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Man accused in death of Wayne County mother pleads guilty

One of the men accused in the death of Wayne County mother Julie Martin pleaded guilty Thursday to her murder. Prosecutors say Knowledge Couser was dating Martin’s daughter at the time. Couser, Martin’s daughter Jasmine Harlee, and two other men were all charged with the crime. The sheriff says they allegedly did it for the insurance money. Deputies found Martin... more

Woman killed after being hit by vehicle near Sodus Bay

First responders say a woman was killed in Sodus on Saturday after being struck by a vehicle. The investigation remains active. Raymond Terry, of Wolcott was driving on Ridge Road before State Route 104 when his vehicle struck the victim, who was identified as a 94-year-old resident. She was on her way to the mailbox, according to first responders. The... more

Police investigate stabbing in Newark; victim airlifted to Strong Memorial Hospital

Police are investigating a stabbing that happened in Newark during the early-morning hours on Sunday, according to the Newark Police Department. The stabbing happened on Siegreist Street around 3:30 am following an altercation between two individuals. They say Ryan Daniel, 30, of Sodus had been stabbed in the lower back. He was driven to Newark Wayne Community Hospital and stabilized.... more

Deputies: Sodus teen harassed mother, damaged door during incident

Deputies say a Sodus woman was arrested after damaging and stealing property owned by her mother. Jacklyn M. Hofer, 17, of Sodus was charged with petit larceny, criminal mischief and harassment after causing damage to a door and stealing money from her mother. Deputies say Hofer was arraigned and released on her own recognizance. The teen will appear in Sodus... more

DEC extends deadline for Lake Ontario flood relief funds

Senator Pam Helming announced that the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation has extended the application deadline for the Lake Ontario General Permit as well as the expiration date of the permit. This will allow property owners affected by last year’s devastating Lake Ontario flooding and the resulting shoreline erosion and damage to continue to make necessary repairs to... 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

Waterloo man gets life for Sodus murder

A Waterloo man may spend the rest of his life behind bars for killing his former girlfriend in Sodus nearly two years ago. Wayne County Judge John Nesbitt sentenced Alvin “Ray” Pinkard Sr., 62, to the maximum sentence of 25 years-to-life in prison Thursday in county court. In May, Pinkard was convicted of second- degree murder in the October 2016... 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

North Rose teen sent to Strong after vehicle collides with tree in Sodus

The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office reports the investigation into a single-vehicle crash that occurred on Robinson Road in the Town of Sodus. The accident happened when a pickup truck being operated by 19-year-old Samuel J. Jones of State Route 14 in North Rose lost control of the vehicle, which was headed south on the roadway. The vehicle left the road... more

Palmyra man arrested for felony DWI after burnout near gas station

Deputies say a Palmyra man had a BAC more than twice the legal limit following a traffic stop in Sodus. Jeremy T. Blankenberg, 24, was reportedly operating a motor vehicle erratically on Bay Street Extension in Sodus around 1:19 am on Sunday, according to deputies. They say he did a burnout while pulling out of the Pit Stop gas station.... more

Sodus woman admits money was reason mother was murdered

On Friday (6/220 Jasmine Harlee, age 22, appeared in Wayne County Court for a pre-trail hearing and pled guilty to Murder in the Second Degree. Harlee was set to begin a jury trial on Friday, July 13, for the death of her mother, Julie Martin, age 52, back on February 1, 2017. Harlee admitted her role to enlist and conspire... more

Sodus man arrested for DWI months after accident in Wayne Co.

Deputies say a 32-year-old Sodus man was arrested on multiple charges after a warrant was issued for his arrest following a car accident. The crash happened on October 21st, according to deputies. As result, Geno R. Thomas, 32, was charged with driving while intoxicated, driving with a BAC over 0.08 percent, aggravated unlicensed operation, leaving the scene of a property... more

Deputies: Sodus man charged with DWI, almost hit patrol car

The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a Sodus man on DWI charges after nearly striking a deputy’s vehicle that was traveling the opposite direction on Lake Road. The incident happened around 7:30 pm in the Village of Sodus; and resulted in the arrest of Glenn H. LeClaire, 63, who lives on Lake Road. LeClaire was charged with... more

Deputies: Sodus woman sent threatening messages to ex-boyfriend

Deputies report that a 25-year-old Sodus woman was arrested following a domestic incident on Thursday. Tamila S. Jackson-Kemp, 25, was charged with second-degree aggravated harassment. She is accused of sending her former boyfriend several text messages that threatened his safety and well-being. She was arraigned in Sodus Town Court and released on her own recognizance. The charges will be answered... more
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