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Cayuga County Sheriff’s Office investigates crash and drug possession

Cayuga County Sheriff's Office investigates crash and drug possession
On April 26 Cayuga County Sheriff's deputies responded to a motor vehicle accident at the intersection of Jordan Road and Fire Lane 11 in the Town of Cato. The driver, identified as Paul S. Mettler, ... more
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Firefighters make quick work of vehicle fire in Cato

Firefighters make quick work of vehicle fire in Cato
Friday was a busy day for first responders in Cato. Hours before responding with other agencies to a barn fire on Slab City Road, they were dispatched to a car fire on State Route 370 ... more
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Large barn fire in Cato late-Friday

House destroyed by fire in Canisteo, one treated for smoke inhalation
First responders from several departments were called to a barn fire in Cayuga County during the late-evening hours on Friday. Jordan, Weedsport, Cato, Warners Memphis, Elbridge Fire, GBAC and Cimvac Ambulance are going to a ... more
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Audit finds mismanagement in Village of Cato’s water financial operations

Audit finds mismanagement in Village of Cato's water financial operations
A recent audit of the Village of Cato's water financial operations, issued on March 22 revealed significant mismanagement by the village board and officials. The audit, covering the period from June 2021 to July 2023, ... more
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Alcohol a factor in Cayuga County crash, says Sheriff Schenck

Alcohol a factor in Cayuga County crash, says Sheriff Schenck
A car crash last month in Cato was attributed to alcohol, according to law enforcement officials. Cayuga County Sheriff Brian Schenck reported that deputies responded to an incident on February 26, where a vehicle, driven ... more
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Deputies: Man driving without headlights in Cato was intoxicated

Deputies: Man driving without headlights in Cato was intoxicated
The Cayuga County Sheriff's Office reports the arrest of a Cato man for driving while intoxicated after an incident on State Route 34. Sheriff Brian Schenck says deputies were called to the area of Route ... more
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Cato crash near Speedway shuts down Rt. 370

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First responders were called to a two-car head-on crash in the town of Cato a little after 5 p.m. on Tuesday. According to our partners at the Cayuga/Seneca Fire Wire the crash happened near the ... more
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Cato man arrested after taking family member’s vehicle without permission

Cato man arrested after taking family member's vehicle without permission
The Cayuga County Sheriff's Office reports the arrest of a Cato man following a vehicle theft investigation. On February 13 deputies responded to Powers Road in an attempt to locate Edward Babiarz, who was wanted ... more
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One sent to hospital after rollover crash in Cato

One sent to hospital after rollover crash in Cato
First responders were called to a single-car accident on State Route 34 near Brick Church Road on Saturday. Cato Fire Department and Jordan Ambulance were called to the reported rollover crash, where one person was ... more
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One hospitalized after two-car crash in Cato

One hospitalized after two-car crash in Cato
First responders were called to a two-vehicle accident on Route 370 in Cato on January 17. The two vehicles involved suffered significant damage as result of the collision. Green Gator News reports that New York ... more
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FRIDAY HS BASKETBALL REPORT: Newark, East Rochester boys move to 7-0; Newark girls roll past Gates-Chili

FRIDAY HS BASKETBALL REPORT: Newark, East Rochester boys move to 7-0; Newark girls roll past Gates-Chili
It was a jam-packed Friday of Wayne-Finger Lakes high school hoops as most of the holiday tournaments wrapped up. Check out the scores, stats, and Saturday’s slate below. BOYS SCOREBOARD (12/29) Moravia 72Dundee/Bradford (4-4) 42(Tournament) ... more
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One hospitalized, Rt. 176 temporarily closed in Cayuga County after crash

One hospitalized, Rt. 176 temporarily closed in Cayuga County after crash
One person was hospitalized with injuries after a single-car crash late-Wednesday. Green Gator News reports that Cato Fire Department, Cayuga County Sheriff’s Department, New York State Police and CIMVAC were dispatched to Route 176 for ... more
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One hospitalized after crash on Rt. 34 in Cato

One hospitalized after crash on Rt. 34 in Cato
First responders were called to a single-car accident on Route 34 in Cato around 5 p.m. on Wednesday. While just one person was transported to an area hospital for an evaluation, the vehicle involved suffered ... more
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Sheriff: Cayuga County woman caught driving under influence of illegal drugs

Sheriff: Cayuga County woman caught driving under influence of illegal drugs
Cayuga County Sheriff Brian Schenck reports that one person was taken into custody on November 20 after deputies responded to a suspicious incident on Rt. 34 and VanHorn Rd in the town of Cato. The ... more
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Cato man damages property during dispute, faces child endangerment charge

Cato man damages property during dispute, faces child endangerment charge
The Cayuga County Sheriff's Office reports the arrest of a Cato man following an overnight domestic incident on October 18. According to a news release from Sheriff Brian Schenck road patrol deputies were dispatched to ... more
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FLX TODAY: Sheriff Schenck talks recruiting event + updates on Port Byron, Cato larcenies (podcast)

FLX TODAY: Sheriff Schenck talks recruiting event + updates on Port Byron, Cato larcenies (podcast)
On this edition of FLX Today we begin a new monthly series catching up with Cayuga County Sheriff Brian Schenck. Recruiting efforts, an expected contract with the Weedsport Central School District to expand the School ... more
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Sheriff’s office investigates larcenies at Port Byron, Cato school events

Sheriff's office investigates larcenies at Port Byron, Cato school events
Local law enforcement is seeking public assistance in identifying suspects linked to a series of larcenies at school events in Port Byron and Cato. On September 15, several vehicles parked at Port Byron School were ... more
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Motor home ignites along Rt. 370 in Cayuga county (video)

Motor home ignites along Rt. 370 in Cayuga county (video)
A motor home fire disrupted traffic on Route 370 near Southard Road on September 16. The Cato Fire Department and CIMVAC swiftly responded to the scene, managing to quickly extinguish the flames. They were further ... more
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Cayuga County man accused of exposing himself to woman at local business

Cayuga County man accused of exposing himself to woman at local business
The Cayuga County Sheriff’s Office has reported the arrest of 28-year-old Jeremy J. Wagner on charges of public lewdness. The charges stem from an incident that took place on August 7, when Wagner allegedly exposed ... more
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