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On 11/15/22 at around 10am, The Village of Bath Police Department reports the arrest of Lindsay M. Remchuk, age 34 of 104 May Street, Bath. The arrest stems from a CPS investigation where Remchuk allegedly hit a child under the age of seventeen years old. It is alleged that the child was struck multiple times sustaining injuries. Remchuk was charged with Endangering the Welfare of a Child, a Class A misdemeanor and Obstructing Governmental Administration, a Class A Misdemeanor when she barricaded herself from authorities for over 30 minutes preventing Officers from doing their official duty and making a lawful arrest.

            Remchuk was transported to the Village of Bath Police Department for processing and then to the Steuben County Jail for CAP arraignment.


On 11/2/22 at around 11:50am, The Village of Bath Police Department reports the arrest of Nicole L. Miller, age 39 of 105 East Morris Street, Bath. The arrest stems from a CPS investigation where Miller allegedly hit a child under the age of seventeen years old. Miller was charged with Endangering the Welfare of a Child, a Class A misdemeanor.

            Miller was transported to the Village of Bath Police Department for processing and then to the Steuben County Jail for CAP arraignment.


On 11/05/2022, the Village of Bath Police Department arrested Zachary D. Halvorson, 26, Homeless, of Bath, on one count of Trespass, a violation. This stems from a report of Halvorson trespassing on the victim’s porch at approximately 4:30 am that morning. Halvorson was caught on the victim’s home cameras peeking in
the windows for quite some time.


The victim requested an order of protection. Due to the request for an order of protection,
Halvorson was transported to the jail to await CAP arraignment. The judge at CAP
arraignment declined to issue an order of protection on the victim’s behalf and released
Halvorson on his own recognizance.


On 11/01/2022, The Village of Bath Police Department reports the arrest of Deven L. Miller, age 28, residing at 18 W Steuben Street, Bath, NY. Miller was arrested on an arrest warrant for Forcible Touching, a Class A Misdemeanor, from an incident that occurred on 09/28/2022. While the Officers on scene were attempting to take Miller into custody, Miller was alleged to have resisted arrest. Miller was charged with a subsequent charge of Resisting Arrest. Miller was processed then transported to the Steuben County Jail to await CAP Arraignment. Miller was arraigned then released.    


On 10/22/22 around 4:17pm, the Village of Bath Police Department was dispatched to a domestic disturbance at a residence on Warden Street. Bath Police Officers arrived on scene and the suspect had left prior to Police arrival. Around 6:30pm, the suspect had gone back to the victim’s residence on Warden St. and Bath Police Officers responded back over and found the suspect leaving down the street. Officers initiated a traffic stop on the vehicle and arrested the driver, Michael L. Trenchard, 37 years old, of Harrison Road in the Town of Bath.

            Michael L. Trenchard was charged with the following: Criminal Mischief 4th, class A Misdemeanor, Menacing 3rd, class B Misdemeanor, Assault 3rd, class A Misdemeanor, and Criminal Trespass 2nd, class A Misdemeanor.

            Michael Trenchard was processed on his charges and then transported to the Steuben County Jail where he was arraigned on 10/23/2022 in the morning and due to the NYS bail reform he was released.


On 10/15/22 around 1:30am, the Village of Bath Police Department reports the arrest of Michael W. Parrish, 45, homeless of Bath. Parrish was observed driving in the Village of Bath and committed a traffic infraction on E. Morris St. Bath Police went to initiate a traffic stop and Parrish eventually pulled over on E. William St. ext. in the Town of Bath.

            After investigation, Michael Parrish was suspected to be impaired by drugs. Parrish was taken into custody for DWAI-drugs, an unclassified misdemeanor, Aggravated unlicensed operator 2nd, unclassified misdemeanor, Criminal Possession of a controlled substance 7th, class A Misdemeanor and several traffic infractions.

            Parrish was taken to the Bath Police Department where he was evaluated by a Bath Police Department DRE and was then released on appearance tickets. He is due back in Bath Village Court at a later date.


On 10/07/2022 The Village of Bath Police Department reports the arrest of Harley A. Marble, age 28, residing in Canisteo, NY, for the charges of Grand Larceny in the third degree, a class D felony. The arrest was a result from an incident that occurred on 10/04/2022 where a vehicle was stolen from in front of the Save A Lot in the Village of Bath. After police investigation it was found that Marble had been released from Steuben County CAP court at about 6PM on 10/04/2022, about two hours prior to the incident. Marble then made his way to Save A Lot where he was observed on security camera footage to enter a vehicle and drive away. An arrest warrant was issued through the Village of Bath Court. Marble was located by the Village of Canisteo Police Department on 10/07/2022 and arrested of separate charges. Marble then advised the Village of Canisteo Police department where the stolen vehicle was located. The vehicle was secured then Marble and the vehicle were transported to the Village of Bath Police Department to be arrested and processed on the arrest warrant.

Marble was processed then transported to Steuben County Jail to await CAP court arraignment. This investigation and arrest was a result of the Village of Bath Police Department and the Village of Canisteo Police Department.  


The Village of Bath Police Department reports the following prison sentences for those convicted of narcotics sales in the Village in the last 5 years.  These do not include sentences of drug court, probation, or county jail.  Many cases are still pending due to a back log from COVID.  Sentences do not reflect additional parole time and NYS Department of Corrections reducing sentences to Willard or Shock incarceration.  The Bath Police Department is very focused on cracking down on narcotics sales in the Village.

Clyde S. Gladney-3 years                                                       Clyde L. Dicus-6.5 years

Cedric P. Williams-5 years                                                     Thomas R. Shaffer- 1 ¾-3 years

Justin J. Snyder- 4 ¼-5 years                                                  Aaron J. Graham-3 years

Jahari L. Bush-4 years                                                                        Annette Romance-4 years

Robert L. Harley-3 years                                                        Tony A. Cole-4 years

David M. Binion-3 years                                                        John E. Corcoran-3 years

Karen L. Turner-2 years                                                         Jennifer M. Schwan-2 years

Albert C. Beam Jr.-4 years                                                     Brendan R. Wentling-6 years

Amber L. Stiles- 1-3 years                                                      Keith C. Graves-4 years

Danny K. Elliott-4.5 years                                                      Alan L. Sherry Jr.-5 years

Gerald D. Iverson-10 years                                                     Theresa M. Latham-5 years 7 months

Patrick L. Travis-3.5 years                                                     Willie L. Singleton Jr.-3 years

Jessica Austin-3.5 years                                                          Shannon L. Brockway-7 years 10 mo

William J. Trenchard-3.5 years                                              Roy D. Hyer-2.5 years

Frank L. McCray-6 years                                                        Steven R. Jeffers-1 year

Carl J. McCoy-4 ¼-5 years                                                     Amber M. Gerow-1 year

Ernest L. Crooks Jr.-4.5 years                                                Jason M. York-3 years

Kassandra R. Oles-2 years                                                      William J. Trenchard-7 years 5 mo

Dahna M. Turner-5 years

Scotty L. Youngs-2 years

Colin D. Decker-2.5 years

Danny L. Soles-3 years

Brian Roman-Wagner-3.5 years

Alfonso Spann-4 years

James B. Elward-4 years

William S. Landsborough-2 years

Mickey C. Pike-4 years

Terralynn Yarrison-2 years

Steven P. Mitchell-1 year

Melvin A. Huff-5 years

Carlos J. Gomez-2.5-3 years


The Village of Bath Police Department reports the arrest of Adam Charles Koester on 09/16/2022 who resides in Alfred Station, NY. Koester was taken into custody regarding numerous warrants from several different agencies. Charges include Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance 7th Degree, 4th Degree, 3rd Degree Intent to Sell, Possession of a Hypodermic Instrument, Criminal Use Drug Paraphernalia Packaging and Scales, Criminal Mischief along with Superior Court Warrants for possession of a Controlled Substance 5th, 7th Degree and one count of Prison Contraband 1st Degree. Koester was observed walking on E Morris St by the county building wearing a surgical mask and was able to be identified by the officer from pervious encounters with Koester.

