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Palmyra man violates court order, shows up at protected party’s job, then tries to leave when deputies arrive

Palmyra man violates court order, shows up at protected party's job, then tries to leave when deputies arrive
Deputies say a Palmyra man is in custody after showing up to a person's place of employment and causing a disturbance. Authorities were called to a disturbance over the weekend at a business in Macedon, ... more
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Two suspects flee scene of knife attack in Ithaca; victim recovering in hospital

Ithaca approves overhauling policing in the city, votes to create ‘Public Safety Department’
The Ithaca Police Department say they responded to a distress call on Saturday, March 2 around 1:50 p.m. regarding a physical altercation involving several individuals. Police said initial reports indicated that one was armed with ... more
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Williamson man faces multiple felony contempt, unlawful imprisonment, obstruction of breathing charges after two incidents

Williamson man faces multiple felony contempt, unlawful imprisonment, obstruction of breathing charges after two incidents
The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office announced the arrest of Nathaniel S. Colfer, a 48-year-old resident of Williamson, following a reported family disturbance. Colfer faces several charges, including first-degree criminal contempt, unlawful imprisonment, criminal obstruction of ... more
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Oregon woman who pulled knife on deputy in Wayne County faces assault, menacing charges

Sheriff: Sodus man killed in fatal wreck on Welsher Rd.
An investigation that spanned more than a year has resulted in the arrest of an Oregon woman, according to new information from the Wayne County Sheriff's Office. Megan A. Thomas, a 29-year-old woman from Portland, ... more
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Felony DWI, AUO charges follow speeding incident on Rt. 318

Felony DWI, AUO charges follow speeding incident on Rt. 318
Deputies say a Liverpool resident was arrested for a felony count of DWI after an incident on State Route 318. According to deputies, Sara Baker, 35, was arrested in Tyre for felony counts of DWI ... more
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Have you seen this person? Public’s help sought in Seneca County larceny investigation

Have you seen this person? Public's help sought in Seneca County larceny investigation
Authorities in Seneca County are asking for the public's help identifying a person involved in a larceny investigation. The person photographed was involved in a larceny at a Junius business, according to police. No other ... more
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Hector Supervisor Justin Boyette gets second DWI in 10 years; faces felony charge this time around

Hector Supervisor Justin Boyette gets second DWI in 10 years; faces felony charge this time around
Hector Supervisor Justin Boyette has been charged with a felony DWI following an incident where his car was found in a ditch. The Schuyler County Sheriff’s Office responded to a report on State Route 414 ... more
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Seneca County IDA set to discuss aid package for Fayette hotel development

Seneca County IDA set to discuss aid package for Fayette hotel development
The Seneca County Industrial Development Agency (IDA) is set to hold a public hearing on March 14 at 6 p.m. at the Fayette town offices to deliberate on financial assistance for Groggery Development LLC. The ... more
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Teen attacker at St. John Fisher now charged with stalking

Teen attacker at St. John Fisher now charged with stalking
A 19-year-old freshman at St. John Fisher University, previously accused of threatening a college staff member with a knife, is now facing additional charges of stalking. Brighton Police reported that Shalom Mathews has been charged ... more
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Wayne County teen arrested for trespassing

Deputies: Motorcyclist airlifted with serious injuries after Wayne County crash
Deputies arrested a Rose teen after a trespass complaint in Wayne County. Lawrence Clark III, 18, was arrested for trespassing after an incident at a residence in the town of Rose. He's accused of entering ... more
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Police: Geneva man stole $1,000 from SF Auto Zone

Police: Geneva man stole $1,000 from SF Auto Zone
The Seneca Falls Police Department reports the arrest of a Geneva man after an investigation at a local business. Vincent Contes, 23, of Geneva is accused of stealing over $1,000 from Auto Zone in Seneca ... more
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Geneva man arrested again as predatory sex assault investigation continues

Geneva man arrested again as predatory sex assault investigation continues
The Geneva Police Department gave an update on a predatory sex assault investigation in the city. Jorge Luis Rodriguez-Merced, 30, of Geneva has been charged with predatory sex assault against a child as a Class ... more
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Sodus man accused of $11,000 fraud

Sheriff: Sodus man killed in fatal wreck on Welsher Rd.
Deputies arrested a Sodus man following a welfare fraud investigation where more than $11,000 was obtained illegally. Chad Glerum, 52, was arrested for grand larceny, welfare fraud, and three counts of offering a false instrument ... more
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Two face felony charges after illegal drugs, weapons seized in Newfield search

Police investigate after bullet goes through window frame at Ithaca home
In a significant operation on February 29 the Ithaca-Tompkins Specialized Response Team executed a search warrant in the town of Newfield. The operation was a part of an ongoing investigation targeting the illegal sale of ... more
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Tompkins County deals with uptick in opioid overdoses

NY death certificates for overdoses must note type of opioid
Tompkins County is grappling with a significant rise in opioid overdose deaths, sparking concern among local officials and community leaders. Six individuals have succumbed to opioid overdoses this month alone, including five deaths reported by ... more
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Waterloo woman backs into police cruiser while police investigate disturbance; arrested for DWI

Waterloo PD begins wearing body cameras
The Waterloo Police Department reports the arrest of a local woman following an investigation at a village business. According to a news release, Annette Sepulveda, 44, of Waterloo was arrested for DWI and backing unsafely ... more
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Prattsburgh man charged with arson; held without bail

Prattsburgh man charged with arson; held without bail
A Prattsburgh man has been arrested after an investigation into a suspicious fire in Howard a few months ago. Sheriff Jim Allard says James Lisefski, 43, was arrested after an investigation into a suspicious fire ... more
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Lockdown at St. John Fisher lifted, but stabbing suspect remains at-large

St. John Fisher College moves to ban vaping and tobacco use
Following a brief lockdown at St. John Fisher University on Wednesday evening, the Monroe County Sheriff's Office has assured that there is no ongoing danger to students or staff. The lockdown, which was initiated around ... more
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Newark Police Department announces crucial promotion

Newark Police Department announces crucial promotion
The Newark Police Department recently announced the promotion of Officer Brandon Salerno to the rank of Police Sergeant, effective February 5th. Sgt. Salerno, who began his law enforcement career in 2006 with the Clyde Police ... more
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