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Sodus man charged with harassment

A Sodus man has been arrested following an investigation into a domestic incident.

Gregory Jackson, 28, is charged with criminal mischief and harassment.

He was arraigned on the charges Monday and is due in court at a later date.

Deputies: Wayne County man arrested following police chase

A 37-year-old Wayne County man is facing a slew of charges after police say he led them on a chase from Lyons to Newark.

Sheriff’s deputies tell News10NBC they stopped Jody Valentine of Newark for speeding Sunday night in the Town of Lyons. According to deputies, Valentine had pulled to the side of the road for the traffic stop but then took off towards Newark. Police tell us Valentine’s vehicle was eventually stopped by spike strips as it entered the Village of Newark.

Valentine was taken into custody and charged with multiple vehicle and traffic violations including DWI, unlawfully fleeing from a police officer while in a vehicle, reckless driving, resisting arrest, criminal mischief and unlicensed operator.

Valentine is being held in lieu of bail.

Seneca Falls man charged with assault

A Seneca Falls man is facing assault charges after an incident over the weekend in Wayne County.

According to sheriff’s deputies, 23-year-old Michael Gonzalez and another man were at a friend’s house when Gonzalez hit the other man multiple times. The victim was taken to the hospital for reatment.

Gonzalez was charged with third-degree assault and false personation. A stay away order of protection was issued.

He is due in court at a later date to answer to the charges.

Marion man charged with DWI

A routine traffic stop in Wayne County leads to a drunk driving arrest.

Sheriff’s deputies tell News10NBC they stopped 30-year-old Barton Lehr of Marion for speeding around 8:45 p.m. Sunday. Lehr was subsequently charged with DWI with a BAC of .08-percent or higher.

Lehr was released on an appearance ticket. He is due in court at a later date.
 

Wayne County mother charged with child endangerment

A Wayne County mother has been arrested for endangering the welfare of child.

Sheriff’s deputies say 33-year Ryan Rewa failed to seek help for her minor daughter who was contemplating suicide. Investigators say Rewa told her daughter to go ahead and do it.

Rewa was arrested on the charges on Sunday. She is due in court at a later date.
 

Clyde man charged with DWI

A Clyde man is facing charges after police say he came into a business drunk.

Douglas Aucter, of 54, of Clyde, is charged with DWI, fail to give breath test and driving left of hillcrest or curve in a road.

Police say Aucter came into a business in the town of Arcadia in an apparent intoxicated condition. Employees gave police a vehicle description and a license plate number when Aucter left. Wayne County Sheriff's Deputies located a vehicle turning onto Terpening Road and observed Aucter pulling into his driveway. While speaking with him, sheriff's deputies say he was intoxicated.

Playground equipment stolen from daycare in Newark

A playground left in ruins. Police say thieves stole equipment for a children’s center in Newark. Daycare officials didn’t notice the items were missing until the snow melted. Now it is going to cost thousands of dollars to replace it.

There are just plastic accessories left at the Candy Apple Children’s Center in Newark. All the metal parts needed to connect the playground are gone.

The director of the childcare center says it was just noticed about a week and a half ago that some of the parts were missing. It had been covered under a mountain of snow. Police think someone stole the metal and sold it at a scrap yard.