Koester was placed into custody and transported to the Village of Bath Police Department where he was taken to the county jail by Steuben County Sheriff’s officer where he was remanded without bail.


On September 17th, 2022, the Village of Bath Police Department responded to a car into a house at 80 Geneva Street in the Village.  The Bath Volunteer Fire Department, Bath Volunteer Ambulance Corps and AMR also responded to the incident.  A single occupant was operating the motor vehicle, Arisa Mangini, age 48, of Bath.  The accident was the result of what officers believed to be Ms. Mangini having a medical problem.  Ms. Mangini was transported to Ira Davenport Hospital with minor injuries.  Ms. Mangini later that evening passed away unexpectedly.  An autopsy will be performed to better determine her cause of death.


On 09/07/2022, the Village of Bath Police Department reports the arrest of Jason W Case, 33, of Bath, for one count of Assault in the 2nd Degree, a Class D felony.

This arrest stems from an investigation into a report of a domestic in progress at the Walgreens in the Village of Bath. Mr. Case was processed and transported to the Steuben County Jail to await CAP court, where an order of protection was issued and he was released without bail.

On 09/09/2022, Mr. Case was arrested and charged with one count of Criminal Contempt in the 2nd Degree, a Class A misdemeanor, following an investigation into the violation of the order of protection that was issued two days prior. Mr. Case was processed and transported to the Steuben County Jail where he awaits arraignment in CAP court.


The Village of Bath Police Department responded to a stabbing off from Delaware Avenue in the Village of Bath on 9/8/22 at approx. 5:30 am.  A 32-year-old male was found stabbed and slashed with a knife.  The male was taken to Ira Davenport Hospital where he was treated for his injuries.  The male suspect had fled on foot.  The suspect, Herbert D. Wood, age 35, of no known address, was located in Tops Markets at approx. 6:30 pm the same day and taken into custody by Bath Police Department.  Mr. Wood, a violent convicted felon, was charged with Attempted Murder in the Second Degree, a class A-II felony.  Mr. Wood was taken to Steuben County Arraignment Court where he will be arraigned in the morning.  The investigation is ongoing, and more charges are expected after grand jury presentation. 


On 9/6/2022 around 6:04pm, the Bath Police Department was dispatched to Walgreens, 321 W. Washington St. in the Village of Bath for a report of a physical domestic dispute. During the investigation it was determined that the suspect struck the victim causing serious physical injury. The victim was transported to the hospital and is in stable condition.

            Bath Police Department reports the arrest of Jason W. Case, 33 of Colonial Lawns in the Village of Bath with Assault 2nd, a class D Felony.

            Jason was processed and transported to the Steuben County Jail where he is set to be arraigned in the morning of 9/7/2022.


On 9/6/2022 around 9:05pm, the Bath Police Department was dispatched to 3 E. William St.  in the Village of Bath for a report of a fight with weapons. During the investigation it was determined that the suspect struck the victim with a dangerous weapon causing serious physical injury. The victim was transported to the hospital and is in stable condition.

            Bath Police Department reports the arrest of Michael Cavallaro, 35, homeless, of Bath with Assault 2nd, a class D Felony and Criminal Possession of a Weapon 3rd, a class D Felony.             Michael Cavallaro was processed and transported to the Steuben County Jail where he is set to be arraigned in the morning of 9/7/2022.


On, 9/4/2022 around 5:50PM, Officers with the Village of Bath Police Department were dispatched to Tops Market, 309 W. Morris St. in the Village of Bath for a report of a disturbance. After investigation, it was determined that the suspect attempted to physically attack the victim and during the altercation, the suspect damaged property of the victim and stole the property from the victim. The suspect also did this with a child present.

            The suspect, Ashley M. Smith, 37, currently living at the Super 8 motel in Bath was arrested for Robbery 3rd, a class D Felony. She was also charged with attempted assault 3rd, a class B misdemeanor, Criminal Mischief 4th, a class A misdemeanor, and Endangering the Welfare of a Child, a class A misdemeanor.

            Smith was taken to Bath PD where she was processed on her charges and then she was turned over to the Steuben County Jail where she will be arraigned on 9/5/22 in the morning. 


       On 08/29/22, The Village of Bath Police Department reports the arrest of William J. Delio, age 34, residing in Hornell, NY for one count of Criminal Possession of a Weapon 3rd, a class D felony. Patrols utilized the newly equipped cameras throughout the Village and were able to observe Delio carrying the weapon.

            Delio was arrested and escorted to the Village of Bath Police Department for processing. After processing Delio was transported to Steuben County Jail without issue.


The Village of Bath Police Department reports the arrest of Keith C. Frailey, 43, of 31 W William St, Bath, NY on August 23, 2022. 

Frailey was arrested subsequent to a suspicious person investigation where he was found to be in possession of a large quantity of various narcotic drugs. Frailey is currently charged with two counts of Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance 3rd Degree, both Class B felony and one count of Criminally Using Drug Paraphernalia 2nd Degree, a Class A misdemeanor.  Frailey was turned over to the Steuben County Jail to be arraigned in the Steuben County CAP Court, where he was held without bail.

The investigation is still ongoing and further charges are pending for Frailey. 

Frailey is currently on parole for Burglary with the NYS Department of Corrections and Community Supervision.


The Village of Bath Police Department reports the arrest of Shaylee E. Ridley, age 25, of Bath, NY on August 26, 2022. 

This arrest stems from a Criminal Contempt complaint in which Ridley violated an order of protection.  Ridley was subsequently charged with Criminal Contempt 2nd Degree, Criminal Trespass 2nd Degree and Resisting Arrest, all class A misdemeanors. Ridley was turned over to the custody of the Steuben County Jail to be arraigned in Steuben County CAP court at which time she was remanded to jail on $250.00 bail.  Ridley is scheduled to appear in the Village of Bath Court at a later date. 


On 8/20/2022 around 8:18pm, the Village of Bath Police Department reports the arrest of  Michael A. Cavallaro, age 35 and a Kiara L. Ackley, age 21, both of Bath for burglary 2nd, a class C Felony.

            Both subjects forced their way into a residence with intent to commit a crime on W. Washington St. in the Village of Bath. Both subjects were processed and then transported to the Steuben County Jail where they were arraigned on 8/21/22 and subsequently released. They are both due back in court at a later date.


The Village of Bath Police Department will be participating in the statewide STOP-DWI Labor Day High Visibility Engagement Campaign. The campaign will start on August 19th, 2022 and will end on September 5, 2022.  


The Village of Bath Police Department reports the arrest of two subjects on narcotics related charges as the result of an investigation into a Fight and Criminal Contempt investigation which occurred in the Village of Bath on July 30th, 2022.  The investigation into these incidents resulted in a large quantity of narcotics being discovered and seized. 

Morgan Abeel, age 18, of Bath, NY was arrested on the charges of Criminal Contempt 2nd Degree, a class A misdemeanor and Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance 3rd Degree, a Class B felony.  Abeel was also taken into custody by the Bath Police Department on pending charges for Abeel out of the Steuben County Sheriffs Office.  Abeel was turned over to the Steuben County Sheriffs Office on the charges and arraigned at the Steuben County CAP Court, where he was held on the charges out of Steuben County Sheriffs Office.

