Farmington man in custody on felony charges after pursuit, three car crash from Livingston County farm to Canandaigua

New information on the pursuit and crash that shut down a busy intersection in the city of Canandaigua

The Ontario County Sheriff’s Office says they received notification that a 2020 Dodge Ram pickup truck with a cattle trailer attached was stolen from a farm in Livingston County during the early-afternoon hours.

It was spotted on Route 5 in the town of Canandaigua by an employee of the farm. The suspect then turned south on Hopkins Road and began to accelerate.

A deputy located the vehicle on Hopkins Road and attempted to stop it but the suspect ignored the emergency lights and siren.

The vehicle went onto County Road 32 and into the city of Canandaigua by Bristol Street where other units joined in the chase.

As the suspect sped through the intersection of W. Gibson and N. Pearl streets he struck a Jeep operated by Elise Endicott-Hunt, 43, of Lima.

The suspect then continued north up N. Pearl St. rear ending another vehicle operated by 72-year-old Katherine Kjar, 72, of Canandaigua. Her vehicle struck a utility pole.

The suspect then fled the scene on foot before being taken into custody.

Endicott-Hunt was initially unconscious and had to be freed from her vehicle by firefighters. She was transported to Strong Memorial Hospital where she’s being treated for internal injuries.

The suspect was identified as Jeffrey Dibble, of Farmington.

He was charged with felony assault and held on no bail due to two previous felony convictions.

The entire pursuit lasted six minutes from the time it started until it concluded and Dibble was in custody, according to deputies.

More charges are likely, according to the sheriff’s office. The Canandaigua Primary and Elementary schools were placed in lockdown for a brief period of time as the pursuit unfolded.

The area was closed down for an extended period of time.




Pursuit ends in three car crash in Canandaigua: One unresponsive person extricated from wreckage

A pursuit that began in Livingston County reportedly concluded in the city of Canandaigua with a three car crash.

Firefighters say they were called to a three vehicle crash near the intersection of North Pearl and West Gibson streets.




Wires were down and power out as first responders worked the scene.

Multiple ambulances were called- and firefighters had to extricate one female patient from one of the involved vehicles.

Additional information was not immediately available.


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