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Canandaigua inmate makes racially charged threat at Ontario County Jail

The Ontario County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a Cannadaigua man following an incident at the Ontario County Jail.

According to a news release, Nathaniel Waffner, 40, was arrested for aggravated harassment after threatening another incarcerated person.


In addition to making the threat, deputies said there was a racial component to the incident, which resulted in the elevated charge.

He was arraigned and will answer the charges at a later date.