Liberty Ferris, age 22, of Bath, NY was arrested on the charge of Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance 3rd Degree, a class B felony.  Ferris was brought to the Steuben County CAP Court where she was arraigned and released without bail. 

Both Abeel and Ferris are scheduled to appear in the Village of Bath Court on a later date and time regarding these charges.

The investigation is still ongoing and further charges are pending for both subjects. 


On 7/27/22, The Village of Bath Police Department reports the arrest of Zachariah E. Cole, age 30, of Bath, NY and Tiffany A. Losinger, age 30, of Bath NY for two counts each of aggravated cruelty to animals, a class E felony. It was found that the mother dog and two others were living in inadequate shelter with no food or water. All animals were barely sustaining life due to the owner’s lack of care.

            After further investigation with assistance from Finger Lakes SPCA and Bath Dog Control Officer both parties were arrested at their residence and escorted to the Village of Bath Police Department. Both were issue an appearance ticket and are due back at a later date. This is the 2nd time Cole has been arrested for animal cruelty.


On July 6, 2022, The Village of Bath Police Department reports the arrest of Eric J. Lent, age 36, Homeless on two cases. This first arrest was the result of Lent being found in to be in violation of an order of protection and in the company of a protected party.  Lent was charged Criminal Contempt in the 1st degree a class E Felony. 

The second case was the result of an investigation in which let is alleged to have broken into two sheds located on School grounds of Bath Central School District and stole property from said buildings.  Lent was charged with two counts of Burglary in the 3rd degree both class D Felonies, two counts of Criminal Mischief 4th degree and one count of Petit Larceny all class A misdemeanors. 

Lent was brought to the Steuben County Jail to be arraigned in the Steuben County CAP court. 


On 7/5/2022 around 7:08PM, Bath Police Department reports the arrest of Michael A. Parkinson, 37, of Robie St. in the Village of Bath.

            Earlier in the day, Parkinson was involved in a domestic dispute on Robie St. in the Village of Bath where he struck the victim and caused damage to property belonging to the victim.

           Parkinson was arrested for harassment 2nd, a violation and criminal mischief 4th, a class A Misdemeanor. Due to the victim requesting an order of protection, Parkinson was transported to the Steuben County Jail where he will be arraigned in the morning of 7/6/2022.


The Village of Bath Police Department reports the arrest of Antonio J. Jackson of Bath, NY for being a Fugitive From Justice out of Louisiana for a Violation of his Parole. The arrest stems from a call for service at the Kwik Fill on W. Morris Street where Mr. Jackson is accused of threatening to shoot up the place. Officers were able to locate Mr. Jackson in the parking lot of Value Home Center. Mr. Jackson’s information was ran through dispatch where he was found to be wanted out of several states including charges for Armed Robbery and a Violation of his Parole. Mr. Jackson was also to be found to have shoplifted at Kwik Fill during this investigation. Mr. Jackson was charged with Petit Larceny along with being transported to Steuben County Jail due to him having the full extradition warrant out of Louisiana where he will be held until arrangements are made by Louisiana to come pick him up.


At the Village of Bath Board meeting last night Officer Christopher Daloia was promoted to Sergeant and Part-Time Officer Roberson was made a full-time Police Officer.  We are very proud to have them on board.

Officer Johnson and Sgt. Daloia were given commendations for saving a man’s life with their AED that was donated by Bath Ambulance Corps.

Officer Cheresnowsky was given the American Red Cross Hero Award for saving a man’s life.

Chief Colin Taft is very happy to have such dedicated and impressive officers represent the best of the Bath community.


On 4/30/2022, around 7:00pm, the Village of Bath Police Department reports the arrest of Anthony R. Swimley, age 38, of the Budget Inn, in the Village of Bath. Anthony Swimley was arrested for Obstruction of Governmental Administration 2nd, a Class A Misdemeanor and Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance 3rd, a Class B Felony.

            Bath Police Officers were on patrol on Howell St. in the Village of Bath and observed Anthony Swimley riding a bicycle. Officers knew that he had an active bench warrant for Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance 7th   through the Village of Bath Court. Officers attempted to stop him on his bicycle and he did not cooperate with Officer’s orders. A short foot pursuit started and Officers were able to get him into custody shortly after. Swimley was found to be in possession of a large quantity of methamphetamine when arrested. 

            Swimley was processed and taken to the Steuben County Jail for Centralized Arraignment. Swimley is currently on New York State Parole.


On 4/26/2022 around 10:19pm, the Village of Bath Police Department reports the arrest of Cheyene C. Simmons, age 23, of Bath. Simmons was found on E. William St. and Officers knew that she had an active arrest warrant for Petit Larceny. Officers placed her under arrest. While searching Simmons, she was found to have a small amount of methamphetamine and a suboxone strip.

            Simmons was subsequently arrested for Petit Larceny, and two Counts of Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance 7th, all class A Misdemeanors.

            Due to Simmons having a warrant, she was transported to the Steuben County Jail where she will be arraigned on 4/27/22 in the morning. Simmons is currently on NYS Parole for Narcotics.


The Bath Police Department arrested Deven L. Miller, age 28, of 18 W. Steuben St., Bath, NY for Endangering the Welfare of a Child, a class A misdemeanor.  Mr. Miller was taken to the centralized arraignment court to be arraigned and issued an order of protection.

          The arrest stems from an allegation that Mr. Miller failed to seek medical attention for cigarette burns to his 3 year old child’s hand.


The Village of Bath Police Department will be hosting a Neighborhood Watch meeting on 04/27/22 from 5 pm-6 pm. Officer Johnson will be covering the topic of “Reporting Suspicious Activity”. This will include a slide show presentation and an open discussion to follow. The meeting will be held in the upstairs training room located at the Village of Bath Police Department.  


On 4/17/2022 around 9:42AM the Village of Bath Police Department reports the arrest of Brandon McCarn, age 28, of Lindley NY. McCarn was arrested for Grand Larceny 4th, and Criminal Possession of Stolen Property 4th, both class E Felonies.

            This arrest stems from McCarn taking a motor vehicle on 4/16/2022 without the owner’s permission. On 4/17/2022, Bath Police Officers observed the stolen vehicle driving on W. Morris St. in the Village of Bath and initiated a traffic stop. McCarn went into custody without incident. He was processed on his charges and then released on an appearance ticket due to NYS bail reform. He is due back in Bath Village Court at a later date. 


On 4/17/2022 around 12:30PM the Village of Bath Police Department reports the arrest of Ezeakle S. Wydra, age 41, of E Washington St. in the Village of Bath. Wydra was arrested for Grand Larceny 4th, a class E Felony and Unauthorized Use of a Motor Vehicle, a class A Misdemeanor. 

            This arrest stems from Wydra taking a vehicle on Lackawanna Ave in the Village of Bath on 2/16/2022, without the permission of the owner. An arrest warrant was filed and obtained.  On 4/17/22 the NYSP found Wydra during a traffic stop outside of the Village of Bath. They turned him over to the Bath Police Department.

            Wydra was processed on his charges and then transported to the Steuben County Jail where he will be arraigned later in the evening.   


The Village of Bath Police Department is investigating a suspected double fatal overdose case that came in around 12:30 last night.  It is suspected that fentanyl killed both parties and an autopsy and toxicology is being performed.  Both parties resided together. 

          There is no such thing as just heroin anymore, it is all mixed with different percentages of fentanyl.  The only safe bet is to never try it.


On 3/15/2022 around 2:56PM the Village of Bath Police Department reports the arrest of Michael T. George, age 52, of South Ave., in the Village of Bath. The Village of Bath Police Department performed a traffic stop on Michael George on Liberty Street in the Village of Bath.  During the investigation, Michael George failed to comply with Officers during the traffic stop and physically resisted Officers.

