2 car PI MVA leaving scene / DWI / Agg DWI Felony AUO 1st / Town of Romulus

   The Seneca County Sheriff’s Office reports that on November 16th , 2019 at about 06:30 PM, Seneca County Sheriff’s Deputies arrested Robert J Lavancher,51 , of 7030 State Route 96 Ovid Ny. Deputies report Lavancher was traveling South bound on State Route 414 in the Town of Romulus while operating operating a 2006 Ford F150 pickup truck and crossed into oncoming traffic striking a 2016 Jeep Compass operated by Rebbeca B Delong, 30, of Romulus NY. Delong suffered minor injuries and was transported to Geneva General Hospital by South Seneca Ambulance for treatment. Lavancher had left the scene and was located a short time later. Upon further investigation Lavancher was charged with Felony DWI, Felony Aggravated DWI, Felony Aggravated Unlicensed Operator in the 1st Degree, Operating without an Interlock Device, Failure to Keep Right and Leaving the Scene of A Personal Injury Accident. Both vehicles suffered extensive damage and were towed from the scene. Lavancher was turned over to corrections to await CAP court arraignment.

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DWI / AUO 1st / PDMVA Town of Lodi

The Seneca County Sheriff’s Office reports that on November 16, 2019 at 12:40 AM, Seneca County Sheriff’s Deputies arrested Arthur E. Johnson IV, 37, of 2831 Stout Road, Ovid NY on Townsend Road in the Town of Lodi. Deputies report that Johnson was traveling West bound on Townsend Road when he left the North shoulder of the roadway and struck a parked vehicle. The impact from the crash caused the parked vehicle to strike a third parked vehicle. Two vehicles suffered extensive damage and were towed from the scene, the third vehicle sustained minor damage. After responding to the scene and upon further investigation , Johnson was charged with Driving While Intoxicated, Driving with a BAC of .08% or more, Aggravated Unlicensed Operation in the 1st degree, Unlawful Possession of Marijuana, and Moving from Lane Unsafely. Johnson was arraigned and committed to the correctional facility to await CAP court.

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DWI Town of Junius

The Seneca County Sheriff’s Office reports that on November 15, 2019 at 01:40 AM, Seneca County Sheriff’s Deputies arrested Cody J. Calabrese, 22, of 147 Glasgow Street, Clyde NY. Deputies report Calabrese was observed at a high rate of speed on State Route 414 in the Town of Junius. After stopping the vehicle and upon further investigation , Calabrese was charged with Driving While Intoxicated, Driving with a BAC of .08% or more, and Speeding over 55 mph. Calabrese was released on appearance tickets and is to appear in the Town of Junius Court on December 3, 2019 to answer the charges.

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MVA / DWI Town of Junius

The Seneca County Sheriff’s Office reports that on November 9th , 2019 at about 05:00 AM, Seneca County Sheriff’s Deputies arrested Bryce W Burkett, 22, of 1081 State Route 318 Waterloo NY. Deputies report Burkett was traveling east on State Route 318 in the Town of Junius when he left the south shoulder of the roadway damaging signs, striking a culvert and came to rest after travelling down an embankment. Burkett’s vehicle suffered extensive damage and was towed from the scene .

 Deputies report  Burkett had left the scene of the accident and was later located at a nearby Town of Junius residence. Upon further investigation Burkett was charged with: Felony Driving While Intoxicated, Felony Driving with a BAC of .08% or more, Felony Aggravated Unlicensed Operator in The First Degree, Crossing Hazardous Markings and Leaving The Scene Of A Property Damage Accident. Burkett was transported to the Seneca County Correctional facility and  arraigned  at CAP court and released to appear in Junius Town Court at a later date.

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DWI arrest Town of Junius

The Seneca County Sheriff’s Office reports that on November 2nd, 2019 at 03:00 AM, Seneca County Sheriff’s Deputies arrested Nathan C McLaggan, 28, of 144 Border City Rd Geneva  NY. Deputies report McLaggan was observed at a high rate of speed on State Route 318 in the Town of Junius. After stopping the vehicle and upon further investigation, McLaggan was charged with Driving While Intoxicated, Driving with a BAC of .08% or more, and Speeding. McLaggan was released on appearance tickets and is to appear in the Town of Junius Court on December 3, 2019 to answer the charges.   

