Obstructing and Harassment Arrest

Waterloo Police Department reports, on March 28th, 2020, officers arrested Kristin E. Teed, age 33, of Oak St, Waterloo, on charges of Obstruction of Governmental Administration 2nd and Harassment 2nd.  Teed is accused of blocking a Waterloo Police vehicle from leaving the area of her residence, leaning on the police car as the officer was trying to leave, aggressively approaching an officer, and intentionally coughing on an officer’s face.  Teed was issued an appearance ticket and to appear in the Village of Waterloo Court on a later date.

Criminal Contempt and Resisting Arrest

The Waterloo Police Department reports, on March 27th, 2020 Officers arrested Patrick E. Goodell, 24, of 555 S. Mays Point Rd. Tyre, NY for Criminal Contempt 2nd, and resisting arrest. The charges stem from an incident where it is alleged Goodell violated an order of protection by being at a Village of Waterloo Business with the protected party of the order. Goodell did not comply with officers orders and led officers on a brief foot chase before being taken into custody. Goodell was turned over to Seneca Falls Police Department for an outstanding warrant, then secured in the Seneca County Correctional Facility to await Central Arraignment Court. The Waterloo Police Department was assisted by the Seneca County Sheriff’s Office at the scene.

COVID-19 Update

**PRESS RELEASE**

In response to the COVID-19 National Crisis, The Waterloo Police Department will temporarily change its operating procedures to maintain the safety of our officers and the community that we serve.

Effective March 18th the clerical staff hours will be changed to 8:30AM-11AM, Monday through Friday.  After hours, our citizens should use the call box directly next to our front door and an officer will respond to assist you. 

For any non-emergency calls to service, depending on the nature of the call, Officers will handle these complaints by telephone to limit contact.  Additionally, when an officer does respond to your residence or business, the officer may ask you to speak outside to maintain the recommended 6 feet of social distancing.

Additionally, if you are experiencing a low grade fever, dry cough and difficulty breathing you should contact your primary care physician by phone.  If your symptoms are occurring outside of normal business hours, contact either an Urgent Care facility or Emergency Department by phone.  Do not go directly to these facilities, call and wait for further instructions. 

We ask the public to remain calm during this unprecedented time.  We need to all work together to ensure the health and safety of our community. 

Chief Jason Godley

Waterloo Police Department

Arrest for DWI and Resisting Arrest

On March 15th, 2020 at about 12:42am the Waterloo Police Department arrested Lisa M. Leonard, age 47, of 1 Church St Apt C Waterloo, NY. Leonard was charged with Disorderly Conduct, Driving While Intoxicated, Driving with .08%BAC or higher, Harassment in the second degree, and Resisting Arrest. The charges stem from an incident where it was reported that Leonard caused a disturbance at a local establishment and left driving in a vehicle. Leonard was later located and resisted when officers attempted to take her into custody. Leonard also kicked and bit an officer once in custody. Leonard was issued appearance tickets and is to appear in the Seneca County CAP Court on March 30th, 2020 at 8:00am.

Harassment 2nd arrest

The Waterloo Police Department reports, on January 22nd, 2020 at about 9:30am officers arrested Brooke A Millis, 24, of 53 Mill St, Waterloo, NY for Harassment 2nd (violation).  The charges stem from a domestic incident where it is alleged that Millis had a physical altercation with a victim at a residence in the Village of Waterloo.  Millis was transported to the Seneca County Correctional facility to await arraignment.

Felony Criminal Mischief and Harassment Arrest

The Waterloo Police Department reports, on January 16th, 2020 at about 10pm officers arrested Joseph R Clingerman, 39, of 35 Clark St, Waterloo, NY for Criminal Mischief 3rd and Harassment 2nd.  The charges stem from a domestic incident where it is alleged that Clingerman had a physical altercation with the victim at a residence in the Village of Waterloo and damaged the victim’s property.  Clingerman was transported to the Seneca County Correctional facility to await Central Arraignment Court.

Fugitive From Justice Arrest

The Waterloo Police Department reports, on January 17th, 2020 at about 12:15 am, officers arrest Alexander N LeRoy, age 36, of 21 W River St in the Village of Waterloo. LeRoy had an active warrant out of Sullivan County Tennessee for Aggravated Sexual Exploitation of a Minor and was taken into custody as a fugitive from justice. LeRoy was taken into custody at his residence and secured in the Seneca County Correctional Facility to await arraignment.

Grand Larceny 3rd Arrest

On January 12th, 2019 the Waterloo Police Department  arrested Theodore Chaney, age, 63 of 1756 Leader Rd, Waterloo on an arrest warrant for Grand Larceny 3rd, a class D Felony. The arrest stems from an incident where Chaney cashed a bad check at a Village of Waterloo business. Chaney was secured at the Seneca County Correctional Facility to await Central Arraignment Court. The Waterloo Police Department was assisted by the Seneca County Sheriff’s Office.

Investigation into Thefts from Vehicles

Waterloo Police Department is investigating numerous thefts from motor vehicles on the night of 12/29/19 going into the morning of 12/30/19.  The general area targeted appears to be between Main St and North Rd on the north side of the Village.  Police are asking for you to contact them at 315-539-2022 if you noticed anything missing or moved in your vehicle, found anything on the ground that seemed out of place, or if you noticed suspicious person(s) in the area during the early morning hours of Sunday December 30th.  Police are also seeking video footage from residents in the area from that morning.

Residents are also reminded to secure their vehicles at all times.  It is a good practice to not leave valuable objects in view inside your vehicle or outside your home to deter random thefts.

DWI Arrest following Motor Vehicle Accident

The Waterloo Police Department reports, on January 5th, 2019 officers arrested Harry Hernandez age, 34, of 111 North St Geneva, NY for driving with a .08 BAC or higher, Driving While intoxicated, Speed not reasonable and prudent, and Unlawful Possession of Marijuana. The Charges stem from a property damage accident that occurred on Burgess Rd, in the Village of Waterloo. Hernandez was released on appearance tickets, and is to appear at the Seneca County Centralized Arraignment Court on January 20th, 2019.