Police roundup: This week in crime
Traffic stop leads to arrest of two
MACEDON — A Marion man was charged Tuesday in connection with the alleged theft of several boxes of over-the-counter acid reducer medicine from the Walmart in Macedon.
Macedon police arrested of Robert J. Remington, 26, on June 4 after he was located in a vehicle driven by Jessica A. Gangemi, 27, also of Marion. Gangemi’s vehicle was stopped by police for driving with a suspended license and police quickly discovered the car’s inspection had also expired.
Remington was a passenger in the vehicle and an investigation revealed he was wanted out of Victor Town Court for failing to appear, police said. He was arrested on an incident that occurred in January in Macedon. According to police, Remington allegedly entered the Walmart in Macedon on Jan. 16 at about 3:30 a.m. and removed $262 worth of Prilosec from the shelf and exited the store without paying for it.
During the investigation, a computer tower was located and recovered in the vehicle Remington was driving that was stolen from the Newark Walmart earlier in the day.
Remington was charged with fifth-degree criminal possession of stolen property and petit larceny. Remington was arraigned in Macedon Town Court and sent to the Wayne County Jail on $2,500 cash bail.
Gangemi was issued tickets for third-degree aggravated unlicensed operation, tint, uninspected vehicle, and forged inspection sticker. She was arraigned and sent to the Wayne County Jail on $1,000 cash bail.
They are both to reappear in court on June 18 at 1 p.m. to answer the charges.
Man arrested for growing pot
GALEN — Assisted by New York State Police, the Wayne County Office of the Sheriff reports the arrest of Darren Reider, 48, of 1926 Storms Road, Clyde, for unlawfully growing cannabis near his residence, a misdemeanor of the Public Health Law.
Reider was found in possession of 268 marijuana plants.
He was arraigned in Galen Town Court and remanded to jail on $500 cash or $1,500 bail bond. He will return to court at a later date to answer the charges.
Teen charged with harassment
SODUS — The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a Sodus teen for second-degree harassment and four counts of endangering the welfare of a child.
Wesley J. Derycke, 16, was arrested May 23 after it was alleged that he entered a Sodus Central School bus and struck a 16-year-old male student several times. Present during the altercation were three younger students in fear of getting hurt.
Derycke came in on his own to Sodus Town Court for arraignment. He was released and is to appear in court at later date to answer the charges. An order of protection was issued.
Woman arrested for criminal trespass
Page 2 of 3 - ONTARIO — Patricia Affronti, 54, of Whitney Road, Ontario, was arrested by Wayne County Sheriff’s deputies on May 23 for third-degree criminal trespass.
Patrols were called to the Wayne Central High School after it was alleged that Affronti was asked to leave and refused to do so.
She was issued an appearance ticket and is to appear in Ontario Town Court at a later date to answer the charges.
Man arrested for erratic driving
PALMYRA — The Wayne County Office of the Sheriff arrested Timothy J. Amos, 49, of 375 Faas Road, Palmyra, on May 18, following a traffic stop in the village of Palmyra.
Deputies received a report of an erratic driver on Route 31 in Macedon. Deputies located the vehicle at the Sunoco station in the village of Palmyra, and upon investigation arrested Amos for felony driving while intoxicated, consumption of alcohol in a motor vehicle, failure to maintain lane and following too closely.
Amos was arraigned in Palmyra Town Court and sent to Wayne County Jail in lieu of bail. He is to appear in Palmyra Village Court at a later date.
Traffic stop leads to arrest
SODUS — The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of Thomas J. Nelson, 48, of 1250 Hardwood Lane, Webster, following a traffic stop on Route 104 in Sodus on May 18.
Nelson was arrested for driving while intoxicated, operating a motor vehicle with a BAC of .08 percent or higher and failure to keep right.
He was processed and released on appearance tickets and is scheduled to appear in Sodus Town Court at a later date to answer the charges.
Man arrested following traffic stop
GALEN — Thomas S. Casselman, 43, of 5121 North Main St., Rose, was arrested May 17 for driving while intoxicated, operating a motor vehicle with a BAC of .08 percent or higher and speed over 55 after a traffic stop on Route 31.
He was processed and released on appearance tickets and is scheduled to appear in Galen Town Court at a later date to answer the charges.
Clyde man arrested for taking vehicle
GALEN — Wayne County Sheriff’s deputies arrested 18-year-old Brendan Roedts of 3201 Brand Road on May 17 for unauthorized use of a motor vehicle.
Roedts operated a vehicle owned by his family without prior permission to do so.
He was arraigned in Galen Town Court and released on his own recognizance. He will return to court at a later date to answer the charges.
Man arrested for taking vehicle without permission
HURON — Wayne County Office of the Sheriff reports the warrant arrest of Adolph M. Asch, 66, of Anchors Way, Huron, on May 16, for third-degree unauthorized use of a vehicle.
The arrest stems from an incident at Anchors Way the previous day where Asch allegedly took a vehicle without permission.
Page 3 of 3 - He was arraigned in Huron 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.
Man arrested for public lewdness
ONTARIO — The Wayne County Office of the Sheriff reports the arrest of Myles L. Parrotta, 18, of 515 Locust Lane, East Rochester, on May 12, for public lewdness.
Parrotta was observed urinating and exposing his genitals in the parking lot of the Bill Gray’s Restaurant by employees and customers.
He was released on an appearance ticket and is to appear in Ontario Town Court at a later date and time to answer the charge.
Woman arrested for larceny
MACEDON — The Wayne County Office of the Sheriff reports the arrest of Kayla D. Harris, 23, of 7460 Bear Swamp Road in Williamson, following a reported larceny at the Whitings Iron Works on Route 350 in the village of Macedon on May 28. Harris was arrested after she and several friends were observed removing scrap metal from the property of Whitings Iron Works without permission from the owner. Harris admitted that she had advised her friends that she had permission to take the steel and that they were unaware of any wrong doing. She was issued an appearance ticket for petit larceny and is scheduled to appear in the Macedon Village Court at a later date to answer the charges.
Accident sends motorcyclist to hospital
GALEN — The Wayne County Office of the Sheriff reports the investigation of a motorcycle accident in the town of Galen on June 5. Gary Stover, 57, of Waterloo, was operating his motorcycle northbound on Route 414. A deer heading eastbound came into the roadway and collided with the motorcycle. Clyde Fire Department and Lyons EMS responded to the scene. Stover was transported by Lyons Ambulance to Geneva General Hospital for treatment of a broken ankle.
Man arrested for trespass, endangering a child
PALMYRA — The Wayne County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Colby T. Cornell, 24, of 2881 Macedon Center Road, Palmyra, on June 3, after he allegedly took his 4-year-old child out on a four-wheeler without proper protective equipment. While riding, the child was injured and had to be taken to Strong Memorial Hospital. Cornell was also riding on property that did not belong to him. He was arraigned in Palmyra Town Court and released on his own recognizance, and will appear in court at a later time to answer the charges.