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one car PIMVA T/Fayette

The Seneca County Sheriff’s Office reports that on  10/29/2019 at about 11:17 AM , Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a one car personal injury crash that occurred on County Rd 121 in the Town of Fayette. Upon investigating the accident Deputies learned that Beverly Jennings age 81 of 4233 Rt. 96 Waterloo was north bound and turned in to the opposite lane for an unknown reason. Jennings then attempted to steer back into the north bound lane, overcorrected and went off the east shoulder of the road colliding with an earthen ditch. Her vehicle then continued north bound on the grassy shoulder then coming to a stop. Deputies report that Jennings  had minor scrapes on her forehead and elbow , and was transported to Geneva  General Hospital by North Seneca ambulance with the chief complaint of chest pain. The vehicle sustained some heavy damage and was towed from the scene.  Sheriff’s Deputies were  also assisted  by  Waterloo and Border City Fire on scene.

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DWI Arrest Town of Ovid

On October 25th, 2019 the Seneca County Sheriff’s Office reports that Lawrence S. Barnes Jr., 27 , of 7567 Rock River Road  Ovid  was arrested for DWI following a traffic complaint in the Town of Ovid . Deputies report that at around 7:23pm they received a complaint of a possible intoxicated driver. Deputies located the vehicle and stopped it  for Failure to Keep Right and upon further investigation it was determined that Barnes was driving while intoxicated. Barnes was taken into custody and charged with Driving While Intoxicated, Driving While Intoxicated with .08% BAC, Unlicensed Operator, and Failure to Keep Right. Barnes was processed and released with appearance tickets to a third party. Barnes is to appear in the Town of Ovid Court on November 18th, at 10:00 am to answer to the charges.

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House Fire Town of Romulus

  The Seneca County Sheriff’s Office reports that on 10/26/19 at approximately 2:00 am, Deputies responded to 2081 Yerkes Rd, in the Town of Romulus, for the house fire. Deputies report that David Esh, 22, Henry Esh, 24, Levina Esh, 20, Lena Esh, 23, and one child were sleeping when the fire from their wood stove grew out of control and quickly spread to the second floor of the home. Deputies state that no one was upstairs during the time of the fire and everyone was able to get out safely. The Fire was put by members of Romulus FD, Varick FD, Fayette FD, Ovid FD, Interlaken FD, Lodi FD, Canoga FD, Border City FD, Waterloo FD and Junius FD. The apparent cause of the fire was determined to be from the wood stove. The damage resulted in a total loss of the home and is insured through the Amish Church.

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DWI arrest Town of Tyre

The Seneca County Sheriff’s Office reports that on October 23, 2019 at 10:30 PM, Seneca County Sheriff’s Deputies arrested Jonathon A. Oliver, 21, of 92 Old Stage Road, Groton NY.  Deputies report Oliver was observed at a high rate of speed on State Route 318 in the Town of Tyre. After stopping the vehicle and upon further investigation , Oliver was charged with Driving While Intoxicated, Driving with a BAC of  .08%  or more, Open Container, and Speeding over 55mph. Oliver was released on appearance tickets and is to appear in the Town of Tyre Court on November 20, 2019 to answer the charges.

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DWI arrest Town of Fayette

The Seneca County Sheriff’s office reports that on October 21, 2019 at about 11:05 PM, Seneca County Deputies arrested Brianne C Parish, Age 31, of 5580 St Rt 96, on St Rt 96 in the Town of Fayette. Parish was charged with Driving while intoxicated and fail to keep right. Deputies report that the arrest stems from a Property damage accident in which Parish struck a pole on Rt 96 in the Town of Fayette. After investigation of the accident it was determined that Parish was intoxicated. Parish was released on appearance tickets and is appear before the Town of Fayette Court on December 4th at 7:00 pm to answer the charges.

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