Seneca County STOP-DWI Awards

On Friday, March 22, 2024, the Seneca County Governor’s Traffic Safety Committee came together to honor the top police officers in Seneca County with respect to impaired driving enforcement in 2023. In addition, Assistant Legislator Craig Pemberton, of New York State Senator Tom O’Mara’s office, and Chief of Staff Alexis Ogra, of New York State Assemblyman Jeff Gallahan’s office were in attendance to greet and honor the award winners.

The award winners were as follows:

New York State Police – Waterloo
Trooper Logan Fleming

Seneca Falls Police Department
Officer Devin Hathaway

Seneca County Sheriff’s Office
Deputy Travis Gantz

Waterloo Police Department
Officer Jacob Webb

New York State Police – Junius Ponds
Trooper Valerie Sgarlata

Police Agency of the Year
New York State Police – Waterloo

Seneca County Sheriff and STOP-DWI Coordinator Timothy J. Thompson, Jr. remarked, “I commend the brave men and women that work tirelessly to keep our roadways safe. I applaud them for their efforts and want them to know that they do make a difference.”

In the last few years, there has been a rise in impaired driving arrests in Seneca County. The Seneca County Governor’s Traffic Safety Committee would like to remind the community to make good choices when consuming alcohol or other substances that may impair their ability to drive a motor vehicle safely.

Picture 1: (L-R) Ms. Alexis Ogra, Mr. Craig Pemberton, Sgt. Sargent, and Trooper L. Fleming

Picture 2: (L-R) Ms. Alexis Ogra, Mr. Craig Pemberton, Chief Snyder, Officer Hathaway, and Sheriff Thompson

Picture 3: (L-R) Ms. Alexis Ogra, Mr. Craig Pemberton, Deputy Gantz, Undersheriff Marquart, and Sheriff Thompson

Picture 4: (L-R) Chief Chechak and Officer Webb

Picture 5: (L-R) Ms. Alexis Ogra, Mr. Criag Pemberton, Captain Haag, and Trooper Sgarlata