Wayland woman accused of falsifying assistance request

A Wayland woman was arrested by investigators in Steuben County after allegedly making a false assistance request to Department of Social Services. Kayla A. Swift, 18, was taken into custody by deputies at the Public Safety Building in Bath. She is accused of reporting a false temporary assistance application. She was charged with one count of offering a false instrument... more

Wayland woman charged in welfare fraud investigation

The Steuben County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigations Unit reports the arrest of Ashley M. Briggs, 27, of Wayland. Investigators say Briggs reported to the Steuben County Department of Social Services false Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) applications and false SNAP re-certifications. As a result, she received public assistance that she would not have been eligible for. On September 19th, Briggs... more

Wayland man faces felony sex charges after violation

A Wayland man faces two felony charges after deputies say he violated conditions of his pre-trial release. Jonathan B. Dow, 19, of Wayland was charged with felony promoting obscene sex performance of a child and felony disseminating indecent material to a minor, according to the Steuben County Sheriff’s Office. He was arraigned in Steuben County Court and remanded to the... more

Waterloo stumbles in Class B softball final

If you are going up against the Wayland-Cohocton softball team there is one thing that you know is going to happen. Your defense is going to be tested — over and over and over. The No. 3 Eagles’ offensive strategy is to put the ball in play and see what the opposing defense can do. That plan paid off Wednesday.... more