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Wayne Post
  • Police roundup: This week in crime

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  • Woman charged after traffic stop
    MACEDON — A Walworth woman was charged Aug. 31 with driving while intoxicated, driving with a blood-alcohol content of .08 percent or more, failure to keep right, speed and unlawful possession of marijuana, Macedon police said.
    Veronica E. Guszcza, 21, of Leeward Circle, was allegedly stopped at 2:40 a.m. in the village of Macedon for failure to keep right and speeding, police said. After stopping the vehicle a strong smell of alcohol was observed, Guszcza performed field sobriety tests and failed. Her BAC was found to be .11 percent.
    She was issued appearance tickets for Macedon Village Court and released.
    Police: Woman kicked flat screen TV
    MACEDON — A Rochester woman was charged Sept. 1 with third-degree criminal mischief, Macedon police said.
    Renee M. Cropo, 42, of Daunton Drive, allegedly got into a heated argument with her boyfriend and kicked his 40-inch flat screen television several times, cracking and damaging it, police said.
    She was arraigned in Macedon Town Court and released to a family member. She will return to court on Sept. 24.
    Man injured in vehicle accident
    SAVANNAH — The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office reports a personal injury accident on Aug. 17, on Hadden Road in the town of Savannah resulted in injuries to Brandon J. Currier, 22, of Route 89.
    Currier swerved his vehicle off the roadway, striking a fence, in an attempt to avoid hitting a deer. He was taken to Newark-Wayne by ambulance where he was later transferred to Strong Memorial Hospital.
    Assisting the Wayne County Sheriff’s Office were the Savannah Fire Department and Ambulance.
    Clyde man arrested for stalking
    GALEN — The Wayne County Office of the Sheriff reports the arrest of Nathan K. Isaacson, 23, of 10777 Anstee Road, Clyde, for fourth-degree stalking on Aug. 4.
    The arrest resulted after an investigation into a domestic incident involving Isaacson allegedly making repeated telephone calls to the victim.
    He was arraigned in Galen Town Court and released on his own recognizance. He was served an Order of Protection and is scheduled to return to court at a later date to answer the charge.
    Man charged with resisting arrest after traffic stop
    WILLIAMSON — Wayne County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Steven Matteson, 25, of Ridge Road, Ontario, following a traffic stop on Aug. 17.
    After providing identification, Matteson took off on foot, running through the Briarwood County Club golf course. Patrol pursued Matteson and took him into custody a short distance away. He was charged with obstructing governmental administration, resisting arrest, unlawful possession of marijuana, second-degree aggravated unlicensed operation and operating with a suspended registration.
    Matteson also had two active warrants out of Monroe County. He was arraigned in Williamson Town Court and remanded to jail in lieu of bail.
    Page 2 of 3 - Williamson man arrested for DWI
    SODUS — The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office arrested Michael C. Gnage, 20, of Route 21, Williamson, on Aug. 20, for driving while intoxicated (misdemeanor).
    Gnage was involved in a one-car personal injury motor vehicle accident on May 30, in the town of Sodus. He was issued tickets for having a BAC of .08 percent or greater, failure to keep right, speed not reasonable and prudent, leaving the scene of a motor vehicle accident and unsafe tires.
    Gnage is to appear in Sodus Town Court at a later date to answer these charges.
    Man charged following traffic stop
    PALMYRA — A Syracuse man was charged Aug. 17 with unlawful possession of marijuana, New York state police said.
    Charles L. Johnson, 35, was charged after Lyons Troopers initiated a traffic stop on Route 31 in the village of Palmyra and allegedly found to have marijuana, troopers said.
    He was issued an appearance ticket for Palmyra Village Court on Oct. 1.
    Teen arrested for vehicle larceny
    WILLIAMSON — The Wayne County Office of the Sheriff reports the arrest of Cody M. Adams, 3142 Beach Road, Williamson, on Aug. 17, following an investigation into a larceny of a vehicle.
    Adams was arrested for unauthorized use of a motor vehicle, unlicensed operator and permitting unlicensed operation. It is alleged that Adams took his mother’s vehicle without permission, then let a juvenile friend drive the vehicle who crashed it.
    Adams was released on an appearance ticket and traffic tickets. He will appear in Williamson Town Court at a later date to answer the charges. The juvenile was also issued an appearance ticket for Family Court.
    Rochester man steals lawn mower
    WILLIAMSON — The Wayne County Office of the Sheriff arrested Scott M. Locke, 34, of 131 Shoreway Drive, Rochester, on Aug. 21, following an investigation into a riding lawn mower that was stolen from property on North Centenary Road in July.
    Locke had originally dropped the mower off to be serviced at Paige Equipment on Route 104, Williamson. The owner became aware that his mower was there and advised Paige Equipment that the property belonged to him. Locke attempted to pick up the mower and was arrested.
    He was charged with third-degree burglary, fourth-degree grand larceny and fourth-degree criminal possession of stolen property. He was arraigned in Sodus Town Court and remanded to Wayne County Jail in lieu of $1,000 bail. He is to return to court at a later date to answer the charges.
    Man arrested following traffic stop
    MARION — Michael J.E. Dougherty, 23, of 5245 Fosdick Road, Walworth, was arrested by Wayne County Sheriff’s deputies on Aug. 24, following a traffic stop on Route 21 in Marion.
    Dougherty was arrested for felony driving while intoxicated, first-degree aggravated unlicensed operation, seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, refusal to take a breath screening test and unlicensed operation.
    Page 3 of 3 - He was arraigned in Marion Town Court and remanded to the Wayne County Jail in lieu of bail. He is to return to court at a later date to answer the charges.
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