3 from Ovid allowed minor to smoke pot, arrested

The Seneca County Sheriff’s Office reports that on September 3rd at 2:02 pm Deputies arrested Kayla Plante age 27 of 7134 Main Street in Ovid, Casey Patana age 19 of 2581 Center Road in Ovid, and Joshua Griswold age 19 of 7152 Prospect Street in Ovid. All three individuals were charged with unlawfully dealing with a child in the first degree. Griswold was also charged with unlawful possession of marijuana. The arrests stem from a traffic stop that Sheriff’s Deputies effected on Main Street in Ovid at 12:54 pm. It is alleged that Plante, Patana, and Griswold permitted a minor to smoke marijuana in their presence. The vehicle that was operated by Griswold was towed away from the scene due to the registration that was displayed on the vehicle belonged to another vehicle. Griswold was issued UTT’s for unregistered motor vehicle, displaying a false license plate, operating out of class and no front registration plate. All individuals were released on appearance tickets and are to appear at the Town of Ovid Court on October 6th at 10:00 am to answer the charges.

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