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Drug take back program happening throughout Wayne County

Wayne County police to collect unused drugs
Wayne County Sheriff Barry Virts said all law enforcement agencies in the county will take part in the Oct. 26 national pharmaceutical collection day. Expired, unused and unwanted medication will be accepted from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at these locations: Clyde Police Department — Galen’s Express Lane, 17 Sodus St. Sheriff’s Office — Lyons National Bank, 2 Forgham St. (Route 31).... more

Wayne County fire chief accused of stealing bingo money

Wayne County fire chief accused of stealing bingo money
A local fire chief is facing felony charges following an investigation into stolen bingo money from the department and community he served. Troopers say that 27-year-old Kyle M. Verstraete, of Newark was charged with falsifying business records, a felony; as well as one count of petit larceny. It’s allegedly that Verstraete, while serving as Marbletown Fire Chief in Wayne County,... more

Wayne County battles drug addiction with mobile van

Wayne County battles drug addiction with mobile van
It has been just over a year since the Department of Mental Health, Wayne Behavioral Health Network opened the doors of the Open Access Center, an out-treatment facility located at the Public Health Building on Nye Road in Lyons. The team of drug experts are providing support and care to those with a heroin, opioid or any other addition issues,... more

Wayne County marks reopening of bridge in Arcadia

Geneva motel’s secrets exposed by former housekeeper
The Arcadia Zurich Road bridge replacement project has been completed. Kevin Rooney, Wayne County’s superintendent of public works, said the new $1.72 million span over Ganargua Creek replaces a previous steel-girder structure, which had an open steel-grate deck. The new bridge is a single-span steel girder structure with a concrete deck, and the center pier was removed to improve water... more

Deputies: Newark man struck woman repeatedly, shoved her out of moving vehicle in Arcadia

Deputies: Newark man hit woman repeatedly, shoved her out of moving vehicle
The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a Newark man following an investigation into a domestic incident that occurred in the Town of Arcadia. On August 12th at approximately 12:46 a.m. Marshall D. Watson, 60, of Newark was charged with first-degree reckless endangerment, and third-degree assault after the investigation. It is alleged that Watson struck a female victim... more

Newark man arrested on burglary, grand larceny charges following investigation

Newark man arrested on burglary, grand larceny charges following investigation
Deputies report the arrest of a Newark man on burglary and grand larceny charges following an investigation, which was initiated on July 18th. Bishop E. Jones, 21, of Newark was arrested after the investigation was conducted regarding that burglary at an address on Buffalo Road in the Town of Arcadia. It is alleged that Jones entered a residence while the... more

Newark motorcyclist airlifted after serious crash

Newark motorcyclist airlifted after serious crash
Deputies say that a Newark motorcyclist had to be airlifted from a serious one-vehicle crash along Old Lyons and Bloom roads early-Saturday. Deputies responded to Old Lyons Road and Bloom Road in the Town of Arcadia for the reported motorcyclist down in the roadway. Deputies arrived to find Ronald D. Mack Jr, 44, of Newark, lying in the roadway. Mack... more

Deputies: Arcadia man held handgun to girlfriend’s head during domestic incident

Deputies: Arcadia man held handgun to girlfriend’s head during domestic incident
Deputies arrested an Arcadia man after he allegedly held a gun to his girlfriend’s head during a domestic incident. Brandon Giovannini, 35, of Arcadia was charged with criminal possession of a weapon and menacing after the incident, in which he’s accused of placing a handgun to the side of the woman’s head. A verbal dispute escalated, which resulted in the... 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

Arcadia man charged with endangering the welfare of a child

Arcadia man charged with endangering the welfare of a child
The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a 26-year-old Arcadia resident following a domestic incident on Sunday. Deputies arrested Brian Vanwinkle, 26, of Arcadia for endangering the welfare of a child. They say the arrest stems from an incident at Houses Motel where Vanwinkle is accused of kicking a door, and nearly striking a 4-year-old child. He then... more

Verkey breezes by challenger in GOP caucus

Verkey breezes by challenger in GOP caucus
Town Supervisor Chuck Verkey won his first four-year term in 2015 as a Republican running on the Democratic ticket. He won’t have to do the same thing this time around. Verkey bested challenger Brad Steve 133-73 in a Republican caucus Thursday night at Newark High School to gain the GOP nomination for supervisor. Meanwhile, Dawn Pisciotti, wife of former Wayne... more

SUNDAY CONVERSATION: Wayne Co. Sheriff Barry Virts talks contract negotiations, mugshot ban, and more

SUNDAY CONVERSATION: Wayne County Sheriff Barry Virts talks
Wayne County Sheriff Bary Virts discusses the challenges of running a department that’s mid-contract negotiations, and also coping with the widespread shortage of law enforcement prospects. He also tackles some of the statewide initiatives that could prove to be difficult for law enforcement to manage – like the controversial mugshot proposal, which would ban law enforcement agencies from releasing arrest... more

Deputies: Arcadia man smashes out glass pane, punches woman in the face

Deputies: Arcadia man smashes out glass pane, punches woman in the face
Deputies report the arrest of a Palmyra man on multiple charges following a domestic incident, which occurred on Sunday in the Town of Arcadia. Around 2:57 a.m. on Sunday, deputies were called to an incident, in which Amod R. Brundidge, 28, was accused of smashing out a glass pane in order to illegally enter into a home. While inside the... more

Lyons man faces felony charges after DWI crash in Arcadia last month

Lyons man faces felony charges after DWI crash in Arcadia last month
Deputies say a Lyons man faces felony charges following a weeks-long investigation into a property damage accident in Arcadia last month. Christopher McConnon, 51, of Lyons was arrested following the blood results from a property damage accident, which happened on December 17th, 2018. Those results showed that his blood-alcohol content was 0.18 percent. As result, McConnon was charged with felony... more

SUNDAY CONVERSATION: Teamsters rep says prolonged process a ‘massive failure’ for Wayne County

SUNDAY CONVERSATION: Teamsters rep says prolonged process a ‘massive failure’ for Wayne County
According to Chris Toole, of Teamsters Local 118 — based out of Rochester — one group of local law enforcement officers are desperate for parity. This week, Toole sat down in-studio to discuss ongoing negotiations between the deputies of Wayne County and County Government — who he says walked away from the table recently. While additional meetings are set to... more

Deputies: Arcadia woman had BAC over three-times the legal limit during wreck

Deputies: Arcadia woman had BAC over three-times the legal limit during wreck
Deputies say an Arcadia woman was recently charged with DWI after a lengthy investigation into a one-car property damage accident that happened in October. The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office reports that on October 20th, 2018 they responded to a crash where the driver, identified as 29-year-old Anna J. Skeels, of Arcadia collided with a utility pole. Deputies say Skeels refused... more

Newark man hurt after flipping ATV in Arcadia

Newark man hurt after flipping ATV in Arcadia
Deputies say a 55-year-old Newark man was transported by ambulance to Newark-Wayne Community Hospital after an ATV accident Friday afternoon. Ricky C. VanWinkly, 55, suffered minor lacerations to the back of his neck after losing control of his ATV while attempting to travel down an embankment on private property. The accident happened near 2335 Ford Road in Arcadia. Newark Fire... more
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