DWI Refusal Town of Waterloo

Seneca County Sheriff Tim Thompson reports that on 2/20/2024 at 9:52pm, Sheriff’s Deputies arrested Gregory S. Palmer, age 66, of 3200 State Route 89 Savannah, NY 13146 in the Town of Waterloo, for driving while intoxicated.

The arrest stems from an investigation after Palmer was stopped for speeding in a posted 40 MPH zone. Palmer was subsequently taken into custody after investigation. Palmer was transported to the LEC where he was processed and turned over to the corrections division to await CAP court arraignment due to him refusing to submit to a chemical test for intoxication. Palmer is to appear at CAP court at 08:00 hours on 2/21/2024 to answer the charge.

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DWI Arrest- Village of Waterloo

Seneca County Sheriff Tim Thompson reports that on February 19th, 2024, at approximately 7:54 PM Sheriff’s Deputies arrested Jor L Velasquez-Guer, age 31, of 46 Swift St Apt 1 Waterloo, NY 13165 in the Village of Waterloo for Driving While Intoxicated.

The arrest stems from a traffic stop where it is alleged that Velasquez-Guer was operating a vehicle with a non-functioning head light. After a police investigation Velasquez-Guer was taken into custody of driving while intoxicated.

Velasquez-Guer was released on an appearance ticket to reappear in the Town of Waterloo Court on March 13, 2024, at 5:00PM.

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Criminal Mischief Town of Fayette

Seneca County Sheriff Tim Thompson reports that on February 17, 2024,
Sheriff’s Deputies arrested Van W. Gorton, age 34, of 6935 State Route 31 East
Newark, NY in the Town of Fayette for Criminal Mischief 4th.

The arrest stems from a domestic incident where it is alleged that Gorton intentionally caused damage to the property of another person.

Gorton was transported to the Seneca County Correctional Facility to await Centralized Arraignment. Deputies were assisted by the New York State Police.

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Criminal Contempt/Aggravated Family Offense

Seneca County Sheriff Tim Thompson reports that on February 18th at approximately 2:45 AM Sheriff’s Deputies arrested Kenneth Hillen, age 54, of 4424 W WALWORTH RD MACEDON NY 14502 in the Town of Tyre for Aggravated Family Offense and Criminal Contempt 1st Degree.

The arrest stems from an incident where it is alleged that Hillen was found to be in the presence of a protected party in which Hillen was court ordered to stay away from by a class A order of protection.

Hillen was turned over to correctional staff to await arraignment at the centralized arraignment proceedings to answer the charges.

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Warrant Arrest

Seneca County Sheriff Tim Thompson reports that on Monday February 13th, 2024, at about 3:00pm, Deputies arrested Nicole M Fuller, age 27, of Seneca Falls, NY on a Bench Warrant.

The Warrant was issued for Failure to Appear on the original charge of Misuse of Food Stamps, 3 counts of Filing False Instruments in the 1st Degree, and Welfare Fraud in the 5th Degree.

Fuller was transported to the Seneca County Correctional Facility to await arraignment.

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Grand Larceny Arrest

Seneca County Sheriff Tim Thompson reports, on February 5, 2024 at approximately 12:30pm, Sheriff’s Office Investigator’s arrested Shara K Brown, age 50, of 641 State Route 96 in the Town of Waterloo for Grand Larceny in the 4th degree.  The arrest stems from an incident where it is alleged that Brown used a victim’s Social Security Debit Card without permission, totaling approximately $1,800.00. Brown was arraigned at Seneca County Centralized Arraignment Part Court and was remanded on no bail due to multiple prior felony convictions.

CPCS 7th Arrest

Seneca County Sheriff Tim Thompson reports that on February 1st, 2024, at approximately 6:00 AM Sheriff’s Deputies arrested Shian Herrington, age 23, of 2921 ST RTE 11, Parish NY 13131 in the Town of Junius for Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance 7th degree.

The arrest stems from an incident where Herrington was an occupant in a disabled vehicle. Herrington was found to be in possession of a quantity of suspected methamphetamine. Herrington also had an active warrant out of the New York State Police.

Herrington was issued an appearance ticket and is to appear before the Town of Junius Court on February 20th, 2024, at 6:00PM to answer the charge. Herrington was then turned over to the New York State Police to answer the warrant.

The Seneca County Sheriff’s Office was assisted by the Seneca Falls Police Department and the New York State Police.

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Petit Larceny/CPCS 7th Arrest

Seneca County Sheriff Tim Thompson reports that on February 2nd, 2024, around 9:00am, Deputy Sheriff’s Arrested Matthew R. Garneau, age 23, of 9 Chapel St Seneca Falls N.Y. and Brianna Velez, age 28, of 23 Inslee St. Waterloo N.Y. for Petit Larceny.

The arrest stems from an incident that occurred on Feb 2, 2024, at a local business in the Town of Tyre. Both Garneau and Velez are accused of stealing merchandise and then fleeing the scene. The vehicle was stopped in the Town of Seneca Falls shortly thereafter.  Upon further investigation, a quantity of suspected Fentanyl was recovered from Garneau’s vehicle along with other drug paraphernalia. Garneau and Velez were taken into custody and transported to the Seneca County Law Enforcement Center for processing. Both were issued appearance tickets and are scheduled to appear in Tyre Town Court on Feb 14th, 2024, at 4:00pm for the Petit Larceny charge. Garneau and Velez are also scheduled to appear in Seneca Falls Town Court on Feb 9th, 2024, at 10:00am for Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the 7th Degree charge.

Seneca County Sheriff’s Deputies were assisted by the Seneca County Narcotics Unit, Waterloo Police Department and New York State Police. 

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Warrant arrest

Seneca County Sheriff Tim Thompson reports that on Monday January 29th, 2024, at around 11:23pm, Deputies arrested James J. Oliver, age 41, of Farmington, NY on a Bench Warrant for Failure to Appear on the original charge of petit larceny. Oliver was transported to the Seneca County Correctional Facility to await arraignment.

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DWAI Arrest in the Town of Fayette

Seneca County Sheriff Tim Thompson reports on January 25, 2024 at approximately 5:30 P.M. Sheriff’s Deputies arrested Mykel Wing, age 33, of Waterloo, NY, for Failure to maintain lane and Driving While Ability Impaired by Drugs.

The arrest stems from a traffic stop in the Town of Fayette. After investigation Wing was placed in custody for operating a motor vehicle while impaired by Drugs.

Wing was released on appearance tickets and is to appear before the Town of Fayette Court on February 13, 2024, at 6:00 P.M. to answer the charges. The Sheriff’s Office was aided by the New York State Police during this incident.

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