Methamphetamine Lab Arrest

On November 12, 2018, at about 10:00am, the Seneca County Sheriff’s Office reports that members of the Narcotics Unit, Criminal Investigation Division, and Road Patrol Division executed a search warrant at 1925 Seneca Road in the Town of Lodi related to the production of methamphetamine. As a result of the search warrant execution, Investigators arrested Kyle G. Clawson, age 41, and Meredith J. Bell, age 42, both residing at the address.

Clawson was charged with the following:

(6cts) Criminal Possession of a Weapon in the third degree- Class D Felonies

Unlawful Manufacture of Methamphetamine in the third degree- Class D Felony

Criminal Possession of Stolen Property in the fourth degree- Class E Felony

Criminal Possession of Precursors of Methamphetamine- Class E Felony

Unlawful Disposal of Methamphetamine Laboratory Material- Class E Felony

(2cts) Criminally Using Drug Paraphernalia in the second degree – Class A Misdemeanors

Bell had an active Bench Warrant out of the City of Ithaca Court for Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the seventh degree. She was turned over to members of the Ithaca Police Department.

It is alleged that Clawson had been manufacturing methamphetamine while at his residence. Investigators discovered a substantial amount of chemicals and laboratory equipment used in the process of manufacturing methamphetamine. It is also alleged that Clawson possessed multiple long guns and a handgun that were illegally possessed due to Clawson being a convicted felon. It is further alleged that one of the long guns was stolen from Chemung County in 2014. Seneca County Code Enforcement arrived on scene and deemed the property uninhabitable. Further charges are pending after a laboratory analysis of items seized on scene.

Clawson was arraigned in the Seneca County Centralized Arraignment Court and remanded to the Seneca County Correctional Facility on $20,000 cash bail/$40,000 secured bond. Clawson is to reappear in the Lodi Town Court on November 14, 2018 at 12pm.

Members of the Sheriff’s Office were assisted by the Lodi Fire Department, Seneca County Code Enforcement, and New York State Police.

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DWI arrest

The Seneca County Sheriff’s Office reports that on November 11th 2018 at 02:30 AM, Seneca County Sheriff’s Deputies arrested Brian J Willis, 32, of 6978 Basswood Rd Auburn NY, after a traffic stop on State Route 318 in the Town of Tyre.  Deputies report that Willis was charged with Driving While Intoxicated, Driving with .08% of 1% or more and Speeding. Willis was released on appearance tickets and is to appear in the Town of Tyre Court on December 12th 2018 to answer the charges. 

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warrant arrest – violation of probation

THE SENECA COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE REPORTS ON 11/12/18 AT ABOUT 1:30PM  DEPUTIES ARRESTED JOSHUA D. LAWLISS  AGE 35 OF 1230 TOWNLINE RD PHELPS FOR A VIOLATION OF PROBATION WARRANT. DEPUTIES REPORT LAWLISS WAS LOCATED BY WAYNE COUNTY DEPUTIES AND TRANSFERRED TO THE CUSTODY OF SENECA COUNTY DEPUTIES. LAWLISS WAS TRANSPORTED TO THE SENECA COUNTY JAIL WHERE HE WILL APPEAR IN THE CENTRAL ARRAIGNMENT COURT.

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Seneca County Sheriff’s Monthly Snapshot (updated )

LAW ENFORCEMENT:

Total Calls For Service: 1090

Total Arrests: 95

NARCO:

Total new drug cases: 19

Total arrests: 21

CORRECTIONS:

Average Number of Inmates: 64

Monthly Total Made for Boarding In: $38,282.34; Yearly Total: $378,098.77

CIVIL:

Total Summons/Complaints/Services: 57

Total Income Executions: 32

Total Evictions: 4

HIGHLIGHTS OF THE MONTH:

October 1st, 2018: NARCO arrested a suspect for selling cocaine in the Town of Waterloo. 

October 2nd, 2018: NARCO arrested 2 suspects for possessing and selling a narcotic medication. 

October 3rd, 2018: NARCO After a lengthy investigation a suspect was apprehended and charged for selling and possessing fentanyl in Seneca County. A quantity of fentanyl was seized. 

October 17th, 2018: A Parole Absconder was apprehended about 35 minutes after escaping from the Sheriff’s Office in Romulus. 

October 23rd, 2018: NARCO apprehended and charged a suspect that has allegedly been selling heroin and fentanyl in Seneca County. 40 baggies of fentanyl were seized.

October 23rd, 2018: An 11 year old child was seriously injured in a farm accident in the Town of Tyre. The investigation is continuing.

October 2018: The exterior of the Sheriff’s Office was lit with purple flood lights in recognition of Domestic Violence Awareness month.

October 2018: Workforce Development and the Youth Bureau implemented a new “Skills for Success” program in the jail. 10 inmates completed the program. 

