Crim Poss Controlled Sub 7th / Harassment 2nd

The Seneca County Sheriff’s Office reports on January 13, 2019 at 02:32 AM, Sheriff’s Deputies arrested Beau Warren, 39, of 105 Merriman Street Rochester, NY  for Harassment in the 2nd Degree and Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the 7th degree. Sheriff’s Deputies report the arrest stems from a physical altercation with a City of Rochester female, while at the Del Lago Casino in the  Town of Tyre .  Warren was  arraigned in the CAP court and committed to the correctional facility on $500 cash / $1000 bail bond, he is to appear in Tyre Town Court on 1-15-19 to answer the charges.


Monthly Snapshot December 2018




Total Calls For Service: 961

Total Arrests: 44


Total new drug cases: 5

Total arrests: 2


Average Number of Inmates: 58

Monthly Total Made for Boarding In: $38,949.34; Yearly Total: $447,652.71


Total Summons/Complaints/Services: 38

Total Income Executions: 14

Total Evictions: 5 


December 11th, 2018: The Family Services Unit charged a suspect with physical and sexual child abuse going back to 2013 in the Town of Lodi. 

December 15th, 2018: Deputies and Corrections Officers conducted the annual Shop with a Sheriff event. Ten children participated. Sheriff’s Office employees raised the money to fund the event. 

December 18th, 2018: NARCO charged 2 suspects with Class A-II felonies for possessing a large amount of methamphetamine in the Town of Lodi.

December 19th, 2018: After a lengthy investigation, Investigators arrested a suspect for sexually abusing 2 children in the Town of Tyre.

December 20th, 2018: Investigations located and arrested a level 3, (highest risk), registered sex offender from Waterloo. He allegedly moved without reporting and was at large for several days.

December 27th, 2018: Road Patrol responded to a Domestic Violence Incident in progress in the Town of Lodi. The suspect was apprehended at the scene in violation of an Order of Protection.

December 27th, 2018: The investigation into 2 former County Officials was completed and turned over to the District Attorney’s Office to evaluate possible criminal charges.

Sheriff W. Timothy Luce

Undersheriff John Cleere

Criminal Mischief/Tampering with Physical Evidence

On January 10, 2019, at about 12:30pm, Seneca County Sheriff’s Investigators arrested Kyle G. Clawson, age 41, and Steven J. Kirby, also age 41, on a charge of Criminal Mischief in the Fourth Degree, a Class A Misdemeanor. Kirby was additionally charged with Tampering with Physical Evidence, a Class E Felony. The charges stem from an incident that occurred within the Seneca County Correctional Facility on 01-08-19 at about 7:10pm. At that time, Clawson and Kirby were confined as inmates and it is alleged that they intentionally damaged a speaker in a Housing Unit. Following the act, it is further alleged that Kirby concealed the damaged pieces of the speaker in an effort to conceal it from Correction Officers. Both Clawson and Kirby were arraigned in the Seneca County Centralized Arraignment Court and remanded back to the Seneca County Correctional Facility.


Assault 2nd Arrest

The Seneca Co. Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of Elliot Flores, 26, currently incarcerated in the Seneca Co Correctional Facility. Investigators arrested Flores on 1/8/19 at about 4pm on one count of assault in the 2nd degree (Class D Felony). Its reported that on 12/12/18 at about 6:30pm, Flores assaulted a Seneca County Corrections Officer while incarcerated in the facility on unrelated charges. Investigators say that the Corrections Officer was assaulted by Flores while delivering toilet paper to Flores’s cell. When the Corrections Officer opened the cell door he was ambushed by Flores. The Corrections Officer sustained a bloody lip, a laceration to the eye as well as other cuts and abrasion’s. The Corrections Officer was transported to Geneva General Hospital for treatment and has since returned to work. Flores was arraigned in the CAP Court.

Criminal Contempt Arrest

The Seneca Co Sheriff’s Office reports that on 1/4/19 at about 4pm Investigators arrested Edward W. Robinson,28, an inmate at the Seneca Co. Correctional Facility in Romulus for 4 counts of Criminal Contempt 1st degree(class E Felony), 55 counts of Aggravated Family Offense(class E Felony) and 55 counts of Aggravated Harassment in the 2nd Degree(class A Misdemeanor). Investigators report that between the dates of 12/15/18 and 12/18/18 while Robinson was incarcerated in the Seneca Co. Jail, Robinson made 55 phone calls to a female victim who had a class A order of protection against Robinson. Robinson who is currently held in the Seneca Co. Jail on an unrelated matter will be arraigned in CAP Court on 1/4/19 at 7pm.

