Drug Take Back Event

The Waterloo Police Department along with the Seneca County Substance Abuse Coalition will be participating in the National Drug Take Back Event. Officers will be at Walgreens, 1929 RT 5&20 Waterloo, NY. The event will take place on October 29th, 2022 from 10:00am to 2:00pm. Anyone one can come to dispose of unused or expired medications, no questions asked.

New traffic pattern at High School and Middle School

There is a new traffic pattern for the Waterloo High School and Middle School for student pick up and drop off. The east lot (Middle School side) will be used for School buses only. The west lot (High School side) will be used for parent drop off/pick up and student parking. The driveway that travels between the High School and Middle School (passed the cafeteria) is now one way and can only be passed through west bound. See diagram above.

Arrest – Petit Larceny

The Waterloo Police Department reports, on August 19th, 2022 at approximately 10:13 PM Shane W. Harris, age 32, of Seneca Falls NY was arrested for Petit larceny. The arrest stems from an incident occurring on August 8th, 2022 where it is alleged Harris stole a bicycle from a Village resident. Harris was issued an appearance ticket and is scheduled to appear in the Village of Waterloo Court at a later date.

Arrests for Aggravated Unlicensed Operation

The Waterloo Police Department reports:

On August 17th, 20228/17/22 at 9:12pm officers arrested Shawntee Myricks, age 39, of Seneca Falls, NY.  Myricks was charged with Aggravated Unlicensed Operation 3rd and no/inadequate headlights after a traffic stop where Myricks was determined to be operating a motor vehicle on a suspended license.  He was issued traffic ticket’s and is to appear in the Village of Waterloo Court on September 21st, 2022 at 5:00pm.

On August 24th, 2022 at 6:20pm officers arrested David L. Little, age 61, of Mckean, PA.  Little was charged with Aggravated Unlicensed Operation 3rd and Speed in Zone after a traffic stop where Little was determined to be operating a motor vehicle while he was suspended in New York State.  He was issued traffic ticket’s and is to appear in the Village of Waterloo Court on September 21st, 2022 at 5:00pm.

Arrest – Offering a False Instrument for Filing 2nd

The Waterloo Police Department reports, on August 18th, 2022 at approximately 5:10 pm officers arrested Daniel R. Northrop, age 34, of Waterloo, NY. Northrop was charged with Offering a false instrument for filing in the 2nd degree after he allegedly signed and submitted a building permit to the Seneca County Code Enforcement Department that contained false information. Northrop was issued an appearance ticket and is to appear in the Village of Waterloo Court on September 7th , 2022 at 5:00 pm. 

Arrest – Aggravated Unlicensed Operation 2nd

The Waterloo Police Department reports, on August 13th, 2022 at approximately 11:41 am officers arrested Tanya M. Hoad, age 42, of Canandaigua, NY. Hoad was charged with Aggravated Unlicensed Operation in the 2nd degree, operating while registration is suspended/revoked, unregistered motor vehicle, uninspected motor vehicle, and speed in zone following a traffic stop where Hoad was determined to have a suspended drivers license and registration. Hoad was issued traffic tickets and is to appear in the Village of Waterloo Court on September 7th, 2022 at 5:00 pm.

Arrest – Juvenile arrested for Forcible Touching

The Waterloo Police Department reports, on August 12th at approximately 11:15 am officers arrested a 16 year old juvenile, who’s name is not being released due to age, for Forcible Touching. The arrest stems from an incident where the juvenile was subjecting another individual to unwanted sexual contact. The name of the juvenile is to appear at the Seneca County Probation Department on August 31st at 10:00 am, and the case will be forwarded to Seneca County Family Court. 

Arrest – Driving While Intoxicated

The Waterloo Police Department reports, on August 9th, 2022 at approximately 6:15 pm officers arrested Francis J. Didona, age 67, of Waterloo, NY. Didona was charged with Driving while intoxicated, Driving with .08 of 1% or more alcohol in blood, failure to keep right and failure to stop at stop sign. The charges stem from a traffic stop where Didona was observed crossing the double solid center line multiple times and failing to stop at a stop sign; and was later determined to be driving while intoxicated. Didona was issued and appearance ticket and traffic tickets and is to appear in the Village of Waterloo Court on September 7th, 2022 at 5:00 pm. 

Arrest – Aggravated Unlicensed Operation 3rd

The Waterloo Police Department reports, on Tuesday August 2nd, 2022 at approximately 9:15am, officers arrested Robert C. Bernardez, age 37, of Geneva, NY. Bernardez was charged with Aggravated Unlicensed Operator in the 3nd degree following a traffic stop where Bernardez was determined to be operating a motor vehicle on a suspended license. Bernardez was issued Uniform Traffic Tickets for Aggravated Unlicensed Operation in the 3rd degree, Uninspected motor vehicle, and Unregistered motor vehicle, and is to appear in the Village of Waterloo Court on September 7th, 2022 at 5:00 pm. 

Arrest – Aggravated Unlicensed Operation 2nd

The Waterloo Police Department reports, on Saturday July 30th, 2022 at approximately 6:53pm, officers arrested Christina M. Palys, age 44, of Williamson, NY. Palys was charged with Aggravated Unlicensed Operator in the 2nd degree following a traffic stop where Palys was determined to be operating a motor vehicle on a suspended license. Palys was issued a Uniform Traffic Ticket and is to appear in the Village of Waterloo Court on September 7th at 5:00 pm. ​