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Police officer charged with conspiracy in Sodus double murder extradited to New York

Police officer charged with conspiracy in Sodus double murder extradited to New York
According to The Moore County News Press, Bron Bohlar was extradited to New York Tuesday night on conspiracy charges related to the deaths of a couple in Sodus. 34-year-old Bohlar, a police officer in Sunray, Texas, has been charged with conspiracy in the 2nd degree. According to investigators, he was allegedly part of the conspiracy that led to the shooting deaths of... more

LATEST: Another Sunray police officer arrested, charges not related to Sodus murders

BREAKING: Texas cop becomes third arrest in Sodus double-murder
The Moore County News Press in Texas is reporting that the acting chief of the Sunray Police Department is being held on a charge of tampering with a governmental document. The news outlet, quoting a press release from the Texas Department of Public Safety, said that acting chief Joseph Flores was arrested in Dumas, Texas, on Friday. Christine Callanan, Wayne... more

HOMICIDE IN SODUS: Deputies believe killing was planned, victim’s ex and new boyfriend charged

ARRESTS IN SODUS: Ex of victim, and her current husband charged in double homicide
Arrests have been made in the double homicide that rocked the Village of Sodus last month. In late-October, 24-year-old Amber Washburn and 28-year-old Josh Niles were murdered in broad daylight. Their four-year-old son witnessed the tragedy. On Monday night at a press conference Wayne County Sheriff Barry Virts announced that Niles’ ex-wife, 25-year-old Charlene Childers, and her boyfriend, 32-year-old Timothy... more

Digging deeper into the arrest of Timothy Dean as double homicide investigation moves forward

Ex-girlfriend arrested as double homicide investigation continues in Sodus
Media is learning more about the ex-girlfriend of the man killed in Sodus last week, and her current husband, who are facing child abuse charges. 25-year-old Charlene Childers and 32-year-old Timothy Dean are facing charges stemming from an incident that happened in May in Texas. Childers has two children with 28 –year-old Joshua Niles. He and his girlfriend, 24-year-old Amber... more

Sodus community ponders what a year marked by violence means for their small town

Sodus community ponders what a year marked by violence means for their small town
As he watched a helicopter hover above his apple orchards last Monday, Mike Beckens knew something was wrong. Very wrong. In the hours after an unknown male suspect fled after fatally shooting two people in the Village of Sodus, Beckens said he felt uneasy as police vehicles repeatedly sped past his farm just outside of the village. The state police helicopter floating overhead confirmed the intensity of... more

Students return to school in Sodus following double murder

Students return to school in Sodus following double murder
Wednesday is expected to be a tough day for students in Sodus – as they return to school two days removed from the violent murder of a young couple. The suspect remains at-large. Kids are going back to school for the first time since going into lockdown on Monday around 2 p.m. School was cancelled on Tuesday, as authorities searched... more

Unable to locate shooter, law enforcement scales back search after Sodus double homicide

SHOOTING IN SODUS: Residents told to shelter in place as suspect remains at-large
Sheriff Barry Virts reports that the search for the suspect wanted in connection with yesterday’s double homicide are being scaled down. He says deputies do not have anyone in custody at this time. The investigation and officer presence in the immediate vicinity and in the Village will continue as long as necessary, according to the department, who notes that canvassing... more

REMEMBERING THE VICTIMS: Wayne County deals with numerous life-altering tragedies over years

REMEMBERING THE VICTIMS: Wayne County deals with numerous life-altering tragedies over years
It’s been a difficult, and violent few years for residents in Wayne County. In Sodus alone six people have been killed in violent incidents since last November. A 17-year-old Sodus High School student was stabbed to death by her ex-boyfriend – another Sodus resident after she rejected his attempts to rekindle their relationship. Alyssa Taft became the first victim in... more

Hunter Peck pleads guilty in Sodus teen murder case

Suspect in 2017 Sodus teen murder now looking for plea deal
The jury picking process was about to begin on Friday (10/19) when the defense attorney for Hunter Peck approached the Wayne County District Attorney’s Office looking for a plea deal. On Friday night, December 8, 2017, 911 received a call from a caller stating he had been stabbed. Police responded to an area adjacent to Perkins Park to find a... more

Sodus man hospitalized after fleeing scene of DWI rollover accident

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Deputies say a 46-year-old Sodus man is facing multiple charges, but was released on her own recognizance after a violent accident on State Route 88 last weekend. The accident happened on October 13th in the Town of Sodus. First responders were called to State Route 88 for a personal injury accident. However, the operator of that vehicle was not at... more

Sheriff: Remains found at Sodus farm likely that of missing toddler

Sheriff to give briefing Tuesday on search for missing one-year-old in Sodus
The remains located at a farm in Sodus are ‘consistent’ with that of the missing toddler, who was last seen in May. Deputies had been searching for days in May to locate the missing child, whom first responders feared was dead. Now, Sheriff Barry Virts says that is likely the case. BREAKING: @SheriffVirts confirms bones found in Sodus orchard are... more
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