Warrant Arrest Waterloo

Seneca County Sheriff Tim Thompson reports that on April 2nd, 2024 at around 10:30 AM Sheriff’s Deputies arrested Mykel Wing age 34, of 17 South Seneca Street in the Village of Waterloo on a Family Court Warrant. 

Deputies responded to Wing’s address where he was located and taken into custody without incident. Wing was then brought before the Seneca County Family Court where he was remanded to the Seneca County Correctional Facility on 5,000 cash bail.  

Dispute Arrest, Town of Junius

Seneca County Sheriff Tim Thompson reports that on 04/02/24 at around 0022 Sheriff’s Deputies arrested Christopher C, Pagano, age 26, of Seneca Falls NY on Harassment in the 2nd Degree, three counts of Criminal Mischief in the 4th Degree and two counts of Endangering the Welfare of a Child.

The arrest stems from an incident in which Deputies were called to a possible dispute that had occurred in a moving vehicle in the Town of Junius. Deputies were able to locate the vehicle which had pulled over at a residence. After a subsequent investigation on scene, it was determined that Pagano allegedly struck another person breaking their glasses in the process. When the other party attempted to call 911 Pagano allegedly took the phone preventing the 911 call and broke the cell phone. This incident occurred while in the presence of two children.

Pagano was taken into custody and transported to the Seneca County Correctional Facility to await arraignment. An Order of Protection was requested on behalf of the victim.

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Unauthorized Use of a Motor Vehicle

Seneca County Sheriff Tim Thompson reports that on March 28th, 2024, Sheriff’s Deputies arrested Michael E. Lofft 49 of Tyre, NY, in the Town of Seneca Falls for Unauthorized Use of a Motor Vehicle in the 3rd Degree.

The arrest stems from an incident that occurred on March 28, 2024, at a residence located in the Town of Tyre. It is alleged that Lofft took a vehicle without having consent. Lofft was located operating the vehicle around 12:35 pm in the Town of Seneca Falls and subsequently taken into custody without incident.

Lofft was arrested, processed, and issued an appearance ticket. Lofft is scheduled to appear in Tyre Town Court on April 10th, 2024, at 4:00 PM. Seneca County Sheriff’s Office was assisted by Seneca Falls Police Department, Waterloo Police Department, and the New York State Police.

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Harassment Arrest, Town of Fayette

Seneca County Sheriff Tim Thompson reports that on March 29, 2024, at around 12: 26 am Deputies arrested Herbert Rivera, age 56, of Fayette NY, in the Town of Fayette on charges of Harassment in the 2nd Degree. 

The arrest stemmed from an incident in which Deputies were called to a residence for a dispute in progress.  A subsequent investigation found that Rivera allegedly subjected another person at the residence to unwanted physical contact causing them to fall to the ground multiple times. 

Rivera was placed into custody and transported to the Seneca County Correctional Facility where he was processed and turned over to Corrections staff to await CAP court arraignment. An Order of Protection was requested on behalf of the victim.

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DWI Arrest in the Town of Seneca Falls

Seneca County Sheriff Tim Thompson reports that on March 31st, 2024, at approximately 3:39 AM Sheriff’s Deputies arrested Jeffrey Salone, age 34, of 3074 Johnson Road Geneva, NY 14456 in the Town of Seneca Falls for Driving while intoxicated (misdemeanor) and speed in zone (violation).

The arrest stems from a traffic stop where it is alleged that Salone was observed operating a vehicle at speeds over 100 MPH. Deputies conducted a traffic stop and after an investigation Salone was taken into custody.

Salone was released on an appearance ticket and is scheduled to appear in the Town of Seneca Falls on May 2nd, 2024, at 12:00 PM to answer the charges.

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DWI Arrest in the Town of Covert

Seneca County Sheriff Tim Thompson reports that on March 31st, 2024, at approximately 1:43 am hours, Sheriff’s Deputies arrested Anna N. Dickens, age 28, of Blew Road, Ovid NY in the Town of Covert for Driving while intoxicated (misdemeanor) and speed in zone (violation).

The arrest stems from a traffic stop where it is alleged that Dickens was observed operating a vehicle at speeds over 80 MPH. Deputies conducted a traffic stop and after an investigation Dickens was taken into custody.

Dickens was issued an appearance ticket and is scheduled to appear before the Town of Covert Court on May 10th, 2024, to answer the charge(s).

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PI Accident Town of Romulus

Seneca County Sheriff Tim Thompson reports on 03/21/2024 at around 0456, Sheriff’s Deputies along with Varick Fire Department and South Seneca Ambulance were dispatched to the area of SR 96A in the Town of Romulus for the reported single vehicle PIMVA.

Deputies arrived on scene and located the driver, Cory J Steen, age 33, of Ovid NY to be suffering from a minor head injury. Through subsequent investigation it was determined Steen lost control due to the snowy conditions and hit a drainage culvert causing his vehicle to roll multiple times. Steen was transported to Geneva General Hospital to be checked over and was not cited for the incident. Ovid Fire Department also responded to assist.

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Chimney Fire in the Town of Romulus

Seneca County Sheriff Tim Thompson reports that on March 19th, 2024, at approximately 3:03PM, Seneca County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a structure fire on 6950 State Route 96A in the Town of Romulus.

The complaint stemmed from the homeowners, Timothy Warne, and Theresa Warne, who reported that there was a working fire in the chimney of their residence. Upon Law Enforcement and Fire Departments arrival, it was quickly determined that there was a working fire in the chimney of the residence. Fire departments on scene began working diligently to put out the fire. Ovid FD had command of the scene. After approximately 20 minutes, Fire Crews were able to knock down the fire. It was determined by the Ovid Fire Chief that the cause of the fire was due to the buildup of creosote in the chimney walls. The total loss is estimated to be about $20,000. The homeowners did have insurance on the home.

Ovid Fire Department was assisted by Romulus, Lodi, and Interlaken Fire Departments.

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DWI arrest in the town of Waterloo

Seneca County Sheriff Tim Thompson reports that on March 20th at approximately 1:18 AM Sheriff’s Deputies arrested Noah Palumbo, age 24, of 5760 LAKE HILL DR Romulus, NY 14541 in the Town of Waterloo for Driving While Intoxicated and Aggravated Unlicensed Operation 3rd.

The arrest stems from a traffic stop where it is alleged that Palumbo was operating a vehicle with a flat tire. After a police investigation it was found that Palumbo was driving while intoxicated and his license was previously suspended.

Palumbo was turned over to corrections staff to await arraignment.

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Attempt to Identify

The Seneca County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s help with identifying the pictured individuals that was involved in a larceny investigation at a business in the Town of Junius. If anyone can identify the individual, please contact Deputy Pollotta by email at Bpollotta@co.seneca.ny.us or by phone at (315) 220-3250. Information may be kept confidential.