Arrest made in Town of Covert stabbing

Seneca County Sheriff’s Investigators arrested James P. Long Sr., age 53 of 1809 Coddington Rd Brooktondale, NY on a charge of Assault 2nd, a Class D Felony. The charge stems from an incident in which Long stabbed a Town of Covert resident with a knife during an altercation at a residence in the Town of Covert back on June 22nd 2012. The victi m was treated and released at Cayuga Medical Center back on the original date. Long was arrested at his residence on July 13th 2012 at 1:11 PM and then arraigned in the Town of Lodi Court where he was committed to the Seneca County Correctional Facility in lieu of $2000.00 cash or $4000.00 bail bond. Long is to return to Lodi Court on July 19th 2012 at 10:00 am to answer the charge.

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