            Michael George was subsequently arrested for Obstruction of Governmental Administration 2nd, class A Misdemeanor and Resisting Arrest, a class A Misdemeanor. Michael George was also issued a traffic ticket.

            Michael George was processed and then given an appearance ticket. He is due back in Bath Village Court at a later date. 


On 3/29/2022 around 10:46PM the Village of Bath Police Department reports the arrest of Terry C. Long, age 21, of Manor Village, in the Village of Bath. Bath Police Officers were dispatched to a disturbance on W. Washington St. in the Village of Bath. During the investigation, it was determined that Terry Long damaged the victim’s property with intent.

            Terry was arrested for Criminal Mischief 4th, a class A Misdemeanor. Due to the victim requesting an order of protection, Terry was processed and then transported to the Steuben County Jail where he was arraigned the morning of 3/30/2022. He was subsequently released after arraignment and is due back in Bath Village Court at a later date.


The Village of Bath would like to make the community aware that a level 3 sex offender named James Ward, born in 1956, is out of prison after a 30 year sentence for Murder, Attempted Rape 1st and Sexual Abuse 1st.  Mr. Ward is residing at the Budget Inn, Bath located at 332 W. Morris St.  A photograph will be released in the near future, but he is described as 5’5’’, 197 pounds, white male. 


On March 25, 2022, The Village of Bath Police Department reports the arrest of Andrew S. Crosson, age 32, formally of Bath, NY. This arrest was the result of an arrest warrant stemming from an investigation conducted by the Police Department into the domestic dispute which occurred in the Village of Bath.  Crosson was charged on the warrant with Robbery 3rd Degree a class D Felony, Grand Larceny 4th Degree a class E Felony, Criminal Mischief 4th Degree and Unlawful Imprisonment 2nd Degree both class A misdemeanors. 

Crosson who was recently released from New York State Parole early due to the Less is More Act, was transported to the Steuben County Jail to be arraigned at the Steuben County CAP court where he was held without bail.    


On March 30, 2022, The Village of Bath Police Department reports the arrest of Richard J. Fell, age 76, of Bath, NY. This arrest was the result of an arrest warrant stemming from an investigation conducted by the Police Department into the harassment of tenants of Fell’s rental property located within the Village of Bath.  Fell was charged on the warrant with Harassment of a Tenant 1st degree a class E Felony and 2 counts of Endangering the Welfare of a Child both class A misdemeanors. 

When Fell was stopped on a traffic stop for the purpose of the warrant arrest.  Fell was found to be operating the vehicle at the time of arrest in an intoxicated condition and subsequently charged with Driving While Intoxicated a class A misdemeanor, Consumption of Alcohol in a Motor Vehicle and Refusing to take a breath test both violations. 

Fell was transported to the Steuben County Jail to be arraigned at the Steuben County CAP court where he was released without bail to appear in the Village of Bath Court at a later date and time.    


On March 30, 2022, The Village of Bath Police Department reports the arrest of Zachariah E. Cole, age 30, of Bath, NY. This arrest was the result of an arrest warrant stemming from an investigation conducted by the Police Department into the abuse of a domesticated pet which occurred in the Village of Bath.  Cole was charged on the warrant with Animal Cruelty class A misdemeanors. 

Cole who was arraigned at the Steuben County CAP court where he was released without bail to reappear in the Village of Bath Court on a later date.    


The Village of Bath Police Department reports the arrest of Jackson Welfel, age 22, of Elmira, NY for Petit Larceny, Criminal Impersonation 2nd and Burglary 3rd. The arrest stems from a call on 03/25/2022 at Tractor Supply (404 W. Morris Street) in the Village of Bath. Tractor Supply reported there was a suspicious male inside the store trying to return items that were taken off the shelves after entering the store. The suspect was to be found using the name of his younger brother to avoid being arrested on 6 outstanding warrants from several different agencies. Welfel was processed, taken to Centralized Arraignment Court and released without bail. Welfel was then handed over to Horsehead’s State Police barracks in regards to charges the state police had on Welfel.


The Village of Bath Police Department reports the arrest of Ashley Beyea, age 34, of Bath, NY for Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance 3rd ( Class B Felony). The arrest stems from a traffic stop on 03/25/2022 at the intersection of W. Morris and W. Washington Street in the Village of Bath. Beyea was found to be in possession of over 6 grams of Methamphetamine. Beyea was processed, taken to Centralized Arraignment Court and released without bail.


On March 8th, 2022 Officer Roberson and K9 Bud stopped a motor vehicle for a traffic violation at approximately noon on E. Morris St.  After a preliminary investigation, K9 Bud alerted to narcotics in the motor vehicle.  A lock box was found under the seat and the item was seized for a search warrant application.  The operator was released pending the results of the investigation.  On March 11th after a search warrant was signed the box was opened and 56 grams of suspected crystal methamphetamine was discovered inside.  The street value of the narcotics is valued at $5,600.  An arrest warrant will be filed for the operator of the motor vehicle.

          This was the first narcotics arrest that couldn’t have been done without the assistance of our K9 Bud.  We thank the community for its support in making this a reality.


The Village of Bath Police Department is reminding its residents and visitors to lock your vehicles and to not leave your vehicle with the motor running.  We have had a large uptick in stolen motor vehicles in the last year.  We usually average 2-3 per year at most and are now averaging a dozen or more.  We have had 3 in the last week.

Thank you,

Chief Colin Taft


On 3/9/2022 around 5:20PM the Village of Bath Police Department reports the arrest of Bryan J. Burleson, age 30, of Painted Post, NY. Bath Police were dispatched to an address on South Fowler Street in the Village of Bath for a disturbance. After the investigation concluded, it was alleged that Burleson started a physical altercation with the victim in front of two small children.

            Burleson was arrested for Harassment 2nd, a Violation and Endangering the Welfare of a Child, a class A Misdemeanor. Burleson was transported to the Steuben County Jail and was released at his arraignment.


The Village of Bath Police Department in conjunction with other local police agencies will be participating in the STOP-DWI High Visibility Enforcement Campaign during the St. Patrick’s Day holiday season. The STOP-DWI Campaign will consist of extra patrols during March 16, 2022 – March 20th, 2022 enforcing vehicle and traffic violations in an effort to reduce number of intoxicated drivers on the road and the number DWI related accidents. If you are going to celebrate, drive responsible.


            On 3/6/2022 around 9:05PM the Village of Bath Police Department reports the arrest of Bruce L. Herrick, age 62, of Bath. Bath Police were dispatched to an address on West William Street in the Village of Bath for a 911 hang up call. Upon arrival, Officers were met outside by Herrick. There is an active stay away order of protection against Herrick for this address and the victim who resides there. 

          Herrick was taken into custody and arrested for Criminal Contempt 2nd, a Class A Misdemeanor. Herrick was transported to the Steuben County Jail where he was due to get arraigned in the morning.


On 02/21/2022 at approximately 11:30 PM, officers with the Village of Bath
Police Department initiated a traffic stop on a vehicle for a violation of the New
York State Vehicle and Traffic Law.


Upon investigation, the operator of the vehicle, Mary C. Furlong, 28, was found to
be in possession of a quantity of suspected methamphetamine on her person.


K9 Bud was deployed and alerted to the odor of narcotics in the vehicle. Officers
subsequently recovered multiple weapons, an additional quantity of suspected
methamphetamine, packaging material, and drug paraphernalia.


