Domestic Violence

The Seneca County Sheriff’s Office reports that on January 27, 2023 at around 8:15 p.m., Deputies responded to 1104 Pineview Circle in the Town of Tyre for the report of a physical domestic. The suspect, 40 year old Michael A. Vanderlyke of Tyre, was subsequently taken into custody for multiple Family Offenses following a Sheriff’s Office investigation of the incident. Vanderlyke was charged with Criminal Mischief 4th, 2 counts of Criminal Contempt 2nd, and Harassment 2nd as a result of the domestic incident. The victim sustained minor cuts to her feet as a result of the incident. Vanderlyke was transported to the Seneca County Jail where he was processed and held for an appearance before the Seneca County CAP Court on Saturday January 28, 2023 where he was arraigned and released. Vanderlyke will be expected to appear at the Town of Tyre Court at a later date to answer for the charges against him. 23SH02143. 146.

Grand Larceny

Seneca County Sheriff Deputies report that on 01/24/2023 around the time of 1653 hours, deputies executed an Arrest Warrant and arrested Hunter Gallo, of Kirkville NY, for Grand Larceny in the fourth degree for allegedly stealing property from Lowes. Hunter was committed to Seneca County Correctional Facility to await CAP Court.

Grand Larceny

The Seneca County Sheriff’s Office reports that on January 21, 2022 at around 2:00 p.m., Deputies responded to a business in the Town of Junius for a reported theft. Upon arriving at the business, the suspect’s vehicle, a White 2010 Honda Accord was located leaving the business. Deputies conducted a traffic stop on the vehicle. An investigation identified the two occupants of the vehicle, 25 year old Jasmine L. Knight of Rochester, and 22 year old Malysia S. Manning from Rochester, as the suspects in the theft. It was determined that the two females stole items from multiple businesses before Deputies caught up with them. Both females were subsequently arrested and charged with 2 counts of Grand Larceny 4th, 2 counts of Petit Larceny, Conspiracy 5th, Conspiracy 6th, and Criminal Possession of Stolen Property. Knight also received the additional charge of Possession of Burglar’s Tools. Both suspects were transported to the Law Enforcement Center in Romulus where they were processed at the Seneca County Jail and released on appearance tickets. Knight and Manning will be expected to report to the Junius Town Court in February to answer for the charges against them. 23SH01753 and 23SH01756. 146

DWI

The Seneca County Sheriff’s Office reports that on January 13, 2023 at 7:01 PM, Seneca County Deputies arrested Norman H Chapman, Age 51, of 616 W Clinton St Ithaca, NY, on County Route 142 in the Town of Covert. Chapman was charged with Driving While Intoxicated (Misdemeanor), Driving With .08% or more alcohol (Misdemeanor), and Driving Across a Hazard marking (Violation)

Deputies report that the arrest stems from a property damage accident on County Road 142 in the Town of Covert. No injuries were reported from the accident. Chapman was issued appearance tickets and is to appear in the Town of Covert Court on February 10th, 2023 to answer the charges.

Failure to appear

Seneca County Sheriff Deputies report that on 01/13/2023 around the time of 1718 hours, Seneca County Sheriff’s Deputies executed a Bench Warrant and arrested Jessica Campbell 40, of a Tyre for failure to appear, stemming from the original charges off Offering a False instrument and Welfare Fraud. Jessica Was committed to Seneca County Correctional Facility to await CAP Court.

Robbery/Grand Larceny Arrest


The Seneca County Sheriff’s Office reports on January 10, 2023, at approximately 3:00pm, Investigators arrested Carl J. Clemons, age 35 of Cortland, NY, following a Robbery investigation. The investigation began on September 21, 2022 when Seneca County Sheriff Deputies and Investigators responded to a business in the Town of Tyre for the reported Robbery. At that time, it was discovered that a male victim was physically assaulted and had a large sum of money stolen from him. As a result of the investigation Carl J. Clemons has been charged with Robbery 3rd (Class D Felony), Grand Larceny 2nd (Class C Felony), Grand Larceny 3rd (Class D Felony), Menacing 3rd (Class B Misdemeanor), Criminal Mischief 4th (Class A Misdemeanor) and Harassment 2nd (Violation). Clemons was arraigned at Seneca County CAP Court where he was released on pre-trial release. He is scheduled to reappear at the Tyre Town Court on January 24, 2023.

