Police roundup: This week in crime
Woman arrested for criminal mischief
SODUS — The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of Julie L. Robinson, 31, of Railroad Street, Sodus, for fourth-degree criminal mischief on June 17.
She was arrested after an investigation where it’s alleged she struck a motorcycle with the vehicle she was operating. The 1986 Harley Davidson sustained significant damage as a result.
Robinson was arraigned in Sodus Town Court and remanded to the Wayne County Jail in lieu of $500 cash bail. She will appear in court at a later date to answer the charges.
Man arrested for issuing a bad check
SODUS — Duane A. Pritt, 37, of 7487 S. Fitzhugh St., Sodus Point, was arrested June 20 and charged with unlawfully issuing a bad check he had written to Paton’s Marketplace in Sodus after an investigation.
He was issued an appearance ticket to appear in Sodus Town Court at a later date to answer the charges.
Charges pending after accident
HURON — The Wayne County Office of the Sheriff investigated a two-car personal injury accident at the intersection of Route 104 and Fifth Road in the town of Huron on June 17.
Deputies initially received a complaint of a maroon pickup truck driving erratically on Route 104. The pickup truck, operated by Gerard Pelkey of Oswego, was traveling westbound and struck another pickup truck operated by Michael Kopicki of Webster. Kopicki and a passenger in his vehicle were treated by North Rose Ambulance and released. Pelkey was transported to Newark Wayne Community Hospital for his injuries.
Both vehicles were towed from the scene. The investigation is continuing and charges are pending. Deputies were assisted at the scene by State Police, North Rose and Rose Ambulance and Rescue.
Man charged following a disturbance
PALMYRA — The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of Thomas T. Chiccino, 21, of County Road 28, Canandaigua, following a disturbance in the village of Palmyra on June 22.
It is alleged that Chiccino showed up to a house on Vienna Street in the village where he had been told multiple times to not be at that residence. Chiccino then became violent and struck a female in the face, causing bruising and swelling.
Chiccino was arrested for trespass and third-degree assault. He was arraigned in Palmyra Village Court and remanded to the Wayne County Jail in lieu of bail.
He will return to court at a later date to answer the charges.
Man charged with DWI
SODUS — Geoffrey L. Walborn, 51, of 7801 Lake Road, Sodus Point, was arrested June 20 by Wayne County Sheriff’s deputies following a traffic stop on Lake Road in Sodus.
He was stopped after he was observed driving off the roadway. He was charged with failure to keep right, moved from lane unsafely, driving while intoxicated and aggravated driving while intoxicated.
Page 2 of 3 - He was issued traffic tickets to appear in Sodus Town Court at a later date to answer the charges.
Man arrested for allegedly obstructing traffic
WILLIAMSON — The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of Charles B. Smith, 44, of Williamson, for disorderly conduct and second-degree obstructing governmental administration on June 18.
A Sheriff’s deputy was dispatched to the area of Ridge Road in Williamson for an intoxicated male walking in the roadway and obstructing traffic. The deputy located the male and attempted to talk to him. The subject refused to cooperate and moved aggressively toward the deputy. After a struggle, the subject was taken into custody and the deputy was able to identify him as Charles B. Smith. Smith received minor injuries and was transported by Williamson Volunteer Ambulance to Newark-Wayne Hospital where he was treated and later released.
Smith was released on appearance tickets and is to appear in Williamson Court at a later date.
Motorcyclist hits deer
WALWORTH — A personal injury accident occurred June 20 in Walworth, and following an investigation, Sheriff deputies determined that a motorcycle traveling northbound on County Line Road, operated by Dianne Bradstreet, 49, struck a deer in the roadway.
She was treated for minor injuries at Strong Memorial Hospital and released.
Call leads to DWI arrest
WALWORTH — The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of Joshua J. Welker, 24, of Lewis Road, Walworth, following an investigation into a citizen’s call of a suspicious vehicle on Burrows Road on June 21.
Welker was charged with DWI, having a BAC greater than .08 percent and failure to maintain designated lane.
Welker will appear in Walworth Town Court at a later date to answer the charges.
Pennsylvania woman arrested
ONTARIO — The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a Pennsylvania woman for criminal possession of a hypodermic instrument on June 22.
Sheriff’s deputies observed Cassandra Lightner, 24, of Huntingdon, Pa., and another subject hitchhiking on Route 104. Lightner was found to be in possession of a hypodermic needle and was subsequently arrested and was also issued for soliciting a ride (hitchhiking).
She was arraigned in Ontario Town Court and remanded to the Wayne County Jail in lieu of bail. Her companion, Bradley Dingledein, 30, was also issued a uniform traffic ticket for soliciting a ride.
Burglary call leads to DWI arrest
SODUS — Richard M. Deford, 41, of 108 Worcester Road, Rochester, was arrested June 22 for first-degree felony aggravated unlicensed operation and DWI.
Deputies responded to the area of 15 Rotterdam Road in Sodus for the report of a burglary in progress, but upon arrival it was confirmed that Deford was at the residence but with permission. Deford had driven to the address and after investigation deputies arrested him for driving while intoxicated with a BAC greater than .08 percent, in addition to the other two charges.
Page 3 of 3 - He was transported to the Wayne County Public Safety Building for processing, arraigned in Sodus Town Court and then remanded to the Wayne County Jail in lieu of bail. He is to appear back in court at a later date to answer the charges.
Man arrested for alleged tools theft
SAVANNAH — The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of Jason R. Johnson, 26, of 2002 Hadden Road, Savannah, for third-degree burglary following an investigation on June 23.
Allegedly, Johnson went into the victim’s garage without permission and stole several hundred dollars worth of power tools.
Johnson was arraigned in Savannah Town Court and released on his own recognizance. He is scheduled to return to court at a later date to answer the charges.
Clyde man charged with burglary
GALEN — After a report of a burglary in progress, the Wayne County Sheriff’s Office arrested Daniel L. Smith Jr., 31, of 44 Sodus St., Clyde, for third-degree burglary and petit larceny on June 24.
Smith was apprehended by deputies after concerned neighbors saw a truck out back of a house that no one lives in, and two subjects loading a lawn mower onto a trailer at 4:30 a.m. Smith and his partner attempted to flee the scene on foot as deputies arrived, but one was unsuccessful.
Smith was remanded to the Wayne County Jail on no bail and is to return to Galen Town Court at a later date to answer the charges.
Accident leads to DWI charges
MACEDON — Wayne County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Joshua J. Wilson, 21, of Wildflower Drive, Walworth, following a one-car accident on Weidrick Road in Macedon on June 26.
It is alleged that while southbound on Weidrick Road, Wilson was talking on his cell phone and lost control of the vehicle. Investigating officers discovered that Wilson has also consumed alcohol prior to driving. After failing the field sobriety testing, he was arrested for driving while intoxicated, driving with a BAC of .08 percent or more, using a mobile device while operating a motor vehicle and failure to keep right.
He was released with tickets and will appear in Macedon Town Court at a later date to answer the charges.
Altercation leads to man’s arrest
LYONS — Tyrone J. Stewart, 43, of 30 Water St., Clyde, was arrested June 24 by Wayne County Sheriff’s deputies after an altercation with his girlfriend.
He allegedly went to his girlfriend’s residence in Lyons and violated a refrain from order of protection issued by Lyons Town Court. Stewart then attempted to run from deputies but was caught after a short foot pursuit and taken into custody.
He was arraigned in Lyons Town Court and remanded to the Wayne County Jail in lieu of bail. He will return to court at a later date to answer the charges.