Category: Phelps

Deputies: Phelps man took vehicle without owner’s permission

Deputies: Phelps man took vehicle without owner’s permission

The Ontario County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a Phelps man following an investigation into a vehicle that was used without permission. Seth Heers, 23, was charged with third-degree unauthorized use of a motor vehicle on Thursday. Heers is accused of ... MORE
Sheriff: SWAT team executes search in Phelps resulting in felony charge

Sheriff: SWAT team executes search in Phelps resulting in felony drug arrest

Sheriff Kevin Henderson reports that on Wednesday members of the Special Investigations Unit and SWAT team executed a search warrant resulting in felony charges. The search of a County Road 25 home in the town of Phelps occurred at an undisclosed time ... MORE
Deputies: Phelps man charged with aggravated DWI after property damage crash

Deputies: Phelps man charged with aggravated DWI after property damage crash

The Ontario County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a 57-year-old Phelps resident following a property damage accident on Melvin Hill Road. William Charles Oaks, 57, of Phelps was charged with aggravated DWI, leaving the scene of a property damage accident, and ... MORE
Midlakes sixth grader qualifies for National Geographic’s GeoBee

Midlakes sixth grader qualifies for National Geographic’s GeoBee

A sixth grader from Midlakes is the first elementary student from the district to qualify for the National Geographic GeoBee New York State Competition. State champions will receive a medal, $1,000 in cash, and other prizes. They will also win a trip ... MORE
Phelps woman accused of stealing $58K from her employer in Wayne County

Phelps woman accused of stealing $58K from her employer in Wayne County

A Phelps resident has been arrested and accused of embezzling more than $58,000 from her employer in Wayne County. The alleged theft occurred over a period of five years, investigators say. Shannon Forbes, 36, of Phelps was the former bookkeeper for Empire ... MORE
Two in stable condition after serious crash at State Route 318/14 intersection on Saturday

Two in stable condition after serious crash at State Route 318/14 intersection on Saturday

The Ontario County Sheriff’s Office reports the investigation into a crash that occurred on Saturday at the intersection of State Routes 14 and 318 in Phelps. Adam Tanner, of Auburn was traveling south on Route 14 and attempted to make a left ... MORE
Phelps contractor charged with grand larceny

Phelps contractor charged with grand larceny

Sheriff Kevin Henderson reports that on February 14th at approximately 5:40 p.m. deputies arrested a 55-year-old Phelps resident on grand larceny charges following an investigation into contract work. Lawrence Schenk, 55, of Phelps was charged with fourth-degree grand larceny after an investigation ... MORE
Supervisor continues hammering environmental, economic issues in Ontario County

Supervisor Lou Guard continues advocacy on environmental, economic issues in Ontario County

Geneva City Supervisor Lou Guard believes Ontario County is 'healthy', but don't take that assessment as complacency. Guard talked about the progress and growth in Ontario, and the opportunities county government still has in front of it. "It's one of the growing ... MORE
Phelps tech company booming as growth continues into 2020

Phelps tech company booming as growth continues into 2020

Revenue is growing, jobs are being added – and things are going well for Z-Axis Inc., which operates in Phelps. They provide electronic design and contract manufacturing for high-tech companies. A recent feature by the Canandaigua Messenger looks at how business is ... MORE
Phelps woman arrested for leaving fentanyl in reach of children

Phelps woman arrested for leaving fentanyl in reach of children

Deputies say Sierra Trammel, 29, of Phelps was arrested on Tuesday around 1 p.m. for criminal possession of a controlled substance and two counts of endangering the welfare of a child. The arrest stems from a drug investigation that began in late-2019 ... MORE
Supervisor from Manchester focuses on infrastructure, taxes in campaign

Supervisor from Manchester focuses on infrastructure, taxes in campaign

Manchester Town Supervisor Mike Gallahan says running for New York State Assembly in the 131st District first crossed his mind a couple years ago. Then-Assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb, R-Canandaigua, was contemplating a gubernatorial run. That was when Gallahan says he was ... MORE
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Firefighters called to two-alarm fire at Halco in Phelps

UPDATE: Auburn man who worked at Halco airlifted to Strong Memorial Hospital after fire

Sheriff Kevin Henderson provided an update on an injury after the fire on Thursday that prompted a heavy response from first responders around Phelps. He says that Frank Bell, 53, of Auburn was cutting metal with a chop saw in a recycling ... MORE
Fire, News, Ontario County, Phelps
Trial dates set for duo accused of killing man, dumping body along Rt. 96 in Phelps

Trial dates set for duo accused of killing man, dumping body along Rt. 96 in Phelps

A trial date has been set in the Phelps homicide case that gripped Ontario County and the surrounding area last summer. Ontario County Assistant District Attorney Heather Hines said the trial for Omar Antonio Martinez-Salome is scheduled to start May 18th, while ... MORE
Courts, News, Ontario County, Phelps
Girl Scouts from around the Finger Lakes recognized for their efforts in the community

Girl Scouts from around the Finger Lakes recognized for their efforts in the community

Girl Scouts of NYPENN Pathways announced this week that 18 girls from across its council territory earned the prestigious Gold Award, the highest award in Girl Scouting. Since 1916, the Girl Scout Gold Award has stood for excellence and leadership. Over the course ... MORE
Midlakes grad soars in Aspen, takes home silver medal at X Games

Midlakes grad soars in Aspen, takes home silver medal at X Games

A Midlakes grad is making moves – and soaring at the X Games. Kevin Royston took home a silver medal in the Adaptive Snow BikeCross competition. It wasn’t his first appearance or the first time he medaled at the games. He finished ... MORE