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Arrests: Child Sexual Abuse Investigation

Arrests: Child Sexual Abuse Investigation

The  Seneca County Sheriff’s Office reports on July 18th 2019 that Sheriff’s Investigators arrested two male subjects following child sexual abuse investigations in Seneca County. Duane L. Porterfield, age 62, of 1167 County Road 147 Romulus, NY 14541. Porterfield was taken into custody following a lengthy investigation into his alleged ...

Extreme Heat Warning

Sheriff Luce has received notice from Seneca County Emergency Management that we can expect excessive heat this weekend with temperatures possibly reaching 100-105 degrees. The Sheriff urges all citizens to be wary of this weather and use appropriate measures to deal with the heat. It is important to make sure ...

Monthly Snapshot For June 2019

SENECA COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE MONTHLY SNAPSHOT FOR JUNE 2019 LAW ENFORCEMENT:  Total Calls For Service: 1038 Total Arrests: 42 D.H.S. Fraud Cases: 12; Yearly Total Cost Recouped: $84,596.54 NARCO:  Total new drug cases: 11 Total arrests: 4 CORRECTIONS: Average Number of Inmates: 65 Monthly Total Made for Boarding In: $52,982.68; ...

Criminal Possession of a Forged Instrument

The Seneca County Sheriff W. Timothy Luce reports that on 7/11/19 Investigators arrested Talon K. Robb, 29, of 119 Garden St in Geneva NY for one count of Offering a False Instrument for Filing in the 1st degree(Class E Felony) and one count of Criminal Possession of a Forged Instrument ...

Deputies Threatened at Domestic Violence Incident

On 07/10/2019, at about 7:00 PM Seneca County Deputies responded to a Domestic Violence Incident in progress at 4698 Route 96A, in the Town of Varick. A family member reported that another family member was acting violently and making threats. When Deputies arrived they observed that the mailbox and wooden ...

Boat Fire Cayuga Lake

The Seneca County Sheriff's Office reports that on June 29th at about 3:45pm the boat patrol responded to Cayuga Lake in the area of the Cayuga Lake State park for a boat fire with a possible explosion. Upon arrival - the Sheriff's Boat patrol found that the fire was out ...


Use of Force Policy - Updated Oct 2019

Click the above link to view the Seneca County Sheriff's Office updated policy involving the use of Force