Furlong was charged with operating a vehicle with no/inadequate plate lamp, a
violation, two counts of Criminal Possession of a Weapon in the third degree, a
Class D Felony, and one count of Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in
the fifth degree, a Class D Felony.


Furlong was processed and transported to Steuben County Jail to await CAP
arraignment.


While at intake at the jail, Furlong was found to be concealing an additional
amount of suspected methamphetamine on her person and was subsequently
charged with Promoting Prison Contraband in the first degree, a Class D Felony.


Furlong was arraigned in CAP court and released without bail.


The Village of Bath Police Department reports the arrest of Benjamin A. Crout, age 38, of Bath, NY for Menacing in the 2nd degree, Assault 2nd (Class D Felony) and Criminal Possession of a Weapon 3rd (Class D Felony). The arrest stems from an assault on January 26th, 2022 at 9 Howell Street in the Village of Bath at approx. 10 pm. Officers executed a search warrant on February 10, 2022 and arrested Crout without incident. Crout was processed and taken to the Centralized Arraignment Court for arraignment.


On 2/7/2022 around 5:00am, the Village of Bath Police Department reports the arrest of Jason J. Arnold, 38, of 56 Liberty Street in the Village of Bath.

          The Village of Bath Police Department was dispatched to a disturbance at an address in the Colonial Lawns, located in the Village of Bath. Further investigation revealed that Jason Arnold forcibly entered the residence and became physical with the victim. Jason Arnold then left the residence and was located by Bath Police Officers walking out of Colonial Lawns.

          Jason Arnold was arrested a short time later for Burglary 2nd, a class C Felony, Criminal Mischief 4th, class A Misdemeanor, and Harassment 2nd, a violation. He was processed and then transported to the Steuben County Jail for arraignment. He was later arraigned and is currently being held in the Steuben County Jail.

          Jason Arnold was previously arrested on 1/10/22 on Liberty Street in the Village of Bath for Criminal Mischief 3rd, a class E Felony, Obstruction of Governmental Administration 2nd, class A Misdemeanor, and harassment 2nd, a violation. He was arraigned and released on these charges.


On 2/3/2022 around 1:11 pm , the Village of Bath Police Department reports the arrest of Joseph R. Remchuk, 48, of 56 Liberty Street in the Village of Bath.

          The Village of Bath Police Department was dispatched to a menacing complaint at 56 Liberty St where Remchuk threatened another resident of the building with a weapon and threatened to kill the victim.

          Joseph R. Remchuk was arrested on scene for the charges of Criminal Possession of a Weapon 3rd degree a class D – Felony and Menacing 3rd degree a class A Misdemeanor. He was processed and then transported to the Steuben County Jail for arraignment. He was later arraigned and released without bail.


The Village of Bath Police Department was involved in a standoff with a wanted violent felon on 1/27/22 from 2:20 pm untill approx. 5 pm.  Bernard V. Campbell, age 29, was apprehended inside the attic crawl space of a residence on Warden St., in the Village of Bath.  Mr. Campbell was charged with Burglary 1st, Aggravated Criminal Contempt, Assault 3rd and Strangulation 2nd involving an incident on 1/26/22 at the aforementioned residence involving an ex-girlfriend and a stay away order of protection. 

Mr. Campbell was released from jail on 1/27/22 and proceeded to return to the same residence and break into the house and assaulted the same female again.  The victim fled to the police station and was transported to the hospital by Bath Ambulance for evaluation.  The Bath Police Department went to the location of the assault and Mr. Campbell, who was attempting to flee, barricaded himself inside the victim’s house and refused to come out.

The Steuben County Sheriff’s Office responded to the scene and assisted Bath PD with apprehending Mr. Campbell.  Mr. Campbell was charged with Burglary 1st, Aggravated Criminal Contempt, and Assault 3rd Degree.  Mr. Campbell was processed and taken back to the Centralized Court to await arraignment on these charges.


The Village of Bath Police Department is proud to announce its new K9 dog, “Bud” to the force.  Bud is a 15 month old German Sheppard from Shallow Creek Kennels in Sharpsville, PA.  Bud is nationally certified in narcotics detection, personal protection and tracking.  Bud’s main job for the Bath Police Department will be narcotics detection and assisting the department in apprehending and deterring as many drug dealers as possible from entering our community. 

Bud is named after Donald “Bud” Robinson whom was a Village of Bath Police Officer and dispatcher for 10 years from 1998-2008.  Bud passed away unexpectedly at age 59 while employed as a Bath Police Officer.  Bud’s dedication to his country and community is unbelievable.  Bud, grew up in the Village of Bath and was a Marine Corps and Army Veteran serving a combat tour in Vietnam in the late 1960’s.  Bud was a New York State Trooper from 1974-1994 and achieved the rank of Investigator in which he worked undercover in the NYC area on a narcotics task force that led to a massive arrest involving high amounts of cash, drugs, and high profile suspects.  Bud worked other high profile cases as well.  Bud went to the Veteran’s Administration Police Academy after retiring from the NYSP and served there for a period of time before he at age 48 went to the local police academy and served with the Bath Police Department for 10 years before his untimely death.  Bud is an inspiration to all, especially the dedicated law enforcement officers that follow in his shadow.

Chief Colin Taft, whom worked with Bud for several years, could not think of a better fit to name our newest addition to our family at Bath PD after.  Bud will carry on the tradition and follow in the footsteps of a great man that helped make the community a safer place to live. 

The Bath Police Department would like to thank the Village Board for making this major asset to the community a reality, to all the donors that made it financially possible and to the Bath Police Benevolent Association for its tireless fund raising and coordination. 

The K9 handler is Officer Roberson, whom was a K9 handler in South Carolina before joining the Bath Police Department and is dedicated to narcotics enforcement. 


Media Release: January 13, 2022

Possession and Sale of Cannabis Arrests

Chief Colin Taft and Steuben County Sheriff Jim Allard report that on December 30, 2021, officers of the Village of Bath Police Department and deputies of the Steuben County Sheriff’s Office arrested two persons in connection with cannabis possession and sales in the Village of Bath, New York, resulting from an investigation and search:

Michael L. Brown, age 34, of Main Street, Hammondsport, New York.  It is alleged that Mr. Brown sold cannabis to a person under the age of 21 at a commercial establishment on West Morris Street, Bath, New York.  Mr. Brown was charged with Criminal Sale of Cannabis in the Third Degree.  Mr. Brown was released on an appearance ticket to return to the Village of Bath Court.

Brent D. Gallegos, age 34, of Kingsley Street, Bath, New York.  It is alleged that Mr. Gallegos possessed a quantity of suspected cannabis in excess of three ounces at a commercial establishment on West Morris Street, Bath, New York.  Mr. Gallegos was charged with Criminal Possession of Cannabis in the Third Degree.  Mr. Gallegos was released on an appearance ticket to return to the Village of Bath Court.

Chief Taft and Sheriff Allard thank the New York State Police for their assistance in this arrest.


The Village of Bath Police Department reports the arrest of Roy D. Hyer, age 45, of the Steuben County Jail, for Criminal Possession and Criminal Sale of a Controlled Substance in the Fifth Degree, both class D felonies.  The arrest stems from a Superior Court Arrest Warrant that alleges the sale of methamphetamine at 518 W. Washington St., in the Village of Bath in summer of 2021.  Mr. Hyer was arraigned by a County Court Judge and placed back in jail where he awaits sentencing now on 5 or more narcotics sales charges and other felonies.  The arrest was the work of the cooperation of the Steuben County Sheriff’s Office and the Bath Police Department.


