Warrant arrests Poss controlled substance , manufacturing of Meth /Town of Ovid

The Seneca County Sheriff’s Office reports that on June 16, 2021 at 3:30 PM, Deputies arrested Benjamin R. Nichols age 28 of 2868 Munson Road in Ovid, NY on a Warrant From Seneca County Court on charges of Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance 2nd, Criminal Possession of a Weapon 2nd, Criminal possession of a weapon 3rd, , and Unlawful Manufacturing of Methamphetamine , stemming from a case in Dec 2019 in the Town of Ovid in which Nichols failed to appear. Nichols was arraigned at CAP court and released . Nichols also had a Bench Warrant out of the Town of Ovid for violating a pre-trial release agreement on the charges of Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance 7th and Aggravated Unlicensed Operation 2nd; charges that stem from a traffic stop in March 2020 in which Nichols was driving with a suspended license and was in possession of methamphetamine in the Town of Ovid. Nichols was also arraigned at CAP court on the Ovid Bench Warrant and was committed on $5 bail . After bail was paid Nichols was turned over to Schuyler County for unrelated charges .
Nichols will appear in Ovid Town Court and Seneca County Court at a later date.
CR#21SH00147 and CR#20SH12320