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Traffic stop leads to North Rose man’s arrest

Traffic stop leads to North Rose man’s arrest
Wayne County sheriff’s deputies charged a North Rose man Jan. 15 following a traffic stop on Lake Bluff Road in Huron. Daryl Grass, 59, of Route 414, North Rose,was charged with aggravated driving while intoxicated, failure to keep right and moving from lane unsafely, deputies said. Grass was found to have a blood-alcohol content of .18 percent. He was issued appearance tickets... more

Wayne County Clerk urges residents to renew locally at your DMV

Wayne County Clerk urges residents to renew locally at your DMV
By Tammy Whitacre For years, Wayne County Clerk Michael Jankowski has worked to educate residents when it comes to helping the county they live in. The “notice to Wayne County residents” urges them to bring their renewals for vehicle registration and driver’s licenses to their local Department of Motor Vehicles in Lyons and forgo returning the payment in the pre-addressed... more

Wayne County joins others across state in search of mandate relief

Wayne County joins others across state in search of mandate relief
It was just a couple of weeks ago that Wayne County Administrator Rick House joined other officials from across the state to lobby in Albany for unfunded mandate relief. House visited the Governor’s mansion with other members of the New York State Association of Counties, which represents county leaders all across the state, to seek some relief from state mandates.... more

Wolcott sex offender charged twice within a month

Wolcott sex offender charged twice within a month
A level 2 sex offender has been arrested for the second time in a month. Jacob Ritchie, 31, of the village of Wolcott, was charged March 9th by Wayne County sheriff’s investigators  with failing to change and/or update his status with the New York state Sex Offender Registry, an E felony, and resisting arrest. The charges stem from an online... more

Bear sighting in Wayne County: DEC releases ‘best practices’ for homeowners

Bear sighting in Wayne County: DEC releases ‘best practices’ for homeowners
Wayne County residents have been reading about reports of bear sightings on social media and in the news over the last two weeks. Now, the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation has stepped in issuing advice to prospective homeowners who might be concerned about a bear sighting in their backyard. To put it simply, bear sightings in New York... more

Wayne Sheriff provides update in monthly column

Wayne Sheriff provides update in monthly column
Dear Neighbors, The Sheriff’s Office 2016 Annual Report is available online at www.waynecosheriff.org through your town supervisor and at all the public libraries in the county for your review. On April 29th all Wayne County law enforcement agencies, Wayne-NET (Wayne Narcotic Enforcement Team) and the Drug Enforcement Administration will give the public another opportunity to prevent pill abuse and theft... more

Latest from FLX as water levels continue to rise (full-coverage)

Latest from FLX as water levels continue to rise (full-coverage)
It’s a bad situation. As a whole, the region is several inches over “normal” rainfall amounts for the last two months. While the Finger Lakes didn’t see the snowmelt that sometimes contributes to springtime flooding — we have seen plenty of spring rains. On Thursday a road washed out in Geneva. Coastal communities along Lake Ontario have been on edge... more

Wayne County communities host drug take back sites this Saturday

Wayne County communities host drug take back sites this Saturday
What is becoming an annual event in Wayne County and across the United States, residents are urged to bring their unused prescription medications to a local drop off site this Saturday, April 29th. The Drug Enforcement Administration has developed a national take-back initiative, creating the National Prescription Drug Take Back Day. The event aims to provide a safe, convenient, and... more
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