The Village of Bath Police Department reports the arrest of Warren D. Copp, age 46, of Bath, NY for Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the Fifth Degree and Criminal Sale of a Controlled Substance in the Fifth Degree, both class D felonies.  The arrest stemmed from an investigation into the sales of methamphetamine at 18 W. Steuben St. in the Village of Bath.  Mr. Copp was arraigned in Steuben County Court and released.  The Steuben County Sheriff’s Office assisted in the investigation.


The Village of Bath Police Department reports the arrest of Andrew S. Vanzile, age 36, of Corning, NY for Robbery in the Second Degree, a class C felony.  The arrest stems from a Robbery that occurred on 12/29/21 at 2 W. Washington St., in the Village of Bath at approx. 9 pm.   Mr. Vanzile was processed and taken to the Centalized Arraignment Court for arraignment where he was released without bail.


The Village of Bath Police Department reports the arrest of Brian Turner, age 32, temporarily housed at the Super 8 in Bath, NY for Robbery in the Second Degree, a class C felony and Criminal Possession of a Weapon in the Third Degree, a class D felony.  The arrest stems from a Robbery that occurred on 12/29/21 at 2 W. Washington St., in the  Village of Bath at approx. 9 pm.  The other male suspect is still at large.  Mr. Turner was processed and taken to the Centalized Arraignment Court for arraignment.


On 12/20/2021around 7:30am, the Village of Bath Police Department reports the arrest of Bernard Campbell, age 29 of Warden Street in Bath. Bath Police Department were dispatched to the area of Warden Street and Hudson Street for a physical disturbance between a male and a female. During the investigation it was found that Bernard Campbell was the suspect and having a domestic dispute with the victim. It was also found that Campbell damaged property in excess of $250.00

          Campbell was charged with Harassment 2nd, a violation and Criminal Mischief 3rd, a class E Felony. Campbell was processed and then transported to the Steuben County Jail where he was arraigned later in the evening. Campbell was subsequently released at the arraignment.


On 12/3/2021 around 1:30am the Village of Bath Police Department reports the arrest of John Shelf , 58 of West Washington St. in the Village of Bath.

          This arrest stems from a disturbance at a boarding house on W. Washington St. where Shelf physically assaulted a victim and caused physical injury. Shelf also damaged property of the victim during the disturbance.

          Shelf was arrested for Assault 3rd and Criminal Mischief 4th, both Class A Misdemeanors. Shelf was transported to the Steuben County Jail to be arraigned later in the morning.


On 12/6/2021 around 1:45am the Village of Bath Police Department reports the arrest of Robert Baker, 36 of Corning, NY.

          This arrest comes from a vehicle stop that occurred on W. Washington St. on 11/22/2021 around 11:00pm. Baker, who is on NYS Parole, was driving in the Village of Bath and committed a traffic infraction and also did not have a valid driver’s license. During the investigation, the vehicle he was driving was seized and a search warrant on the vehicle was conducted the day after the stop. During the search warrant a large quantity of methamphetamine’s and drug paraphernalia consistent with selling narcotics were located inside of the vehicle. After the search warrant an arrest warrant was put out for Baker.  

          On 12/6/2021 the City of Corning Police Department found Baker and took him into custody. Baker was then transferred to the custody of the Bath Police Department.           Baker was arrested on his warrant for Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance 5th, a class D Felony and was given Vehicle and Traffic Citations. Baker was transported to the Steuben County Jail. Baker is now being held in the Steuben County Jail.


On 12/7/2021 around 11:14am, the Village of Bath Police Department reports the arrest of Anthony J. Truax, 37, formerly of W. Washington St. in the Village of Bath for Failure to register as a Sex Offender with a prior conviction. This charge is a class D Felony under the NYS Correction Law. 

          There was an active arrest warrant issued in June of 2021 and Officers were unable to locate Truax since then. Officers were tipped off by the Steuben County Sheriff Office that Truax had possibly been living at an address on W. Steuben St. in the Village of Bath. Officers responded to this location and found Truax inside. Truax was arrested without incident.           Truax was transported to the Steuben County Jail where he will be arraigned at a later time.  


On 12/02/2021 around 1:30am the Village of Bath Police Department reports the arrest of Jessica E. Blood, age 31, of Bradford, Pennsylvania.

            Jessica Blood was the passenger inside of a vehicle that Bath Village Police Officer’s had during a traffic stop for vehicle and traffic infractions. Through the investigation it was found that Jessica Blood possessed a small quantity of crack/cocaine which led Officers to investigate further. The investigation concluded and very large quantities of methamphetamines were located on Jessica Blood’s person.         

            Jessica Blood was charged with Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance 3rd, a Class B Felony. She was transported to the Steuben County Jail where she was arraigned in the morning. At arraignment, Jessica Blood was released without bail.


The Bath Village Police Dept. reports the arrest of three subjects on warrants which occurred on November 24, 2021 resulting from a traffic stop.  The subjects arrested where Brittany Farnham, Brian Patterson and Nathan Buck. 

Patterson was arrested on a warrant out of the Village of Bath Court for failure to appear on the charges of Possession of Burglary Tools, Criminal Possession of a Weapon 3rd degree, Possession of Hypodermic Instrument, and two counts of Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance 7th degree.  Patterson also had an active warrant out of the Steuben County Sheriffs Office.  Patterson fled the traffic stop on foot from officers and was subsequently taken into custody after a short foot pursuit.  Patterson was subsequently charged with Criminally Using Drug Paraphernalia 2nd degree, Resisting Arrest and Obstruction of Governmental Administration.  Patterson was arraigned in the Village of Bath Court and remanded to the custody of the Steuben County Jail on the warrant in lieu of $2,500 cash or $5,000 surety bond.   

Farnham was arrested on a Violation of Probation Warrant. Farnham was arraigned in the Village of Bath Court and remanded to the Custody of the Steuben County Jail without bail. 

Buck who’s warrant was out of Painted Post Police Department was turned over to their custody.  Both Patterson and Farnham are scheduled to reappear in the Village of Bath Court on Wednesday December 8, 2021.


The Bath Village Police Dept. reports the arrest of Mark W. Folwell of Bath subsequent to a Trespass complaint.  Folwell was found to have an active warrant out of Osceola Florida for the charge of Violation of Probation on the charge of Possession of Methamphetamine 3rd Degree – Felony.  Folwell was turned over to the custody of the Steuben County Jail to await extradition to Florida on the warrant. 


The Bath Village Police Dept. reports the arrest of Kenneth R. Mikko, 34, of Bath after a report of a stolen vehicle and subsequently a home invasion in the Village on the night of 11/20/21. It is alleged Mikko stole a pickup from a Village business and drove it to another location in the Village when it ran out of fuel. Mikko allegedly fled the scene and stole several items from the vehicle including two hunting rifles. While patrols were attempting to locate the suspect from the vehicle theft, patrols received a report of an incident where a suspect matching the description of the vehicle theft forcibly entered a residence on Shannon St. and would not allow the residents to leave. The suspect was armed with two rifles, later determined to be the rifles stolen from the pickup earlier that evening. The Bath Village Police then made a public notification for residents to shelter in place as a public safety measure, as the now identified suspect, whom law enforcement was familiar with, had made comments to the effect that he would use the rifles against law enforcement. The Bath Police Dept. conducted a search with the assistance of several police agencies and later found Mikko at a local motel. Mikko was taken into custody without incident.

          Mikko, who is currently on NYS parole, was charged with the following multiple Felony and Misdemeanor counts:

1 count of unauthorized use of a motor vehicle

4 counts of Criminal Possession of a Weapon in the Fourth Degree

1 count of Burglary in the 1 st Degree

1 count of Criminal Possession of a Weapon in the 3rd Degree

1 count Criminal Use of a Firearm

4 counts of unlawful imprisonment in the 2nd Degree

2 counts of Endangering the Welfare of a Child

3 counts of Menacing in the 2nd Degree

1 count of Tampering with Physical Evidence

          Mikko was processed at the Bath Village Police Dept. and remanded to the Steuben County Jail to appear before the Centralized Arraignment Court.

