The Seneca County Sheriff’s Office reports that on October 22, 2022 at around 3:15 p.m., Deputies responded to a Town of Tyre business for the report of a physical altercation. As a result of the following Sheriff’s Office investigation into the incident, 31 year old Michele M. Vargason of East Syracuse was taken into custody on the charges of Harassment in the Second Degree and Criminal Mischief in the Third Degree. Vargason allegedly instigated the physical altercation with a female victim during which she grabbed the victim by the hair and threw her to the ground. As a result of the physical altercation, the victim’s cell phone was also damaged. Vargason was transported to the Seneca County Sheriff’s Office where she was turned over to the Seneca County Jail for processing and arraignment in front of the Seneca County CAP Court. Vargason will be expected to answer for the charges against her at a later date at the Tyre Town Court. 22SH15823. 146.