Sheriff Luce: More than 1,200 incidents in Seneca Co. in January

The Seneca County Sheriff’s Office responded to more than 1,240 calls for service during the month of January, according to Sheriff Tim Luce. The month was highlighted by a series of higher-profile events in the second half of January, and resulted in a total of 51 arrests.

January by the Numbers


Total Calls For Service: 1,245

Total Arrests: 51


Total new drug cases: 6

Total arrests: 3


Average Number of Inmates: 89

Monthly Total Made for Boarding In: $37,707.96; Yearly Total: $37,707.96


Total Summons/Complaints/Services: 44

Total Income Executions: 23

Total Evictions: 5


January 5th, 2018: The Sheriff’s Office held their annual awards ceremony. Deputy Frank Eldredge was honored as Officer of the year. 8 Deputies earned life saving awards.

January 10th, 2018: Deputies and Investigators responded to a house fire in the Town of Junius. The house was a total loss. The cause is still under investigation.

January 18th, 2018: Deputies responded to a call of someone breaking into a residence and physically attacking a female in the Town of Waterloo–6 children under 12 were present. Upon arrival deputies found that the suspect had strangled a female to unconsciousness. The suspect , who was physically violent, was apprehended at the scene.

January 23rd, 2018: Deputies responded to a Domestic Violence Report, in progress, in the Town of Waterloo. The suspect threatened a deputy with a knife and attempted to flee. The suspect was apprehended with no injuries to anyone.

January 23rd, 2018: A suspect was arrested for impersonating a police officer in the Town of Tyre.

January, 2018: There were two arrests in the Town of Fayette for Driving under the influence of drugs.

January 2018: A T.V. antenna system was installed at the jail eliminating cable costs.

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