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Throop man sentenced in connection with crash that killed Weedsport man

Throop man sentenced in connection with crash that killed Weedsport man
A Throop man has been sentenced to four to 12 years in state prison in connection with a crash that killed a Weedsport man in 2021. Defendant admits to taking heroin laced with fentanyl The ... more
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Criminal mischief complaint leads to arrest in Mentz

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Police arrested a Port Byron man after a larceny investigation. According to a news release, State Police out of Auburn arrested Nathan J. Tratt, 56, for petit larceny. Troopers responded to a criminal mischief complaint ... more
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Troopers arrest man who possessed stolen crossbow and pistol

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Police report the arrest a man following a suspicious person complaint. According to a news release, State Police in Auburn arrested Hassan Glenn, 34 for criminal possession of a weapon. Information was developed that Glenn ... more
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Troopers: Pursuit ends on Thruway after robbery at knifepoint in Cayuga County

Waterloo man arrested after fleeing police, more charges pending
Troopers say a Syracuse man was taken into custody on a number of charges after an attempted armed robbery and pursuit that ended on the Thruway. State police attempted to stop a vehicle wanted for ... more
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INSIDE THE FLX: Jeff Emerson discusses campaign for Cayuga County Legislature District #3 (podcast)

INSIDE THE FLX: Jeff Emerson discusses campaign for Cayuga County Legislature Dist
This week on Inside the FLX, Cayuga County Legislature Candidate Jeffrey Emerson is in-studio to talk about his campaign, issues he sees as big ones moving forward in Cayuga County, and how small communities like ... more
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Sheriff: Local senior falls victim to grandparent scam, giving ‘bail money’ to two people in Cayuga County

Sheriff: Local senior falls victim to grandparent scam, giving ‘bail money’ to two people in Cayuga County
Sheriff Brian Schenck says his office has been handling a string of grandparent scams, where an individual calls a local senior and poses as a relative. The most-recent investigation occurred in the town of Mentz ... more
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Former Mentz supervisor sentenced to state prison after being on the run for 20+ years

Former Mentz supervisor sentenced to state prison after being on the run for 20+ years
The former Mentz town supervisor who was on the run from law enforcement for more than two decades has been sentenced. William Jones, who was taken into custody in Ohio, then transferred back to Cayuga ... more
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Ex-Cayuga County elected official who was fugitive for more than 20 years appears in court

Ex-Cayuga County elected official who was fugitive for more than 20 years appears in court
The ex-elected official from Cayuga County accused of being on the run from law enforcement for more than two decades was denied bail on Monday. William Jones, the former Mentz town supervisor, skipped sentencing for ... more
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Former Mentz town supervisor, fugitive taken into custody in Ohio

Ex-Cayuga County elected official who was fugitive for more than 20 years appears in court
Cayuga County Sheriff Brian Schenck says a long-time fugitive, who once served as Mentz Town Supervisor in the mid-1990s has been taken into custody. William Jones, 71, was arrested and convicted in 1996 of official ... more
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DEBRIEF: East Hill Medical fills important void as communities struggle economically (podcast)

DEBRIEF: East Hill Medical fills important void as rural communities struggle economically (podcast)
Keith Cuttler spends most of his days thinking about ways to get crucial medical services to the most-vulnerable parts of the Cayuga County. It's been an evolving challenge, since coming into his role with a ... more
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Cayuga County 911 dealing with massive workload since discovery changes took hold

Cayuga County issues state of emergency, all school districts will shut down
Cayuga County E-911 has some staffing issues that it needs to resolve. At least that was the pitch heard by the Cayuga County Legislature this week when they met. E-911 Administrator Denise Spingler addressed the ... more
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Christmas Eve crash in Cayuga County remains under investigation

Teen ticketed after Phelps crash, one passenger sent to Strong Memorial Hospital
On Christmas Eve a two-car crash in the town of Mentz left four people seriously injured. Several weeks later that accident remains under investigation. The crash happened on Centerport Road shortly before 7 p.m. near ... more
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Weedsport man sentenced to prison for marijuana grow operation, possessing weapon

Auburn man pleads guilty to felony drug charge
A Cayuga County man who prosecutors say grew more than 100 marijuana plants at a residence in Mentz was sentenced on Thursday. Timothy Hoisington, 27, of Weedsport pleaded guilty in October to second-degree criminal possession ... more
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Sheriff: Lyons man leads deputies on pursuit in Cayuga County before rollover crash

Sheriff: Lyons man leads deputies on pursuit in Cayuga County before rollover crash
Sheriff Schenck says a 28-year-old Lyons man was taken into custody after a pursuit and crash in Cayuga County last night. The whole ordeal happened around 10 p.m. Both the driver and a passenger were ... more
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Community members express concern over possible transfer center at former Mentz landfill

Community members express concern over possible transfer center at former Mentz landfill
A proposal to set up a transfer station at the former landfill in the town of Mentz was met with opposition. Mentz Town Board members and residents each expressed concern with a proposal by Steven ... more
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More than 3,000 without power in Cayuga County, but won’t impact voting

More than 3,000 without power in Cayuga County, but won't impact voting
NYSEG is reporting that more than 3,000 customers are without power on Election Day, but the reason for that outage is unclear. Around 2 p.m. 3,141 customers in the middle of Cayuga County were without ... more
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Mentz man sentenced to four years after violating drug probation

Mentz man sentenced to four years after violating drug probation
New York State Police found Joshua Ely unconscious behind the wheel of a vehicle off the Thruway on June 17. The 37-year-old was sentenced Thursday in Cayuga County Court to four years in prison for ... more
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Town of Mentz considering solar, transfer station projects

Town of Mentz considering solar, transfer station projects
The Mentz Town Board is in the preliminary stages of considering proposals to build both a solar array and a garbage transfer station on the town's old, capped landfill. Developer Abundant Solar has proposed leasing ... more
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SUNDAY CONVERSATION: Sheriff Schenck talks recruiting challenge, changes coming from Albany

EPISODE #28: Sunday Conversation with Casey McDonald on Congressional Campaign
Earlier this year Cayuga County Sheriff Brian Schenck was in-studio discussing his first month on the job following an uncontested election last fall. He succeeded longtime Sheriff David Gould. Now, Sheriff Schenck has several months ... more
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