Press Release - Drug Arrest
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
On October 31, 2016, the Seneca County Sheriff's Office Narcotics Unit arrested Taylor M. Wollman, age 37, and Kevin M. Olmstead, age 35, both of 4450 Lower Covert Road, Trumansburg in the Town of Covert, following a drug investigation at the residence. Initially, Sheriff's Investigators responded to the residence to verify the address of a registered sex offender. While on scene, Sheriff's Investigators discovered an extensive indoor marihuana growing operation which led to the execution of a search warrant. Following the execution of the search warrant, Sheriff's Investigators seized approximately eight pounds of dried marihuana and nearly sixty marihuana plants in varying stages of growth. Both Wollman and Olmstead were charged with Criminal Possession of Marihuana in the Second Degree, a Class D Felony, and Unlawful Growing of Cannabis, a Class A Misdemeanor. They were arraigned in the Lodi Town Court and both were remanded to the Seneca County Correctional Facility on $1,000 cash bail/$2,000 secured bond. Both Wollman and Olmstead are to appear in the Covert Town Court at a later date. The Seneca County Code Enforcement Office also responded to the scene and condemned the building due to unsafe electrical conditions.