He was released on his own recognizance. An order of protection was issued... more

Police: Syracuse man displayed gun, robbed Auburn convenience store

A Syracuse man has been arrested for allegedly robbing an Auburn convenience store early Monday. Auburn police officers were dispatched to Byrne Dairy at 70 Arterial East in Auburn for a robbery. The suspect was identified as a man wearing all black. The man entered the store, displayed a handgun and demanded money from a clerk, according to a news... more

Drunk driver crashes through barn, destroys stored Mustang in Palmyra

State Police out of Lyons received a 911 call from a driver on Saturday at 3:26 a.m., stating he just plowed through a barn on Jeffrey Road in the Town of Palmyra. The driver, James Paro II, 25, of Palmyra told the 911 operator he also called an Uber Driver to come to the scene to give him a ride... more

Parents arrested after DWI crash in Wayne Co.

The Wayne County Office of the Sheriff reported the arrests on Thursday (7/12) at 10 p.m. of a Newark couple following an investigation into a motor vehicle collision on Parker Road in the Town of Arcadia. The Sheriff’s Office responded to the area of Parker Road and Hyman Road where deputies discovered a 2003 Dodge Caravan driven by John R.... more
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