Liquor theft leads to man’s arrest MACEDON — A Farmington man was charged with consuming alcohol in a motor vehicle, seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, and petit larceny, Macedon police said. Justin L. Letzelter, 32, was charged following an investigation into theft of liquor at Cedar Wine and Spirits on Sampson Drive in the town of Macedon. It is alleged that Letzelter took two bottles of liquor from the store and left without paying for the liquor, police said. Police were on scene investigating the incident when they spotted Letzelter pulling into the liquor store again. Police did a traffic stop and allegedly observed Letzelter consuming the alcohol he had just taken from the store. They also observed a glass smoking pipe used for smoking crack cocaine in the center console of his vehicle, police said. Letzelter was arraigned in Macedon Town Court and remanded to the Wayne County Jail on $2,500 cash bail.
Man charged with resisting arrest PALMYRA — Wayne County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Cody S. Brown, 20, of North Main Street, Marion, on July 16, after he was observed operating his motorcycle on Route 21 in Palmyra at a very high rate of speed. Brown fled when deputies attempted to stop him. He was followed to his residence by deputies and fought with them when they were taking him into custody. Brown was charged with speeding, third-degree unlawfully fleeing a police officer in a motor vehicle, operating out of class and resisting arrest. Brown was arraigned before the Palmyra Town Court and remanded to the Wayne County Jail in lieu of bail. He is scheduled to appear before the Marion Town Court and Palmyra Town Court at a later date to answer the charges.
Rochester man arrested on bench warrant ROSE — The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of William B. Collier, 33, of 763 N. Goodman St., Rochester, on July 16 on a bench warrant out of the Rose Town Court. Collier was stopped by the Newark Police Department in the village of Newark during an impact detail and turned Collier over to the Wayne County Sheriff’s Office custody. It is alleged that Collier failed to appear in the Rose Town Court for a petit larceny charge. He was arraigned in Rose Town Court and remanded to the Wayne County Jail in lieu of bail and is to appear in court at a later date.
Woman arrested for unauthorized use of vehicle SODUS — Wayne County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of Elizabeth A. Baker, 24, of 64 Maple Ave., Sodus, on July 17 on an arrest warrant for third-degree unauthorized use of a motor vehicle. Baker turned herself in at the Sodus Police Department and turned over to deputies. She was arraigned in Sodus Town Court and released on her own recognizance. Baker is to appear in Rose Town Court at a later date to answer the charges.
Page 2 of 5 - Man arrested for alleged stalking MACEDON — The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of Scott P. Parsons, 34, of Macedon Center Road, following an investigation into an alleged violation of an order of protection. Deputies arrested Parsons on a warrant for first-degree criminal contempt for allegedly stalking the person listed on the order of protection. He was arraigned in the Macedon Town Court and released on his own recognizance, but remanded to the Wayne County Jail with no bail for a violation of probation charge. Parsons was additionally charged with fourth-degree stalking and is to appear in Macedon Town Court at a later date to answer the charges.
Men escape serious injuries in boat accident SODUS BAY — The Wayne County Office of the Sheriff investigated a boat accident in which four young men escaped serious injury after the boat they were in crashed into the east/west portion of the East Breakwall at the entrance of Sodus Bay. The crash occurred around 11:26 p.m. July 3, about one hour after the Sodus Point fireworks display had concluded. The boat, a 1999 20-foot Crownline inboard/outboard, was being driven by Tyler J. Ocwieja, 19, of 29 Hampstead Drive, Webster, on a plane in a northerly direction on Sodus Bay when it struck the stone and concrete breakwall. Ocwieja suffered a laceration to his arm and was treated by EMS personnel on scene and released. He was charged with boating while intoxicated, refusal to submit to a preliminary breath test, reckless operation of a vessel, operating at more than 5 mph within 100 feet of shore and second-degree reckless endangerment. He was arraigned in Huron Town Court where he was release and is to appear in Sodus Town Court at a later date. The passenger riding in the open bow of the boat, Liam E. Wheatley, 18, of 105 Mory Hill Drive, Penfield, was ejected from the boat and thrown over the breakwall and landed in Lake Ontario. He sustained an ankle injury and was treated and transported to Strong Memorial Hospital for further treatment by the Sodus Town Ambulance. Michael A. Dodge, 19, of 204 Bay Way Drive, Webster, and Nicholas C. Pizzicuto, 19, of 28 Witherspoon Lane, Rochester were passengers in the rear of the boat and were thrown about in the boat. They were checked by ambulance crews and released. Deputies were assisted by the US Coast Guard Station Sodus Point, water rescue crews from Sodus Point, Alton and North Rose, as well as ambulance crews from Silverwaters, Sodus Town, Alton and North Rose fire departments.
Man charged with forcible touching, burglary GALEN — The Wayne County Office of the Sheriff reports the arrest of Patrick M. Sampson Jr., 24, of Glasgow Street, Clyde, on July 10 following an investigation into a burglary and forcible touching that occurred in the town of Galen. It is alleged that Sampson entered a residence on Tyre Road without permission and proceeded to grab a female in the residence in a sexual manor. He was charged with second-degree burglary and forcible touching. He was arraigned in Galen Town Court and remanded to the Wayne County Jail in lieu of bail. He will appear in court at a later date to answer the charges.
Page 3 of 5 - Rochester man arrested for DWI, marijuana PALMYRA — Philip M. Hovey, 32, of Laser Road, Rochester, was arrested for aggravated driving while intoxicated, driving while intoxicated, refusal to take a breath test, failure to keep right and unlawful possession of marijuana. Hovey was operating his vehicle west on Route 31 and was observed by a Sheriff deputy swerving and crossing the centerline on July 4. Hovey was stopped and after a police investigation, was arrested for driving while intoxicated. He was arraigned in Palmyra Village Court and remanded to the Wayne County Jail. Hovey will return to court at a later date to answer the charges.
