The Waterloo Police Department reports, on August 29th 2021 at approximately 1:50 PM officers arrested Joseph R. Clingerman, age 41, of Seneca Falls, NY. Clingerman was taken into custody on an arrest warrant for Sexual Abuse in the 1st degree. The arrest stems from an incident where it is alleged Clingerman subjected an individual less than 13 years of age to sexual contact over the course of several years. Clingerman was transported to Seneca County Correctional Facility to await arraignment. An order of protection was requested on behalf of the victim. The Waterloo Police Department was assisted during the arrest by the Seneca County Sheriff’s Office.