Deputies: Man broke into residence, stole firearms
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ARCADIA — A Newark man is facing several theft charges after a break-in last month at an Arcadia residence, Wayne County sheriff’s deputies said.
Christopher M. Ford, 27, of Driving Park Circle, was charged Aug. 28 with second-degree burglary, a class C felony; third-degree grand larceny, a class D felony; fourth-degree conspiracy, a class E felony; and fourth-degree criminal possession of a weapon, a class A misdemeanor, deputies said.
Deputies said he stole several firearms from the residence.
Ford was taken to the Wayne County Jail for processing and arraignment. He will appear in Arcadia Town Court at a later date to answer the charges.
1 hurt, 1 ticketed after crash Monday morning
One driver was taken to the hospital and another was ticketed after a two-vehicle crash Monday morning at County Road 23 and County Road 6.
Glenn Mead, 38, of Bloomfield, was traveling east in a flat-bed truck when he failed to yield the right of way at a stop sign and struck a Jeep driven by Katrina Casarez, 31, of Lyons, Ontario County sheriff’s deputies said.
Casarez’s vehicle rolled over and landed on its roof, deputies said. She was taken by Phelps Ambulance to Strong Memorial Hospital for treatment of back pain, deputies said.
Mead was ticketed and charged with failure to yield the right of way at a stop sign, deputies said.
Oaks Corners firefighters also responded to the scene.
13-year-old struck, killed by car remembered
A Wayne County community came together Sunday to remember a 13-year-old boy who died after being struck by a car.
Ayden Atkinson, of Clyde, was killed riding his bicycle after a car hit him at the intersection of Lock and West Dezeng streets in the town of Clyde on Thursday night.
Family and friends gathered Sunday afternoon to honor Ayden’s life.
Clyde Mayor Jerry Fremow released this statement regarding the gathering:
“As we as a community continue to mourn the loss of this young man, let’s all remember to take time to send our thoughts and prayers to all parties involved. Any loss is a tragic loss but the sudden loss of such a young person has made an impact on the entire Clyde community. Children are our future and we have lost a part of that. To the family, friends, and our community members, let’s show compassion in our actions. Hold your family tight and take the time to thank the first responders who are also grieving this loss.”
There has been no word on funeral arrangements at this time.
Driver hurt in crash with deer
A Williamson man was injured and taken to the hospital Aug. 28 in a crash while trying to avoid a deer that ran into Lake Road.
The driver attempted to brake and stop his vehicle but was unable to avoid hitting the deer, Wayne County sheriff’s deputies said. The driver’s seat belt locked up on impact and put excessive pressure on his chest, causing severe chest pain and difficulty breathing, deputies said.
The driver was taken to Strong Memorial Hospital by Sodus Town Ambulance. The Sodus Fire Department assisted the Wayne County Sheriff’s Office at the scene.