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Wayne Post
  • Police roundup

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  • • Woman allegedly impersonates nurse
    MACEDON — A Macedon woman is facing charges after Macedon Police say she impersonated a nurse.
    Jennifer Seaman, 38, is charged with seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, first-degree falsifying business records and first-degree criminal impersonation.
    Macedon Police say Seaman called the Macedon Walmart pharmacy using the name of a resident nurse from Rochester General Hospital and having a prescription filled for a controlled substance under the name of one of the attending doctors at that facility. Police say she later arrived at Walmart and signed for that prescription.
    Seaman is scheduled to appear in Macedon Town Court on January 28.
    She was arrested and charged last month for impersonating a doctor's assistant at the Ontario Pharmacy.
    • Man arrested following investigation
    WILLIAMSON — The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of Zachary Bergen, 21, of Williamson on Nov. 21, for aggravated vehicular assault, reckless endangerment and DWAI-drugs.
    Following an investigation into the Sept. 11 motor vehicle accident on Kenyon Road, Bergen was arrested and arraigned in Williamson Town Court, remanded to Wayne County Jail in lieu of $750 cash or $1,000 bond.
    He was also issued several tickets. He will return to Williamson Town Court at a later date to answer the charges.
    • Man arrested following traffic stop
    SODUS — The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of Dale T. Dillon, 51, of 7249 Stoney Lonesome Road, Williamson, following a traffic stop in the town of Huron on Nov. 22.
    He was arrested for speed over 55 mph, felony driving while intoxicated, felony driving while intoxicated with a BAC greater than .08 percent, and operating a vehicle with no interlock device. He was taken to the Sheriff’s Office in Sodus for processing.
    He was arraigned in Sodus Town Court and remanded to Wayne County Jail in lieu of bail. He is to appear in Sodus Town Court at a later date to answer the charges.
    • Man arrested for possession of weapon, unlawful imprisonment
    MACEDON — The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of Angelo D. Vassallo, 36, of Pine Terrace, Macedon, on Nov. 28, after Vassallo threatened his girlfriend with a loaded handgun and wouldn’t allow her to leave her residence during a domestic dispute.
    Vassallo was also charged with second-degree menacing, a misdemeanor, and second-degree harassment, a violation.
    He was arraigned in Macedon Town Court and remanded to Wayne County Jail in lieu of bail. He is to return to Macedon Town Court at a later date to answer the charges.
    • Macedon man charged with sex abuse
    MACEDON — A Macedon man was charged Dec. 16 with second-degree sexual abuse and second-degree criminal sex act, Macedon police said.
    Police arrested Charles K. Ryan, 41, following a joint investigation with the New York state police Bureau of Criminal Investigations Unit into allegations that he had sexual contact with an underage female victim over a two-year period of time, police said.
    Page 2 of 5 - Police are not releasing any further details about the case at this time.
    Ryan was arraigned and sent the Wayne County Jail without bail. He is scheduled to appear in Macedon Town Court at a later date.
    • Newark man charged with predatory sexual assault against a child
    NEWARK — A Newark man was arrested Dec. 13 and charged with felony predatory sexual assault against a child and endangering the welfare of a child, New York state police in Lyons said.
    Michael W. Hendrickson, 47, of Clark Road, allegedly had sexual contact with a child under the age of 13 for the last four years, troopers said.
    He was arraigned in Arcadia Town Court in front of Town Justice Arthur Williams and sent to the Wayne County Jail without bail. He was scheduled to return to court on Dec. 19.
    • Teen charged with DWI
    MACEDON — A Macedon teen was charged Dec. 14 with driving while intoxicated, excessive speed, failure to obey Police Officer, illegal signal, no license and license violation, Macedon police said.
    Cooper W. Zurich, 16, of Wayneport Road, was allegedly observed driving 20 MPH over the speed limit in the village of Macedon and over 80 MPH on Route 31 in the town around 2:30 a.m., police said. He was allegedly attempting to flee from the officer when he pulled into a driveway and lost control.
    He was arraigned and sent to the Wayne County Jail on $2,500 bail. He will return to Macedon Town Court on Jan. 28.
    • Woman charged with larceny from VFW
    PALMYRA — The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of Karen F. Mills, 70, of Lyons, as a result of an investigation of an allegation of larceny from the Palmyra VFW Post 6778 Ladies Auxiliary.
    Mills was charged with one count of fourth-degree grand larceny, a class E felony. It is alleged that she stole more than $2,600 from the VFW Ladies Auxiliary account while serving as the treasurer for the unit.
    She was issued an appearance ticket and will answer the charge in town of Palmyra Justice Court at a later date.
    • Man arrested on Grand Jury indictment warrant
    SODUS — The Wayne County Narcotics Enforcement Team announces the arrest of Peter A. Mayo, 38, of Ridge Road, Sodus, following a Wayne County Grand Jury indictment warrant related to the unlawful growing of the plant known as cannabis and criminal possession of weapons.
    Mayo turned himself over to the Wayne County Court on Dec. 19, for the purpose of being arraigned on criminal charges handed down during a recent Wayne County Grand Jury session. Mayo was formerly charged with two counts of fifth-degree criminal possession of marijuana, a class B misdemeanor; two counts of third-degree criminal sale of marijuana, a class E felony; one count of second-degree criminal possession of marijuana, a class D felony; one count of unlawfully growing of the plant known as cannabis, a class A misdemeanor; and 17 counts of fourth-degree criminal possession of a weapon, a class A misdemeanor.
