Wednesday, January 18th, 2017

Three apprehended for armed robberies in Ontario

Three men were charged with Burglary after the fourth time in four weeks, that the Ontario Video and News, 1380 Route 104 in the Town of Ontario, was robbed.

The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of two Henrietta men in connection with an armed robbery which occurred in Wayne County on Thursday, March 6.

At approximately 10:20pm, Sheriff Deputies responded to a report of an armed robbery at the store from the store clerk who had been bound by the perpetrators. On his description of the suspect vehicle and perpetrators, a broadcast was made with the information. A short time later that suspect vehicle was stopped on the Bay Bridge by members of the Webster Police Department, Irondequoit Police Department and the New York State Police.

As a result of the stop and follow-up investigation, Patrick Liberatore, age 23, of 7 Blue Avocado Lane in the Town of Henrietta and Steven Farmer, age 20, who also resides at 7 Blue Avocado Lane were arrested for Robbery 1st degree,  Unlawful Imprisonment 2nd degree, and Petit Larceny.  The men were arraigned before Judge Higgins in the Town of Ontario and committed to the Wayne County Jail with No Bail, to reappear at a later date in the Town of Ontario.

The pair also implicated themselves in previous robberies at the Ontario Video and News store which occurred on February 9th and February 16th, currently being investigated by the Wayne County Sheriff’s Office.

Through this investigation, the Wayne County Sheriff’s office also arrested Nathan S. Bump, age 20, who resides at 2681 State Route 21 North, Lot 20, in Wayland, NY. for Robbery 1st degree, Unlawful Imprisonment 2nd degree, and Petit Larceny in connection to the Robbery that occurred on February 16th. Bump was arraigned in the Town of Ontario and was committed to the Wayne County Jail with No Bail.

The New York State Police are also investigating a Robbery at that location which occurred on Wednesday, March 5, 2014. Investigations in all these robberies are ongoing by Sheriff’s Investigators and the New York State Police , with more arrests expected.