Category: Police Beat

Sheriff: Deputy stabbed multiple times after incident that led to standoff in Cayuga County

UPDATE: Man charged with felony assault on officer after stabbing, standoff with police in Cayuga County

Sheriff Brian Schenck provided a detailed update Saturday morning on the standoff and assault on a police officer that happened during the late-afternoon hours in Cayuga. Around 5 p.m. on Friday two deputies and one New York State police officer responded to ... MORE
Deputies: Lyons man violated court order, charged

Deputies: Lyons man violated court order, charged with criminal contempt

The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a Lyons man following an investigation into a domestic incident. Deputies arrested Jonathan Ivey, 38, for criminal contempt after violating a stay away order of protection. That court order had been issued on ... MORE
Police: Seneca Falls driver charged with DWI after traffic stop

Police: Seneca Falls driver charged with DWI after traffic stop

Police say a 30-year-old Seneca Falls resident was charged with DWI after a traffic stop on Ovid Street over the weekend. It happened Sunday around 7:12 p.m. when officers initiated a traffic stop. The driver, identified as Brandon McCann, 30, of Seneca ... MORE
Deputies: Lyons man found with drugs, weapon during traffic stop

Deputies: Lyons man found with drugs, weapon during traffic stop

The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a Lyons man following a traffic stop on Geneva Street over the weekend. It happened on Saturday around 5:30 p.m., according to deputies. Gregory Parker, 57, of Lyons was charged with criminal possession ... MORE
Deputies: Clyde man charged with harassment, endangering welfare of child

Deputies: Clyde man charged with harassment, endangering welfare of child

Deputies report the arrest of a Clyde man after a domestic incident that happened on October 19th at a residence on Lyons Merrengo Road. Bruce DuPaul, 51, of Galen was charged with endangering the welfare of a child and second-degree harassment. It’s ... MORE
Rep. Reed: Local, federal authorities investigating after incident at home involving dead animal, brick

Rep. Reed: Local, federal authorities investigating after incident at home involving dead animal, brick

Congressman Tom Reed released a statement on Friday after an unusual and threatening set of circumstances unfolded at his family’s home. “Today my family and I were threatened at our home in Corning,” Rep. Reed began in a statement. “The cowards used ... MORE
Auburn driver charged with aggravated DWI after one-car crash Seneca Falls intersection

DWI crash in Seneca Falls leaves Auburn driver facing several charges

Police report charges filed against an Auburn driver following a personal injury crash at the intersection of State Routes 5 and 318 in the town of Seneca Falls. It happened on Thursday around 9:30 p.m. when the Seneca Falls Police Department investigated ... MORE
Police say multiple arrests made after chaotic protest scene at IPD headquarters

Police say multiple arrests made after chaotic protest scene at IPD headquarters

Police say a protest at Ithaca PD headquarters started after officers were blocked from attempting to respond to a ‘shots fired’ call during the afternoon rush hour on Thursday. IPD said in a release that a sergeant was attempting to leaving police ... MORE
Sheriff: Standoff at vacant building along 5&20 ends peacefully in Cayuga County

Sheriff: Standoff at vacant building along 5&20 ends peacefully in Cayuga County

Sheriff Brian Schenck says that around 6:15 p.m. law enforcement was called to an address on Clark Street Road (5&20) in the town of Aurelius for the report of subjects entering and occupying a vacant residence. Upon arrival, deputies and state police ... MORE
Police: Investigation underway after shots fired near Tompkins County DSS building

Police: Investigation underway after shots fired near Tompkins County DSS building

Police say that on Thursday around 5 p.m. the Tompkins County 911 Center took multiple calls for shots fired in the area of the Tompkins County Department of Social Services building on West State Street. Upon arrival officers spoke with several witnesses ... MORE
Deputies: Newark man charged with assault after hitting, choking woman in front of kids

Deputies: Newark man charged with assault after hitting, choking woman in front of kids

The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a Newark man following an investigation into a violent domestic incident. It happened in the town of Arcadia. Deputies say Jaeson Bridgeman, 40, of Newark was reportedly involved in a physical altercation with ... MORE
Multiple felony charges filed after drug investigation in Newark

Multiple felony charges filed after drug investigation in Newark

The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office says a Newark resident was taken into custody on drug charges after an investigation that began in the beginning of the year. Rebecca Lichorowic, 37, of Newark is accused of selling heroin on two separate occasions in ... MORE
Cortland woman charged with neglec

Woman charged with neglecting horses in Cayuga County says she had agreement with property owners

After a Cortland woman was charged with overdriving a half-dozen horses, leaving them malnourished at a property in Cayuga County, she has promised action after saying the owners of the property failed to provide adequate care to the animals. New York State ... MORE
Deputies: Sodus man faces felony charge after domestic investigation

Deputies: Sodus man faces felony charge after domestic investigation

Deputies report a felony arrest after a domestic incident in the town of Lyons on Thursday. The arrest happened around 5:30 p.m., when Anthony Hall, 48, of Sodus was taken into custody. He was charged with felony criminal contempt after violating a ... MORE
Homicide investigation underway in Tompkins County

Homicide investigation underway in Tompkins County

The Ithaca Police Department reports that they were assisted by multiple agencies after a homicide during the evening hours on Wednesday. It happened in the 500 block of West State Street in the city of Ithaca around 10:30 p.m. Officers responded to ... MORE
Police: Geneva man charged with kidnapping after domestic incident

Police: Geneva man charged with kidnapping after domestic incident

The Geneva Police Department reports the arrest of a 44-year-old city resident on a felony kidnapping charge after investigation. It stemmed from a domestic incident, according to police. They said that Marco Almonte, 44, was charged with second-degree kidnapping. Almonte is accused ... MORE
Former Seneca County Finance Director

Former Seneca County finance director has new court date set for December

A former Seneca County official will likely have her day in court. Or at least that’s what is scheduled at this point. The Finger Lakes Times reports that Brandi Deeds, now Brandi Sheppard, following her October 10th marriage to former Seneca County ... MORE
Troopers ask for public’s help after unknown male tried luring Amish children in Junius

Troopers ask for public’s help after unknown male tried luring Amish children in Junius

New York State Police in Waterloo are seeking the public’s help as they investigate a suspicious incident which occurred in the Town of Junius. It was reported to Troopers that an older heavyset white male, approached an Amish buggy occupied by several ... MORE