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

Williamson teen accused of sexual contact with a minor

Deputies arrested a Williamson man following an investigation into illegal sexual contact. Donavin J. Bruni, 18, of Williamson is accused of having sexual contact with a minor in March of this year. He was charged with third-degree sexual abuse and endangering the welfare of a child. He was arraigned in Ontario Town Court and released. He will answer the charges... more

Mental health satellite office opens inside Wayne Central High

Last month, students at Wayne Central School District held a walk-in to support the victims of the Florida school shootings. Now, the district is making a big move to help its own, students here who are anxious or depressed. “This is the right step to take,” said Superintendent Mathis Calvin, III. The school shootings left such an impression that Wayne... more

Police: Williamson student told teacher he was ‘making a bomb’

A BOCES student in Wayne County faces a criminal charge after a threat was reported this week. Police say the teen is accused of telling a teacher he was making a bomb in his basement. Additional details of the incident had not yet been released. The teen was identified and charged with falsely reporting the threat. This story will be... more

Williamson felon accused in new string of armed robberies after pursuit

A Williamson man has been arrested in connection with a robbery and several other crimes related to an investigation, which began on Monday. Robert Buck, 41, is currently accused of at least one armed robbery in Webster, according to authorities. Buck is accused of robbing a gas station on Ridge Road. After that, he led police on a chase that... more

Lake Ontario shoreline homeowners left with big mess after die-off

Thousands of dead fish are washing up on the shores of Irondequoit Bay, particularly on the Webster side. It’s not unusual this time of year, but some residents say it’s the worst they’ve seen in decades of living on the water. “We’re looking forward to the warm weather, but I don’t know what we’re going to do with all this... more

Williamson man faces drug charges after 2017 crash

A Williamson man was arrested on multiple drug charges, including DWAI-drugs — after a personal injury accident that happened last September. Investigators say Brandon M. Are, 21, of Williamson was charged with DWAI-drugs, seventh-degreee criminal possession of a controlled substance, criminally possessing a hyperemic instrument, failure to keep right, failure to use designated lane and aggravated unlicensed operation. Authorities did... more
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