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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

Junior from Red Creek HS killed in Arcadia crash

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The Times of Wayne County reports that a 16-year-old from Red Creek was killed in a crash that happened Monday night in Arcadia. Deven Jackson, 16, was killed in the crash on Blue Cut Road. Sources tell the Times that the car he was in left the roadway – struck a utility pole, flipped, and landed in a field. The... more

Deputies: Arcadia man sold another’s EBT card, benefits for crack cocaine

Deputies: Arcadia man sold another’s EBT card, benefits for crack cocaine
Deputies say a 25-year-old Arcadia resident was arrested on multiple charges following a social services investigation in Wayne County. Jason M. Perri, 25, of Arcadia was charged with misuse of food stamps, criminal use of a public benefit card, and petit larceny. He’s accused of taking another person’s benefit card and selling nearly $250 worth of that benefit to another... more

Lyons man critically injured, airlifted from scene of accident on Clark Road

Lyons man critically injured, airlifted from scene of accident on Clark Road
Deputies say a 42-year-old Lyons man is listed in critical condition at Strong Memorial Hospital after a rollover accident on Clark Road in Arcadia on Monday. Around 2:25 pm deputies were called to Clark Road for the report of a vehicle that had crashed. Deputies say that Adam Vanbuskirk, 42, of Lyons failed to negotiate a curve on Clark Road,... more

Cats, dogs seized during animal abuse investigation in Arcadia

The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office says a Town of Galen couple was arrested on an animal abuse charge following an investigation that took place at a residence in Arcadia. Deputies were assisted by Arcadia Town Code Enforcement, a Wayne County Animal Cruelty Investigator and a Veterinarian Technician. Deputies charged Nicholas J. Rosario, 24, and Darlene H. Humby, 41, both of... more

Liverpool man accused of stealing timber from Wayne Co. residence

Deputies say a Liverpool man was arrested after an investigation into stolen timber. Christopher G. Devay, 31, was charged with grand larceny after that investigation, in which he is accused of taking timber from an address in Arcadia. Deputies say the stolen timber came from an address on Eckert Road, which they did not release. The theft took place in... more
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