Sheriff W. Timothy Luce

Undersheriff John Cleere

Unauthorized Use of MV

The Seneca County Sheriff’s Office reports that on 11/01/18 at around 3:00pm, Deputies arrested two juveniles, 13 years old and 12 years old, as Juvenile Delinquents for a Unauthorized Use of a Motor Vehicle case. The arrest stems from an investigation of the report of a stolen vehicle and missing juveniles from The Hillside Childrens campus in Varick  on 10/31/18 at around 10:45pm.  Deputies report that the juveniles had gotten the key to the vehicle , and were able to leave the area. The vehicle was believed to have been spotted on Rt 5 in the Border City area shortly thereafter , and Deputies searched the area but were able to locate the vehicle or suspects.  Deputies report that at about 230AM on 11/01/18 the  juveniles were located on the New York State Thruway near Exit 29 after the juveniles crashed the vehicle. The juveniles were transported to St Marys Hospital in Canajoharie ,where they were treated for minor injuries and later  released. The juveniles were then brought back to Seneca County and issued appearance tickets,  to appear in Family court at a later date to answer charges. The Seneca County Sheriff’s Office was assisted by Waterloo Village Police and New York State Troopers.

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Aggravated DWI

The Seneca County Sheriff’s office reports that on November 08, 2018,at 4:44 PM, Seneca County Deputies arrested Sara Ann Landen, Age 39, of 5871 Shawnee Rd NY, on St Rt 414 in the Town of Tyre. Landen was charged with Driving while intoxicated, Aggravated Driving while intoxicated, Open container of alcohol in a motor vehicle, and Refusal to submit to a roadside breath test.

Deputies report that the arrest stems from a complaint of an intoxicated driver.  Landen was arraigned on the charges and was remanded to the Seneca County correctional facility on $500 cash or $1000 secure bond. Landen is to appear before the Town of Tyre Court on November 13th at 9am to answer the charges.

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DWI / MVA

DWI/PI Accident

The Seneca County Sheriff’s Office reports that on 11/06/18 at around 04:30 am, Deputies responded to St. Rt. 414 in front of the Exit 41 Thruway ramp for the report of a two car motor vehicle accident. Upon arrival, Deputies discovered a minivan had struck a tractor trailer and both vehicles sustained heavy damage. Sheriff’s Deputies  report that a tractor trailer, being operated by Grant Clark, 38, of Weedsport was Northbound on Rt 414 , turning onto the Exit 41 entrance to the NYS Thruway, when a vehicle driven by Daphne S. Dressing, 41, of Serenity Drive  Geneva, NY , failed to stop at the red light, and proceeded through the intersection striking the rear tires of the tractor trailer.  Clark was checked at the scene for a complaint of back pain and  transported by North Seneca Ambulance to Auburn Memorial Hospital for further treatment. Dressing was also checked at the scene and was uninjured.  Dressings vehicle was towed from the scene. Upon further investigation, Deputies arrested  Dressing for Driving While intoxicated . Dressing was transported to the Seneca County Correctional Facility and charged with Driving While Intoxicated, Driving While Intoxicated with a BAC of .08% or more, and Passing a Steady Red Light. Dressing was released on appearance tickets and is set to appear at T/Tyre Court at a later date to answer charges.

 

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Harassment/ Resisting arrest

On 11-03-2018 at or about 11:00PM Seneca County Deputies arrested Robert G Belles Jr age 51 of 7851 Grant Ave Rd Auburn on the charge of Harassment in the Second Degree and Resisting arrest. Deputies allege that while being removed from the Del Lago Casino, Belles struck a Deputy and then physically resisted while being taken into custody.  Belles was issued appearance tickets and is to appear in the Town of Tyre court on December 5, 2018 at 6:00PM.

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Aggravated Harassment of an Employee by an Inmate

The Seneca County Sheriff’s Office reports on November 5, 2018 at approximately 5:00pm, Investigators arrested an inmate of the Correctional Facility, 26 year old, Elliot Flores. Flores was charged with Aggravated Harassment of an Employee by an Inmate, a Class E Felony. It is alleged that Flores intentionally spit blood directly in the face of a male Corrections Officer. Flores was arraigned at the Centralized Arraignment where he was turned back over to the Correctional Facility.

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PDMVA / AUO 1st / DWI

The Seneca County Sheriff’s Office reports that on 10/31/18 at approx.  8pm Sheriff’s Deputies arrested Mason A Bowen, 21, of  1155 Ninefoot Road Phelps NY  . The arrest stems from an incident where Deputies were dispatched to a property damage accident on Nine foot Road in Junius , upon where the vehicle left the road and went out into a field . Upon arrival Deputies located the car but Bowen had fled the scene but was located a short time later. Upon investigation Deputies discovered that Bowen’s license was suspended and that he was intoxicated. Bowen was charged with Aggravated Unlicensed operation in the 1st degree, driving while intoxicated, driving with .08 of 1% or more, speed not reasonable and prudent, and failing to keep right. Bowen’s vehicle was towed from the scene. Bowen was turned over to corrections where he was arraigned at Centralized Arraignment Court, and ROR’d . Bowen is to appear in the Town Junius court at a later date to answer to the charges.

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