DWI in the Town of Fayette

Seneca County Sheriff Tim Thompson reports that on June 2nd, 2024, at approximately 12:19AM, Seneca County Sheriff’s Deputies arrested Micheal D. Arno, age 43, of 6724 County Rd 129 Ovid NY 14521 in the Town of Fayette for Driving While Intoxicated, Aggravated DWI BAC over .18%, crossing hazard marking, and fail to keep right.

The arrest stems from a traffic complaint of a truck driving erratically and at one point going off the road into a ditch. Deputies and other local agencies located the vehicle on Leader Road in the Town of Fayette. After the investigation, Arno was placed under arrest for DWI. Arno was transported to the Seneca County Correctional Facility where he was processed and released on an appearance ticket. Arno is to appear in the Town of Ovid Court on 07/16/2024 at 10:00AM to answer the charges.

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Harassment arrest in the Town of Junius

Seneca County Sheriff Tim Thompson reports that on Friday May 31st, 2024, at around 8:06 pm Deputies arrested Charles F. Damick III, age 20 of Junius, NY for Harassment 2nd.

The arrest stems from an incident that occurred on Whiskey Hill Road in the Town of Junius. It is alleged that Charles F Damick III subjected another party to unwanted physical contact. Damick III was subsequently transported to the Seneca County Correctional Facility and was held for CAP court.

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DWI in the Town of Romulus

Seneca County Sheriff Tim Thompson reports that on 5/28/2024 at 10:13 PM, Sheriff’s Deputies arrested Alana M. Matson, age 35, of 5680 State Route 96, Romulus, NY 14541 in the Town of Romulus for Aggravated Driving While Intoxicated, Driving While Intoxicated, and driving across a hazardous marking.

The arrest stems from an investigation where Deputies located a vehicle in the ditch on State Route 96 in the Town of Romulus and found Matson to be the operator. After investigation she was taken into custody. Matson was released on appearance tickets and is to appear in the Town of Romulus Court on 7/26/2024 at 10:00 AM to answer the charges.


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Warrant/CPCS 7th Arrest

Seneca County Sheriff Tim Thompson reports, on May 30th, 2024, at approximately 2:56 AM, Sheriff’s Deputies arrested Matthew R. Garneau, age 23, of Waterloo NY, on a Bench Warrant and Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the 7th degree.

The arrest stems from an incident where Garneau was taken into custody on a Bench Warrant where the original charge was Petit Larceny. After Garneau was Taken into custody, he was found to be in possession of suspected Crack Cocaine. Garneau was transported to the Seneca County Correctional Faculty to await arraignment at CAP Court for the Bench Warrant and was issued an appearance ticket for the Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance 7th.

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DWI In the Town of Tyre

Seneca County Sheriff Tim Thompson reports that on May 24th at approximately 01:30 AM Sheriff’s Deputies arrested Richard A. Currier Jr, age of 44 from Auburn NY, in the town of Tyre for Driving While Intoxicated a misdemeanor, Aggravated Unlicensed Operation of a Motor Vehicle in the first degree (felony), operating a motor vehicle without an ignition interlock (misdemeanor), as well as multiple traffic violations.

The arrest stems from a traffic stop that was initiated for a speeding violation. After an official police investigation Currier was arrested for Driving While Intoxicated, Aggravated Unlicensed Operation, and operation without an ignition interlock device.

Currier is scheduled to appear in Seneca County Cap Court on May 24, 2024 at 8:00 AM.

Warrant Arrest

Seneca County Sheriff Tim Thompson reports that on Saturday May 25th, 2024 at around 3:43pm, Deputies arrested Nathan J. Jackson, age 23 of Rochester, NY on an Arrest Warrant for Failure to Appear on Charges of Disrupting Religious Services, Conspiracy 6th, and Trespass. Jackson was transported to the Seneca County Correctional Facility to await arraignment.

Theft in the Town of Junius

Seneca County Sheriff Tim Thompson reports that on Saturday May 23rd, 2024 at around 7:30pm Deputies responded to a business in the town of Junius for the reported theft in progress. Upon arrival, Deputies were able to detain the suspects involved and retrieve the stolen merchandise.

At around 8:08pm, Deputies arrested Nakaysha I. Huggins, age 25 and Lychanelle D. Coleman, age 28, both of Syracuse, NY on charges stemming from the theft in progress. Huggins was charged with Criminal possession of Stolen Property 4th, a Class E Felony, Aggravated Unlicensed Operation 2nd, an Unclassified Misdemeanor and several other New York State Vehicle and Traffic Violations. Coleman was charged with Criminal possession of Stolen Property 4th, a Class E Felony and Possession of Burglar’s Tools, a Class A Misdemeanor.

Huggins and Coleman were transported to the Seneca County Correctional Facility for arrest processing. Both Huggins and Coleman were released on appearance tickets and are due to appear in the Junius Town Court on June 18th at 6:00pm.

DWI in the Town of Fayette

Seneca County Sheriff Tim Thompson reports that on May 25th at approximately 07:00 PM Sheriff’s Deputies arrested Brenda L. Ruthven, age 62, of 2309 Edwards Road, NY in the Town of Fayette for Driving While Intoxicated a misdemeanor.

The arrest stems from a property damage accident where it is alleged that Ruthven drove into a mailbox and onto the front lawn of a private residence causing minor damages. After an official police investigation, Ruthven was arrested for Driving While Intoxicated. No one was injured during this incident.

Ruthven is scheduled to appear in the Town of Fayette court on June 11, 2024 at 6:00 PM.

PI MVA, Town of Junius

The Seneca County Sheriff Tim Thompson reports that on May 11th,2024 at approximately 1:45 PM, Deputies responded to the intersection of State Route 318 and Nine-foot Road in the Town of Junius for the report of a property damage accident with injuries.

After investigating the scene, it was determined that Patrick Green, age 17, of Phelps, NY was traveling South through the intersection. While Green was traveling through the intersection, he was struck by another vehicle driven by Karen Martz, age 59, of Rochester, after she passed several cars on the right at a high rate of speed. Martz and her passenger were transported to Geneva General Hospital and treated for leg injuries.

Martz was issued UTT’s for unsafe passing and Failure to maintain lane.

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Larceny Arrest, Town of Covert

Seneca County Sheriff Tim Thompson reports that on 5/17/2024 at 01:39 PM, Sheriff’s Deputies arrested Christine A. Federico, age 40, of 2109 W Seneca Street, Lodi, NY 14860 in the Town of Lodi for petit larceny, a class A misdemeanor.

The arrest stems from an investigation into a report of a theft of a resident’s medication in the Village of Interlaken where Federico was employed at the time.

Federico was taken into custody without incident and processed and released on an appearance ticket as required by law. Federico is to appear in the Town of Covert Court on 07/12/2024 at 01:30 PM to answer the charge.

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