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Deputies: Butler woman head-butted person during domestic incident

Sheriff: Sodus man killed in fatal wreck on Welsher Rd.
The Wayne County Sheriff's Office reports the arrest of a Butler woman following a domestic incident on Wednesday during the early morning hours. Deputies arrested Crystal Botterbusch, 40, of Butler for criminal mischief and harassment ... more
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Wayne County eyes redevelopment of closed Butler Correctional Facility

Wayne County eyes redevelopment of closed Butler Correctional Facility
Wayne County officials are optimistic about the redevelopment of the closed Butler Correctional Facility, following a well-attended tour of the site on January 23. Nearly 20 people, including real-estate developers and business representatives, participated in ... more
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Butler man charged with DWI after crashing into farm equipment

Butler man charged with DWI after crashing into farm equipment
The Cayuga County Sheriff's Office reports the arrest of a Butler man following a DWI crash. According to a news release, deputies arrested Nicholas Hildreth, 33, for DWI and other traffic violations after a crash ... more
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Wayne County seeks redevelopment ideas for Butler Prison

Wayne County eyes redevelopment of closed Butler Correctional Facility
Wayne County is actively seeking innovative ideas for the redevelopment of the former Butler Correctional Facility, a closed prison straddling the towns of Butler and Wolcott. The county's goal is to acquire the facility from ... more
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Lyons National Bank mistakenly deposits $51,000 into wrong account: Butler man charged with grand larceny

Lyons National Bank mistakenly deposits ,000 into wrong account: Butler man charged with grand larceny
State Police in Wayne County reported a case of mistaken identity leading to grand larceny, after Lyons National Bank branch in the village of Wolcott erroneously deposited over $51,000 in checks into the wrong account ... more
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Butler highway superintendent charged with aggravated DWI in town-owned vehicle: BAC was more than twice the legal limit

Butler highway superintendent charged with aggravated DWI in town-owned vehicle: BAC was more than twice the legal limit
It's been learned that the 48-year-old Butler man who was arrested for aggravated driving while intoxicated last weekend in Cayuga County is the current highway superintendent in the town of Butler. Richard Robinson III, 48, ... more
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Butler man arrested for aggravated DWI in Cayuga County

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Cayuga County authorities reported the arrest of a local man on charges of aggravated driving while intoxicated (DWI) in the early hours of Saturday. Richard Robinson III, 48, of Butler, was stopped by deputies from ... more
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Deputies: Man had 0.28% BAC during traffic stop in Butler

Deputies: Motorcyclist airlifted with serious injuries after Wayne County crash
Deputies arrested a 29-year-old man for driving while intoxicated after a traffic stop in Butler. Adam Ridley, 29, was arrested for DWI, aggravated DWI, and other charges after being stopped for a tail light violation ... more
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Butler will revamp town properties with nearly $500K in grants

Butler will revamp town properties with nearly 0K in grants
Officials in the town of Butler will soon begin a comprehensive enhancement of town areas, thanks to a sizable grant secured a few months prior. The Atlantic States Legal Foundation (ASLF) facilitated the project "Community ... more
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Motorcyclist dies in wet roadway crash in Wayne County

Major roadway closed in Cayuga County after Sunday afternoon crash
A 36-year-old motorcyclist lost his life on State Route 89 at Montana Road in Butler, Wayne County, after a fatal incident on a rain-slicked curve. Traveling with fellow riders en route to Atlantic City, New ... more
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13-year-old airlifted from ATV crash in Wayne County

One dead after ATV crash in Wayne County
State police provided an update on the ATV crash that happened in Butler on Tuesday. According to troopers, two juveniles were involved in the accident. Preliminary investigation has revealed that one ATV failed to negotiate ... more
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Wayne County man threatened group of adults and children with BB gun: Now he faces 10+ charges

Sheriff: Sodus man killed in fatal wreck on Welsher Rd.
Deputies say a Butler man faces 10+ charges after a disturbance at his home on Memorial Day. According to a news release, James Merritt, 55, of Butler menaced a group of four adults and three ... more
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Savannah driver arrested after accident in Butler

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State police arrested a Savannah resident after an accident in the town of Butler. According to a news release, Alex Marro, 29, was charged with DWI, operating with a BAC over 0.08%, and other violations ... more
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Woman attacks neighbor with baseball bat in Wayne County

Woman attacks neighbor with baseball bat in Wayne County
Deputies arrested a Butler woman following an investigation into an assault with a weapon on Tuesday. According to a news release, Elizabeth Merritt, 44, is accused of taking a baseball bat from her home and ... more
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Wayne County man runs over flowers, neighbors gardening items destroying them after dispute

Sheriff: Sodus man killed in fatal wreck on Welsher Rd.
Deputies arrested a Wayne County man after a dispute over destroyed flowers. Peter Kruskis, 65, of Butler was arrested for criminal mischief after a dispute with his neighbor. According to deputies, he ran over a ... more
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What should be done with the Butler Correctional Facility?

What should be done with the Butler Correctional Facility?
Wayne County is taking further action towards the redevelopment of the long-shuttered Butler Correctional Facility, following their expression of interest to the state earlier this year. The Economic Development and Planning Committee has approved a ... more
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Butler man violates court order, arrested by deputies after call to assist EMS

Watkins Glen man arrested after attacking two people at Dunkin’
The Wayne County Sheriff's Office reports the arrest of a Butler man following an assist to EMS on Whiskey Hill Road on April 2. Around 7:20 p.m. deputies arrested Frank Chernega, 40, of Butler for ... more
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Traffic stop in Butler leads to felony drug arrests; identity theft and vehicle theft warrants

Sheriff: Sodus man killed in fatal wreck on Welsher Rd.
A routine traffic stop for broken license plate lights resulted in a litany of charges for the driver and two vehicle occupants early Monday morning in the Town of Butler. According to State Troopers out ... more
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Suspicious vehicle leads to DWAI-drugs arrest in Wayne County

Watkins Glen man arrested after attacking two people at Dunkin’
State police responded to a suspicious vehicle complaint on Wolcott Spring Lake Road in Butler on February 23rd and one person was arrested. Andrew Finocchiaro, 43, of Chittenango was arrested for DWAI-drugs, possession of a ... more
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