Category: Police Beat

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NYSP violent crimes now investigating firefighter’s death at Schuyler facility

New York State Police will be working with the Schuyler County District Attorney’s Office to investigate the March death of a firefighter from Watertown. Peyton Morse, 21, died nine days after suffering a medical emergency while at a training facility. The State ... MORE
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Drunk driver crashes in Richmond: Car ends up in shallow creek

On Sunday around 6:19 a.m. first responders were called to an area of County Road 15 and County Road 37 in Richmond for a vehicle crash. The driver, identified as Samuel Berger, 19, of Bloomfield was driving east on County Road 15 ... MORE
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Two arrests reported last week in Yates County

Two unrelated arrests occurred in Yates County last week. On Thursday morning Roger Slater, of Penn Yan, was arrested and charged with harassment. Slater subjected a Town of Italy resident to unwanted contact. On Saturday night a woman was arrested following a ... MORE
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Grand Island woman arrested for DWI in Sodus Saturday

A Grand Island woman was arrested for DWI during a traffic stop Saturday morning. Police pulled a vehicle over in Sodus after seeing it traveling off the shoulder on Route 104 multiple times. Mikki R. McMahon of Grand Island was found to ... MORE
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Town of Galen woman arrested following domestic incident

A Galen woman has been arrested following a domestic incident. Wayne County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to reports of a domestic incident in the Town of Galen Friday morning. Cheryl Horton-Roe was arrested after allegedly threatening and harassing a family member. When authorities ... MORE
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Deputies: Man stole over $5,600 worth of merchandise from Victor bike shop

Deputies say a Macedon man was taken into custody after a larceny investigation at Toms Pro Bike located on High Street in Victor. According to a news release, Eldridge Millford Mount IV, 44, of Macedon was accused of stealing merchandise valued at ... MORE
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Man accused of grabbing dog by throat during domestic, throwing it to the ground

The Seneca Falls Police Department reports the arrest of a local man following a domestic incident over the weekend. On Friday, September 17 police arrested Brian Hennessy, 49, of Seneca Falls following an incident where he allegedly damaged property and grabbed a ... MORE
Swimmer struck by pontoon boat on Keuka Lake: Sheriff seeks public’s help finding operator who left scene

Swimmer struck by pontoon boat on Keuka Lake: Sheriff seeks public’s help finding operator who left scene

Sheriff Jim Allard says his office investigated an incident where a swimmer was struck by a boat on Keuka Lake in the town of Wayne. Deputies interviewed the victim — who said he was swimming on his back at about 6:45 p.m ... MORE
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UPDATE: Prattsburgh Northern Paving employee struck and killed by intoxicated driver in Phelps

Deputies have identified the road worker who died late-Thursday after being struck by an intoxicated driver.  Nicholas Edward, 34, of Prattsburgh was striping the center line of the highway as an employee of Northern Paving LLC when he was struck by a ... MORE
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Shooting under investigation in Sodus, victim at Rochester General Hospital

The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a shooting that happened late-Thursday in the town of Sodus. According to deputies, the victim arrived via private vehicle to Rochester General Hospital around 8:45 p.m. with non-life threatening injuries. The shooting is said to ... MORE
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Tioga County woman charged with animal cruelty after 49 neglected animals are recovered from her property

A woman has been arrested in Apalachin for the severe neglect of 49 animals. Tioga County Sheriff’s arrived to the property to remove a storage shed but found 33 dogs, 15 chickens, and roosters, hens, a pony, and other animals. Terry Woloszyn ... MORE
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Mechanic admits to stealing thousands in equipment when working as a mechanic for State Police

A mechanic that worked on State Police cars was accused of, and admitted to, stealing over $24,000 in equipment from New York State. David Relyea, 64, of Canastota, stole parts from 2015 until 2020. His job entailed the maintenance of vehicles for ... MORE
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Woman arrested in Steuben County after a domestic assault incident

After the Steuben County Sheriff’s Office investigated a domestic assault incident, a woman was arrested. Phoebe Share, 35, was arrested for hitting a member of her household as well as damaging property in the Town of Pulteney. The victim needed medical attention ... MORE
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A Southport resident has shared his thoughts on the man arrested for punching his dog

A Southport man was arrested Sept. 13 after punching a man’s dog. The owner of the dog, Harold Schiefen, wants to be sure Connor Delaney, 29, is held accountable. Delaney was arrested after police responded to a suspicious condition around 1:30 a.m ... MORE
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Man arrested near Batavia after driving the wrong way on the Thruway

A man who drove the wrong way on the Thruway near Batavia, narrowly missing several other vehicles, has been arrested. Police responded to multiple reports of a driver going eastbound in the westbound lane on Thursday around 2 a.m. Pietro Russo, 46, ... MORE