Aggravated DWI

Seneca County Sheriff Tim Thompson reports that on January 9th, 2024, around 8:32 am, Sheriff’s Deputies arrested Jennifer E. Janas, age 49, of Vanliew Rd Auburn, N.Y. in the Town of Romulus for Aggravated Driving While Intoxicated.

The arrest stems from a vehicle and traffic complaint after a concerned citizen observed a vehicle operating erratically while traveling Southbound on Sr 414 in the Town of Seneca Falls. Deputies later located the vehicle on State Route 414 in the Town of Romulus. Janas was charged with Aggravated Driving While Intoxicated with .18 BAC or Higher, Driving While Intoxicated and Failure to keep right. Janas was issued appearance tickets and is scheduled to appear in court on 2/23/2024 in Romulus Town Court to answer the charges.

AUO Arrest

Seneca County Sheriff Tim Thompson reports that on 1/6/2024 at around 3:00 PM Deputies arrested Lexie R White, age 28, of Waterloo, NY, in the Town of Romulus. Upon investigation White was found to have a suspended driver’s license and was subsequently issued uniform traffic tickets for aggravated unlicensed operation 3rd (unclassified Misdemeanor) and uninspected motor vehicle (violation).

The arrest stemmed from a traffic stop that was conducted by a member of the Seneca County Sheriff’s Office. White is to appear at the Town of Romulus Court at a later date to answer the charges.

Felony DWI Arrest

Seneca County Sheriff Tim Thompson reports that on 1/6/2024, deputies arrested Roylin A. Jackson D.O.B. 4/11/1966, age 57, of 6807 Cypress Woods Mist Trl Humble, TX, in the Town of Fayette. Upon investigation Jackson was charged with Driving while intoxicated (felony), open container (violation) and driving across a hazard marking (violation).

The arrest stemmed from a report of a one vehicle, property damage accident with no reported injuries. Jackson was turned over to the corrections division to be held for CAP court arraignment to answer his charge.

Narcotics Arrest

The Seneca County Sheriff’s Office reports, on August 23, 2018 at 2:45PM, members of the Narcotics Unit arrested Keionna N. Sapp, age 33 of 24 ½ Fayette Street, Waterloo, NY. Members of the Narcotics Unit executed a search warrant at her residence and discovered a quantity of “crack” cocaine packaged for sale. Sapp was charged with the following:

Criminal Sale of a Controlled Substance 3rd (2 counts)- Class B Felonies

Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance 3rd (3 counts)- Class B Felonies

It is alleged that Sapp had been selling “crack” cocaine in the Village of Waterloo. Sapp was held at the Seneca County Law Enforcement Center awaiting arraignment at the Centralized Arraignment Court. Investigators were assisted by K9 “Aiken”, the Geneva Police Department, and Waterloo Police Department.

Computer Crimes Arrest

The Seneca County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of Steven L. Cooley, age 33, of 3069 Cemetery Rd. Seneca Falls, NY 13148. Cooley was arrested by Sheriff’s Investigators on August 8th, 2018 following an investigation of a complaint where it was alleged that he was in possession of computer related data that he did not have permission to access. Following an extensive investigation, Sheriff’s Investigators charged Cooley with the following:

• 1 count of Criminal Possession of Computer Related Material (class E felony)
• 1 count of Computer Trespass (class E felony)
• 10 counts of Unlawful Duplication of Computer Related Material (class E felony)
• Multiple vehicle and traffic infractions and one misdemeanor

Cooley was also charged with multiple traffic offenses due to his alleged reckless operation of a motor vehicle within the Town of Seneca Falls prior to being taken into custody. Cooley was secured at the Seneca County Correctional Facility pending an arraignment in the Central Arraignment Court on 08/09/18 at 8:00am. After arraignment Cooley was remanded to the custody of the Seneca County Sheriff in lieu of $500.00 cash bail or $1,000.00 secured bond and scheduled to reappear in the Town of Seneca Falls Court at a later date.

Falsely Reporting an Incident

On 8/10/18 at approximately 4pm, the Seneca County Sheriff’s Office responded to a Town of Tyre business for the reported bomb threat. Deputies quickly identified the subject in question and detained him pending an investigation.
Upon the conclusion of the investigation, Deputies and Investigators arrested Ronald W. Sibs, 53, of 51 Sheppard St., Rochester, New York, for Disorderly Conduct (Violation) and Falsely Reporting an Incident 2nd degree (Class E Felony). The charges stem from Sibs using obscene language and threatening to detonate a bomb all while on the phone outside of the business.  This was overheard by a witness who called 911 initiating a police, fire and EMS response. It was determined that this bomb threat was false and there was no threat to the public.
Sibs was held at the Seneca County Law Enforcement Center pending Centralized Arraignment Court on 8/11/18 at 8am. Sibs was arraigned at 8am in front of Justice Folk in the presence of the Seneca County District Attorneys Office and the Seneca County Public Defenders Office. Sibs was held without bail pending due to prior felony convictions. A felony hearing was scheduled for 8/15/18 at 6pm.

Promoting Prison Contraband Arrest

The Seneca County Sheriff’s Office reports, on August 10th, 2018 at approximately 11:25 AM, members of the Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Unit arrested Shane W. Harris, age 28, of Waterloo, New York. Harris was charged with one count of Promoting Prison Contraband in the Second Degree. Harris, currently incarcerated at the Correctional Facility, was found to be in possession of a quantity of Gabapentin Pills while confined as an inmate.
Harris was issued an appearance ticket and is to appear before the Town of Romulus Court on August 24th, 2018 at 10:00AM.

Narcotics/Prostitution Arrest

On August 9, 2018, at about 4:10pm, Seneca County Sheriff’s Investigators arrested Hailey A. Lowrey, age 22, of 1666 Burgess Road, Waterloo, New York, on three counts of Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the Seventh Degree, one count of Prostitution, and one count of Aggravated Unlicensed Operation in the Third Degree. The charges stem from an investigation where Lowrey allegedly attempted to meet a subject at a Town of Tyre business for the purpose of prostitution. After Lowrey was taken into custody, Sheriff’s Investigators found her to be in possession of quantities of heroin, morphine, and buprenorphine (commonly known as Suboxone). It is further alleged that Lowrey drove to the business while her driver’s license was suspended. Lowrey was arraigned in the Seneca County Centralized Arraignment Court and remanded to the Seneca County Correctional Facility on $1,500 cash bail/$3,000 secured bond. Lowrey is to reappear in the Tyre Town Court on August 21, 2018 at 5pm.