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Victor man leads deputies on pursuit through Wayne County

Victor man leads deputies on pursuit through Wayne County
The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office says a late-night pursuit on Sunday resulted in a number of charges, and moved through three different communities around 10 pm. Deputies say Anthony J. Tiberio, 31, of Victor passed a marked patrol car with mounted license plate readers, which activated an alarm for a stolen vehicle from Ohio. Tiberio failed to stop for patrols... more

Tree falls through home, roads closed after strong storms in Wayne Co. (photos & video)

Tree falls through home, roads closed after strong storms in Wayne Co. (photos & video)
Storms packing a strong punch on Monday resulted in several downed trees, some scattered power outages, and a mess to clean up in parts of Wayne County. The Town of Ontario was particularly hard hit, where residents were picking up after a strong series of storms moved through between 3 and 4 pm. Downed tree limbs take down wires across... more

Siblings recount dramatic moment when tree fell through Ontario home (video)

Siblings recount dramatic moment when tree fell through Ontario home (video)
As severe thunderstorms rolled through Wayne County on Monday – one community in Wayne County was particularly hard hit. Three brothers were narrowly escaped injury when a tree fell through their family’s mobile home on State Route 104 as the storm rolled through the Town of Ontario. “It dawned on me … I’m going to die or miraculously be alive,”... more

Employee arrested on 78 charges after Speedway larceny investigation in Wayne Co.

Employee arrested on 78 charges after Speedway larceny investigation in Wayne Co.
The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a Webster woman following a larceny investigation that occurred at the Speedway Gas Station, located at 6290 Slocum Road in the Town of Ontario. Deputies arrested Patricia Clark, 25, charging her with 39 counts of Petit Larceny and 39 counts of second-degree falsifying business records. Deputies say Clark was an employee... more

Deputies: Ontario man charged with DWI after fleeing domestic incident

Deputies: Ontario man charged with DWI after fleeing domestic incident
The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of an Ontario man for DWI on Wednesday following an investigation into a family trouble and subsequent vehicle and traffic stop. Steven A. Kerr, 30, was stopped while Deputies were investigating a report of a domestic disturbance having observed Kerr operating a vehicle matching the description of the one that had fled... more

Wayne County tech firm Optimax expanding, creating jobs

Wayne County tech firm Optimax expanding, creating jobs
A Wayne County company is adding jobs as the result of a $21.7 million expansion, Empire State Development announced last week. Optimax Systems Inc. in Ontario is constructing a $21.7 million, 60,000-square-foot addition at its facility on Dean Parkway. Optimax, which was founded in 1991 and moved to Wayne County two years later, is involved in fiber optic telecommunications, solid-state... more

Geneva captures Class C boys lacrosse title with 13-2 victory over Wayne

Geneva captures Class C boys lacrosse title with 13-2 victory over Wayne
Geneva boys’ lacrosse coach L.J. Russell firmly believes in the old saw that it’s always tough to beat a team a third time after you’ve already defeated it twice, even though he’s seen firsthand that it can be done. “Oh, I do, trust me I do,” he said with a smile Tuesday afternoon after his Panthers throttled rival Wayne 13-2... more

Canandaigua baseball heads to Far West Regional with 2-1 win over Wayne

Canandaigua baseball heads to Far West Regional with 2-1 win over Wayne
Dale Werth strolled to the Frontier Field mound for his second visit in the bottom of the sixth. The Canandaigua head coach had a guy warming up in the bullpen ready to go. He looked that way. Then he turned toward center field. Werth waved in his centerfielder, Michael Sculli, to try and close it out. Two runners were on... more

UPDATE: Lyons man dies after being struck by vehicle

UPDATE: Lyons man dies after being struck by vehicle
Deputies say one person was airlifted to Strong Memorial Hospital after being struck by a vehicle on Stoney Lonesome Road in Williamson on Monday. The accident happened around 6:20 p.m., according to deputies who say that Stuart Pearson, 68, of Ontario was traveling west on Lake Road — approaching the intersection of White Birch Cove — when he struck a... more

Ontario man charged with harassment, resisting arrest after domestic

Ontario man charged with harassment, resisting arrest after domestic
The Wayne County Office of the Sheriff reports the arrest of a Town of Ontario man following a domestic investigation that occurred in Ontario. Deputies arrested Alexander J. Doty, 25, of Ontario was charged with Harassment in the Second Degree, Criminal Mischief in the Fourth Degree, Resisting Arrest, and Criminal Obstruction of Breathing. It is alleged that Doty had a... more

Ontario man charged with assault after punching neighbor who intervened during domestic incident

Ontario man charged with assault after punching neighbor who intervened during domestic incident
The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of an Ontario man following a disturbance in the Town of Ontario. Deputies arrested Alexander J. Doty, 25, for Assault in the Third Degree and Resisting Arrest. It is alleged that Doty was involved in a domestic incident with his girlfriend. He then punched a neighbor who was attempting to assist the... more

Rochester woman charged with felony DWI in Ontario

Rochester woman charged with felony DWI in Ontario
Deputies say a 39-year-old Rochester woman was arrested for felony driving while intoxicated after a traffic stop on State Route 104 in the Town of Ontario this week. The incident happened on Thursday around 2:56 a.m. when Jennifer L. Bisig, 39, was stopped on Route 104 for a traffic violation. Upon investigation it was determined that she was intoxicated and... more

Mental health satellite office opens inside Wayne Central High

Mental health satellite office opens inside Wayne Central High
Last month, students at Wayne Central School District held a walk-in to support the victims of the Florida school shootings. Now, the district is making a big move to help its own, students here who are anxious or depressed. “This is the right step to take,” said Superintendent Mathis Calvin, III. The school shootings left such an impression that Wayne... more

Court dismisses all charges against former Town of Ontario Water Utilities Superintendent

Court dismisses all charges against former Town of Ontario Water Utilities Superintendent
Wayne County Judge Daniel Barrett dismissed all charges on Tuesday (4/24) afternoon against former Town of Ontario Water Utilities Superintendent Rodney Peets. Peets, age 59, was arrested Tuesday, October 10, 2017, and charged with three counts of offering a false instrument for filing 1st, three counts of offering a false instrument for filing 2nd, three counts of tampering with a... more

Williamson man faces drug charges after 2017 crash

Williamson man faces drug charges after 2017 crash
A Williamson man was arrested on multiple drug charges, including DWAI-drugs — after a personal injury accident that happened last September. Investigators say Brandon M. Are, 21, of Williamson was charged with DWAI-drugs, seventh-degreee criminal possession of a controlled substance, criminally possessing a hyperemic instrument, failure to keep right, failure to use designated lane and aggravated unlicensed operation. Authorities did... more
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