Grand Larceny Arrest

The Seneca County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of two individuals following the investigation into a larceny complaint. Investigators arrested Kathryn M Covey, age 22 of 5408 State Route 96A Varick, NY, and Stephen R Graham, age 21 of 959 County Rd 9 Victor, NY. Each were charged with Grand Larceny 4th, a Class E Felony, and Conspiracy 5th, a Class A Misdemeanor. It is alleged that between the dates of February 2019 and August 2019 the two made several online purchases with a debit card they were not authorized to use. The owner of the debit card, a female Varick resident, sustained loss in excess of $2,500. Covey and Graham were issued appearance tickets and are scheduled to appear at the Varick Town Court on November 13, 2019 to answer the charges.

19SH08883

Welfare Fraud Arrest

The Seneca County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a Waterloo resident following the investigation into a Welfare Fraud. On October 29, 2019 Investigators arrested Michael E Bennett, age 54 of Hecker Rd Waterloo. It is alleged that between the dates of October 2018 and August 2019 Bennett failed to report income while receiving public assistance. As a result, Bennett was charged with Welfare Fraud 3rd, a class D Felony, and two counts of Offering a False Instrument for Filing 1st, a Class E Felony. Bennett was arraigned at Seneca County CAP Court where he was remanded to the Seneca County Correctional Facility. He is to reappear at the Village of Waterloo Court at a later date.

19SH07374

Narcotics Arrest

The Seneca County Sheriff’s Office reports, on October 21st, 2019 at approximately 3PM, members of the Narcotics Unit arrested Stephanie F. Kuti, age 32 of Waterloo, New York.  Kuti was charged with one count of Criminal Sale of a Controlled Substance in the third degree and one count Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the third degree, Class B Felonies.  It is alleged that Kuti sold “crack” cocaine while in the Town of Seneca Falls.  At the time of her arrest, a passenger in her vehicle, Rianne S. Seoud, age 28 of Geneva, NY, was charged with Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the seventh degree and Criminally Using Drug Paraphernalia in the second degree, class A Misdemeanors. It is alleged that Seoud possessed a quantity of Suboxone, a digital scale, and packaging material used for distributing and weighing of controlled substances.  Kuti was held in the Seneca County Correctional Facility on a County Court Indictment Warrant. Kuti was then arraigned at County Court where she was released on her own recognizance. Seoud was released on appearance tickets and is scheduled to appear in the Town of Waterloo Court at a later date.  Members of the Narcotics Unit were assisted by the Geneva Police Department and Seneca Falls Police Department.

Parole Absconder

The Seneca County Sheriff’s Office reports, on September 17th, 2019 at approximately 4:00PM, members of the Narcotics Unit arrested Kyle W. Craig, age 28, with no known address, on a parole absconder warrant. Craig was observed by members of the Narcotics Unit walking in the Village of Waterloo. After a brief foot chase, Craig was taken in to custody and brought to the Law Enforcement Center where he was held on no bail. Members of the Sheriff’s Department were assisted by the Waterloo Police Department and New York State Parole.

19SH09483

Shop with a Sheriff

The Seneca County Deputy Sheriff’s Police Benevolent Association (PBA) will once again be sponsoring its annual “Shop with a Sheriff” event in December. This event allows Seneca County Sheriff’s Deputies the opportunity to spend time with underprivileged children from Seneca County. During the event, Sheriff’s Deputies shop at a local retail store with the children and the children are able to purchase gifts for themselves and their families that they most likely would not be able to afford. The children are fed lunch and are greeted by a visit from Santa Claus.

The event is funded by members of the Deputy Sheriff’s PBA, members of the Seneca County Sheriff’s Employees’ Association, community sponsors, and members of the public. As we move closer to the event, the PBA is accepting monetary donations if anyone wishes to donate and any monetary donations will be used strictly for this event. If you wish to donate, please make checks or money orders payable to the Seneca County Deputy Sheriff’s PBA and mail to Post Office Box 11, Romulus, New York 14541.

Warrant Arrest

The Seneca County Sheriff’s Office reports, members of the Narcotics Unit arrested, Carly R. Price, age 22, of Geneva, NY. Price was wanted out of the City of Geneva Police Department on a warrant for Failure to Appear on an original charge of Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the 7th degree. Price was observed walking in the Village of Waterloo and placed in to custody. Custody was transferred to members of the Geneva Police Department. Investigators were assisted by the Waterloo Police Department.

Narcotics Arrest

The Seneca County Sheriff’s Office reports, on September 4th, 2019 at 1130AM, members of the Narcotics Unit arrested Jamal E. Limner, age 20, of Romulus, NY. It is alleged that Limner sold quantities of Adderal, Lyrica, and Ecstacy at a residence in the Town of Romulus where two young children reside. Limner was charged with two counts of Criminal Sale of a Controlled Substance in the fifth degree, Class D Felonies and two counts of Endangering the Welfare of a Child. Limner was held at the Law Enforcement Center to await arraignment at CAP Court. Child Protective Services were notified and are working closely with investigators.

Narcotics Arrest

The Seneca County Sheriff’s Office reports, on August 16, 2019 at approximately 3PM, members of the Narcotics Unit arrested Anthony J. Marciano, age 75 of Seneca Falls, NY. Marciano was charged with two counts of Criminal Sale of a Controlled Substance in the fifth degree, class D Felonies. It is alleged that Marciano sold Hydrocodone, also known as Vicodin, on several occasions. Marciano was held at the Law Enforcement to await arraignment. Members of the Sheriff’s Office were assisted by the Town of Seneca Falls Police Department.

Arrest

The Seneca Country Sheriff’s Office reports, on August 14th, 2019 at approximately 2PM, members of the Narcotics Unit arrested Erin Riley-Khan, age 35 of Southtown Building Rd., Ovid, NY. Riley-Khan was charged with the following:

Falsifying Business Records in the first degree- Class E Felony
Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the seventh degree- Class A Misdemeanor
Criminal Impersonation in the second degree- Class A Misdemeanor
Fraud and Deceit related to Controlled Substances- Class A Misdemeanor
Resisting Arrest- Class A Misdemeanor

It is alleged that Riley-Khan illegally obtained controlled substances from a pharmacy in Ovid. It is also alleged that while officers were attempting to place her in to custody, she actively resisted arrest. Riley-Khan was arraigned at Cap Court where she was held on $1,000 cash or $2,000 secured bond.

Aggravated Harassment of an Employee by an Inmate

The Seneca County Sheriff’s Office reports on August 16, 2019 Investigators arrested a former inmate of the Seneca County Correctional Facility who is now being held at Attica Correctional Facility. Elliot Flores, age 27, was charged with Aggravated Harassment of an Employee by an Inmate, a Class E Felony. It is alleged that on July 4, 2019 Flores intentionally threw urine on the face and body of a male Seneca County Corrections Officer. Flores was arraigned at County Court in Seneca County and subsequently returned to Attica Correctional Facility. He is due back at County Court on a later date.