Criminal Mischief 2nd arrest

The Seneca Co Sheriff’s Office reports that on 1/4/19 at about 3pm Investigators arrested Christopher J. Freeman,31, of 1884 St Rt. 318 for Criminal Mischief 2nd degree(class D Felony), Burglary 3rd degree(class D Felony) and 5 counts of Menacing in the 3rd degree(class A Misdemeanor). Investigators report that at about 4am on 11/25/18 while at Del Lago Resort and Hotel in Tyre, the elevator became stuck and then Freeman and his brother Terrance J. Freeman damaged an elevator and the damage was in excess of $51,000. Terrance J. Freeman was arrested on 11/25/18. Its also reported that Christopher J. Freemen was banned from the property in May of 2018 for an unrelated incident. This resulted in the Burglary charge. During the incident Christopher J. Freemen made threatening statements to 5 security officers of Del Lago leading to the Menacing 3rd in the degree charges. Christopher J. Freeman was held at the Seneca Co. Correctional Facility awaiting arraignment in CAP Court.

Fatal MVA 19SH00364

The Seneca County Sheriff Office reports Sheriff’s Deputies and Investigators responded to a motor vehicle accident that resulted in fatal injuries to a passenger on State Route 96 in the Town of Romulus on 01/08/19 at 4:35 pm. The incident occurred when a 2005 box truck driven by Merlin R. Horst age 35 of 5570 McDuffie Town Rd Romulus, NY was traveling north bound on State Route 96, left the east side of the roadway, and overturned into a ditch. At this point, it is unclear why the vehicle left the roadway. Horst was treated at the scene by South Seneca Ambulance and refused any further medical treatment.  The sole passenger, Enos S. Hertzler, age 19, of 2539 Vineyard Rd, Romulus, NY, sustained fatal injuries as a result of the accident and was pronounced deceased at the scene. Also assisting at the scene was the NYSP Commercial Vehicle Enforcement, NYS DEC, South Seneca Ambulance, Life Net, Romulus Fire, Varick Fire, Ovid Fire and Fayette Fire Departments. Investigators are working closely with the Sheriff’s Office Accident Reconstruction Unit as the accident remains under investigation.  Drugs and alcohol do not appear to be a factor.

Felony DWI arrest

The Seneca County Sheriff’s Office Reports that on 01/04/19 at around 12:30am, Deputies arrested Chad C Weaver, 31, of 4231 Yost Road Waterloo, NY for Felony Driving While Intoxicated. The arrest stems from a traffic stop conducted by Deputies on State Route 96 in the Town of Varick when Deputies observed a vehicle speeding. After pulling the vehicle over, Deputies discovered Weaver to be intoxicated. Weaver was arrested for Felony DWI and Felony DWI with a BAC of .08% or more since he has prior DWI convictions within the past 10 years. He was also issued a UTT for Speeding over the State Speed Limit of 55mph. Weaver was transported to the LEC where he was processed and held for Centralized Arraignment.




Criminal Contempt / Aggravated Family offense arrest

The Seneca County Sheriff’s Office reports that on 12/27/2018 at approximately 8:45 P.M. Sheriff’s Deputies arrested Edward W. Robinson, 28, of 2110 W. Seneca Street Lodi for Criminal Contempt in the 2nd degree, Criminal Trespass in the 2nd Degree and two counts of Aggravated Family Offense. The arrest stems from report of a domestic between Robinson and the victim. Robinson violated a Class A order of protection by being at the protected party’s residence. Robinson was arraigned at the Central Arraignment Court and committed to the Seneca County Jail in lieu of $10,000 Cash or $20,000 bond. He is to reappear to the Town of Lodi Court on 12/31/2018 at 10:00 A.M.



Criminal Trespass arrests

The Seneca County Sheriff’s Office reports that on 12/23/2018 at approximately 8:15 P.M. Deputies arrested Anne E. English, 51, and Kyle S. Armstrong, 25, both residing at 28 North Street Geneva. Deputies responded to a domestic disturbance where English and Armstrong were reported to be trespassing in a residence in the Town of Waterloo. Both were charged with Criminal Trespass in the 2nd Degree. They were arraigned at the Central Arraignment Court and both were ROR’d to appear in the Town of Waterloo Court at a later date.