Grease Fire in Kitchen

On Saturday, May 26th, 2018 at about 12:26 AM, the Waterloo Police Department and the Waterloo Fire Department responded to Elizabeth Crossing, 41 Church Street, apartment C-3, Waterloo, NY, 13165, for a report of a water flow alarm activation. After Police arrived, it was determined there was an active kitchen stove fire that was put out by a friend of the tenant who was at the apartment babysitting. The fire was a result of grease igniting in a frying pan on the stove while the babysitter was cooking. The children were evacuated from the apartment before the fire spread.

Waterloo Police Department and the Waterloo Fire Department were also assisted by American Red Cross and Finger Lakes Ambulance.

There were no injuries and the apartment was condemned due to the damage caused by water from a sprinkler head in the kitchen and the fire.

Warrant Arrest for Failure to Appear in Court

The Waterloo Police Department reports that on May 13th, 2018 officers arrested Joanne E. Cestare (age 54) of 2 Fall St # 10 Seneca Falls, NY. Cestare was taken into custody on a Bench Warrant for failure to appear, issued out of the Village of Waterloo Court. Cestare was arraigned and released, and is to appear back in the Village of Waterloo Court on 6-6-18 at 5:00pm.

Criminal Contempt Arrest

The Waterloo Police Department reports, on May 9th, 2018 officers arrested Justin D. Warner (age 28) of 41 Church St Waterloo, NY. Warner was charged with Criminal Mischief and Criminal Contempt. It is alleged that Warner intentionally damaged property belonging to another Village of Waterloo resident, while there was an active order of protection in place. Warner was arraigned in the Village of Waterloo Court and committed to the Seneca County Correctional Facility on $500 cash/ $1,000 bond bail. Warner is to appear back in the Village of Waterloo Court on a later date.

Larceny and Possession of Controlled Substance Arrest

On May 8th, 2018 at about 11:50 PM, the Waterloo Police Department arrested Lori L. Hummer (age 52) of 1349 Old State Road, Waterloo, NY 13165 for criminal possession of a controlled substance 7th degree and petit larceny. Following an investigation into a report of stolen medication in a local Nursing Home, Hummer was arrested when she was found in possession of two Percocet pills prescribed to a patient at the facility. Hummer was released on appearance tickets and is to appear in the Village of Waterloo at a later date to answer to the charges.

Possession of Controlled Substance Arest

On April 18th, 2018, the Waterloo Police Department arrested Jennifer N. Waldron, age 38, of 66 Washington St, Waterloo, on the charges of criminal possession of a controlled substance, possessing a controlled substance outside of prescription bottle, and unlawful possession of marihuana.  Waldron was released on appearance tickets and is to appear in the Village of Waterloo Court on May 5th, 2018 at 5:00pm to answer the charges.

Aggravated Harassment Arrest

On 04/11/2018 the Waterloo Police Department arrested Danielle L. Russ, of 7200 Main Street, Ovid NY for Aggravated Harassment. After conducting an investigation, it is alleged that Ms. Russ left a threatening voice message on another female’s phone.  Ms. Russ was arraigned in the Village of Waterloo Court and was released on her own recognizance.  Ms. Russ is to appear back in the Village of Waterloo Court on 05/02/2018 to answer for the alleged charge.

Aggravated Unlicensed Operation arrest

On 04/13/2018 members of the Waterloo Police Department conducted a traffic stop on Robert D. Coates of 12 Railroad St Apt. H, Freeville, NY 13068 for unapproved headlights.  Upon further investigation, it was determined that Mr. Coates’s license was suspended and surrendered.  Mr. Coates was issued tickets for AUO in the 3rd Degree, Unlicensed Operation, and for Unapproved Headlights.  Mr. Coates is to appear in the Village of Waterloo Court on 05/02/2018 to answer for the alleged charges.

Harassment 2nd Arrest

The Waterloo Police Department reports that on March 31st, 2018 at about 10:45pm, officers arrested David M. Wells, age 63, of 41 Church St Apt A7 in the Village of Waterloo. Wells was charged with Harassment in the second degree after a report of a dispute where it is alleged that Wells struck another Village of Waterloo resident in the face during an argument. Wells was arraigned in the Village of Waterloo Court where an order of protection was issued. Wells was released and is to appear back in the Village of Waterloo Court on April 4th, 2018 at 5:00pm.

Aggravated Unlicensed Operation arrest

On March 17, 2018 at approximately 6:00pm members of the Waterloo Police Department stopped Conor W. Sowersby of 9 University Avenue, Westport, MA for Speed in Zone.  It is alleged that Mr. Sowersby was traveling 49MPH in a 30MPH zone.  While officers were conducting their investigation, it was discovered that Mr. Sowersby possessed a suspended driver’s license in NYS for failure to pay a fine out of the town of Seneca Falls Court.  Mr. Sowresby is to appear in the Village of Waterloo Court on April 18, 2018 to answer for the alleged charges.