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Canandaigua man accused of causing life threatening injuries to victim during violent domestic incident

Canandaigua man accused of causing life threatening injuries to victim during violent domestic incident
Police say that a woman suffered life threatening injuries at the hands of a 59-year-old Canandaigua man, who was taken into custody on Tuesday after being charged with first-degree assault. Police received information regarding a domestic assault that took place on September 18th and initiated a criminal investigation. Through investigation, police learned that Sebastian J. DiMaggio, 59, of Canandaigua physically... more

Police: Farmington man accused of luring 9-year-old

Police: Farmington man accused of trying to meet child for sex
An Ontario County man is behind bars after attempting to lure a child into meeting for sex. Police arrested Joseph Oberdorf, 27, of Farmington on October 9th. He was charged with attempted luring of a child. Investigators say he made contact online with someone he thought was a child. That person was actually an undercover investigator. Police say that Oberdorf... more

Livonia man accused of robbing, threatening woman in Canandaigua

Livonia man accused of robbing, threatening woman in Canandaigua
The Canandaigua Police Department reports that a Livonia man is in custody after a robbery late last week. On October 11th at 57-year-old Dean Gerken, of Livonia was arrested and charged with third-degree robbery. The charge stems from an incident that occurred the night before – on October 10th around 9:10 p.m. Police say that they responded to a robbery... more

Puppies from ‘Naples 85’ seized in new animal cruelty arrest

Puppies from ‘Naples 85’ seized in new animal cruelty arrest
Six puppies, offspring of one of the ‘Naples 85’ dogs, have been seized by the Ontario County Humane Society. According to the Humane Society, Jane Justice was stopped by an Ontario County sheriff’s deputy in a CVS parking lot in the Town of Richmond on Friday. When the deputy looked in Justice’s vehicle he saw the six puppies living in garbage,... more

Canandaigua City Council hears concerns over sidewalks, trees, and a hedge

Canandaigua City Council hears concerns over sidewalks, trees, and a hedge
It’s expensive preserving history. Even if that history isn’t a physical building, like many think when discussing types of historic preservation. In Canandaigua, city officials are trying to determine the best path forward near Sonnenberg Park. At this point, the future remains unclear. Crumbling sidewalks, trees that are taking over, and a hedge that lines the sidewalk are all concerns.... more

WWE superstar visits 92-year-old fan at Thomson Health nursing home in Canandiagua (video)

WWE superstar visits 92-year-old fan at Thomson Health nursing home in Canandiagua
Pro wrestling legend Mick Foley was in the Finger Lakes to visit 92-year-old Wilma Gibson at the Thomson Health nursing home in Canandiagua. Foley’s grandmother was Gibson’s best friend growing up and they’re both from our region. Gibson’s nursing home has a wish program and she wished to see the former WWE great — and Wednesday, her wish came true!... more

Canandaigua PD search for suspect after woman assaulted with baseball bat

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The Canandaigua Police Department reports that they’re seeking the public’s help locating a suspect involved in an assault, which occurred on October 5th around 8:30 p.m. Police say the assault took place in the area of Chapin and Beemis streets in the city. A female victim was struck several times with a baseball bat and suffered minor injuries. The suspect... more

Police: Rochester man gave Canandaigua PD false ID during traffic stop

Police: Rochester man gave Canandaigua PD false ID during traffic stop
The Canandaigua Police Department reports the arrest of a 20-year-old Rochester resident following a traffic stop on North Main Street in the city on October 9th. Police say the stop happened around 3:05 a.m. when a vehicle was observed speeding. Diego L. Mojena, 20, of Rochester was charged with speeding, aggravated unlicensed operation, false impersonation and DWAI drugs. It is... more

Police: Canandaigua resident failed to register as sex offender after moving

Police: Canandaigua resident failed to register as sex offender after moving
The Canandaigua Police Department reports the arrest of a 48-year-old city resident following his failure to register as a sex offender. Douglas Eggers, 48, of Canandaigua was arrested on October 8th by police; and charged with one count of failing to register as a sex offender. Police say Eggers, who is a Level 2 sex offender, moved to the city... more

Rochester duo arrested on felony drug charges in Ontario County

Rochester duo arrested on felony drug charges in Ontario County
Ontario County Sheriff Kevin Henderson reports the arrest of two Rochester man on felony drug charges following an investigation. Henderson says that Edwin Sanchez-Cruz, 23, and Michael T. Janes, 34, both of Rochester were held on $1,000 cash bail or $2,000 bond after being charged with criminal sale of a controlled substance, a felony. The arrest took place on October... more

Victor man charged with assault after fight last weekend

Victor man charged with assault after fight last weekend
The Ontario County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a Victor man following a physical altercation that left one person with a broken nose. Deputies investigated a fight, which resulted in a male victim being struck in the face with a closed fist. As result, the victim suffered pain, swelling, and a broken nose. The incident occurred on September 29th;... more

WWE superstar Mick Foley visits 92-year-old fan at Canandaigua nursing home

WWE superstar Mick Foley visits 92-year-old fan at Canandaigua nursing home
Former WWE superstar Mick Foley was in the area Wednesday to visit with 92-year-old Wilma Gibson at the Thomson Health nursing home in Canandiagua. Foley’s grandmother was Gibson’s best friend growing up and they’re both from our region. Gibson’s nursing home has a wish program and she wished to see the WWE star — and Wednesday, her wish came true!... more

Canandaigua man busted in FBI investigation into exchange of child porn

Canandaigua man busted in FBI investigation into exchange of child porn
Sheriff Kevin Henderson reports that on Monday deputies arrested a 30-year-old Canandaigua man following an investigation by the FBI’s Child Exploitation Human Trafficking Task Force. Mitchell J. Seweryn, 30, of Canandaigua was charged with promoting an obscene sexual performance by a child. Henderson says that a member of the Ontario County Sheriff’s Office is on the FBI task force leading... more

New group looks to target busy Canandaigua intersection at 5&20, S. Main St.

New group looks to target busy Canandaigua intersection at 5&20, S. Main St.
Whether it’s a tunnel, bridge, road diet, or another intersection – better connecting South Main Street and 5&20 has been a discussion topic for folks living in Canandaigua. City Manager John Goodwin tells the Canandaigua Messenger that ‘no option’ is ‘off the table’ at this point. At this point, the City and Town are working together to form a group.... more

SUNDAY CONVERSATION: Discussing HAB season with Frank DiOrio of Seneca Lake Pure Waters Association (podcast)

SUNDAY CONVERSATION: Discussing HAB season with Frank DiOrio of Seneca Lake Pure Waters Association (podcast)
What’s up with all the algae? While experts and scientists battle with the ‘what’ is causing dozens of blooms each summer in lakes around the region – spotters with one volunteer organization are putting in the work to alert residents about harmful algae blooms; and where they pop up. Seneca Lake Pure Waters Association is that organization, and Frank DiOrio... more
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