Child Safety Seat Check

The Waterloo Police Department, in conjunction with the Seneca Falls Police Department, Seneca County Sheriff’s Department, and Seneca County Public Health, will be hosting a car seat check station, Saturday, September 21st, from 9am until 1pm, at the Waterloo Fire Department on E. Water St, Waterloo. This event is part of National Child Passenger Safety Week, running from September 15-21. This event is free to attend, and car seats may be provided on an “as needed” basis.

This event is designed as both an educational event for parents and caregivers, as well as a safety event to ensure car seats are being used properly. It is asked that all participants in the event have the child present to ensure proper fitment.

All are reminded to check over the child safety seat(s) that they are using to ensure they are fitted properly to the child, secured properly in the vehicle, have no recent recalls or defects, and are not expired or unsafe.

If you have any questions leading up to the event, you can reach the Waterloo Police Department at 315-539-2501, or one of the other participating agencies listed above.

Arrest Following Disturbance on Swift Street

On September 10th, 2019, the Waterloo Police Department arrested Rachelle L. Poole, age 48, of 941 Waterloo Geneva Rd, Waterloo, NY. Poole was charged with Criminal Trespass 2nd degree, Unlawful Imprisonment 2nd degree, Endangering the Welfare of a Child, and Harassment 2nd degree. The charges stem from an call for a disturbance on Swift St in the Village of Waterloo. Poole was issued appearance tickets and is to appear in the Village of Waterloo Court on September 18th, 2019 at 5:00pm.

Possession of Forged Instrument Arrest

On Spetember 9th, 2019, the Waterloo Police Department arrested Edwin Irizarry-Sprague, age 21, on an arrest warrant for Criminal Possession of a forged instrument in the 2nd degree (class D felony). The arrest stems from an incident where it is alleged that Irizarry-Sprague forged a check and cashed it at a Village of Waterloo business. Irizarry Sprague was secured at the Seneca County Correctional Facility to await central arraignment court.

Criminal tampering arrest

The Waterloo Police Department reports on 9/11/19 at 8:56 AM Timothy L Zuke, 46, of Waterloo was arrested for Criminal tampering in the third degree. The arrest stems from an incident where it is alleged Zuke tampered with the property of another village resident with the intent to cause a substantial inconvenience. Zuke was transported to the SCCF to await arraignment.

Endangering the welfare of a child arrest


Waterloo Police Department arrested Rachelle L. Poole, age 48, of 941 Wat-Gen Rd, Waterloo, on 9/10/19 following a disturbance on Swift St around 1900hrs. Poole was charged with Criminal Trespass 2nd, Unlawful Imprisonment 2nd, Endangering the Welfare of a Child, and Harassment 2nd. She was issued appearance tickets to appear in Waterloo Village Court on 9/18/19.

Motorcycle Struck by Vehicle on East Main St

On August 25th, 2019 at about 3:15pm the Waterloo Police Department Investigated a car vs. motorcycle personal injury motor vehicle accident. Randall Soeder, age 58, of Syracuse, NY was traveling East on East Main St in the Village of Waterloo, operating a 2001 Suzuki motorcycle. David Snider, age 53, of Spencerport , NY, was operating a 2015 BMW 335, and pulled out of a parking space on East Main St into the path of Soeder’s motorcycle, and struck the motorcycle as it was passing by. Randall Soeder and his passenger, Laura Soeder, were then ejected from the motorcycle. North Seneca Ambulance transported both motorcycle occupants to Geneva General Hospital with non-life threatening injuries. Snider was issued a citation for failure to yield right of way. The Waterloo Police Department was assisted at the scene by the Waterloo Fire Department, Seneca County Sheriff’s Office and New York State Police.

Criminal Contempt and Aggravated Family Offense Arrest

On August 17th, 2019 the Waterloo Police Department arrested Damon M. Moody, age 51, of 400 W Main St Waterloo, NY. Moody was charged with Harassment 2nd, Criminal Mischief 4th, Criminal Contempt 1st, and Aggravated Family Offense. The arrest stems from a domestic incident where it is alleged that Moody shoved another Village of Waterloo resident and also damaged property, violating active class B order of protection in place. The Aggravated Family Offense charge is a result of Moody having prior convictions for a specified family offense. Moody was secured at the Seneca County Correctional Facility to await Centralized Arraignment Court.

Criminal contempt arrest

The Waterloo Police Department reports on August 8th at 6:06 PM Kyle E Beavers, 30, of Auburn NY was arrested for criminal contempt in the second degree. The arrest stems from an incident occurring on July 23rd where it is alleged Beavers violated a class A order of protection by entering the residence of the protected party and remaining on said premises. Beavers was transported to the Seneca County Correctional Facility to await arraignment.

Endangering the welfare of a child and Harassment 2nd arrest

The Waterloo Police Department reports on August 7th at 11:00 PM Joshua R Read, 28, of Waterloo was arrested for two counts of Endangering the welfare of a child and Harassment in the 2nd degree. The arrest stems from a domestic incident where it is alleged Read attempted to provoke a Waterloo Village resident into a physical altercation while in the presence of two children. Read was transported to the SCCF to await arraignment.

Burglary Arrest

On July 3rd, 2019 the Waterloo Police Department arrested Noah Horton, age 19, of 3 Clark St Waterloo, NY, and a second male who’s name is being withheld due to age, following a burglary investigation. The males were charged with Burglary in the second degree, Criminal Mischief in the second degree, and Petit Larceny. It is alleged that the two males entered a vacant home in the Village of Waterloo, stole items, and caused property damage exceeding $1500. The juvenile was issued appearance tickets for a later date. Horton was transported to the Seneca County Correctional Facility to await arraignment. The Waterloo Police Department was assisted by the Seneca County Sheriff’s Office Investigation Division and the Seneca Falls Police Department.