Category: Phelps

Police: Phelps man violates protective order, attacks person in Canandaigua

Police: Phelps man violates protective order, attacks person in Canandaigua

Deputies say a 26-year-old Phelps man violated a court order and attacked a person in Canandaigua. Chad Featherly, 26, was arrested on several charges following two separate incidents at a Camelot Court residence. Investigators say Featherly was repeatedly sending text messages to ... MORE
Phelps teen ticketed after crash on Rt. 488 in Ontario County

Phelps teen ticketed after crash on Rt. 488 in Ontario County

The Ontario County Sheriff’s Office responded to a personal injury crash on Thursday along with a number of other first responders. Morgan Scofield, 18, of Phelps was attempting to turn out of a driveway onto Route 488 when Gabrielle Young, 25, of ... MORE
Phelps woman admits to stealing $760K from employer in Waterloo

Phelps woman admits to stealing $760K from employer in Waterloo

A Phelps woman has admitted to writing herself more than $760,000 in checks on behalf of her former employer Finger Lakes Conveyers. Karen Owens admitted to the crimes, which she said happened between 2011 and 2017. Finger Lakes Conveyers is located in ... MORE
Waterloo man identified as fugitive, wanted in Tennessee for aggravated robbery

Waterloo man identified as fugitive, wanted in Tennessee for aggravated robbery

The Ontario County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a 36-year-old Waterloo resident following a traffic stop on State Route 96. Alexander LeRoy, 36, of Waterloo was stopped in the town of Phelps for failing to keep right, moving from lane unsafely, ... MORE
Oaks Corners Post Office shuts down, residents scramble to get mail in Phelps

Oaks Corners Post Office shuts down, residents scramble to get mail in Phelps

How do you get your mail? In the hamlet of Oaks Corners people go to the post office to get it. There is no delivery, and now, the post office doesn’t even have a home. It operated out of a residence on ... MORE
News, Ontario County, Phelps
Deputies: Phelps man charged with grand larceny after investigation

Deputies: Phelps man charged with grand larceny after investigation at rental property in Ontario County

The Ontario County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a 32-year-old Phelps man following an investigation into trees that were cut down at a property without consent. Raymond Tortorello Jr., 32, of Phelps is accused of requesting a group of workers cut ... MORE
Ontario County Board of Supervisors implements hiring freeze at lengthy meeting

Ontario County Board of Supervisors implements hiring freeze

The Ontario County Board of Supervisors met Thursday making significant moves amid concerns of the COVID-19 pandemic. The Board originally planned to meet at the Finger Lakes Community College, but the meeting was held online via the WebEx conferencing service due to ... MORE
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