Fugitive from justice arrest

On Saturday 05/18/2019 at 6:06am the Waterloo Police Dept. arrested Jeremy P. Picchi Sr. age 38 of Lovers Lane Alamogordo, NM as a Fugitive from Justice in the State of New York. Mr Picchi is accused of Custodial Interference for violating a custody order issued by the 12th Judicial District Court in Otero County in the State of New Mexico where an active extraditable nationwide arrest warrant was issued for his arrest. Mr. Picchi was located at a residence in the Village of Waterloo and while being taken into custody Mr. Picchi was found to be in possession of a 9mm handgun while not being lawfully permitted to possess the handgun in New York State. Mr. Picchi was charged with Criminal Possession of a Firearm for unlawfully possessing the handgun in the State of New York. Officers also located a juvenile at the same residence with Mr. Picchi, this juvenile had been reported missing by the New Mexico State Police. Seneca County Child Protective Services was contacted and provided assistance with the juvenile. Mr. Picchi is being held at the Seneca County Correctional Facility awaiting arraignment. Also assisting the Waterloo Police Dept. during this arrest was the New York State Police, Seneca County Sheriff’s Office and the Town of Seneca Falls Police Dept.

Cruelty to animals, Reckless endangerment arrest

Waterloo Police Department arrested James A. Middeke III, age 29, of Swift
St, Waterloo, on 5/3/19 on a warrant for Reckless Endangerment 2nd and
Cruelty to Animals.  Middeke is accused of harming a dog while inside a
moving vehicle on 5/2/19, and then throwing the dog at the operator of the
vehicle, leading to the vehicle striking another car and then going into a
ditch.

Middeke was brought to SCCF to await arraignment.

7 Juveniles arrested for Trespassing

The Waterloo Police Dept. has arrested and petitioned five 15 year olds
and two 16 year olds into Seneca County Family Court for “Criminal
Trespass 3rd Degree”. It is alleged that over a two day period on
03/17/19 & 03/18/19 these seven individuals had knowingly, unlawfully and
without permission, entered a building in the Village of Waterloo. Out of
this group of seven individuals, it is also alleged that while at this
building one of them had recklessly damaged and broke a window and was
also charged with “Criminal Mischief 4th Degree”, another individual had
damaged a wall, broke a window screen and broke light bulbs and was also
charged with three counts of “Criminal Mischief 4th Degree”, two other
individuals allegedly discharged two separate fire extinguishers for no
legitimate reason inside the building causing the fire extinguishers
powder to be disbursed in large areas of the inside of the building and
these two individuals were also charged with “Reckless Endangerment of
Property”. All seven individuals have been issued appearance tickets to
answer these charges and they will appear in Seneca County Family Court at
a later date.

DWI Arrest

The Waterloo Police Department reports, officers arrested Jarel M. Wright, age 33, of 324 E Main St Waterloo, NY for Driving While Intoxicated, Driving with .08 BAC or higher, failure to stop at a stop sign, failure to signal a turn, and speeding. The charges stem from a traffic stop where it is alleged that Wright failed to stop at a stop sign and signal a turn on North Road in the Village of Waterloo. Wright was stopped by officers on East Main Street and subsequently arrested for DWI. Wright was issued traffic tickets and is to appear in the Village of Waterloo Court on 4-17-19 at 5:00pm.

UPM Arrest

The Village of Waterloo Police Department reports that on February 24th, 2019 at 5:27pm, officers arrested Vaughnee G. Curry, 19, of 204 Hier St Syracuse, NY. Curry was charged with one count of Unlawful Possession of Marihuana. The arrest stems from a traffic stop in the Village of Waterloo, where Curry was found to be in possession of marihuana.  Curry was issued an appearance ticket and is to appear in the Village of Waterloo Court on March 20th, 2019 at 5pm to answer the charge.

Burglary Arrest Following Domestic Incident

The Waterloo Police Department reports, on February 17th, 2019 at 4:00am, officers arrested Steven J. Marchitell, age 48, of 970 St Rt 88S Newark, NY. Marchitell was charged with Burglary 2nd (C Felony), Criminal Mischief 4th (A Misdemeanor), and 2 counts of Harassment 2nd (Violation). The charges stem from the report of a domestic dispute where it is alleged that Marchitell unlawfully entered a Village of Waterloo residence, damaging property, and striking 2 residents. Marchitell was secured at the Seneca County Correctional Facility to await Central Arraignment Court.

Aggravated Criminal Contempt Arrest

The Village of Waterloo Police Department reports that on February 1st, 2019 at 10:21pm, officers arrested Mark M. Mazzoli, 55, of 8 S. Walnut St in the Village of Waterloo. Mazzoli was charged with one count of Aggravated Criminal Contempt. The arrest stems from an investigation into a dispute on Oak St in the Village of Waterloo, where Mazzoli was in violation of an active Class A order of protection.  Mazzoli was committed to the Seneca County Correctional Facility to await Centralized Arraignment.

Forcible Touching Arrest

On Thursday January 24th, 2019, the Waterloo Police Dept. arrested a 13 year old for Forcible Touching, a class A misdemeanor.  It is alleged that on December 5th, 2018, in the Village of Waterloo, the 13 year old did intentionally and forcibly touch another 13 year old.  The 13 year old was issued an appearance ticket and is scheduled to appear at a later date at Seneca County Family Court to answer the charge. The name of the arrested juvenile will not be released due to age.

Petit Larceny Warrant Arrest

On December 30th, 2018 at 12:13pm, the Waterloo Police Department arrested Scott B. Heers, age 25, of 5854 Rt 96 #227D Romulus, NY. Heers was arrested on a warrant for Petit Larceny, following a complaint alleging that he stole property from a Village of Waterloo residence on September 24th, 2018. Heers was held in the Seneca County Correctional Facility to be arraigned on the charges at Central Arraignment Court.

Structure Fire

On December 29th, 2018 at 2:41pm, the Waterloo Police Department and Waterloo Fire Department responded to the report of a structure fire at 107 E Elisha St Apartment 3, in the Village of Waterloo. The resident reported a fire that started in a clothes dryer. The Waterloo Fire Department extinguished the fire, which was contained in one room, but there was smoke damage through out the apartment.

Assisting at the scene were Seneca Falls, Fayette, and Border City Fire Departments, North Seneca Ambulance, and the Seneca County Sheriff’s Office. The American Red Cross also responded to assist the resident of the apartment.

After investigation, the cause of the fire was determined to be accidental.