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Lodi man sends threatening text messages, charged with harassment

Police say a Lodi man was arrested following investigation into a reported harassment on July 18.

According to a news release, the Seneca County Sheriff’s Office arrested Ernest L. Voorheis, 59, of Lodi for harassment.

It is alleged that Voorheis harassed a victim via text message, threatening to harm the victim and their property. New York State Police located Voorheis on August 7 for unrelated charges and placed him into custody. Additionally, deputies requested an order of protection on the victims behalf.

Voorheis was turned over to the Seneca County Correctional Facility to await arraignment.