Sex Offender Arrest

The Seneca County Sheriff’s Office reports on April 29, 2022 at approximately 5:00pm, Investigators arrested Joseph F Greene, age 40 of 5596 Tipperary St Romulus, NY. Greene was charged with Failure to Mail an Annual Verification Form within 10 days, as required of him by The Division of Criminal Justice Services Sex Offender Registry. He was to mail in the Annual Verification form within 10 days of receiving it as a requirement but failed to do so, in violation of the Sex Offender Registry Act. Greene was issued an appearance ticket and is scheduled to appear at the Varick Town Court on May 24, 2022 to answer the charge.

MVA

The Seneca County Sheriff’s Office reports that on Friday April 29th, 2022 at around 11:15pm, Deputies responded to the area of County Road 132A and State Route 96A in the Town of Romulus for the report of a Personal Injury Rollover Crash with a single Jeep involved. Deputies were advised that the driver fled from the scene on foot. Upon further Investigation, Deputies identified Taylor B. Eggleston, age 26 of 4 Railroad Street, Jordan, New York as the driver and sole occupant of the involved vehicle. Eggleston was checked over and released by South Seneca Ambulance. It was apparent that alcohol was a contributing factor in the cause of the crash. Joseph Capalongo, age 36 of 124 Cayuga Street, Seneca Falls, New York, while not directly involved in the crash, did assist Eggleston in fleeing the scene. Eggleston and Capalongo were issued multiple Uniform Traffic Tickets for the Town of Romulus Court and will answer to the charges at a later date. New York State Police, Ovid fire Department and South Seneca Ambulance assisted on scene.

Larceny/criminal mischief/ AUO

The Seneca County Sheriff’s Office reports that on April 29, 2022 at around 10:47 p.m., Deputies responded to 29 Inslee Street in the Village of Waterloo and arrested 25 year old Kenneth D. Saunders Jr. at his house in connection to a Larceny at the Wet, White, and Blue car wash in Ovid. Saunders was caught on a Wet, White, and Blue car wash security camera drilling out one of the locks on one of the car wash’s change machines. An investigation showed that Saunders was able to steal approximately five dollars in change as a result of the Larceny. Saunders was transported to the Seneca County Law Enforcement Center where he was processed and released on an Appearance Ticket for the charges of Petit Larceny, Criminal Mischief, Aggravated Unlicensed Operation of a Motor Vehicle, and Possession of Burglar’s Tools. Saunders is due to report to the Ovid Town Court in mid-May to answer for the charges against him. 22SH08096. 146.

PI MVA

The Seneca County Sheriff’s Office reports that on April 29, 2022 at around 5:30 p.m., Deputies responded to the area of 676 Gravel Road in Tyre for a single vehicle personal injury accident. The vehicle involved in the accident was a White 2012 Hyundai Sonata sedan, and it was being operated by the registered owner, 47 year old Michael E. Lofft of 810 Gravel Road in Seneca Falls. An investigation into the accident showed that the vehicle was entering a curve in the roadway as it was traveling South on Gravel Road. The vehicle was traveling too fast to negotiate the curve and ended up leaving the roadway. After leaving the roadway, the vehicle collided with a mailbox and a tree. After impacting the tree and the mailbox, the vehicle proceeded to roll until it came to rest with the roof down along the West side of the roadway. There was evidence that pointed to the fact that Lofft may have been intoxicated at the time of the accident. Lofft sustained some superficial scrapes to his arms as a result of the crash. Lofft was transported by North Seneca Ambulance to Geneva General Hospital due to a Diabetic issue that he was experiencing after the crash. A blood sample was taken from Lofft by Geneva General’s ER staff and handed over to Deputies for analysis. There are pending charges as a result of the investigation into the crash. Assisting on scene were members of the New York State Police, North Seneca Ambulance, and Clyde Fire Department. 22SH08089. 146

Structural Fire

The Seneca County Sheriff’s Office reports that on April 25, 2022 at around 12pm Deputies responded to 2320 Edwards Road in the Town of Waterloo for a residential structure fire. The responding fire departments were able to quickly extinguish the fire. The residence was deemed a complete loss, and it was reported that there is no insurance coverage for the residence. The home owner, Ashley Bovard was present when the fire began, and was able to get her family and pets out of the residence. No injuries were sustained. Deputies were assisted on scene by the New York State Police, North Seneca Ambulance, Seneca County Codes and the American Red Cross. The responding Fire Agencies were Border City Fire, Waterloo Fire, Junius Fire, Geneva Fire, and Oaks Corners Fire.