The Bath Police Dept. was assisted by the NYSP, Steuben County Sheriff’s Office, and the Steuben County 911 Center.

          NYS Parole was contacted during the manhunt to assist in locating Mikko, whom was homeless and under their supervision.  The NYS communication center was given all the details and they advised that the regional director, Elmira Office Supervisor, and Mr. Mikko’s immediate parole officer would be notified immediately.  No one called during the 8 hour manhunt and when Parole did touch base, they declined to issue a warrant for violation of parole at the time of the arrest.

          And you wonder why the State of NY is able to close so many prisons due to the prison population declining?


On 11/18/2021 around 10:51pm, the Village of Bath Police Department reports the arrest of Cody House, 36, of County Route 10 in Bath and Nathaniel Babcock, 23, of Victory Drive in Bath.

          This arrest began as a traffic stop on Cameron St. in the Village of Bath where a significant amount of methamphetamines, scales, and drug packaging material were found in both of the defendants’ possession. House was issued traffic citations and charged with Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance 5th, a Class D Felony and Babcock was charged with Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance 5th, a Class D Felony.

            Both subjects were processed and then transported to the Steuben County Jail to be arraigned in the Centralized Arraignment on 11/19/21 in the morning.       


On 11/09/2021 around 11:48pm the Village of Bath Police Department reports the arrests of Jamie Lippincott, 48, of Hornell and Ashley Seratt, 38 of Bath. This arrest stems from a traffic stop where Lippincott was operating a vehicle and committed a traffic offense. Seratt was the passenger inside of the vehicle.

            During the investigation, Bath Police Officers recovered a quantity of methamphetamine, suboxone, scales, and a large quantity of cash.

            Lippincott was charged with Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance 5th, a class D Felony and other traffic offenses. Seratt was charged with Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance 7th, a class A Misdemeanor. 

            Seratt was released on an appearance ticket and Lippincott was transported to the Steuben County Jail where he will be arraigned in the morning of 11/10/2021.


On 11/03/2021 around 1:53pm the Village of Bath Police Department reports the arrest of John Hilligus, age 40 and Elizabeth Northrup, age 33, both of W. Washington St. in the Village of Bath.

            This arrest stems from a vehicle stop on W. Steuben St. in the Village of Bath. During the investigation, Officers arrested John Hilligus for Criminal Possession of a Weapon 3rd, a Class D Felony and Elizabeth Northrup was arrested for Criminal Use of Drug Paraphernalia 2nd, a class A Misdemeanor.

            Elizabeth Northrup was released on an appearance ticket and John Hilligus was transported to the Steuben County Jail where he was arraigned and held.


On 11/03/2021 around 9:40am the Village of Bath Police Department reports the arrest of Cody A. Moore, age 31, of Bath. There was an active arrest warrant for Cody Moore for Criminal Mischief in the 3rd degree, a class E Felony. It is alleged Cody Moore damaged a victim’s vehicle on the morning of 10/31/2021 which costed more than $250.00 to be fixed.

            On 11/3/2021 around 9:40am, Bath Police Officers observed Cody Moore walking on E. William St. in the Village of Bath. Officers approached him and he fled on foot. A foot pursuit ensued and Moore was subsequently placed into custody after a brief foot pursuit.

            Moore was arrested for the warrant of Criminal Mischief 3rd, Class E Felony and Resisting Arrest, class A misdemeanor. Moore was processed and transported to the Steuben County Jail to be arraigned on his charges. He was released at arraignment. 


The Village of Bath Police Department reports the arrest of Brandon J. Bradford, age 27, of Corning, NY.  Mr. Bradford was indicted by a Steuben County Grand Jury for Criminal Sale of a Controlled Substance in the Third Degree, and Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the Third Degree, both class B felonies, and Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the Fifth Degree and Criminal Sale of a Controlled Substance in the Fifth Degree, class D felonies. At the time Mr. Bradford is alleged to have been selling narcotics in the Village of Bath he resided at the Budget Inn located at 332 W. Morris St. in the Village of Bath and was on NYS Parole for Burglary.

            The work was the result of cooperation between the Bath Police Department and the Steuben County Sheriff’s Office.

       Mr. Bradford was arraigned in Steuben County Court and was released without bail, despite being on parole.


The Village of Bath Police Department reports the arrest of William T. Trenchard, age 40, of 56 Liberty St., Bath, NY for Criminal Sale of a Controlled Substance in the Third Degree and Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the Third Degree, both class B felonies.  The arrest was the result of an investigation into a parolee selling crystal methamphetamine in the Village of Bath.  The work was the result of cooperation between the Bath Police Department and the Steuben County Sheriff’s Office.

       Mr. Trenchard was arraigned in Steuben County Court and was released without bail, despite being on parole.


On 10/4/2021 the Village of Bath Police Department reports the arrest of William L. Newton, age 33, of East Steuben Street in the Village of Bath. This arrest stems from a complaint where Newton forcibly touched a victim in the Village of Bath. Bath Police Officers found Newton and arrested him and during the arrest he was found to be in possession of a large amount of methamphetamine.             Newton was charged with Forcible Touching, a class A Misdemeanor and Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance 5th, a class D Felony. Newton was processed and transported to the Steuben County Jail where he was arraigned. Newton is still being held at the Steuben County Jail on bail.


On 10/12/2021 around 11:28am the Village of Bath Police Department reports the arrest of Joseph D. Henson, age 41, of West Morris Street in the Village of Bath. Bath Police observed Henson violating a local law on Liberty Street and during the investigation, Henson was found to be in possession of a large quantity of methamphetamine.

            Henson was charged with Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance 5th, a class D Felony. Henson was processed and transported to the Steuben County Jail where he was arraigned later that evening.           Henson is currently on NYS Parole and Bath Police Officers did notify Parole of Henson’s arrest. Parole was unable to violate Henson and Henson was subsequently released back into the public at arraignment. 


On 9/22/2021 the Village of Bath Police Department reports the arrest of Frederick C. Covell, age 53, of West William Street in the Village of Bath. Covell stole property from Tops Market on West Morris Street in the Village of Bath. He was leaving the store with property he did not pay for and a manager from Tops went to stop him. Covell then struck the manager with an object, causing injury to the victim’s face/head area. Covell then fled the store on foot.

            Covell was quickly located by Officers with the Bath Police Department and was positively identified as the suspect. Covell was subsequently charged with Petit Larceny, a class A Misdemeanor, Criminal Mischief 4th, a Class A Misdemeanor, and Assault 2nd, a Class D Felony.

            Covell was processed on his charges and then transported to Steuben County Jail to be arraigned.  


The Village of Bath Police Department reports the arrest of Dylan L. Smith, age 23, of Bath, for Criminal Sale of a Controlled Substance in the 3rd degree and Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the 3rd Degree, both class B felonies.  The arrest was from a Steuben County Superior Court Warrant that alleged the sale of narcotic drugs in the Village of Bath in 2021.  Mr. Smith is on New York State Parole for Burglary.  Mr. Smith was taken to the Steuben County Jail where he will await an arraignment by a County Court Judge.

            The investigation was the work of the Bath PD, Steuben County Sheriff’s Office and District Attorney’s Office Investigator.


