Deputies: Macedon man chased two with baseball bat during incident

Deputies: Macedon man chased two with baseball bat during incident
A 44-year-old Macedon resident was charged following an investigation into a disturbance, according to deputies in Wayne County. Leo Jones, 44, was involved in a verbal altercation involving two subjects – when he picked up a baseball bat and chased after them. Deputies say Jones was later located at his residence with the bat. Jones was charged with two counts... more

Deputies: Man hid in neighbor’s garage after ‘suspicious condition’ complaint

Deputies: Man hid in neighbor’s garage after ‘suspicious condition’ complaint
Deputies say a Williamson man was charged with trespassing after an investigation into a suspicious condition on Church Road in Williamson. Tyler J. Brown, 29, of Williamson was charged with criminal trespass; and was located by deputies in a neighbor’s garage after the incident was reported. Additional details were not provided. However, the Wayne County Sheriff’s Office reports that an... more

Sodus woman hospitalized after crash in Williamson

Sodus woman hospitalized after crash in Williamson
One person was hospitalized, and another ticketed after a two-car crash in Wayne County. Deputies say the accident happened in Williamson in the area of Routes 21 and 104. It happened on Saturday around 4:16 pm when deputies say Diane Whitcomb, 77, of Williamson, who was traveling south on Route 21 when she attempted to make a left-hand turn. She... more

Police: Rt. 104 closed for hours after motorcycle collides with minivan

Police: Rt. 104 closed for hours after motorcycle collides with minivan
State Police say an investigation is underway into an accident between a minivan and motorcycle following a collision around 1:50 pm. On Friday, first responders were called to State Route 104, which resulted in the road being closed – after a minivan slowed down, resulting in a motorcycle striking it from behind. The motorcyclist, who was not identified, was transported... more

Man hospitalized after being shoved during physical altercation in Williamson

Man hospitalized after being shoved during physical altercation in Williamson
Deputies say a 57-year-old Williamson man was arrested following a physical altercation at an apartment complex, which resulted in one person being injured. John W. Peters, III, of Williamson is accused of shoving another person while in an apartment complex – causing that person to fall and hit his head on a door jam. The force of the fall resulted... more

Town meeting in Williamson focuses on recent public safety concerns

Karen Mitchel has had several restless nights. A few days ago, her parents were the victims of a home invasion in Williamson. Her 73-year-old father was hurt after Sheriff’s deputies say a Macedon man broke into the home and assaulted him. “I’ve had no sleep,” she said. “I’ve been up for a couple days now. But they’re very shaken. They... 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

Former Wayne Central School District superintendent passes away

A former Wayne County Central School District Superintendent passed away according to a social media post by the school district. Rodney Dean Spring Ed.D. died on Thursday, July 12. He served as the superintendent from September of 1981 to June of 1993. A memorial will be held at the Fairport Methodist Church for Dr. Spring in the fall. WHEC: Read... 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

Williamson man had BAC twice the legal limit during Ontario traffic stop

Deputies say a Williamson man was arrested on multiple charges after a traffic stop in the Town of Ontario on Friday around 11:56 pm. Daniel R. Vanatta, 53, of Williamson was stopped for a vehicle and traffic violation – and upon further investigation it was determined that he was in an intoxicated condition. Patrol also located marijuana in the vehicle,... more

Deputies: Williamson man punched son repeatedly during altercation

Deputies say a 45-year-old Williamson man was arrested after an investigation into a domestic incident. Gary L. Beck, 45, was charged with fourth-degree criminal mischief after a physical altercation involving his son. Deputies say that Beck pushed him onto a couch and began punching him repeatedly in the head. Beck is also accused of ripping his son’s shirt. Beck was... more

Williamson man runs from police after domestic incident

Deputies say a 21-year-old Williamson man was arrested on one charge after a domestic incident that happened over the weekend. Greggory L. Perri, 41, was charged with second-degree obstructing governmental administration after an argument at his home with his fiancé. Deputies say Perri was arrested after he fled the scene on foot down State Route 21 after patrols arrived. He... more

Sodus man charged with DWI after crash

Deputies say a a 29-year-old Sodus man was arrested for driving while intoxicated after an accident in Williamson. The collision took place on Townline Road when Ian W. Roll-on, 29, was traveling south. Deputies say he went off the road and struck a culvert pipe in a ditch. The vehicle was severely damaged but Roll-on was uninjured. Upon investigation, it... more

Williamson man charged with trespassing at McDonald’s

Deputies say a 52-year-old Williamson resident was arrested on trespassing charges after an incident at a local McDonald’s restaurant. Scott P. Kelley, 52, of Ridge Road had previously been told that he was not allowed on the McDonald’s property in Williamson — when he entered the property anyway on Wednesday. He was subsequently arrested and charged with third-degree criminal trespass.... more

Student in Williamson arrested on felony charge after shooting threat

State Police say a student was arrested at the Wayne Tech & Career Center in Williamson after allegedly threatening a shooting. Matthew Conlin didn’t have a weapon, but authorities say the facility was placed on lockout due to the threat. Conlin was charged with making a terroristic threat. That charge is a felony, but wasn’t the first incident involving a... more

MOTORSPORTS: Troyer set a car-building standard that continues today

Several area tracks offered condolences and hosted ceremonies last week in honor of Maynard Troyer. Troyer passed away last week. He was 79. The all-time Modified win leader at Spencer Speedway, Troyer first raced in Williamson in the 1960s when he drove a Street Stock. He broke through for his first Spencer victory in 1965, then raked in 11 checkered... more

UPDATE: Lyons man dies after being struck by vehicle

Deputies say one person was airlifted to Strong Memorial Hospital after being struck by a vehicle on Stoney Lonesome Road in Williamson on Monday. The accident happened around 6:20 p.m., according to deputies who say that Stuart Pearson, 68, of Ontario was traveling west on Lake Road — approaching the intersection of White Birch Cove — when he struck a... more
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