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10/14 Police Beat

Rochester man charged after traffic stop

The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office reported the arrest of Gerardo D. Rivera, 40, of Rochester, on Oct. 1 after a traffic stop in the town of Williamson. 

Wayne County 911 received several calls of a car driving erratically on state Route 14. Deputies located the vehicle and reportedly determined Rivera to be driving while under the influence of narcotics. He was placed in custody and transferred to the Sheriff’s Office for processing. 

Rivera was charged with driving while ability impaired by drugs, first-degree aggravated unlicensed operation, seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle, inadequate muffler and failure to keep right. 

He was released on appearance tickets returnable to Williamson Town Court on a later date to answer his charges.

Newark man charged with marijuana possession

The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office reported the arrest of Jacob Verkey, 20, of Newark, on Oct. 1 after a traffic stop on state Route 88. 

Verkey allegedly possessed marijuana and drug paraphernalia in his car. He was charged with unlawful possession of marijuana and inadequate muffler. 

Verkey was released on appearance tickets returnable to Newark Village Court on a later date to answer the charges.

Webster woman accused of criminal mischief

The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office reported the arrest of Kaycie M. Spade, 22, of Webster, on Oct. 2 after the investigation of damage to a car in the town of Ontario. 

Spade is accused of slashing tires on Pear Tree Meadow. She was charged with third-degree criminal mischief. 

Spade was released on appearance tickets returnable to Ontario Town Court on a later date to answer to the charge.

Traffic stop leads to Newark man’s arrest

The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office reported the arrest of Jerod V. Nenish, 37, of Newark, on Oct. 2 after a vehicle and traffic stop in the town of Lyons. 

Deputies reported finding Nenish in possession of powder cocaine, marijuana and a gravity knife, as well as a revoked driver’s license. He was arrested and transferred to the Sheriff’s Office. 

Nenish was charged with fourth-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, third-degree criminal possession of a weapon, second-degree aggravated unlicensed operator, insufficient turn signal — less than 100 feet, operating out of license restrictions and unlawful possession of marijuana. 

He was processed and held at the Wayne County Jail pending arraignment.

Ontario man charged after car crash

The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office reported the arrest of Louis J. Flecha, 24, of Ontario, on Oct. 2 after a motor vehicle collision on Furnace Road. 

Flecha allegedly left the road and struck a pole while in an intoxicated condition. He was transported to the Sheriff’s Office, where a chemical test yielded a reported BAC of 0.13%.

Flecha was charged with DWI, DWI with a BAC of 0.08% or greater, and other vehicle and traffic violations. He was released on appearance tickets returnable to Ontario Town Court at a later date and time.

Domestic incident leads to Walworth man’s arrest

The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office reported the arrest of Kenneth P. Hillen, 51, of Walworth, on Oct. 3 after a reported domestic incident. 

Deputies responded to the Victims Resource Center in Newark after receiving a 911 call for family trouble. Hillen reportedly struck his girlfriend in the face several times during an argument, resulting in injuries. A refrain from order of protection was in place. 

Hillen was charged with first-degree criminal contempt and third-degree assault. He was transported to Central Arraignment at the Wayne County Jail, and will appear in Walworth Town Court at a later date and time to answer to the charges.

Sheriff’s Office investigates Huron car crash

The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office reported a personal injury motor vehicle collision on Oct. 4 that occurred on state Route 104 in the town of Huron. 

Destiny Tellier, 20, of Newark, was driving north on Lasher Road when she allegedly failed to stop for a stop sign at the intersection of Route 104. Michael Spronz, 42, of Newark, reportedly struck her car as he traveled west on Route 104, causing his vehicle to roll over before coming to rest on its tires. 

Spronz and his passengers — Corrine Spronz, 36, and a minor — were transported to the hospital for treatment of their minor injuries. Tellier was charged with failing to stop for a stop sign, failing to yield the right of way at a stop sign and operating in violation of restrictions.

Deputies were assisted at the scene by New York State Police, Wolcott Fire Department, Rose FD, North Rose FD, Wayne County ALS, Lakeshore Ambulance and Eastern Wayne Ambulance.

Williamson man charged after domestic incident

The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office reported the arrest of Terrence Barber, 32, of Williamson, on Oct. 6 after the investigation of a domestic incident that occurred in June. 

Barber is accused of choking a woman after kicking in a door and stealing her phone. He was charged with criminal obstruction of breathing, petit larceny, fourth-degree criminal mischief and second-degree harassment. 

Barber was transported to Central Arraignment at the Wayne County Jail. He will appear in Williamson Town Court at a later date and time for further proceedings.