    Page 3 of 5 - An investigation starting in March 2013 showed that Mayo was selling marijuana out of his home in Sodus. Also learned during the investigation was Mayo was growing cannabis plants in his basement. During April 2013, WayneNET served a search warrant at 7903 Ridge Road, Sodus. The search produced 135 cannabis plants growing in the basement of the residence, in various stages of growth. Also located in the residence were 17 long guns, which was also seized due to Mayo having a prior felony conviction, banning him from possessing weapons.
    Mayo was released on his own recognizance and is to reappear in the Wayne County Court in March 2014.
    • U.S. Attorney's Office: Newark man performed fake tests on military radios
    A Newark man, accused of performing fake tests on military radios, has pleaded guilty to four counts of filing a false statement with the U.S. government.
    According to the U.S. Attorney’s Office Steve Wysocki was in charge of the testing department for Victor-based Flightline Systems, a defense contractor working on U.S. Army and Navy projects. Investigators say Wysocki oversaw product testing for a military radio system as well as a sonobuoy system and faked the test results, causing the Department of Defense to spend nearly $300,000 re-testing the equipment before it could be used in the field.
    “This office will not tolerate anybody who, by their actions, hurts or impact the products used by our military men and women to carry out their critical mission,” U.S. Attorney William Hochul said. “This case should serve as a warning to any individual involved in the testing of products to be used by the military, if you attempt to disrupt the process, you will be prosecuted and punished accordingly.”
    Wysocki will be sentenced at 3 p.m. on March 21.
    • Man arrested for attempted murder, assault
    ONTARIO — The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of Peter M. Palombi, 32, of 1770 Kenyon Road, Ontario, on Dec. 14, for second-degree attempted murder and second-degree assault.
    The charges stem from an incident where Palombi was involved in an altercation with Ronald R. Gonyeau on Ontario Center Road. Palombi is accused of striking Gonyeau with a baseball bat and then firing a .308 Winchester rifle at Gonyeau during the struggle. Gonyeau escaped with minor injuries. Palombi was arrested at his residence and transported to the Wayne County Office of the Sheriff for processing.
    Palombi was arraigned in Lyons Town Court and committed to the Wayne County Jail on $20,000 cash bail or $40,000 bond. He is to appear in Ontario Town Court at a later date to answer the charges.
    • Five arrested following joint investigation
    PALMYRA — Five people were arrested on forgery charges following a joint investigation with the New York State Police Bureau of Criminal Investigation in Lyons and the Palmyra Village Police Department.
    Page 4 of 5 - On Sept. 17, Yvonne Terwilliger, 49, of Williamson, was arrested on 11 counts of second-degree criminal possession of a forged instrument and one count of seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, troopers said. Also arrested that day was Alicia K. Terwilliger, 24, of Lyons, on one count of second-degree criminal possession of a forged instrument.
    Both women were arraigned in Palmyra Village Court before Justice Terry Rodman. Yvonne Terwilliger was sent to the Wayne County Jail on $15,000 bail and Alicia Terwilliger was sent to jail on $3,500 cash bail.
    On Dec. 12, troopers arrested Alexandra D. Babasidis, 22, of Howell Street, Palmyra, on an arrest warrant for two counts of second-degree criminal possession of a forged instrument and two counts of petit larceny. Subsequent to the arrest, she was found to possess a controlled substance and was additionally charged with seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, troopers said.
    Babasidis was arraigned in Palmyra Village Court and sent to the Wayne County Jail on $2,500 cash bail.
    Danielle Edinger, 28, of Palmyra, was charged with forgery, 13 counts of criminal possession of a forged instrument and one count of criminal possession of stolen property.
    Jamie Enright, 28, of Palmyra, was charged with criminal solicitation and criminal possession of stolen property.
    • Man charged with having sex with child
    On Dec. 17, the State Police in Williamson arrested Dennis M. Carey, 66, of Walworth, on felony charges of predatory sexual assault against a child and first-degree course of sexual conduct against a child.
    It is alleged that on five different dates this year, Carey had sexual intercourse with a child less than 13 years old, troopers said. These charges were upgraded from a previous arrest on Sept. 7. An additional disclosure by the victim led to these charges being filed. The victim is an acquaintance of a relative of the defendant.
    • Woman loses control of vehicle
    GALEN — The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office reports the investigation of a motor vehicle accident in the town of Galen on Nov. 23.
    Sierra Pritchett, 19, of 58 East Dezeng St., was southbound on Route 414 when she lost control of her vehicle and went off the west side of the roadway.
    Clyde Fire and EMS, assisted by Medic 83, responded to the scene. Pritchett was not injured and signed a medical release form.
    • Inmate violates order of protection
    LYONS — The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a Macedon man following an investigation into a domestic incident from an inmate at the Wayne County Jail on Dec. 2.
    Arrested was Angelo D. Vassallo, 36, of Pine Terrace, Macedon. Vassallo is incarcerated in the Wayne County Jail because of charges from a domestic dispute with his girlfriend on Nov. 28. A Stay Away order of protection was issued against Vassallo because of these charges. It is alleged that Vassallo made a phone call to his girlfriend’s cell phone from a phone inside the jail violating the order of protection.
    Page 5 of 5 - He was arrested for second-degree criminal contempt and arraigned in Lyons Town Court. He was remanded back to Wayne County Jail and is to return to court at a later date to answer the charges.
    • Man arrested for assaulting child
    PALMYRA — The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of Scott Francis Jr., 33, of 506 Conifer Drive, Palmyra, for endangering the welfare of a child, criminal obstruction of breathing and third-degree assault on Nov. 24.
    It is alleged that Francis grabbed his 7-year-old child by the throat and held him against the wall.
    Francis was arraigned in Palmyra Town Court and remanded to Wayne County Jail in lieu of bail. He will return to court at a later date to answer the charges.

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