The Seneca County Sheriff’s Office reports that on May 8, 2023 at 7:35pm, Seneca County Deputies arrested Mathew G Whitney, age 48 of Romulus, NY. Deputies report that Whitney was charged with Criminal Mischief 4th (Class A Misdemeanor), Unlawful Imprisonment 2nd (Class A Misdemeanor) and Harassment 2nd (violation).
The arrest stems from a call where Whitley allegedly held a female down against her will and took her phone away so she could not call 911. Whitney was transported the Seneca County Correctional facility for Pre-arraignment holding.
The Seneca County Sheriff’ Office reports that on 05/15/2023 at 7:37 PM in the Town of Fayette, Sheriffs Deputies conducted a traffic stop in the area of RTE 96 and West river road for a vehicle operating with an expired inspection. After further investigation, the driver Michael Iversen 44, of Stanley NY, was arrested for driving while intoxicated, aggravated Driving while intoxicated with a child less then fifteen in the vehicle, and aggravated unlicensed operation in the first degree. lversen was taken to the Seneca County Correctional facility to await CAP court.
The Seneca County Sheriff’s Office reports an Ithaca man sustained minors injuries following an accident in the Town of Covert. On 05/13/2022 at about 00:10 deputies responded to the area of St Rte. 89 and Kingtown Rd in the Town of Covert for the reported one car roll over. Deputies report Michael M. Polk, age 28 of Ithaca NY, was traveling southbound on St Rte. 89 when his vehicle left the roadway. The vehicle then struck a culvert and rolled multiple times before coming to rest on its side. Trumansburg Ambulance responded and transported Polk to the Cayuga Medical Center where he was treated for minor injuries. The cause of the accident was determined to be driver inattention. Polk was issued Uniformed Traffic Tickets and is due back in court in June. The vehicle was a total loss and was towed from the scene. Deputies were assisted on scene by the Trumansburg Fire Department.
Seneca County Sheriff Deputies report that on 05/08/2023 around the time of 1625 hours, Seneca County Sheriff’s Deputies executed an arrest warrant on Nicole Ramirez-Mariano 36, of Canandaigua NY, at 2133 State route 5&20 for a violation of a family court act. Nicole was committed to Seneca County Correctional Facility to await CAP Court.
Seneca County Sheriff’s Office reports that on 05/06/2023 at approx. 1851hrs Deputies arrested Gabrielle M Marriott, 27 of Seneca Falls stemming from a traffic stop in the Town of Fayette. Deputies conducted a traffic stop on the vehicle Marriott was operating for failure to keep right and crossing hazardous marking. Upon investigation it was discovered that Marriott was intoxicated and had a BAC of .24%. Marriott was issued UTT’s for Failure to keep right, Crossing Hazardous marking, Driving while intoxicated and Aggravated DWI-Blood alcohol content .18 or higher. Marriott is to appear in the Town of Fayette Town Court on 06/14/23 at 6PM to answer to the charges.
The Seneca County Sheriff’s Department reports that on 05/06/23 Deputies made a traffic stop on State Route 318 and Grange Hall road in the Town of Junius. Operating the vehicle was Bronc Petrie, 18, of 1683 Burgess Rd, Waterloo, NY, 13165. In the passenger seat of the vehicle was the protected party of a Class A Order of Protection which was against Petrie. Deputies took Petrie into custody without incident. The Protected party was separated from Petrie and released to friends roadside. Petrie was charged with Criminal Contempt in the 2nd degree, a Class A Misdemeanor, and was brought to the Seneca County Correctional Facility to await arrangement.
The Seneca County Sheriff’s Department reports that on 05/03/23 at Approximately 2 P.M. Sheriff’s Deputies were called to a business 655 St Rt 318 in the Town of Junius for a Theft Complaint. When Deputies arrived on scene they located Diamond Herndon, age 24, of Syracuse NY, with the stolen merchandise of the business in her vehicle. Herndon was arrested for Petit Larceny and transported to the LEC without incident. Herndon was given an appearance ticket to appear before the Town of Junius Court on 05/18/23 to answer for the charge.
Seneca County Sheriff’s Office reports that on 04/28/23 at approx. 2142 hrs deputies arrested Devon Lee, 18 of Waterloo for Harassment 2nd degree. The arrests stems from an incident that occurred on 04/27/23 in Waterloo. It is alleged that Lee made physical unwanted contact with the victim. Lee was turned over to Seneca County Correctional facility to await CAP court.
The Seneca County Sheriff’s Department reports on April 23, 2023 at approximately 9 P.M. Sheriff’s Deputies were approached by a male who was the protected party in an Order of Protection. Upon information and further investigation it was determined that Andrew LaPorta, 37, of Orchard Park, NY, remained on premise of a local business while knowing that the protected party was at the business. Laporta was located by deputies on the property and was taken into custody without incident. Additionally Laporta had previously violated the order of protection and was convicted on 03/04/22 for Criminal Contempt in the 2nd Degree in the Town of Hamburg. Laporta was charged and brought to the Seneca County Correctional Facility on Criminal Contempt in the 1st Degree and was held for arraignment.
The Seneca County Sheriff’s office reports that on April 12th, 2023 at 6:32 pm, Seneca County Deputies arrested Ronald Butler , Age 54, of Fayette, NY. Butler was charged with Criminal Contempt in the 2nd degree a misdemeanor.
Deputies report that the arrest stems from an incident where it is alleged that Butler violated a Class A order of protection. Butler was arraigned at Centralized arraignment proceeding and Released on his own Recognizance to reappear in the Town of Fayette Court at a later date.