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Wolcott man arrested on felony weapon charge after routine parole check

Wolcott man arrested on felony weapon charge after routine parole check
The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a Wolcott man following a joint investigation involving deputies and New York State Parole. Deputies arrested William C. Robinson, 39, of Wolcott on felony charges after they were called to his residence by New York State Parole Officers. Robinson was charged with third-degree criminal possession of a weapon. The charges is... more

Drug take back program happening throughout Wayne County

Wayne County police to collect unused drugs
Wayne County Sheriff Barry Virts said all law enforcement agencies in the county will take part in the Oct. 26 national pharmaceutical collection day. Expired, unused and unwanted medication will be accepted from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at these locations: Clyde Police Department — Galen’s Express Lane, 17 Sodus St. Sheriff’s Office — Lyons National Bank, 2 Forgham St. (Route 31).... more

Wayne County battles drug addiction with mobile van

Wayne County battles drug addiction with mobile van
It has been just over a year since the Department of Mental Health, Wayne Behavioral Health Network opened the doors of the Open Access Center, an out-treatment facility located at the Public Health Building on Nye Road in Lyons. The team of drug experts are providing support and care to those with a heroin, opioid or any other addition issues,... more

Walworth man sentenced to 2-6 years for DWI accident that seriously injured two

Walworth man sentenced to 2-6 years for DWI accident that seriously injured two
It was just over a year ago when Liborio A. McCauley, Jr., now age 24, of 2382 Walworth-Marion Road was charged with Aggravated Vehicular Assault, a Class C Felony, Vehicular Assault in the First Degree, a Class D Felony, Aggravated Unlicensed Operation of a Vehicle in the First Degree, a Class E Felony, Driving While Intoxicated, Driving With a B.A.C. of... more

Deputies: Man sexually abused child for 3 months at Wolcott home

Deputies: Man sexually abused child for 3 months at Wolcott home
The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a Syracuse man on predatory sex assault charges following an investigation. Christopher J. Fahrson, 51, of Syracuse was arrested after it was reported to deputies that he had sexual contact with a child less than 13-years-old. The incidents took place over the course of several months, according to investigators with the... more

Bomb explodes, hurts Wolcott trooper in 1981; bomber remains unknown

Bomb explodes, hurts Wolcott trooper in 1981; bomber remains unknown
A trooper was backing up a patrol car when the bomb exploded. Trooper George Lachnicht was leaving the New York State Police’s Wolcott barracks in Wayne County in October 1981 to patrol the area when the explosive device blew up — leaving Lachnicht seriously injured, troopers said. Close to 40 years later, the identity of the bomber remains a mystery.... more

Deputies: Wolcott man accused of taking wife’s keys, leaving her stranded in Wayne County

Deputies: Wolcott man accused of taking wife’s keys, leaving her stranded in Wayne County
The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a Wolcott resident following an investigation into a domestic incident. That incident occurred on Friday around 2 p.m., according to deputies. Heath Roberts, 38, was charged with petit larceny and criminal contempt after entering his wife’s vehicle without permission – taking the keys – and running down the road. According to... more

Wolcott man accused of having sexual contact with minor

Wolcott man accused of having sexual contact with minor
A Wayne County man is facing charges after allegedly having sexual contact with a minor. David Deberger, 53, has been charged with criminal sex act and endangering the welfare of a child. Wayne County Sheriff’s deputies allege Deberger had oral sexual contact with the child in May. Deputies say the child notified a Sheriff’s Office school resource officer. An investigation... more

Wolcott driver charged with felony DWI

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State Troopers report the arrest of a Wolcott resident on felony DWI charges due to a previous conviction after a traffic stop in the Village of Wolcott. Kurt P. Henninge, 45, of Wolcott was arrested for felony driving while intoxicated, felony aggravated driving while intoxicated, refusal to submit to a breath test, failure to use designated lane and speeding. The... more

NR-W announces Superintendent succession plan

NR-W announces Superintendent succession plan
The North Rose-Wolcott Board of Education and Superintendent Stephan J. Vigliotti, Sr., would like to inform the District community of a succession plan that was recently finalized between the Board of Education and the Superintendent at its meeting on July 2, 2019. Superintendent Vigliotti has offered and the Board of Education has accepted a tentative plan for the District, whereby... more

Deputies: Wolcott man charged with grand larceny after stealing car in April

Deputies: Wolcott man charged with grand larceny after stealing car in April
Deputies report the arrest of a Wolcott resident following an investigation into a stolen vehicle. Joel D. Smith, 33, was charged with grand larceny after allegedly stealing a vehicle from the Pit Stop in Wolcott. Deputies say that the theft occurred in April 2019. Smith was transported to the Wayne County Jail pending further action. To have the latest updates,... more

Wolcott man charged with burglary, trespass following pair of incidents

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Deputies report the arrest of a 20-year-old Wolcott resident following two separate incidents. It is alleged that on June 26th, Kyle Mein, 20, of Wolcott knowingly remained unlawfully on property in the Town of Woloctt, in which he was not allowed. In a separate incident days earlier, he entered a separate residence and stole cash. He was transported to the... more

Wolcott man charged with rape, endangering welfare of a child

Wolcott man charged with rape, endangering welfare of a child
Deputies report the arrest of an 18-year-old Wolcott resident following an investigation into an incident involving a minor. Darrin J. Frank, of Wolcott was charged with second-degree rape, and endangering the welfare of a child. He’s accused of engaging in a sex act with a minor. Additional details were not provided by law enforcement. He was set to be arraigned... more

Cuomo pledges $300M for Lake Ontario REDI plan to address shoreline flooding

Governor Andrew Cuomo kicked off the Lake Ontario Resiliency and Economic Development Initiative, or REDI Commission on Monday in Rochester – promising upwards of $300 million to improve infrastructure along Lake Ontario. @NYGovCuomo kicking off the multi-agency Resiliency & Economic Development Initiative (REDI) in Rochester taking a proactive investment approach to the environmental challenge at Lake Ontario pic.twitter.com/DJINZfM7EE — Matthew... more

19th annual PGA golf clinic a success at NR-W

19th annual PGA golf clinic a success at NR-W
The North Rose-Wolcott Central School District recently put on the 19th annual PGA golf clinic, where participants received tips from PGA professionals. Approximately 30 people attended the event in Wolcott. Jon Fowler, PGA pro from Springbrook Greens in Fair Haven, helped participants with their putting game. Larissa Carter, PGA Assistant from Highland Country Club in Auburn, NY, assisted with chipping.... more

Wayne Central voters send strong message as investigation concludes

Wayne Central voters send strong message as investigation concludes
With the hearings on the removal of two School Board members completed two weeks ago, the Board of Education at Wayne Central School District awaits an outcome. The Board made the following statement at the conclusion of the proceedings. “As of today, the proceedings relative to the possible removal of two Board of Education Members have concluded. The process the... more

Deputies: Wolcott man fires semi-automatic pistol during disturbance

Deputies: Wolcott man fires semi-automatic pistol during disturbance
The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a Wolcott man following an investigation into a disturbance complaint on Monday. Deputies arrested Evan Lapp, 28, of Wolcott for second-degree reckless endangerment. He’s accused of firing one round from a semi-automatic pistol into the air. No one was injured, according to deputies. Lapp was issued an appearance ticket for a... more
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