Category: Romulus

Romulus man violated court order, charged with contempt at local jail

Romulus man violated court order, charged with contempt at local jail

The Seneca County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a Romulus man on a contempt charge after an investigation into his incarceration at the Seneca County Jail. Christopher Freeman, 33, was charged with second-degree criminal contempt after violating a Class A order ... MORE
Romulus man faces more than a dozen charges after sex crime investigation

Romulus man faces more than a dozen charges after sex crime investigation

A Romulus man was taken into custody on more than a dozen charges after an investigation in Seneca County. On January 11th at about 6:30 p.m. deputies arrested Joel A. Shirk, 31, of Romulus on multiple charges following an investigation into alleged ... MORE
Romulus parents charged after child drowns in barn while unattended

Romulus parents charged after child drowns in barn while unattended

Sheriff Tim Luce reports the arrest of two Romulus residents following an investigation into the death of a 3-year-old child. On October 23rd, deputies and investigators responded to a residence on Ernsberger Road for the report of an unresponsive 3-year-old male. Deputies ... MORE
Seneca County IDA approves PILOT agreement for former Hillside property

Seneca County IDA approves PILOT agreement for former Hillside property

On Thursday the Seneca County Industrial Development Agency approved a resolution for a one-year PILOT agreement with Earl Martin. The payment in lieu of taxes covers the purchase of the former Hillside Children’s Center property in Romulus. Tom Kime spoke with Finger ... MORE
Romulus schools staying remote for another day after student tests positive for COVID-19

Romulus schools staying remote for another day after student tests positive for COVID-19

The Romulus Central School District is continuing remote learning after a student tested positive for COVID-19 over the weekend. The district was informed that a secondary student at RCS tested positive for COVID-19, which prompted school officials to coordinate with health officials ... MORE
Romulus man charged with felony DWI after traffic stop

Romulus man charged with felony DWI after traffic stop

The Seneca County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a Romulus man following a traffic stop on Route 96. Deputies say Erich Minges, 51, of Romulus was charged with failure to keep right, felony DWI due to a previous conviction, as well ... MORE
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Seneca Falls man violated court order from jail, arrested on felony counts of aggravated family offense

Seneca Falls man violated court order from jail, arrested on felony counts of aggravated family offense

The Seneca County Sheriff’s Office reports that on November 12th investigators arrested an inmate after it was reported by staff that the they attempted to make contact with a female whom he’s prevented from contacting due to court order. The investigation revealed ... MORE
Search underway for parolee who esacped from Willard facility last night

State police say parolee who went missing was located in Cayuga County

New York State Police took the escaped parolee who they thought was in the Ithaca-area after last being seen at the Willard Drug Treatment Center in Seneca County on Monday. Kevin Witt, 29, wasn’t in Ithaca, though. Instead, Witt was taken into ... MORE
Seneca County police reform & reinvention survey results

Seneca County police reform & reinvention survey results

The Seneca County Police Reform and Community Reinvention Committee, being led by leading Criminal Justice Officials and the Criminal Justice Advisory Board continues to move towards a reform that is effective and meaningful to respective communities. They recently conducted and completed a ... MORE
Earl Martin seeks new PILOT to expand Deer Haven Park, but no jobs would be added

Earl Martin seeks new PILOT to expand Deer Haven Park, but no jobs would be added

Earl Martin, the Seneca County resident who owns Deer Haven Park, has applied for financial assistance through the Seneca County Industrial Development Agency. A meeting is scheduled for Thursday (today) at noon, in a virtual setting, to consider the request, according to ... MORE
OUR FINGER LAKES HISTORY: Sampson Air Force Base (podcast)

OUR FINGER LAKES HISTORY: Sampson Air Force Base (podcast)

What began as the Sampson Naval Training Station during World War II became the Sampson Air Force Base on the eastern shore of Seneca Lake where Sampson State Park is today. In this edition of Our Finger Lakes History Walter Gable takes ... MORE
WATCH: Seneca County Board of Supervisors October Meeting (video)

WATCH: Seneca County Board of Supervisors October Meeting in Ovid (video)

The Seneca County Board of Supervisors regular October meeting will be held at the Three Bears Courthouse in Ovid, NY on Tuesday, October 13, 2020 at 6:00 pm. The meeting will be streamed live in the video player below or on our ... MORE
History and fall foliage on full-display at Deer Haven Park in Seneca County

History and fall foliage on full-display at Deer Haven Park in Seneca County

Looking for some fall fun in the Finger Lakes? Deer Haven Park extended vehicle tours into November, serving as a great opportunity for some spooky season fun. Reservations aren’t necessary, and while there’s a lot of history to explore on-site — the ... MORE
Seneca County law enforcement survey deadline is October 10th

Seneca County law enforcement survey deadline is October 10th

Law enforcement agencies in Seneca County are enthusiastically entering into a ground-breaking collaboration with the community to make real change happen and they are asking for your help. They need to hear from actual members of our communities about their police agencies ... MORE
Police: No serious injuries reported after two-car crash near McDonald’s in Seneca Falls

Police: No serious injuries reported after two-car crash near McDonald’s in Seneca Falls

Police say a Waterloo woman was crossing Route 414 attempting to enter McDonald’s when she collided with a vehicle operated by a Romulus woman. The crash happened on Friday around 2:30 p.m. Police say Seneca County 911 received multiple calls reporting the ... MORE