Man arrested for resisting arrest SODUS — Wilfredo Santana, 49, of Ridge Road, Sodus, was arrested by the Wayne County Sheriff’s deputies for disorderly conduct and resisting arrest on July 7. Santana was intoxicated outside his trailer, yelling and swearing after being told by police several times to quiet down. Santana fought with deputies when being taken into custody. He was arraigned in Sodus Town Court and remanded to the Wayne County Jail. He is to appear in court at a later date to answer the charges.
Woman allegedly found with drugs SODUS — The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office arrested Rebecca L. Southcott, 20, of Carlisle Street, Rochester, for unlawful possession of marijuana, seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance and possession of controlled substance by ultimate users original container. Southcott was found to be in possession of an oxycodone pill, hydroxyzine and marijuana following a vehicle and traffic stop on July 7. She was released on appearance tickets and is scheduled to appear in Sodus Town Court at a later date to answer the charges.
Man arrested for harassment, criminal contempt PALMYRA — The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of Damian Brantley, 22, of 27 Elmer St., Lyons, for first-degree criminal contempt and second-degree harassment on July 8, after he allegedly violated a refrain from order of protection after an altercation with his girlfriend whom the order protected. Brantley was later located and arrested. He was arraigned in Palmyra Town Court and held without bail. He will return to court at a later date to answer the charges.
Man arrested after motor vehicle accident WILLIAMSON — Richard L. Yackel, 19, of 4928 Brasser Road, Williamson, was arrested by the Wayne County Sheriff’s Office for endangering the welfare of a child and permitting unlicensed operation after an investigation into a property damage motor vehicle accident on July 19. While investigating the accident at the intersection of Brasser Road and Townline Road in Williamson, it was determined that Yackel had allowed his 14-year-old sister to operate his motor vehicle while he was a passenger. The vehicle was then involved in an accident. Yackel was transported to Williamson Town Court for arraignment and released on his own recognizance. He is to return to court at a later date to answer the charges.
Page 4 of 5 - Man arrested on multiple charges ONTARIO — The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office arrested Jeffery V. Smart, 37, of Ida Red Lane, Ontario, for second-degree harassment, two counts of fourth-degree criminal mischief and endangering the welfare of a child. The arrest stems from an incident that occurred July 23 at a residence on Ida Red Lane where Smart allegedly got into a physical altercation with two of the residents. Smart was arraigned in Ontario Town Court and remanded to jail in lieu of bail. He is to return to court at a later date to answer the charges.
Man arrested for harassment, resisting arrest SODUS — The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office arrested Russell J. Jock, 49, of 7448 Ridge Road, Sodus, on July 7, for second-degree harassment, criminal mischief and resisting arrest. It is alleged that Jock came home in an intoxicated state, broke the door jamb of his home, then went in and ripped the bra off his wife who was sleeping. While being taken into custody, Jock attempted to fight with the deputies. He was taken into custody, arraigned in Sodus Town Court and held in lieu of bail. A refrain from order of protection was issued at court. Jock will appear in Sodus Town Court at a later date to answer the charge.
Lyons man arrested on multiple charges ARCADIA — Joseph A. Barber, 19, of 11A Canal St., Lyons, was arrested July 17 by the Wayne County Sheriff’s Office for obstructing governmental administration, resisting arrest, third-degree escape and unlawful possession of marijuana. The charges stem from the investigation of a domestic dispute that occurred at the Vienna Road trailer park. During the investigation, Barber became combative with the deputies. He was taken into custody after a brief struggle. He then fled from deputies after being handcuffed and fought with deputies a second time. Barber was arraigned in Newark Village Court and committed to the Wayne County Jail on a $1,000 cash bail or $2,000 bond. He will appear in Arcadia Town Court at a later date to answer the charges.
Man arrested after domestic dispute WILLIAMSON — The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of Dennis Conklin, 41, of Shepherd Road, Williamson, following a domestic dispute on July 20. Patrols were called to the residence where it was alleged that Conklin broke items in the house and then began swinging a shovel in the immediate area of his wife and their child. Conklin was subsequently arrested for third-degree menacing, endangering the welfare of a child, and fourth-degree criminal mischief. He was arraigned in Williamson Town Court and released on his own recognizance. He is to return to court at a later date to answer the charges.
Man asleep at the wheel, charged with DWI ONTARIO — A Williamson man was arrested for driving while intoxicated on July 24, after Wayne County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a report of a suspicious vehicle on Kenyon Road in Ontario. Upon arrival, deputies observed Dan C. Ross, 30, of Lake Road, Williamson, asleep at the wheel while it was parked partially in the roadway, running. After it was determined that Ross had consumed alcoholic beverages, he was arrested and charged with parking on the roadway, operating a vehicle with a BAC of .08 percent or greater. He was issued appearance tickets to Ontario Town Court at a later date.
Page 5 of 5 - Man arrested for erratic driving, DWI ONTARIO — The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of Brian D. Smith, 26, of Church Street, Walworth, on July 19. Smith was operating a vehicle southbound on Furnace Road and was reported by civilian complaint for erratic driving. He was stopped by patrol for a headlight that was out, and subsequently was arrested for driving while intoxicated. He was issued traffic tickets for aggravated driving while intoxicated and the traffic violations and is to appear in Ontario Town Court at a later date.