Category: Schuyler County

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State police seek public’s help identifying driver in Montour Falls hit-and-run crash

State police are requesting the public’s assistance in identifying a driver involved in a hit-and-run accident on State Route 224. It happened in Montour Falls on June 14 around 6:45 p.m., according to a news release. The vehicle in question struck a ... MORE
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Lockdown lifted at Watkins Glen school after ‘violent threat’ called in, hours long search by police

The Schuyler County Sheriff’s Office has provided an update on the threat in the Watkins Glen Central School District. On Thursday around 12:52 p.m. a staff member from the Watkins Glen School District contacted a School Resource Officer reporting that the school ... MORE
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Man cited after traffic stop in Penn Yan

Police cited a Montour Falls man following a traffic stop in Penn Yan. According to a news release, the Penn Yan Police Department ticketed Timathy W. Travis, 30, of Montour Falls for aggravated unlicensed operation. Travis was stopped while driving on Liberty ... MORE
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Elmira man breaks into campground and steals car

An Elmira man was arrested following a larceny investigation. According to a news release, the Schuyler County Sheriff’s Office arrested Jeremy Montgomery, 38, of Elmira for burglary and grand larceny. Charges allege that Montgomery broke into a camper at the Montour Falls ... MORE
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Corning woman found with drug paraphernalia during traffic stop

A Corning woman was arrested after a traffic stop. According to a news release, the Schuyler County Sheriff’s Office arrested Brooklyn L. Kapral, 22, of Corning for aggravated unlicensed operation. During the stop, Kapral was also charged with criminally using drug paraphernalia ... MORE
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Man charged in Montour Falls for a false inspection certificate

A Painted Post man was arrested on June 7 for a vehicle violation. According to a news release, the Schuyler County Sheriff’s Office arrested Trevon L. Wallace, 25 for having a false inspection certificate. Wallace was stopped on State Route 14 in ... MORE
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Man arrested in Schuyler County after punching a woman in the face

A Burdett man was arrested after a domestic incident. According to a news release, the Schuyler County Sheriff’s Office arrested Justin Ross, 35 for assault. Charges allege that Ross punched a female in her face, causing injuries. Ross was arraigned and remanded ... MORE
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Elmira woman charged with criminal trespass

Police arrested an Elmira woman following a trespass investigation. According to a news release, the Schuyler County Sheriff’s Office arrested Samantha A. Walker, 21, of Elmira for trespassing. It is alleged that Walker entered an enclosed gated area behind a business on ... MORE
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Geneva man charged with DWAI drugs

A Geneva resident was arrested following a traffic stop on State Route 14. According to a news release, the Schuyler County Sheriff’s Office arrested Alomond A. Whitfield, 21, of Geneva for driving while ability impaired. Whitfield will appear in the Town of ... MORE
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Erin man found in possession of counterfeit money

Police arrested an Erin man on additional charges following a traffic stop. According to a news release, the Schuyler County Sheriff’s Office arrested Jeffery A. Barton, 43, of Erin for criminal possession of a forged instrument. Investigation revealed that Barton possessed counterfeit ... MORE
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Woman arrested for DWAI drugs in Hector

Police arrested a Newfield woman after a traffic stop on June 4. According to a news release, the Schuyler County Sheriff’s Office arrested Faith A. Bailor, 20, of Newfield for driving while ability impaired by drugs. Bailor was traveling on State Route ... MORE
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Man arrested after punching individual in Montour Falls

Police say a Beaver Dams man was arrested after a physical altercation. According to a news release, the Schuyler County Sheriff’s Office arrested Elijah C.A. Wakeman, 18, for assault. Charges allege that Wakeman punched an individual in the mouth. Wakeman will appear ... MORE
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Woman arrested on multiple warrants after traffic stop in Cayuta

Police took a Lansing woman into custody on multiple warrants. According to a news release, the Schuyler County Sheriff’s Office arrested Leann Magee, 40, of Lansing on warrants from Tompkins County and the City of Auburn. Charges stem from a vehicle stop ... MORE
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Thunderstorms bring heavy rain, leaving behind flooded roads in the Finger Lakes (full coverage)

Last week it was reports of wind damage following severe thunderstorms in the Finger Lakes. On Wednesday, a hot and humid airmass brought thunderstorms with torrential rain for areas in Monroe, Ontario, Wayne, Yates, Seneca, and Cayuga counties. Few of the storms ... MORE
Schuyler County awards first grant for Downtown & Business Improvement ARPA Program, kicks off second round

Schuyler County awards first grant for Downtown & Business Improvement ARPA Program, kicks off second round

The Schuyler County Legislature and the Schuyler County Partnership for Economic Development (SCOPED) announce the first project to be completed under the Schuyler County Downtown & Business Improvement ARPA Program. Bleachers Sports Bar and Grill will receive a $25,000 award for adding ... MORE