Unauthorized Use of Motor Vehicle, Town of Covert

Seneca County Sheriff Tim Thompson reports that on June 26th, 2024, Sheriff’s Deputies arrested Jeffrey Peterson Jr, age 35, of Syracuse, New York in the Town of Covert for Unauthorized Use of Motor Vehicle in the 3rd Degree and Trespass.

The arrest stems from an incident that occurred around 7:15 am on Jun 26th, 2024, at a residence in the Town of Covert. It is alleged that Peterson Jr unlawfully entered and remained on a premise and was found to be sleeping inside the homeowner’s vehicle without having permission to do so.

Peterson Jr fled the scene but was quickly located by Sheriff’s Deputies. Peterson Jr was taken into custody without incident and was transported to the Seneca County Law Enforcement Center where he was held for pre-arraignment CAP Court. An Order or Protection was requested for the Victim. Peterson Jr is scheduled to appear at the Town of Covert Court at a later date.