Sheriff’s Snapshot December 2022

SENECA COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE

MONTHLY SNAPSHOT FOR DECEMBER 2022

LAW ENFORCEMENT:

Total Calls For Service: 2424

Total Arrests: 53  

D.H.S. Fraud Cases: 13; Yearly Total Cost Recouped:  $139,099.18

Mental Health Calls: 12

NARCO:

Total new drug cases: 8

Total arrests: 3

CORRECTIONS:

Average Number of Inmates: 30

Transports: 46     

CIVIL:

Total Summons/Complaints/Services: 25

Total Income Executions: 13

Total Evictions: 6

HIGHLIGHTS OF THE MONTH:

December 3rd, 2022: Deputies conducted the annual “Shop With a Sheriff” program and took 10 children Christmas shopping.

December 16th 2022: Deputies responded with firefighters to a truck fire on Waterloo. The fire caused about $50,000 in damages and was determined to be accidental.

December 30th, 2022: Investigators responded to a burglary at a Waterloo business. After investigation, stolen property was recovered and 2 suspects were charged.

December 30th, 2022: Deputies responded to a domestic violence incident in Waterloo that allegedly turned physical. A suspect was charged for harassment and criminal mischief.

December 2022: Mental Health Workers and Corrections Officers conducted the Sheriff’s Christmas Angel program. Presents were obtained and delivered to 16 children who had a parent in jail. The presents were sent in the name of the eligible parent.  

December 2022: The high price of eggs is not a problem at the jail. Inmates are raising egg-laying chickens producing about 50 eggs per week that are used in preparing meals for the inmates.    

Sheriff W. Timothy Luce

Undersheriff John Cleere

Warrants/ Criminal Impersonation

The Seneca County Sheriff’s Office report that on January 6, 2023 at 7:38 pm, Seneca County Deputies arrested Mone M Wiggins, age 24 of 142 Webster Ave Rochester, NY. Deputies report that Wiggins had 3 warrants for failure to appear on the original charges of 3 counts of Criminal impersonation 2nd and 2 counts of Petit Larceny. Wiggins was transported to the Seneca County Correctional Facility where she was held for Centralized Arraignment.

DWI

The Seneca County Sheriff’s Office reports that on January 8, 2023 at around 6:00 p.m., Deputies conducted a traffic stop on a 2020 Ford Expedition on County Road 121 in the Town of Fayette for failing to stop for the flashing red light at the intersection County Road 121 and State Route 96. Following a roadside investigation, Deputies concluded that the operator of the vehicle, 47 year old Tracy R. Wolff of Fayette, was driving while intoxicated. Wolff was transported to the Seneca County Jail for processing. Wolff was released on an appearance ticket, and is expected to report to the Fayette Town Court at a future date to answer for the charges of Failing to stop at a flashing red light, Driving While Intoxicated, and Driving with .08 of 1% or more of Alcohol. 23SH00626. 146.

Domestic

The Seneca County Sheriff’s office reports that on December 30th, 2022 at 3:35 AM, Seneca County Deputies arrested Antonio Ceasar M. Herbert, Age 26, of 1987 Mills Road Waterloo, NY at his residence. Herbert was charged with Criminal Mischief in the 3rd degree an E Felony, and Harassment in the 2nd degree a violation.

Deputies report that the arrest stems from a domestic incident where it is alleged that Herbert kicked the victim and damaged the victims property. Herbert was transported to the Jail to await pre-arraignment.