Yates County Sheriff Report for December 24, 2008

Staff Writer
The Chronicle Express

Gerald H. Bayer, 36, of 66 Main St., Dresden was arrested on Dec.15 for numerous charges.  At 7:40 a.m. Bayer allegedly broke a picture frame during a domestic dispute. He also allegedly threatened to kill a Dresden resident and family members, which violated an order of protection. 

During the course of the incident, Bayer’s actions and profane language caused the next door neighbor to be alarmed.  Charges were filed against Bayer for criminal contempt (first degree), menacing, criminal mischief (fourth degree), disorderly conduct for noise and profane language.Prior to being taken into custody by law enforcement, Bayer returned to the residence in Dresden at 12:45 p.m. and threatened to kill the occupant, thus violating the order of protection. Additional charges of criminal contempt and menacing were filed.  Bayer was taken into custody and arraigned before Justice John Symonds in Milo Town Court.  He was committed to Yates County Jail on $1,000 cash bail or $2,000 bond to reappear on Dec. 30 before the Town of Torrey Magistrate.

Mark T. Varricchio, 38 of 5427 Bristol Road, Canandaigua was charged on Dec. 16 with endangering the welfare of a child, criminal mischief (fourth degree) and criminal contempt (second degree).  Varricchio was arrested on a warrant out of the Town of Potter, arraigned and then remanded to the Yates County Jail in lieu of $500 to answer charges at a later date.

Stacey D. Hilts, 21 of 4755 Italy Valley Road, Middlesex, was arrested on a warrant out of the Town of Potter for violation of probation.  She was remanded to the Yates County Jail in lieu of $500 to answer charges at a later date.

Charles R. Taylor, 17 of 347 Dundee-Starkey Road, Dundee was arrested on Dec. 18 at the Dundee Central School. An investigation revealed Taylor was in possession of a baggie and a wooden pipe, both containing marijuana. He was given an appearance ticket for unlawful possession of marijuana. Taylor was released and will answer the charge in Dundee Village Court.

John Conley, 54, of Canandaigua, was traveling north on State Route 14 near Old State 14 around 5:30 p.m. Dec. 15 when his vehicle went off the road and struck a mailbox. The 2000 Jeep Cherokee continued forward in the ditch, striking and damaging a fire hydrant. Town of Benton Water District personnel were called to repair the damage to the hydrant. 

Vincent D. Roe, 25 of 4125 County Road 4, Canandaigua, was charged on Dec. 19 with aggravated unlicensed operation (third degree). Roe was stopped by Deputies Charles Emerson and Sean Lamphier on State Route 245 in the Town of Italy for a traffic infraction. A background check revealed he had a suspended license.  Roe was arraigned in Italy Town Court and remanded to the Yates County Jail in lieu of $250 cash.  He will answer charges at a later date.

Scott Savage, 42 of 66 Highland Drive, Dundee, was given a ticket on Dec. 19 for depositing hazardous materials on the highway, a violation.  The Dundee Volunteer Fire Department responded to the J block of Highland Drive Apartments to investigate a complaint of a hazardous condition. The fuel tank of a 1989 Ford Bronco had become detached from the vehicle and was dumping gasoline onto the highway.  Savage was issued a ticket and the vehicle was towed from the scene.  Dundee Fire Department used special equipment to clean up the spill.  Savage will answer charges in Dundee Village Court.

Richard D. Quinn, 46, of 185 Weatherby Road Naples, was arrested on Dec. 20 for endangering the welfare of a child and harassment (second degree).  His son, Brandon P. Quinn, 16, was also charged with harassment (second degree).  Sgt. Derek Blumbergs and Deputies Sean Lamphier and Charles Emerson responded to a domestic complaint between the two at the Weatherby Road address. They were arraigned in Town of Italy Court and remanded to Yates County Jail in lieu of $250 cash bail. They are to answer charges in court at a later date.