Category: Phelps

Deputies: Minor sent to hospital, Rochester driver ticketed after crash on Rt. 14 in Phelps

Deputies: Minor sent to hospital, Rochester driver ticketed after crash on Rt. 14 in Phelps

Sheriff’s deputies in Ontario County, as well as Phelps Ambulance, and the Oaks Corners Fire Department responded to a two-car crash that happened on Rt. 14 in the town of Phelps. Evan Schiller, 67, of Rochester was traveling on Rt. 14 when ... MORE
Phelps woman sentenced to 2 years in prison for stealing $1 million from Seneca Falls employer released after two months

Phelps woman sentenced to 2 years in prison for stealing $1 million from Seneca Falls employer released after two months

The Phelps woman who stole more than a million dollars from her Seneca Falls employer over the course of years is getting out of prison way before her two-year sentence concludes. The Finger Lakes Times reports that Mike Gelder, the president of ... MORE
Waterloo driver ticketed for DWI after crash on Rt. 14 in Phelps

Waterloo driver ticketed for DWI after crash on Rt. 14 in Phelps

On Sunday around 4 a.m. deputies responded to State Rt. 14 in Phelps for the report of personal injury crash. The crash involved a vehicle colliding into a tree near 2373 State Rt. 14. Deputies determined that the vehicle was traveling south ... MORE
Waterloo man accused of using Phelps business’ fuel card for personal vehicle

Waterloo man accused of using Phelps business’ fuel card for personal vehicle

Sheriff Kevin Henderson says a 38-year-old Waterloo resident was taken into custody on a warrant following an investigation into illegal use of a fuel card from a local business. Neil Amand, 38, of Waterloo is accused of using a fuel card from ... MORE
Deputies: Phelps man charged with grand larceny after stealing, pawning catalytic converters

Deputies: Phelps man charged with grand larceny after stealing, pawning catalytic converters

The Ontario County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a Phelps man following a grand larceny investigation. Deputies say that Michael Heidemann, 37, of Phelps was charged with grand larceny. He’s accused of stealing and pawning multiple catalytic converters between October and ... MORE
Deputies: Phelps driver left scene of crash, later charged with DWI

Deputies: Phelps driver left scene of crash, later charged with DWI

Deputies say a 32-year-old was taken into custody after a single-car property damage crash in the area of Trimble Rd. and State Rt. 488 in Phelps. Brian Joseph, 32, of Phelps is said to have been traveling north when it struck two ... MORE
Geneva man charged with aggravated DWI after crash at busy intersection

Geneva man charged with aggravated DWI after crash at busy intersection

Deputies report the arrest of a 68-year-old Geneva resident following a property damage crash at the intersection of State Routes 414 and 318. Robert Westcott, 68, was charged with aggravated DWI after failing to maintain his lane- striking a street sign. He ... MORE
Deputies: Phelps teen charged with rape after investigation

Deputies: Phelps teen charged with rape after investigation

Deputies arrested a 19-year-old Phelps man following a rape investigation. Wyatt Harrington, a Phelps resident was taken into custody following an investigation into an incident that occurred at an earlier date. Harrington is accused of having sexual intercourse with a person who ... MORE
Phelps wine bar reopens after wall collapses into Flint Creek Falls on Christmas Day

Phelps wine bar reopens after wall collapses into Flint Creek Falls on Christmas Day

Don Miller says it wasn’t easy- but the Waterside Wine Bar and Bistro on Rt. 96 in Phelps is open for business. Again. On Christmas Day a wall collapsed in the basement- exposing the inside of the building to Flint Creek Falls ... MORE
Geneva driver sent to Strong Memorial Hospital after dump truck overturns on CR 6

Geneva driver sent to Strong Memorial Hospital after dump truck overturns on CR 6

Deputies say first responders were called to a one-car rollover crash at the intersection of County Rd. 6 and Gifford Rd. in Phelps on Friday around 3 p.m. John Weaver, 52, of Geneva was traveling north on County Rd. 6 in a ... MORE
Waterloo driver facing a number of charges after incident on County Rd. 6

Waterloo driver facing a number of charges after incident on County Rd. 6

The Ontario County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a Waterloo woman following an incident in Phelps. Deputies arrested 44-year-old Bobbiejo Butler, of Waterloo for driving while ability impaired by drugs, aggravated unlicensed operation, and criminal possession of a controlled substance. The ... MORE
Phelps teen charged with driving drunk, under influence of drugs after Hopwell crash

Phelps teen charged with driving drunk, under influence of drugs after Hopwell crash

Deputies responded to a single-car crash at the intersection of State Rt. 488 and East Ave. in Hopewell on Tuesday around 8:45 p.m. Following an investigation Peter Caito, 19, of Phelps was charged with driving while ability impaired by drugs and alcohol ... MORE
Woman banned from Walmart charged with burglary

Woman banned from Walmart charged with burglary

Police say a 56-year-old Phelps resident who had been banned from Walmart properties was taken into custody following a new larceny investigation. Mary Canne, 56, of Phelps was arrested on Saturday, February 6 around 7:50 p.m. after being observed passing all points ... MORE
Phelps home uninhabitable after blaze

Phelps home uninhabitable after overnight blaze, residents uninjured

A little before 9 p.m. on Thursday deputies, firefighters, and EMS were called to a house in Phelps for the report of a structure fire. Firefighters from Phelps, Shortsville, Clifton Springs, and Oaks Corners all responded to the scene at 58 William ... MORE
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‘Master Distiller’ Peter Cheney opens Smoking Tails Distillery in Phelps

‘Master Distiller’ Peter Cheney opens Smoking Tails Distillery in Phelps

Peter Cheney has gone from funeral director to ‘Master Distiller’, to now opening his very own distillery in the place he calls home. He won the TV show ‘Master Distiller’ and has opened up his very own distillery. It’s called ‘Smoking’ Tails ... MORE