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Williamson man charged with rape, child endangerment

A 19-year-old Wayne County man has been arrested for three counts of rape and three counts of endangering the welfare of a child.

Sheriff’s deputies say Dustin LaPage had sexual contact with a 14-year-old victim in the towns of Williamson and Sodus.

LaPage was arraigned on the charges and is currently being held in the Wayne County Jail in lieu of $10,000 cash bail.

Ontario man charged with DWI

A 41-year-old Wayne County man is facing charges after a police investigation.

State Police say troopers were called to investigate a suspicious vehicle on Whitney Road in the Town of Ontario on Thursday. A subsequent investigation led to the arrest of Sergey Maystruk for DWI with a BAC of .23-percent and drinking alcohol in a motor vehicle.

Maystruk was issued appearance tickets and is due in court at a later date.

Fairport man facing drug charges in Wayne County

A Fairport man is facing drug charges in Wayne County.

Joseph W. Dardzinski, 40, of Fairport, is charged with unlawful possession of marijuana and window tint violation.

State Police stopped Dardzinski on Gates Street in the village of Palmyra on February 17. Dardzinski was issued an appearance ticket to appear in the Village of Palmyra Court on April 1.

Sodus man charged with stealing alcohol

A Sodus man is facing charges for stealing alcohol from  a business in the village.

Adolph M. Asch, 67, of Sodus, is charged with petit larceny.

Police were called to Paton's Market Place in the Village of Sodus for a report of a larceny of a bottle of alcohol. Police had learned that Asch was observed stealing a bottle of Peach Alcohol valued at $2.49. A store employee had questioned Asch outside the store where he admitted to stealing the alcohol, but then left.

Sheriff's deputies located Asch at his home. He was arrested and issued an appearance ticket to answer to the charges at a later date.

Ontario man charged with DWI

An Ontario man was arrested for DWI .

Sheriff's Deputies were called for a report of a vehicle that left the roadway. Witnesses told sheriff's deputies that the driver had left the scene.

Sheriff's Deputies found Mark Landers, 56, of Ontario at a nearby business. He was arrested for DWI and issued additional traffic tickets.

Landers scheduled to appear in the Town of Arcadia Court at a later date.

NY closing prison in Wayne County

New York's corrections chief says the latest prison closings have been taking place gradually following notifications last summer and shuttering half-empty facilities should save taxpayers $30 million.
    
Department of Corrections and Community Supervision Acting Commissioner Anthony Annucci, testifying before legislators Wednesday, says the state inmate total has dropped from 71,600 in 1999 to about 54,200 currently.
    
People imprisoned on drug convictions have declined from 24,000 in 1996 to fewer than 6,700 at the end of last year.
    
Lawmakers have lowered sentences for many drug crimes.
    
Following notifications last summer, closings are scheduled at minimum-security Monterey Shock facility in Schuyler County and medium-security Butler in Wayne County, Chateaugay in Franklin County and Mt. McGregor in Saratoga County effective July 26.

Police: Farmington woman spits in face of police officer

A Farmington woman is facing charges after police say she spit in the face of a police officer.

Cheryl Behen, 51, of Farmington, is charged with disorderly conduct and harassment.

Macedon Police were called to the Empire Bar and Grill on February 1 at 11:30 p.m. for a woman attempting to hit several security guards.  When police arrived, they say Behen became very hostile and started swearing at the officers. While one of them attempted to arrest her, police say Behen spit in his face.  Police placed a spit hood over her head and she was taken into custody.

Behen was sent to the Wayne County Jail on $1,000 bail. She will return to court on February 25.