Deputies: Lyons man faces additional charges after July court appearance

The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a Lyons man on assault and harassment charges on Wednesday following an investigation into an incident on ‘Blow Off Day’ in Sodus at a court apperance. Christopher J. Bell, 23, of Lyons was in the Town of Sodus Court on July 11th being arraigned on an unrelated matter stemming from an... more

Deputies: Ontario man charged with DWI after fleeing domestic incident

The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of an Ontario man for DWI on Wednesday following an investigation into a family trouble and subsequent vehicle and traffic stop. Steven A. Kerr, 30, was stopped while Deputies were investigating a report of a domestic disturbance having observed Kerr operating a vehicle matching the description of the one that had fled... more

Deputies: Newark woman stole purse, cash, and car keys

The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a 37-year-old Newark resident after a larceny investigation in Lyons. Sarah J. Buffett, 37 of Newark was charged after an investigation into a larceny at the Lyons Manor apartments located at 31 Pearl Street in the Town of Lyons. It is alleged that while Buffett was visiting with friends at a... more

Witness recalls fight that turned deadly in Lyons

A witness testified Thursday that an alcohol-fueled party Saturday afternoon was the starting ground for a fight that resulted in the death of one and manslaughter and assault charges against the other. At a preliminary hearing in Lyons Town Court with Justice Phil DeSain presiding to determine whether a felony had been committed, Joseph Lampley said he was a witness... more

Suspect in Newark stabbing death offered plea deal

One of two suspects in the stabbing death of a Sodus High School senior last December is pondering a plea deal. Vaughn Gray, 19, of Newark, charged with first-degree murder, second-degree murder and first-degree robbery in the death of 17-year-old Zackary Dwello — along with fellow suspect Hunter Peck — has been offered a plea of first-degree manslaughter, with a... more

Deputies: Lyons woman made false claims about abuse, mistreatment to hotline

Deputies say a Lyons woman was arrested following two separate investigations into abuse and mistreatment of children. Tamila S. Jackson-Kemp, 25, of Lyons, was arrested after an investigation was initiated by Wayne County Child Protective Services. She was charged with two counts of falsely reporting an incident in the third degree. It is alleged that on February 26th, 2016, and... more

Grants available for downtown property owners in Lyons

Lyons National Bank and the Lyons Main Street Program are teaming up on a grant program for commercial property owners in the Lyons Main Street designated district that generally covers downtown. The grants are designed to assist in facade renovations or structural repairs, said Main Street Program Director Joan Delaro. “We are pleased that the Lyons National Bank has offered... more

Sheriff: Lyons man left children unsupervised after domestic

Deputies say a Lyons man was arrested on multiple charges following an investigation into a domestic incident. Neil R. Perry, 39, of Lyons was charged with criminal mischief in the fourth degree, and endangering the welfare of a child. He was arrested after that investigation into a domestic incident was initiated by Wayne County Child Protective Services. It is alleged... more

Deputies: Lyons man arrested after reportedly slapping juvenile

After slapping a child, one Wayne County man faces multiple charges. Deputies way Frederick R.T. Paige, 35, of Lyons was arrested after a domestic incident. He was charged with harassment and endangering the welfare of a child. The charges stem from an investigation into a domestic incident that had occurred earlier in the day in the Town of Lyons. It... more

Galen resident used deceased person’s EBT card at two stores

Deputies say a welfare fraud investigation resulted int he arrest of a 75-year-old Galen resident on Tuesday. Around 8:55 am Jerry L. Thorn, 75, was charged with misuse of food stamps, petit larceny, and identity theft after using a deceased individual’s EBT card at Tops Market in Lyons and Glenwood Foods in Seneca Falls. As result, Thorn obtained $115.02 worth... more

Lyons man dead, another charged with manslaughter

State Troopers are investigating a fight that turned deadly in Lyons. It started as a fist fight at an apartment building on Water Street; and ended with a 2×4. Police say they were called to 43 Water Street in Lyons for an assault in progress. Witnesses told them that 32-year-old Martin Smallwood, from Lyons struck 42-year-old Camilo Robledo several times... more

Community garage sale along the Erie

Newark, Lyons, Clyde and Savannah will hold the “Treasures Along the Erie” Community Garage Sale on August 4th. You’ll find that treasure you have been searching for and so much more! Online maps/lists available after August 3rd at www.villageofnewark.com. Hard copies available day of sale at Newark Chamber of Commerce, 199 Van Buren Street and the Lyons Farmer’s Market. more

Greeters Paint Canal Route in Wayne County (photo)

Last Monday, Lyons Erie Canalway Greeters painted the route of Clinton’s Ditch and the Enlarged Erie through the former village of Lyons. The original pathway of the canals was through the village and next to buildings. The stencil was designed and donated by LaGasse Iron Works & Fabricators of Lyons. Photo by Robert A. Stopper. more

Lyons man, former Boy Scouts employee in Seneca Co. faces child porn charges

A former Boy Scouts employee is facing child porn charges, according to federal prosecutors. Russell Ruth, 34, of Lyons is charged with possession of child pornography. Ruth worked for the Boy Scouts of America in Ovid was arrested after Yahoo! said it had found suspected child porn files on its servers, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office. Investigators traced the... more

Lyons man arrested on trespassing charge

Clayton J. Bardin, 50, of Lyons is taken into custody following the investigation of a trespassing incident. He is charged with Criminal Trespass and Criminal Contempt. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || ).push({}); Bardin is said to have entered the residence of an ex-girlfriend, violating an order of protection. The woman found him sleeping on her couch. The Town of Lyons Court... more

Unraveling the gas pump ‘card skimmer gang’

The complaints piled up, unsuspecting customers at gas pumps thought that using their credit cards was a safe way to fill up with fuel. Throughout the East Coast, a gang of ‘legal’ Cubans, believed to be working for drug cartels, placed sophisticated “card skimmers” inside fuel pumps. Once secretly installed in gas pumps, these “skimmers” allowed the gang members to... more
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