Families: Loved ones in Sodus nursing home are in imminent danger

Families: Loved ones in Sodus nursing home are in imminent danger
Some folks believe it’s a matter of life or death. Families are outraged at the condition residents of a Wayne County nursing home are forced to live in. WHEC has been investigating Sodus Rehabilitation and Nursing Center for more than a year; and that investigation has resulted in a number of one-on-one interviews, as well as exclusive video showcasing the... more

Rollover accident leads to DWI charge for Sodus woman

Rollover accident leads to DWI charge for Sodus woman
Deputies say a Sodus woman was arrested for DWI after an accident on Fish Farm Road, which happened on Sunday. Angelita S. Silva, 50, was charged with driving while intoxicated, having no license, and moving from lane unsafely. The arrest stems from a single-vehicle accident, in which her car overturned onto its roof after exiting the road. She was processed... more

Sodus man charged with felony DWI after traffic stop

Sodus man charged with DWI after traffic stop
Deputies say a 51-year-old Sodus man was arrested on felony DWI charges after it was determined he didn’t have a license following a traffic stop. Alan H. Brown, 51, of Sodus was stopped for having a malfunctioning headlight and failing to keep right on Lake Road in Sodus. Investigation determined that he was intoxicated. After being transported to the Sheriff’s... more

Deputies: Sodus man threw chair at family member, injured them

Deputies: Sodus man threw chair at family member, injured them
Deputies in Wayne County arrested a 34-year-old Sodus man following an alleged domestic incident. Brandon C. Ikeler, 34, of Sodus was arrested and charged with criminal mischief and harassment after allegedly throwing a chair at a family member. That individual suffered minor injuries as result of the incident. Deputies say that the chair, and kitchen cabinets were damaged. Ikeler was... more

Sheriff: Sodus man with felony convictions beat victim with golf club during assault

Sheriff: Sodus man with felony convictions had stun gun in car
Wayne County Sheriff Barry Virts reports that a Sodus man, who has multiple felony convictions, was arrested again stemming from an investigation into a June incident. The arrest took place after a traffic stop on Ridge Road in Sodus. According to deputies, Robert W. Manning, 53, was stopped for traffic violations, at which point a warrant for his arrest was... more

Local woman says nursing home in Wayne County is neglecting her mom

Local woman says nursing home in Wayne County is neglecting her mom
Lekeisha Denman-Duvall is having trouble sleeping. “It is very upsetting. I cry,” she says. She says she took pictures of her mom, Susan Denman’s, room at “Blossom View Nursing Home.” “There was pee that was dried up,” she claims. “Like she had been laying in it. The drawers were moldy, they were so disgusting.” Denman-Duvall says her mom suffers from... more

Deputies: Three arrests after alleged dispute in Sodus

Deputies: Three arrests after alleged dispute in Sodus
Three people were arrested on Saturday following what appears to be an intentional dispute. The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office responded to the area of Old Ridge Road in Sodus, after receiving a report of a disturbance that involved three men with weapons. Deputies arrested Joshua Jackson and Dashawn Faniel, both of Sodus, and Jonathan Ivey of Newark on September 1.... more

Deputies return to Sodus farm where mother, toddler vanished

Deputies have returned to the Sodus farm where an 18-year-old mother and her 14-month-old son went missing back in May. Selena Hidalgo-Calderon was found dead, her body in a bag buried at the farm on Joy Road on May 16. Her son, Owen Hidalgo-Calderon, remains missing. Sheriff Barry Virts says the investigation is ongoing, giving no indication as to why... more

Man accused in death of Wayne County mother pleads guilty

One of the men accused in the death of Wayne County mother Julie Martin pleaded guilty Thursday to her murder. Prosecutors say Knowledge Couser was dating Martin’s daughter at the time. Couser, Martin’s daughter Jasmine Harlee, and two other men were all charged with the crime. The sheriff says they allegedly did it for the insurance money. Deputies found Martin... more

Woman killed after being hit by vehicle near Sodus Bay

First responders say a woman was killed in Sodus on Saturday after being struck by a vehicle. The investigation remains active. Raymond Terry, of Wolcott was driving on Ridge Road before State Route 104 when his vehicle struck the victim, who was identified as a 94-year-old resident. She was on her way to the mailbox, according to first responders. The... more

Police investigate stabbing in Newark; victim airlifted to Strong Memorial Hospital

Police are investigating a stabbing that happened in Newark during the early-morning hours on Sunday, according to the Newark Police Department. The stabbing happened on Siegreist Street around 3:30 am following an altercation between two individuals. They say Ryan Daniel, 30, of Sodus had been stabbed in the lower back. He was driven to Newark Wayne Community Hospital and stabilized.... more

Deputies: Sodus teen harassed mother, damaged door during incident

Deputies say a Sodus woman was arrested after damaging and stealing property owned by her mother. Jacklyn M. Hofer, 17, of Sodus was charged with petit larceny, criminal mischief and harassment after causing damage to a door and stealing money from her mother. Deputies say Hofer was arraigned and released on her own recognizance. The teen will appear in Sodus... more

DEC extends deadline for Lake Ontario flood relief funds

Senator Pam Helming announced that the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation has extended the application deadline for the Lake Ontario General Permit as well as the expiration date of the permit. This will allow property owners affected by last year’s devastating Lake Ontario flooding and the resulting shoreline erosion and damage to continue to make necessary repairs to... more

Victor man leads deputies on pursuit through Wayne County

The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office says a late-night pursuit on Sunday resulted in a number of charges, and moved through three different communities around 10 pm. Deputies say Anthony J. Tiberio, 31, of Victor passed a marked patrol car with mounted license plate readers, which activated an alarm for a stolen vehicle from Ohio. Tiberio failed to stop for patrols... more

Waterloo man gets life for Sodus murder

A Waterloo man may spend the rest of his life behind bars for killing his former girlfriend in Sodus nearly two years ago. Wayne County Judge John Nesbitt sentenced Alvin “Ray” Pinkard Sr., 62, to the maximum sentence of 25 years-to-life in prison Thursday in county court. In May, Pinkard was convicted of second- degree murder in the October 2016... more

Four hospitalized after Sodus crash on Rt. 104

Deputies say four people were transported to Strong Memorial Hospital with non-life threatening injuries after an accident on Saturday around 11:59 pm in Sodus. Deputies responded to a two-car accident on State Route 104 near the intersection of Pratt Road in Sodus, and upon investigation determined that a vehicle operated by Deanna M. McGarr, 48, of Sodus attempted to make... more
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