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Palmyra man charged with grand larceny after fraud investigation

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The Wayne County Sheriff's Office reports the arrest of a Palmyra man following a fraud complaint in Lyons. Marcus Wickham, 35, of Palmyra was arrested for grand larceny and misuse of food stamps, both felonies, ... more
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Palmyra man held on no bail after assault

Palmyra man held on no bail after assault
The Wayne County Sheriff's Office has announced the arrest of Audie Arliss Jr., 37, from Palmyra, stemming from an investigation into a domestic incident. Arliss has been charged with second-degree criminal mischief, second-degree assault, third-degree ... more
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Palmyra man threatened four people, held them against their will, then resisted arrest when warrant was issued

Sheriff: Sodus man killed in fatal wreck on Welsher Rd.
Deputies took a Palmyra man into after a warrant was issued for his arrest after holding an adult and three children against their will during a domestic incident. The Wayne County Sheriff's Office issued an ... more
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Deputies: Arcadia man flees scene of DWI accident

Deputies: Arcadia man flees scene of DWI accident
The Wayne County Sheriff's Office reports the arrest of an Arcadia man after he fled the scene of a property damage accident. Around 3 a.m. on Thursday deputies responded to a one-vehicle crash where Ronald ... more
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Palmyra woman arrested for stealing car

Sheriff: Sodus man killed in fatal wreck on Welsher Rd.
The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office executed an arrest warrant for Hillary K. Hinckley, a 32-year-old resident of Palmyra over the weekend. Hinckley was wanted for unauthorized use of a motor vehicle, according to a news ... more
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Palmyra teen charged with disorderly conduct after urinating on building in downtown Penn Yan

Palmyra teen charged with disorderly conduct after urinating on building in downtown Penn Yan
Police arrested a Palmyra man following an investigation over the weekend on Main Street. According to a news release, the 19-year-old Palmyra man was arrested for disorderly conduct and possession of alcohol under the age ... more
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Deputies: Woman lied about being attacked by boyfriend, now faces perjury charge

Deputies: Woman lied about being attacked by boyfriend, now faces perjury charge
Authorities in Wayne County have arrested a Palmyra woman for perjury after an investigation into an incident. On August 30 deputies responded to a domestic incident between 33-year-old Amanda Bauer and her boyfriend. The initial ... more
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89-year-old dies in Palmyra crash

89-year-old dies in Palmyra crash
A tragic car accident took the life of Barbara G. Farnsworth, 89, of Gurnee Road in Newark, after she reportedly failed to yield at a stop sign on Route 31 in Palmyra. According to witnesses, ... more
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Sodus suspicious vehicle complaint leads to felony drug arrest

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State police arrested a Palmyra man on a felony drug charge after a traffic stop in the town of Sodus. Joshua Bowker, 34, was arrested for DWAI drugs and a felony count of criminal possession ... more
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Homeless man had BAC nearly three-times legal limit during crash in Wayne County

Sheriff: Sodus man killed in fatal wreck on Welsher Rd.
The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office reported the arrest of 32-year-old Cody A Wells after a crash on Leroy Road in the Town of Palmyra. Upon arriving at the scene where a vehicle was found off ... more
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Free child car seat inspections coming to Wayne and Yates counties

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Certified child passenger safety technicians will be offering free car seat checks for parents, caregivers, and family members this month across Wayne, Yates, and Orleans counties. Organized by the Governor’s Traffic Safety Committee, the experts ... more
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Two sent to hospital after crash on Hogback Hill Rd. in Palmyra

Sheriff: Sodus man killed in fatal wreck on Welsher Rd.
The Wayne County Sheriff's Office provided an update on a personal injury accident that happened on Hogback Hill Road in Palmyra. The operator, identified as Isaiah Logins, of Newark, said he was traveling west on ... more
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‘SUNDAY FUNDAY’: Community event a success in Palmyra

‘SUNDAY FUNDAY’: Community event a success in Palmyra
Palmyra’s 'Sunday Funday,' a community-oriented event, attracted a large crowd in Wayne County on Sunday, according to social media. Hosted at the local community center and in partnership with Cross Creek Church, the event aimed ... more
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Pal-Mac Lions Club celebrates 65 years of community service

Pal-Mac Lions Club celebrates 65 years of community service
The Pal-Mac Lions Club recently celebrated its 65th anniversary, marking over six decades of serving the communities of Palmyra and Macedon, New York. Originally chartered in 1929, the club has demonstrated remarkable resilience, weathering financial ... more
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New York State Canal Corp. plans for restoration of historic aqueduct

New York State Canal Corp. plans for restoration of historic aqueduct
The New York State Canal Corporation is planning the restoration of a key historical component of the Erie Canalway Trail — an aqueduct built in 1865 that once carried the canal over Ganargua Creek in ... more
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Drunk driver puts car in reverse, gets out after deputies ask her to leave closed Palmyra park: Another also charged with DWI after investigation

Sheriff: Sodus man killed in fatal wreck on Welsher Rd.
Deputies report the arrest of a Wayne County duo following an investigation at Swifts Landing in the town of Palmyra. Lindsey Mcevoy, 30, and John Whitenight, 57, both of Palmyra were arrested after the incident ... more
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Palmyra begins comprehensive planning process, seeking public input

AIM funding for towns, villages could get overhaul with state task force
The Village and Town of Palmyra are gearing up to begin a year-long effort to develop the community's comprehensive plan, focusing on long-term growth, development, and sustainability. The plan, led by a local steering committee, ... more
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Wayne County advances $250M regional wastewater facility project

Wayne County advances 0M regional wastewater facility project
Work is underway for the construction of a new wastewater facility in Wayne County, bringing Walworth, Marion, Macedon, and the Village of Palmyra into compliance with the Department of Environmental Conservation and the federal Environmental ... more
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Wayne County duo arrested after stealing trail cameras on private property

Sheriff: Sodus man killed in fatal wreck on Welsher Rd.
Deputies arrested two people following a trespassing investigation in Wayne County. Iziah Burgos and Shayne Downey, of Palmyra and Arcadia respectively, were arrested for criminal trespass, criminal mischief, and petit larceny. The two are accused ... more
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Marion man charged with assault after head-butting victim in Palmyra

Sheriff: Sodus man killed in fatal wreck on Welsher Rd.
Deputies say a Marion man was arrested after a physical confrontation and assault in the town of Palmyra. Ryan Nesbitt, 30, was charged with one count of assault after an investigation into the incident. He's ... more
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Palmyra man arrested again after threatening to kill his father

Sheriff: Sodus man killed in fatal wreck on Welsher Rd.
Deputies report the arrest of a Palmyra resident following a domestic incident that happened during the early-morning hours on Saturday. Justin Stensrud, 38, for first-degree criminal contempt, criminal mischief, and harassment. The contempt charge is ... more
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