Hornell, NY


Twin Tiers Most Wanted: Jessica E. Blood

Jessica E. Blood is wanted by the Steuben County Sheriff’s Office. Blood has violated the terms of her probation. Blood was convicted of criminal possession of a controlled substance with the intent to sell. Blood is 32 years old and has brown hair and eyes. Blood is 5 feet...
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Livingston Co Man Charged With DWI In Hornellsville

Steuben County Sheriff Jim Allard reports that on August 15, Steuben County Sheriff’s Office deputies arrested David P. Werdein, age 63, of Sand Hill Road, Caledonia, New York, following an investigation of a reported disabled vehicle on SR 36, Town of Hornellsville, New York. It is alleged that Mr. Werdein operated a motor vehicle while in an intoxicated condition. It is further alleged that Mr. Werdein crashed into a guide rail in Livingston County, left the scene, and subsequently left his vehicle on SR 36 in the Town of Hornellsville. Mr. Werdein was charged with Driving While Intoxicated, Operating a Motor Vehicle with Greater than .08% Blood Alcohol Content, Leaving the Scene of a Property Damage Crash and Moving From Lane Unsafely. Mr. Werdein was released on traffic summons to appear in the Hornellsville Town Court at a later date.

Campbell man arrested for attacking, choking deputy

CAMPBELL, N.Y. (WETM) – A Campbell man has been arrested after the Sheriff’s Office said he attacked and choked a deputy last week. Kris Calkins, 50, was arrested on August 10 by the Steuben County Sheriff’s Office in connection to the attack. The Sheriff’s Office said Calkins intentionally attacked, choked, and injured a deputy who […]

Canisteo woman arrested for animal cruelty

CANISTEO, N.Y. (WETM) — A Canisteo woman was arrested earlier this month on several animal cruelty charges, according to the Canisteo Police Department. Samantha Marble, 26, was arrested on August 12, 2022, after an investigation by the Canisteo Police Department and Canisteo Town Dog Control Officer for complaints of animal cruelty towards a dog. Police […]

Bath inmate arrested for fraud, grand larceny

BATH, N.Y. (WETM) — A Bath inmate has been arrested on fraud and grand larceny charges, according to the Steuben County Sheriff’s Office. John Sabins, 32, of Bath N.Y., was arrested following an investigation of larceny by fraud in Wayland, N.Y. According to the Steuben County Sheriff’s Office, Sabins allegedly received funds in excess of […]

New York-Based LLC Claims $5M Scratch-Off Prize

A New York-based Limited Liability Company has claimed a $5 million lottery prize.Wellsville Asset Protection Management, an LLC based in Allegany County, claimed a top prize from the New York Lottery's "Set For Life" scratch-off game, NY Lottery announced on Monday, Aug. 15.The $10 scratch-off tic…

Steuben County Fair kicks off its 203rd year this week

BATH, N.Y. (WETM) – The Steuben County Fair, the oldest operating fair in New York state and the entire nation, is now open once again this week. The fair dates back to 1819, when Steuben County was one of six counties to take advantage of a New York state stipend to sponsor county fairs. One of the earliest attractions in the fair is the race track, which was used for harness and bicycle racing until the present time. Today, the track is mainly used as an extra space for parking.

Mt. Morris house fire under investigation

MT. MORRIS, N.Y. (WROC) — Emergency crews were called to a house fire in Mt. Morris Wednesday evening. Firefighters tell News 8 it started around 7:00 p.m. at a home along Ridge Road. They did not release any information about any injuries. The cause of the fire is under investigation. This is a developing story. […]

Wade Boggs coming to Hornell Sports Night

ELMIRA, N.Y. (WETM) – Hornell Sports Night is coming back for the first time in three years. A night dedicated to local sports and raising money for The Special Olympics, Hornell Sports Night returns after COVID-19 postponed the event in 2020 and 2021. And, they’re coming back with one of the greatest baseball players in […]

Springwater Gala Finds Success with Summer Fun

On Sunday, August 14th, the Town of Springwater saw friends and neighbors flock to its annual Springwater Gala for a dose of summer fun! Highlights of the event included a tractor pull, car show, chicken BBQ, and duck race. A staple of the community for more than 20 years, the Springwater Gala has given local families and friends young and old something to look forward to!

Hornell contractor arrested for grand larceny

HORNELL, N.Y. (WETM) – Police have arrested a local contractor for taking over $1,000 but never doing the work at a home in Hornell last year. Steven Wing, 40, was arrested by New York State Police out of Bath on July 20 in connection to the theft. Police said Wing was contracted to do work […]

Allegany County Man Arrested for Attempted Murder

An Allegany County man was charged with attempted murder Thursday. New York State Police charged 35-year-old Shawn I. Deahn with Attempted Murder, Assault, Criminal Possession of a Weapon and Criminal Contempt. Police responded to a domestic dispute on Shawmut Road in Genesee where it was determined that Deahn went to...

Local Religious Leader’s Statement About Hate Pamphlets

HORNELL, NY – From The Rev. Griffis:. Representatives from several worship communities in Hornell and the surrounding area have been meeting since July 15 about the hate flyers distributed in town. People wishing to learn more about our meetings may contact Katherine Griffis: Today we announce plans for a peaceful walk in Hornell on Saturday, September 24, details to follow. We also release the following signed statement:

Rochester woman arrested for burglary in Steuben County

FREMONT, N.Y. (WETM) — A Rochester woman has been arrested following an investigation of a burglary in Steuben County, according to the Steuben County Sheriff’s Office. Tinesha Lee, 44, of Rochester, was arrested on August 12, 2022. The Sheriff’s Office said that Lee entered or remained unlawfully in a residence in the Town of Fremont […]