Category: Police Beat

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
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Police arrest Big Flats man for disturbance and discover a Florida warrant from a 2013 armed robbery

After a man was arrested for causing a disturbance in Big Flats on Sept. 15, he is now pending extradition to Florida. Keron Taylor, 26, of Bath, was arrested after police responded to the report of a disturbance at the Econo Lodge ... MORE
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Three kittens left to die in Auburn parking lot: One survives as police investigate

The Finger Lakes SPCA of CNY and police in Auburn are investigating an animal cruelty case — and now they are requesting the public’s help. Three kittens were left in a bag in a parking lot in the back of the Holiday ... MORE
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Manchester man climbed through window of ex-girlfriend’s Seneca Falls home

An Ontario County man was taken into custody after illegally entering a Seneca Falls home through a window, according to a news release from the Seneca Falls Police Department. Police arrested Ryan Folts, 33, of Manchester following a trespassing complaint. They responded ... MORE
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Man gets into struggle with U.S. Marshal’s Task Force during arrest, dies from self inflicted gunshot wound

The Rochester man who died of a gunshot wound during a struggle with police on Wednesday was wanted for assault in Wayne County. U.S. Marshal’s Task Force members attempted to arrest Dedrick James, 24, when he pulled out a handgun before struggling ... MORE
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Police: Penn Yan woman charged with aggravated DWI

Police arrested a Penn Yan woman following a traffic stop in the village a little before midnight. Amanda Irwin, 39, of Penn Yan was stopped by police after being observed swerving to the left multiple times.  Following the traffic stop it was ... MORE
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Farmington man in custody on felony charges after pursuit, three car crash from Livingston County farm to Canandaigua

New information on the pursuit and crash that shut down a busy intersection in the city of Canandaigua The Ontario County Sheriff’s Office says they received notification that a 2020 Dodge Ram pickup truck with a cattle trailer attached was stolen from ... MORE
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Geneva man arrested following suspicious behavior around female Hobart and William Smith student’s residences

A Geneva man has been arrested for attempted burglary after a lengthy investigation into suspicious behavior. In recent weeks, Fernando Cruz, 31, has been approaching homes where female Hobart and William Smith students in the area of Hamilton, Pulteney, Argyle, and Madison ... MORE