Elmira woman charged with stealing welfare benefit in Schuyler County

An Elmira woman was arrested in Schuyler County after allegedly stealing welfare benefits. Melissa Pierce, 24, of Elmira was arrested on October 13th and charged with petit larceny, a misdemeanor after allegedly stealing money in the form of a public welfare benefit. Pierce was issued an appearance ticket to appear in the Village of Montour Falls Court. more

No injuries in Odessa-Montour school bus fire

On Tuesday morning at 6:58 am, the Odessa Fire Department was dispatches to Steam Mill Road in the Town of Catherine for a reported school bus fire. According to a release issued by the Odessa Fire Department, firefighters “found a well-involved school bus fire” upon arrival. Firefighters had the fire extinguished quickly but remained on the scene to deal with... more

SVEC clinches IAC Girls Small South title with win over O-M

The Spencer Van-Etten Candor girls soccer team clinched the Interscholastic Athletic Conference (IAC) South Small School Division title Monday night with a 2-0 win over Odessa-Montour on senior night. The title qualifies the Eagles (9-2-1) to play in the IAC small school championship, unofficially scheduled for Oct. 15 at Tompkins Cortland Community College. Ithaca.com – Sports: Read More more

Police: Schuyler home health aide charged with grand larceny

Delinda K. Buchanan, 41 years old of Savona, was arrested on Monday and charged with 12 counts Offering a False Instrument for Filing in the first degree, a class E felony and Grand Larceny in the third degree, a class D felony. It is alleged that Buchanan who is a home health aide submitted 12 time cards containing false information and... more

Multiple felony charges for man who violated order of protection, sent threatening voicemails to victim

The Seneca County Sheriff’s Office reports that on August 26 at 6:29 pm a Montour Falls man was arrested following a domestic incident. The incident allegedly occurred on August 26 at a residence on County Road 139. Deputies say that Kenton Jones-Watkins, 22, of Montour Falls violated an order of protection by sending threatening voice and text messages to a... more

Schuyler County man busted for hotel meth lab

Schuyler County man busted for hotel meth lab
The Schuyler County Sheriff’s Office has arrested a Montour Falls man on charges of manufacturing methamphetamine. Mark D. Melnick, age 38 of Montour Falls, is charged with one count of unlawful manufacture of methamphetamine in the Third Degree for allegedly possessing the remnants of a methamphetamine cooking operation in his motel room. Melnick is remanded to the Schuyler County Jail on $5,000... more
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