PI MVA

The Seneca County Sheriff’s Office reports that on April 23, 2022 at around 9:45 p.m., Deputies responded to the intersection of State Route 414 and the NYS Thruway onramp in the Town of Tyre for a two vehicle personal injury accident. An investigation into the accident yielded that the operator of the involved Gray Dodge Minivan, 45 year old Joel P. McLeod of Batavia, New York, failed to yield the right of way to Southbound traffic when he attempted to turn left from the turn lane of State Route 414 onto the NYS Thruway onramp without having sufficient time to do so. As a result, the Minivan was impacted on the passenger side front panel by the second involved vehicle, a Blue Nissan Sedan being operated by 67 year old Claudette A. Turo of Genoa, New York. At the time of the accident there was one additional passenger in each of the involved vehicles. In the front passenger seat of the Minivan was 25 year old Rayneil Daley. Daley was looked over by EMS on scene and did not require any further medical treatment. In the front passenger seat of the Sedan was 77 year old Donald S. Reeves. Reeves was also checked out at the scene by EMS and accompanied Turo to Geneva General Hospital for further medical treatment. Turo was the most severely injured party in the accident and complained of chest pain. The Minivan sustained damage to the front passenger side panel, and the Sedan sustained heavy damage to the front of the vehicle. Eagle Auto responded to the scene and removed the Minivan and towed it to their shop. Stevers responded to the scene and removed the Sedan and towed it to their shop. Assisting on scene were members of North Seneca Ambulance, and the Clyde Fire Department. 22SH07760. 146

Domestic

The Seneca County Sheriff’s Office reports that on 4/16/2022 deputies arrested Daniel W. Foulkrod D.O.B. 09/02/1993, of 2238 Edwards Rd Waterloo, NY 13165, for endangering the welfare of a child, unlawful imprisonment 2nd, harassment 2nd, and criminal mischief 4th. The arrest stems from an investigation of a domestic dispute that occurred at 2238 Edwards Rd in the Town of Waterloo. It was alleged that Foulkrod and a female got into a verbal argument, when Foulkrod took the female’s car keys and cell phone. The female attempted to run to a neighboring residence to call 911 several times when Foulkrod allegedly chased and carried the female, unwillingly, back to the residence and kept her there against her will. It was alleged the female was carrying a child the first two times she attempted to get away. Foulkrod was processed and turned over to corrections to await CAP court arraignment at 0800 hours on 4/17/2022 to answer to the charges. It is being requested that a class A order of protection be put in place against Foulkrod.

Seneca County Drug Take Back

On Saturday, April 30th , 2021, 10am to 2pm, Seneca County Police Agencies will be partnering with the DEA and the Seneca County Substance Abuse Coalition , to  conduct a DRUG TAKE BACK DAY in  Seneca County. Officers will be at 3 different locations to collect potentially dangerous, expired, unused and unwanted prescription drugs for destruction. This service is free and anonymous with no questions asked and no paperwork to complete.

Seneca Falls Police Department will be at Kinney: Rt. 5&20 Seneca Falls.

Waterloo Police Department will be at Walgreens: 1929 Rt. 5&20 Waterloo.

Seneca County Sheriff’s Office will be at Kinney 7115 North Main St. Ovid.

Police Officers and members from the Seneca County Substance Abuse Coalition will also be available to answer questions and provide helpful information about substance abuse if so desired. Gun Safety Locks will be available at all locations. There will be Narcan training offered at Kinney in Seneca Falls 10am-2pm and at Walgreens in Waterloo 12pm-2pm.

The sites cannot accept liquids, needles or other sharps—only pills or patches please!

Sheriff’s Office Monthly Snapshot

SENECA COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE

MONTHLY SNAPSHOT FOR MARCH 2022

LAW ENFORCEMENT:

Total Calls For Service: 2006

Total Arrests: 97  

D.H.S. Fraud Cases: 26; Yearly Total Cost Recouped:  $49,791.50

Mental Health Calls: 15

NARCO:

Total new drug cases: 11

Total arrests: 6

CORRECTIONS:

Average Number of Inmates: 47

Monthly Total Made for Boarding In: $44,990.49; Yearly Total: $114,934.99

CIVIL:

Total Summons/Complaints/Services: 42

Total Income Executions: 21

Total Evictions: 6

HIGHLIGHTS OF THE MONTH:

March 4th, 2022: A car crashing into a Town of Waterloo garage resulted in a DWI arrest.

March 4th, 2022: A week-end inmate was caught and arrested allegedly trying to bring a controlled substance into the jail.

March 15th, 2022: Investigators solved a residential burglary in Romulus and made an arrest.

March 21st, 2022: NARCO charged 2 suspects for cocaine possession after executing a search warrant on a car in Seneca Falls.

March 24th, 2022: Investigators charged 2 suspects with Grand Larceny in Tyre for allegedly stealing credit cards, debit cards and jewelry.

March 25th, 2022: A suspect was charged in Romulus with Aggravated Family Offense after allegedly violating an Order of Protection at least 5 times.

March 2022: A sex offender compliance check detail was implemented over several days in March. Officers checked 70 residences to physically verify the location of registered sex offenders. A level 2 Offender in Ovid was arrested for allegedly failing to report his address.

Sheriff W. Timothy Luce

Undersheriff John Cleere

MVA- DWI

The Seneca County Sheriff’s Office reports that on April 8th 2022 at 7:15PM, Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a Property Damage Accident on Wyers Point Road in the Town of Ovid. When Deputies arrived on scene they located a vehicle at 3885 County Road 139, that had crashed into a tree. After an investigation it was determined that Tom Park, 43, of 3858 County Road 139 in the Town of Ovid, had been operating the vehicle while intoxicated and was placed into custody by the Deputies without incident. Park was charged with Driving While Intoxicated along with several other citations and was given an appearance ticket to answer for the charges at Ovid Town Court on May 16th 2022 at 10:00AM. CR#22SH06821