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Press Release - Falsely Reporting an Incident

CR#14-071089

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Seneca County Sheriff’s Office reports on July 9th, 2014 at 1:05am, Sheriff’s Deputies arrested John G. Champion, age 44 of 2126 Prospect Street, Ovid, NY for Falsely Reporting an Incident in the 3rd degree. Sheriff's Deputies report that Mr. Champion made report of being injured as a result of another Town of Ovid Resident attacking him. Upon further investigation, Mr. Champion was found to be fabricating the incident.  Mr. Champion was arraigned by Town of Ovid Judge VanCleef and was remanded to the Seneca County Jail on $500 cash bail or $1000 bail bond. Mr. Champion is to reappear before the Town of Ovid Court in front of Judge VanCleef on July 15th, 2014 at 100:00am.

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