The Seneca County Sheriff’s office reports that on November 1st, 2023 at 8:28pm, Seneca County Deputies arrested Dakota Bean age 33 of 1127 Stone Church Road , Junius with Harassment second degree and Endangering the Welfare of a Child
Deputies report that the arrest stems from a domestic incident where Bean made physical contact with the victim while a child was present. Bean was turned over to the Seneca County Jail to await arraignment. An order of protection was requested on behalf of the victim and child.


The Seneca County Sheriff’s Office reports that on 10/29/23 at about 8:00 P.M. they were contacted by Onondaga County Sheriff’s Department. Onondaga confirmed that they were in custody of Jamesha P Stith, 25 of Syracuse, New York. The Seneca County Sheriff’s Office had an arrest warrant for Stith for Grand Laceny in the 4th degree and Conspiracy in the 5th Degree from an incident that occurred in September of this year. Stith was turned over to the Seneca County Sheriff’s Office and brought to the Correctional Facility to await Centralized Arraignment Court.

Violation of Probation

The Seneca County Sheriffs Office reports that on 10/26/2023 at approximately 6pm, Mindy Aguilera, age 45 of Waterloo NY, was arrested on a warrant for violation of probation. Aguilera was processed and held for at the Seneca County Corrections facility to await CAP Court arraignment.

Endangering the welfare of a child

The Seneca County Sheriffs Office reports that on 10/13/2023 at approximately 4pm, Ginger S. Krupa, age 54 of Romulus NY, was arrested for Endangering the Welfare of a Child, a class A misdemeanor, following an investigation that began on 10/09/2023 after Krupa left a young child alone for an extended period of time, during this time the child was locked out of the home.
Krupa was processed and released on an appearance ticket.
Krupa is due back in the Romulus Town court where she will answer the charge at a later date

Seneca County Drug Take-Back Day

On Saturday, October 28th, 2023, 10am to 2pm, Seneca County Police Agencies will again be partnering with the DEA and the Seneca County United Way, to conduct a DRUG TAKE BACK DAY in  Seneca County. Officers will be at 3 different locations to collect potentially dangerous, expired, unused and unwanted prescription drugs for destruction. This service is free and anonymous with no questions asked and no paperwork to complete.

Seneca Falls Police Department will be at Kinney: 2085 Rt. 5&20 Seneca Falls.

Waterloo Police Department will be at Walgreens: 1929 Rt. 5&20 Waterloo.

Seneca County Sheriff’s Office will be at Kinney:  7115 North Main St. Ovid.

Police Officers and members from the United Way will also be available to answer questions and provide helpful information about substance abuse if so desired. Gun Safety Locks will be available at all locations.

Sheriff Luce, Seneca Falls Police Chief Snyder and Waterloo Police Chief Chechak all commented on the danger of these drugs falling into the wrong hands if not disposed of. Many of these drugs can also be hazardous to the environment if not properly destroyed.    

Seneca County Sheriff’s Office is Seeking Corrections Officers.




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CPCS 7th

The Seneca County Sheriff’s Office reports on 10/11/23 at around 2147, deputies arrested Dane P Kronenwetter, age 32, of Seneca Falls NY, Paul R Sturiale, age 34, of Seneca Falls NY and Jamie E Thompson, age 29, of Geneva NY on Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the 7th Degree. The charges stem from an incident where deputies responded after an individual reported they had been menaced with a possible firearm. A traffic stop was conducted, and a subsequent investigation revealed that Kronenwetter, Sturiale and Thompson were allegedly in possession of a controlled substance. All three were transported to the Seneca county Correctional Facility where they were processed and released on Uniform Appearance Tickets returnable to the Town of Waterloo Court. The charges will be answered at a later date. The Seneca County Sheriff’s Office was assisted on scene by the Village of Waterloo Police Department as well as the Town of Seneca Falls Police Department.

Possession Stolen Property

The Seneca County Sheriff’s Office reports on 10/09/23 at about 440pm deputies arrested Cree A. Barlow, age 25, of Waterloo NY on Criminal Possession of Stolen Property in the 5th Degree. The charges stem from an incident where Barlow was allegedly in possession of property that had been reported stolen earlier that day. Barlow was taken into custody and transported to the Seneca county correctional facility where he was processed and released with a Uniform Appearance Ticket returnable to the Town of Waterloo Court at a later date.


On 10/07/2023 at 10:28 PM The Seneca County Sheriff’s office reports being dispatched to the area of East River road and Water Falls bridge in the Town of Seneca Falls for the report of a property damage accident. While investigating the accident, it was discovered the driver of one of the vehicles, Kyle Howe 29, of Auburn NY, was operating the vehicle in an intoxicated condition. Kyle was then arrested for DWI and transported to the Seneca County Sheriffs Office. Kyle was charged with driving while intoxicated, Driving while intoxicated with a BAC 0f .08 or higher, and following too closely. Kyle was released on an appearance ticket and is set to answer the charges in the T/Seneca Falls court on 11/08/2023.

Sheriff Luce Announces 2023 Citizen’s Academy

Sheriff Tim Luce has announced that the Seneca County Sheriff’s Office is holding its annual Citizens Police Academy this November. The purpose of the academy is to give citizens of Seneca County a better understanding about law enforcement and how the Sheriff’s Office works within the community.

The academy will consist of four Wednesday night sessions in November from 6:00 PM to approximately 9:00 PM. Each session will focus on different aspects of the Sheriff’s Office and give an inside look at Administration, Road Patrol, Investigations and Corrections. Classroom and hands-on activities will be conducted by the professionals who do the job.

Candidates that complete the program will be scheduled for an optional ride-a-long with a Deputy, receive a certificate of completion and a T-shirt.

The dates for the academy are: November 1st, 8th, 15th and 29th, 2023. Candidates must be able to attend all 4 sessions. Anyone interested can contact Ashley Denmark at 315-220-3403. Or email Ashley at .

Applicants must be at least 21 years old, be residents of Seneca County and have a genuine interest in good citizenship. There are no physical requirements, only a desire to learn.

The academy class size will be limited to 10 people to maximize the experience and allow close-up demonstrations. Eligible applicants that do not make this academy will be considered for future academies.