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Macedon Police Chief Fabian Rivera on unpaid leave after alleged intoxicated outburst at Flaherty’s Restaurant

New information has been revealed in the incident that led to Macedon Police Chief Fabian Rivera being placed on unpaid leave.

On Saturday, around 5 p.m. deputies were dispatched to Flaherty’s Restaurant on Route 31 for a disturbance.

Chief Rivera was in an intoxicated condition, according to reporting by the Wayne Times. He had fallen over several times and cut his face open.

He refused to leave when requested by restaurant employees and is accused of threatening them.


Rivera was ultimately transported to Strong Memorial Hospital to be treated, according to the account of Saturday’s incident. He’s accused of continuing to berate those at the scene, including deputies with the Wayne County Sheriff’s Office.

He started as Macedon Police Chief after retiring from the Rochester Police Department two years ago.

No other information was immediately available. Town officials said they are waiting for a final report from the Wayne County Sheriff’s Office.



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