Criminal Mischief/Tampering with Physical Evidence

On January 10, 2019, at about 12:30pm, Seneca County Sheriff’s Investigators arrested Kyle G. Clawson, age 41, and Steven J. Kirby, also age 41, on a charge of Criminal Mischief in the Fourth Degree, a Class A Misdemeanor. Kirby was additionally charged with Tampering with Physical Evidence, a Class E Felony. The charges stem from an incident that occurred within the Seneca County Correctional Facility on 01-08-19 at about 7:10pm. At that time, Clawson and Kirby were confined as inmates and it is alleged that they intentionally damaged a speaker in a Housing Unit. Following the act, it is further alleged that Kirby concealed the damaged pieces of the speaker in an effort to conceal it from Correction Officers. Both Clawson and Kirby were arraigned in the Seneca County Centralized Arraignment Court and remanded back to the Seneca County Correctional Facility.