Category: Romulus

Manhunt subject pleads guilty after Willard Drug Treatment incident

Manhunt subject pleads guilty after Willard Drug Treatment incident

The man who escaped from the Willard Drug Treatment facility in Seneca County last year will spend more time behind bars. Kevin Witt, 30, pleaded guilty to first-degree escape. In that he admitted to walking away from the facility last November, prompting ... MORE
Tours returning to Deer Park Haven this month for 2021 season

Tours returning to Deer Park Haven this month for 2021 season

With the arrival of spring comes the promise of warmer temperatures, longer days, and a new season of tours at Deer Haven Park. Deer Haven Park will be offering Auto Tours again this year, every Saturday in 2021 from April 17 through ... MORE
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Deputies: Romulus man made threats, broke window during disturbance

Deputies: Romulus man made threats, broke window during disturbance

Deputies say a Romulus man was arrested after making threats and breaking a window at a local residence. On March 23 deputies arrested Scott Meldrum, 33, of Romulus for criminal mischief and harassment. He’s accused of breaking a window at a residence ... MORE
Felony charges for Romulus suspect in violent domestic incident, victim treated at Strong Hospital

Felony charges for Romulus suspect in violent domestic incident, victim treated at Strong Hospital

Deputies arrested a 45-year-old Romulus man on a felony warrant following an investigation into a domestic incident that happened in Varick. Arrell Henhawk, 45, of Romulus was charged with second-degree menacing, second-degree assault, second-degree strangulation- all as felonies. He was also charged ... MORE
Romulus farm suffers massive loss after Vineyard Rd. fire

Romulus farm suffers massive, $150,000+ loss after Vineyard Rd. fire

The Seneca County Sheriff’s Office is providing new information on a fire that was reported in the town of Romulus earlier this week. It happened on Monday around 9:50 a.m. when deputies responded to 2539 Vineyard Rd. in Romulus for the report ... MORE
Fire, News, Romulus, Seneca County
Crews cleaning up from structure fire in Romulus (photo)

Crews cleaning up from structure fire in Romulus (photo)

First responders were left cleaning up at the scene of a fire on Monday during the afternoon hours. It’s unclear what time the call came in, but the structure was located on Vineyard Rd. in Romulus. It was completely destroyed with only ... MORE
Fire, News, Romulus, Seneca County
Officials in Seneca County optimistic about Sampson being selected in 2021 for state designation

Officials in Seneca County optimistic about Sampson being selected in 2021 for state designation

Officials in Seneca County say that despite setbacks created by the coronavirus pandemic they are ready and optimistic for what’s to come in 2021 at Sampson Veterans Memorial Cemetery. Days before the coronavirus pandemic shut the state’s economy down, Gov. Andrew Cuomo ... MORE
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
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