Police roundup: This week in crime
Man charged with larceny
A Fairport man was charged June 18 with peit larceny, Macedon police said.
Ryan W. Szalay, 30, was allegedly observed by security at Walmart in Macedon stealing three Garmin GPS Units valued at $179 each from the store, police said. Head of security got the license plate number from the car and police were able to track down the suspect.
He was issued an appearance ticket and released.
Man sent back to prison
A Macedon man was charged June 19 with two counts of aggravated harassment, Macedon police said.
Ryan J. Laws, 34, allegedly sent harassing letters to an ex-girlfriend while he was incarcerated in Attica State Prison, police said.
He was arraigned in Macedon Town Court and sent back to the Attica State prison. An order of protection was issued.
Accident leads to DWI arrest
A Williamson man was charged June 19 with driving while intoxicated, driving with a bloo-alcohol content of .08 percent or more and leaving the scene of a motor vehicle accident, Macedon police said.
Paul R. Eldred Jr., 40, was allegedly involved in an accident on Canandaigua Road, police said. He fled the scene and was located going the wrong way around the one-way drive through of the Valero parking parking lot and parking on the curb. Field sobriety tests revealed he had a BAC of .16 percent, police said.
He was issued appearance tickets for Macedon Town Court.
Man allegedly breaks window
A Macedon was charged June 15 with fourth-degree criminal mischief, Macedon police aid.
Nicholas M. Remillard, 24, allegedly broke a bedroom window at his home as he attempted to re-enter the victim’s house after being locked out during a verbal argument, police said.
He was arraigned in Walworth Town Court and released on his own recognizance.
Teen charged after trooper attacked
Authorities say a state trooper’s bullet-proof vest saved him from serious injuries when he was stabbed in the chest by a suicidal teenager.
State police say Trooper Eric Weingartner responded late Sunday night to a report of a suicidal teen at a home in the village of Sodus.
Officials say Weingartner determined that the 14-year-old boy should be transported for a mental evaluation. Police say the teen then took a knife that he had been concealing and stabbed the trooper in the chest.
Officials say Weingartner was uninjured because of his bullet-proof vest.
The teen was charged with attempted aggravated assault of a police officer and sent to a Rochester hospital for a mental health evaluation.
Expended aerial flare found on beach in Wayne County
There was an interesting discovery made this weekend on the beach near the old Sodus Bay lighthouse.
The Wayne County Sheriff's Office said a man found an expended aerial flare washed up on shore. He did the right thing and called the U.S. Army Explosive Disposal Unit at Fort Drum.
Police say the device is still extremely dangerous and it can self ignite if handled the wrong way.
Police warn if you find anything like this, call 911 immediately and don’t touch it.
The flare was described as a metal cylinder about 18 to 20 inches long, three to four inches in diameter with a big warning label on it.
Woman nabbed for littering
An Ontario womman was charged June 16 with littering, driving while ability impaired and no front license plate, Wayne County sheriff’s deputies said.
Conda J. Gardner, 25, of 1515 Ridge Road, allegedly threw a glass bottle from her vehicle on Christian Holler Road in Sodus, deputies said. After a complaint from a witness, deputies located Gardner on Route 104 in Williamson where she was placed under arrest.
She was issued appearance tickets for Sodus and Williamson town courts and released.
Woman ticketed following accident
A Walworth woman was ticketed JUne 11 with following too closely, Wayne County sheriff’s deputies said.
Nicole Martin, 20, of Waterford Road, was traveling south on Route 350 when she rear ended a vehicle, driven by Deborah Ford, 62, of Pebble Brook Lane, Williamson, who was slowing for a school zone, deputies said.
Martin was transported by Ontario Ambulance to Strong Memorial Hospital with minor injuries. She was issued an appearance ticket for Williamson Town Court.
Woman allegedly violates court order
A Sodus woman was charged June 21 with second-degree criminal contempt, Wayne County sheriff’s deputies said.
Bailey Martin, 20, of 8539 Ridge Road, allegedly left a handwritten letter on the victim’s vehicle despite having a stay away order of protection, deputies said.
She was arraigned in Williamson Town Court and released on her own recognizance.
Woman ticketed following accident
A Butler woman was ticketed June 21 with unsafe speeding and unsafe tires, Wayne County sheriff’s deputies said.
Kei-Lyn J. Ramos, 18, of 3467 Reed Road, was traveling east on South Butler Road when she lost control of the vehicle and drove off the north side of the road, striking a sign and landing in a ditch, deputies said. She was treated for minor abrasions at the scene and released.
She was issued appearance tickets for Butler Town Court and released.
Man allegedly grabs child by throat
A Clyde man was charged June 21 with criminal obstruction of breathing and endangering the welfare of a child, Wayne County sheriff’s deputies said.
Kevin R. Heise, 47, of John Street, allegedly grabbed the 13-year-old victim by the throat causing bruising and pain during a domestic dispute, deputies said.
He was arraigned in Rose Town Court and sent to the Wayne County Jail on $1,000 cash or $5,000 bail bond.
Man charged following dispute
A Palmyra man was charged June 17 with second-degree harassment and first-degree criminal contempt, Wayne County sheriff’s deputies said.
Todd J. Rugenstein, 57, of 1054 Stafford St., allegedly violated a court order of protection when he threw a table at the victim during a dispute, deputies said.
He was arraigned in Palmyra Town Court and sent to the Wayne County Jail without bail.
Man charged with DWI
A Fairport man was charged June 19 with driving while intoxicated, inadequate tail lights and failure to yield to an emergency vehicle, Wayne County sheriff’s deputies said.
David C. Reuter, 44, of 8206 Pittsford Palmyra Road, allegedly continued on to his residence, despite deputies’ attempts to stop him on Route 31 in Macedon, deputies said. An investigation revealed he was under the influence of alcohol.
He was arraigned in Macedon Town Court and sent to the Wayne County Jail on $1,000 cash or $2,000 bail bond.