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Ontario County Planning Board has openings: How to get involved?

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Ontario County officials have announced two openings on the county Planning Board and are inviting interested residents to apply. The roles will specifically represent the towns of Canandaigua and Hopewell. The Planning Board, which meets ... more
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Deputies: Webster driver showed obvious signs of intoxication at time of Ontario County crash

Ithaca resident in stable condition after falling from upper floor of apartment building
Deputies arrested a Webster resident in Ontario County following a crash over the holiday weekend. On Sunday around 11 p.m. deputies arrested Phillip Dibenedetto, 24, of Webster for driving while intoxicated after a single-car crash ... more
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Canandaigua man faces felony charges after violating court order at Ontario County Jail

Canandaigua man faces felony charges after violating court order at Ontario County Jail
Deputies arrested a Canandaigua man on felony charges after an investigation at the Ontario County Jail. According to a news release, Russell Carlson, 45, was arrested for aggravated family offense after an investigation into events ... more
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Geneva man faces felony assault charge after punching inmate at jail

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Deputies arrested a Geneva man following an assault at the Ontario County Jail on May 10. On May 13, Pedro Lian Diaz-Figueroa, 35, of Geneva was arrested on a felony count of assault following that ... more
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Rochester man accused of stealing copper from Lowes in Hopewell

Deputies: Canandaigua woman charged after improperly caring for person who injured themselves
Deputies report the arrest of an East Rochester man in Ontario County following a lengthy larceny investigation. George Fields, 54, was arrested for third-degree grand larceny after stealing around $4,000 worth of copper products from ... more
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Seneca Falls man jailed in Ontario County faces new felony charges after violating court order

Seneca Falls man jailed in Ontario County faces new felony charges after violating court order
Deputies arrested a 42-year-old Seneca Falls man following an investigation in Ontario County. Details of the incident that occurred around March 23 were not specified. However, Laryan J. Hennigan, 42, of Seneca Falls was charged ... more
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Geneva man already accused of attempted murder, faces new attempted murder charge after murder-for-hire plot uncovered

Geneva man already accused of attempted murder, faces new attempted murder charge after murder-for-hire plot uncovered
In a dramatic update from investigators in Ontario County, 32-year-old Jerry Lovett who's currently incarcerated at the Ontario County Jail was accused on Wednesday of engaging in an agreement with an unknown individual to commit ... more
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Inmate charged with felony assault after altercation at Ontario County Jail

Inmate charged with felony assault after altercation at Ontario County Jail
The Ontario County Sheriff's Office reports the arrest of a Canandaigua man following an assault investigation at the jail. Daniel Robert Sims, 31, of Canandaigua was arrested on April 6 for second-degree assault after an ... more
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Ontario corrections officer pleads not guilty: Defense attorney says charges are ‘stretched’

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A corrections officer from the Ontario County Sheriff's Office has pleaded not guilty on Monday to eavesdropping and official misconduct charges. Adam Broadwell, 44, was taken into custody last week, accused of using a hearing ... more
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Sheriff Cirencione: Officer charged with eavesdropping, official misconduct

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Sheriff David Cirencione says a corrections officer at the Ontario County Jail has been arrested on a felony charge after an eavesdropping investigation. In January, he says the sheriff's administration was made aware of potentially ... more
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Man accused of stealing ATM in Ontario County

Man accused of stealing ATM in Ontario County
The Ontario County Sheriff's Office has apprehended a man accused of stealing an ATM on Tuesday. According to deputies, William Cole, 32, unlawfully entered a building in Hopewell and took the machine. Cole is facing ... more
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Inmate dead at Ontario County Jail: Local, state investigations underway

Sheriff: Two inmates at Ontario County Jail test positive for COVID-19
Authorities are investigating the death of a male inmate at the Ontario County Jail. Sheriff Cirencione says that around 5:45 a.m. on March 6th a male inmate was found unresponsive in his cell. He says ... more
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Ontario County sets sights on food waste

Students partner with NYS to address food waste
Ontario County's Department of Sustainability and Solid Waste Management is turning its attention to food waste from local restaurants. The department's director, Carla Jordan, announced the initiative at Monday's Board of Supervisors' Planning & Environmental ... more
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Ontario County DMV will remain closed on Thursday after county clerk’s passing

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The Ontario County DMV will remain partially closed on Thursday after the sudden passing of County Clerk Matthew Hoose earlier this week. The DMV will be closed to in-person transactions Thursday. Residents will be able ... more
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One sent to Strong Hospital after crash shuts down 5&20 in Ontario County

Snowmobiler suffers serious injuries after crash in Wayne County
Deputies provided an update that sent one person to Strong Memorial Hospital in Ontario County over the weekend. On Sunday, February 19th deputies responded to a crash on State Route 5&20 at the intersection of ... more
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Inmate charged with promoting prison contraband at Ontario County Jail

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Deputies say an inmate at the Ontario County Jail is facing new charges for promoting prison contraband. On Tuesday, January 24th Benjamin Greenfield was arrested at the Ontario County Jail and charged with first-degree promoting ... more
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Rochester man charged with promoting prison contraband after bringing cocaine to Ontario County Jail

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The Ontario County Sheriff's Office reports the arrest of a Rochester man following an incident at the county jail. Edwin Ramos, 59, of Rochester was arrested on January 17th for promoting prison contraband. The arrest ... more
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Cirencione, Rago sworn-in to lead Ontario County Sheriff’s Office in 2023 and beyond

Cirencione, Rago sworn-in to lead Ontario County Sheriff's Office in 2023 and beyond
Ontario County has a new sheriff. Sheriff-elect David Cirencione and Undersheriff Michael Rago were sworn-in this week in a ceremony held at Finger Lakes Community College. Cirencione becomes the 47th sheriff of Ontario County. They ... more
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Hopewell woman accused of punching person twice in front of kids

Motorcyclist dead after crash in Canandaigua
Deputies arrested a Hopewell resident following an incident where she punched another person. Beulah Lloyd, age 58, of Canandaigua was taken into custody on two counts of endangering the welfare of a child after an ... more
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