Avoca man released after stealing vehicle, faces felony charge

Avoca man released after stealing vehicle, faces felony charge
Deputies say an Avoca man stole a vehicle from Reservoir Road on Tuesday. James Sick, 28, of Avoca was arrested after deputies responded to the area for the report of a male actively trying to steal a vehicle. Sick was determined to have taken the vehicle without the owner’s permission. He was subsequently charged with grand larceny, a felony. He... more

Steuben man charged with forcible touching

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Deputies arrested a 24-year-old Bath resident following an investigation into an alleged sexual assault of a person under 17. Hunter Lee, 24, of Bath was charged with forcible touching. He’s accused of touching an intimate part of the victim. Lee was also charged with endangering the welfare of a child. He was held at the Steuben County Jail and will... more

Honeoye heading to Class D regional with 6-5 win over Avoca

Honeoye heading to Class D regional with 6-5 win over Avoca
Honeoye’s Dom Trippi drew a walk with two outs in the 6th inning followed by a steal of second base with Jacob Slocum already on third. Trippi made it safely to second after a wild throw which allowed Slocum to score the game-winning run for Honeoye which sends the Bulldogs to the NYSPHSAA Class D Far West Regional on Saturday.... more

FingerLakes1.com launches Patreon to support continued growth in local digital content

FingerLakes1.com launches Patreon to continue growth in digital content
FingerLakes1.com has officially launched a Patreon Support model, for readers, viewers, and listeners who want to support our mission. For 20 years now, FingerLakes1.com has focused on delivering news and information in a unique, interactive way and on a relentless, 24/7. 365 day a year publishing schedule. Whether that’s live-streaming local high school basketball throughout the winter, or showcasing in-depth... more

Police: Massachusetts man charged with sexually abusing child in Steuben County

Police: Massachusetts man charged with sexually abusing child in Steuben County
New York State Police arrested a man from Massachusetts after he allegedly sexually abused a child under the age of 11. Troopers said they were notified about a potential case of child sex abuse by the Steuben County Child Protection Services. Police said between February and March 2017, 38-year-old Adam Sullivan touched a child under the age of 11 in... more

Deputies: Woman stole over $3,000 from Seneca County business

Deputies say a 59-year-old Avoca resident was charged with grand larceny and falsifying business records after an alleged $3,000 theft from a Town of Lodi business at an earlier date. Michelle M. Cornaire, 59, was charged with third-degree grand larceny and first-degree falsifying business records after allegedly stealing more than $3,000 from a local business in Lodi. Deputies say she... more

Bath man charged with forcible touching in Steuben Co.

Steuben County Sheriff Jim Allard reports that on Tuesday a Bath man was arrested after touching an intimate part of a child’s body. Deputies arrested Steven L. Sutfin, 54, of Bath for Forcible Touching and Endangering the Welfare of a child. It is alleged that Sutfin knowingly acted in a manner likely to be injurious to the physical, mental or... more

Deputies: Savona woman was driving stolen car

Steuben County Sheriff Jim Allard reports that on Wednesday, January 3rd deputies arrested a Savona woman for possessing stolen property following an incident in the Town of Avoca. Louann Labarr, 61, was charged with third-degree criminal possession of stolen property, which is a Class D felony. She is accused of possessing and driving a stolen vehicle on State Route 415... more

Big 3rd quarter leads Penn Yan girls past Mynderse (W-FL round-up 1/2)

In a game pitting a pair of Finger Lakes East girls teams with 1 league loss, the upstart Penn Yan Lady Mustangs hosted Mynderse and found themselves trailing the visiting Blue Devils by 4 at halftime.  Penn Yan would outscore Mynderse 21-8 in the third quarter to run away with a 59-53 win to remain just one-game behind league leading... more

Steuben County man arrested in year-long Maryland child porn case

A man from Avoca was arrested Monday after a year-long investigation into child pornography. Investigators said they were contacted in August 2016 by the Frederick County Sheriff’s Office in Maryland about a potential child pornography case. The investigators in Maryland said 26-year-old Nunziato Nirelli in Steuben County was soliciting photos from a 15-year-old girl in Maryland. Investigators in Steuben County... more

NY troopers help rescue dozens of puppies after Steuben Co. crash

Dozens of puppies are expected to be OK after a box van they were being transported in crashed in Steuben County Tuesday. According to New York State Police, the crash happened on Interstate 86 in the Town of Avoca. Troopers said a box van driven by Emily Woodrum of Missouri was carrying more than 100 puppies when she lost control... more