Arrest – Criminal Contempt 1st and Burglary 2nd

The Waterloo Police Department reports, on May 8th, 2021 at about 8:30pm, officers arrested Aaron M Ward, age 35, of Seneca Falls, NY.  Ward was charged with Criminal Contempt 1st , Burglary 2nd, Criminal Trespass 2nd, Endangering the Welfare of a Child, and Harassment 2nd.  The charges stem from an incident where Ward unlawfully entered the victim’s residence.  While inside the residence Ward struck the victim which violated an active Class B Order of Protection in place for the victim.  Ward was secured at the Seneca County Correctional Facility where he will await Central Arraignment Court on May 9th, 2021.  The Waterloo Police Department was assisted at the scene by Seneca Falls Police Department. 

Arrest – Criminal Obstruction of Breathing and Harassment 2nd

The Village of Waterloo Police Department reports, on May 8th, 2021, officers arrested Timothy S. Hayes, age 52, of 1 Center St Waterloo, NY. Hayes was charged with Criminal Obstruction of Breathing or Circulation and Harassment in the Second Degree following a dispute where it is alleged that Hayes put his arm around another Village of Waterloo resident’s neck, obstructing the person’s breathing. Hayes was secured in the Seneca County Correctional Facility to await Central Arraignment Court.

Warrant Arrest

The Waterloo Police Department reports, on May 6th, 2021 officers arrested Daniel M. Dixon, age 48, of Waterloo, NY. Dixon was taken into custody on an Arrest Warrant for failure to appear in the Village of Waterloo Court on an appearance ticket for the original charge of DWI. Dixon was secured in the Seneca County Correctional Facility to await central arraignment court.

Aggravated Unlicensed Operation Arrests

Waterloo Police Department Aggravated Unlicensed Operation Arrests – April 2021:

4-18-21 Margaret R. Hess of Geneva, NY was charged with AUO 3rd following a traffic stop for an equipment violation and her license was found to be suspended.

4-20-21 Michael E. Greenwood of Geneva, NY was charged with AUO 2nd following a traffic stop for speeding and his license was found to be suspended 5 times on 5 separate dates.

4-27-21 Joan L. Richardson of Waterloo, NY was charged with AUO 3rd and unlicensed operation following a traffic stop for operating without a license.

4-30-21 Sean R. Barry of  Fayette, NY was charged with AUO 3rd following a traffic stop for operating with a suspended license.

Arrest – Criminal Possession of a Weapon 2nd

The Waterloo Police Department reports, on April 26th, 2021 officers arrested Abraham “Anthony” Shammah, age 52, of 20 West Elisha St, Waterloo, NY. The arrest stems from an investigation into the possession of illegal firearms. It was alleged that Shammah was illegally possessing multiple handguns at his residence and a search warrant was requested through the Seneca County Court. Upon execution of the search warrant, multiple firearms, magazines and ammunition were recovered from the home. Shammah was taken into custody and charged with Criminal Possession of a Weapon in the second degree – possessing 5 more more firearms unlawfully (class C Felony). Shammah was secured in the Seneca County Correctional Facility to await Central Arraignment Court on April 27th, 2021.

The Waterloo Police Department was assisted in the investigation by the New Tazewell, Tennessee Police Department and the Seneca County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigation Division.

Arrest – Harassment 2nd, Disorderly Conduct and Resisting Arrest

The Waterloo Police Department reports, on April 7th, 2021 officers arrested Shanique E. Carlton, age 30, of 41 Church St Waterloo, NY. Carlton was charged with Harassment 2nd, Disorderly Conduct, and Resisting Arrest. The charges stem from an incident where it is alleged that Carlton 2 struck females while on West Wright Ave in the Village of Waterloo, then resisted arrest while being taken into custody by officers. Carlton was secured in the Seneca County Correctional Facility to await central arraignment.

Arrest – Rape 1st

The Waterloo Police Department reports, on March 26th, 2021 officers arrested a 16-year-old offender for Rape in the first degree (Class B Felony). The arrest stems from an incident that occurred in January 2021 where it is alleged the 16-year-old had sexual intercourse with a 14-year-old by forcible compulsion while at a Village of Waterloo residence. The 16-year-old whose name is not being released due to age, was processed and released on an appearance ticket to appear in the Seneca County Family Court – Youth Part at a later date.

Arrest – Warrant arrest following traffic stop

The Village of Waterloo Police Department reports, on March 18th, 2021 at about 10:00pm officers arrested Damon D. Steele, age 23, of Geneva, NY. Steele was taken into custody on an arrested out of the Town of Seneca Falls following a traffic stop for passing a red light, and Steele was identified as the driver. Steele was issued UTTs for passing a red light and unlicensed operator then transferred into the custody of the Seneca Falls Police Department. 

Arrest – UPM 2nd

The Waterloo Police Department reports, on March 18th, 2021 at about 12:20am officers arrested Julian L. Winfield, age 18, of Seneca Falls, NY. Winfield was charged with Unlawful Possession of Marijuana 2nd and speeding. The charges stem from a traffic stop where it is alleged that Winfield was speeding on East River Street in the Village of Waterloo and found to be in possession of a quantity of marijuana. Winfield was released on an appearance ticket and is to appear in the Village of Waterloo Court on April 21st, 2021 at 5:00pm.

Arrest – Bench Warrant

The Waterloo Police Department reports, on March 13th, 2021 at about 12:50pm, officers arrested Nicholas M. Fish, age 32, of Seneca Falls, NY. Fish had an active Bench Warrant issued out of the Village of Waterloo Court for failure to appear, and was taken into custody in the  by the Seneca Falls Police Department, who transferred custody to the Waterloo Police Department. Fish was secured in the Seneca County Correctional Facility to await central arraignment.