Cops Arrest Lakeville Woman for Sending Explicit Photos and Videos to 13-Year-Old

LIVONIA — The Livingston County Sheriff's Office arrested a Lakeville woman on felony charges for allegedly sending sexually explicit photos and videos to a 13-year-old and asking him to do the same. According to a press release from Sheriff Thomas Dougherty, an anonymous online tip led to the arrest of Amanda Wilson, 35, for felony Promoting an Obscene Sexual Performance by a Child and felony Possessing an Obscene Sexual Performance of a … [Read more...]

Lakeville’s Ramsay Constructors Build Giving Tradition with $4.2K in Local Donations

DANSVILLE – When Christmas time rolled around last year, the friends, family and employees of Chris Ramsey and Michelle Paroda knew that their perfect gift would actually be giving something away. The employees of Ramsey Constructors out of Lakeville pooled money together for an end-of-the-year hurrah on Jan. 28 and $1,400 donations to three local organizations: Sully and the Ladies in Pink; the Vincent House; and the Lakeville Fire … [Read more...]

Sheriff’s Office Details Events Leading to Fatal Accident on LA+L Rail

LIVONIA – The Livingston County Sheriff's Office released additional details on what they believe happened leading up to the death of a worker Wednesday morning. According to a press release from Sheriff Thomas Dougherty, the initial investigation by the Sheriff's Office has determined that employees from Crop Productions Services were unloading fertilizer from a 'covered hopper' rail car. Three employees were working from the bottom of the … [Read more...]

Lakeville Man Bites Protected Woman, Chews 2 Felonies

LIVONIA – The Livingston County Sheriff's Office arrested a Livonia resident on felony charges after allegedly biting a woman who had an active order of protection against him, According to a press release from Sheriff Thomas Dougherty, Justin Fraser, 26, was arrested for felony Criminal Contempt in the First Degree, misdemeanor Criminal Contempt in the Second Degree, misdemeanor Criminal Mischief in the Fourth Degree, and Harassment in the … [Read more...]

Firefighters Save Lakeville Garage from Sudden Blaze

LAKEVILLE – Firefighters made a quick save on a detached garage on Rochester Road that suddenly went up in flames Thursday afternoon. According to first responders on scene, no one lives at the residence but the property owner was in the home when the fire started near the back wall of the the garage. Firefighters quickly put out the fire, containing all of the damage to the garage's back wall. The structure was not considered a total … [Read more...]

Lakeville and Groveland Bid Farewell to Joeen Johnston

GROVELAND – Lakeville and Groveland said goodbye to Joeen K. Johnston on Saturday. According to an obituary from Dougherty Funeral Homes, Johnston passed away peacefully at home on Feb. 6 at age 70. She was predeceased by her husband Kenneth Johnston in 2013. She is survived by her sons, Kevin (Becky) Johnston of Syracuse and Jeff (Kristen) Johnston of Groveland; Grandchildren Lauren, Ashley, Caleb, and Caroline; sister-in-law Collette … [Read more...]

Live Owls Coming to Chip Holt Nature Center

LAKEVILLE — Curious folks can meet live owls at the Chip Holt Nature Center on Friday, getting close enough to feel the power in the presence of the mysterious night birds. Wild Wings, Inc. of Honeoye Falls will be bringing their owls for a guided hike and interactive demonstration on the birds, their habits and habitats at The Chip Holt Nature Center. The event is Feb. 19 from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Handlers will bring their live birds of prey … [Read more...]

Sheriffs Catch Lakeville Man with Hammer by Broken Quicklee’s Window

LIVONIA – A Livingston County Sheriff's Deputy arrested a Lakeville man who was seen walking away from the broken front window of Quicklee's when he found that the man had a hammer. According to a press release from Livingston County Sheriff Thomas Dougherty, Jeffery Murphy, 32, was arrested for felony Criminal Mischief in the Third Degree and misdemeanor Possession of Burglar's Tools. "He was seen walking away from the gas station," said … [Read more...]

Elderly Driver Backs into School Bus in Lakeville

LAKEVILLE – A driver who was apparently suffering from a medical condition backed into a stopped school bus late Monday afternoon. According to first responders on scene, a school bus driver was pulled over in the westbound lane of Big Tree Road near Vitale Park to allow traffic to pass when a sedan backed into the bus at about 4:10 p.m. First responders said that the driver seemed confused at the scene and was taken to the hospital due to … [Read more...]

Traffic Delays Expected from 20A Geneseo Repaving

GENESEO – Traffic delays are expected for the next three days as Rte. 20A (Lakeville Road) from the Village of Geneseo to Rte. 256 (West Lake Road) is repaved. According to the Livingston County Sheriff's Office, the project will begin tomorrow, Tuesday, Aug. 8, and is expected to go on for the next three days. "A contractor will be paving 20A between the Geneseo Village line and Route 256," said the Sheriff's Office "So traffic will be … [Read more...]