The Village of Bath Police Department reports the arrest of Luther L. Dixon, age 42, of Rochester, NY for Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the Third Degree and Criminal Sale of Controlled Substance in the Third Degree, both class B felonies.  The arrest stems from investigations into the sale of cocaine in the Village of Bath in early 2021.  The arrest was from a Steuben County Superior Court warrant.

            The US Marshalls office took Mr. Dixon into custody in Rochester as he is on Federal Probation related to a weapons charge.  The Steuben County Sheriff’s Office, whom also had a warrant, transported Mr. Dixon to Bath PD for processing.  Mr. Dixon was taken to the Steuben County Jail on August 9th and was arraigned August 10th by Judge Roche where he was released without bail on all charges but was held for now on Federal Probation warrant.

            The investigation was the work of the Bath PD, Steuben County Sheriff’s Office and District Attorney’s Office Investigator.


The Village of Bath Police Department working in conjunction with the Steuben County Sheriff’s Department, on July 28th at approx. 6:20 pm executed a search warrant at 19 May St., apt. 206, in the Village of Bath.  Scales, packaging material and crystal meth was recovered from the scene.  Arrested for Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the Fifth Degree, a class D felony, was Julie A. Wing, age 38, and Jason M. York, age 42.  Both were processed and taken to the Centralized Arraignment Court where they will be arraigned at a later date.


The Village of Bath Police Department reports the arrest of Roy D. Hyer, age 44, homeless, on July 27th, 2021.  Mr. Hyer was located at 9 Purdy St., in the Village of Bath and was taken into custody after a brief standoff.  Mr. Hyer had Bench Warrants for failure to appear on multiple felony cases out of Steuben County Court and Bath Village Court for drug offenses.  Mr. Hyer was arrested for new charges for Unlawful manufacture of methamphetamine in the third degree, a class D felony, relating to a July 15th search warrant of his residence.  Mr. Hyer was also arrested on a Superior Court sealed indictment arrest warrant alleging 2 counts of Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the Fifth Degree, 2 counts of Criminal Sale of a Controlled Substance in the Fifth Degree, class D felonies, and 2 counts of Criminal Sale of a Controlled Substance in the Third Degree and 2 counts of Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the Third Degree, class B felonies.

            Upon search of 9 Purdy St. officers located a defaced firearm that was loaded.  At the conclusion of the investigation it was determined to be that of Mr. Hyer’s and he is a 4 time convicted felon.  Mr. Hyer was subsequently charged with felony possession of weapon for the defaced firearm and a class C felony for possessing a loaded firearm with intent to use it unlawfully against another person.  Mr. Hyer was processed and taken to the Steuben County Jail where he awaits arraignment.  The firearms case will be turned over for federal review for potential federal prosecution.


The Village of Bath Police Department arrested Nicholas J. Crouch, age 30, of the Steuben County Jail, on 2 sealed indictment warrants alleging Criminal Possession and Criminal Sale of a Controlled Substance in the Fifth Degree, 4 class D felonies.  The investigation was the result of an investigation into the sales of crystal meth on W. Washington St in the Village of Bath.  The Sheriff’s office investigation unit and District attorney investigator assisted in the investigation. 

          Mr. Crouch was arraigned by a County Court Judge and held due to a probation violation warrant.


The Village of Bath Police Department reports the arrest of Joseph E. Hojnoksi, age 51, of E. Morris St., Bath, NY for 2 counts of Criminal Sale of a Controlled Substance in the 5th Degree and 2 counts of Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the 5th Degree, all class D felonies.  The arrest is the result of an investigation into the sales of Crystal Methamphetamine in the Village of Bath in 2021.  The arrest was from 2 sealed indictment superior court warrants out of Steuben County Court.  Mr. Hojnoski is currently being supervised by NYS Parole.  Mr. Hojnoski was processed and taken to the Steuben County Jail where he awaits arraignment by a County Court Judge.

          The arrest was the result of cooperation between the Bath PD, Steuben County Sheriff’s Office, and the District Attorney Investigator.


The Village of Bath Police Department reports the arrest of Adam R. Greenberg, also known as “Taz” for Criminal Sale of a Controlled Substance in the Third and Fourth Degrees and Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the Third and Fifth Degrees, all felonies.  Mr. Greenberg was indicted by a Steuben County Grand Jury and a sealed indictment warrant was issued.  Mr. Greenberg was arraigned in Steuben County Court and released without bail.  It is alleged that Mr. Greenberg sold fentanyl and suboxone in the Village of Bath in 2021.

          The arrest was the cooperation of the Village of Bath PD with the Steuben County Sheriff’s office and District Attorney Investigator.


The Village of Bath Police Department reports the arrest of Christian M. Sutton, age 37, formerly of 510 W. Washington St., Bath, NY and currently of the Steuben County Jail, for Criminal Sale of a Controlled Substance in the Third Degree and Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the Third Degree, class B felonies.  Mr. Sutton was indicted by a Steuben County Grand Jury alleging the sale of crack cocaine in the Village of Bath in 2021.  Mr. Sutton was also on parole.

          Also arrested was Carlos Gomez, age 44, formerly of 512 W. Washington St., Bath and currently a resident of the Steuben County Jail, for Criminal Sale and Possession of a Controlled Substance in the Third Degree, class B felonies.  It is alleged that Mr. Gomez sold fentanyl in the Village in 2021.  Mr. Gomez was on NYS Parole as well.  Both were arraigned in County Court and had parole warrant holds.

          The arrests were the work of the Village of Bath Police Department, Steuben County Sheriff’s Office, and District Attorney’s Office Investigator. 


The Village of Bath Police Department reports the arrest of Paige Palmer, age 24, of 125 W. Morris St. in the Village of Bath for Criminal Sale of a Controlled Substance in the 3rd and 4th Degrees and Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the 3rd and 5th Degrees, all felonies.  Ms. Palmer was indicted by a Steuben County Grand Jury alleging the sale of fentanyl and suboxone in the Village of Bath in 2021.  Ms. Palmer was arraigned by a County Court Judge and released without bail.


On July, 5th 2021 Jordan E. Parkhurst, age 26, of 125 W. Morris St. in the Village of Bath, was arrested on a sealed indictment superior court warrant for 2 counts of Criminal Sale of a Controlled Substance in the 3rd Degree, 2 counts of Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the in the Third Degree, 2 counts of Criminal Sale of a Controlled Substance in the Fourth Degree, and 2 counts of Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the Fifth Degree.  Mr. Parkhurst was processed and taken to the Steuben County Centralized Court where he will await an arraignment by a County Court Judge.  It is alleged that Mr. Parkhurst sold fentanyl and suboxone in the Village of Bath in 2021.         


On 6/13/2021 around 5:00pm the Village of Bath Police Department reports the arrest of Sarah L. Barnes, 25, of Colonial Lawns in Bath. The Bath Police Department along with the New York State Police were dispatched for a domestic incident that was reported in a moving vehicle on State Route 86. The vehicle ended up parking on Belfast Street in the Village of Bath. Upon arrival, Bath Police Officers located Sarah Barnes and the victim, who is the protected party of an order of protection between the victim and Barnes.

          Barnes was arrested for Aggravated Unlicensed Operator 2nd and Criminal Contempt 2nd, a class A misdemeanor. Barnes was transported to the Steuben County Jail to be arraigned in the morning of 6/14/2021 where she was subsequently released.

          On 6/16/2021 around 8:30PM, Bath Police Officers were dispatched to Belfast Street in the Village of Bath for a disturbance. Officers investigated and observed Sarah Barnes to be inside of the residence of the protected party. Barnes was placed under arrest and charged with Criminal Contempt 2nd. She was transported to the Steuben County Jail where she will be arraigned on 6/17/2021. 


On 6/5/21, the Village of Bath Police department took a report of a male who had been observed to be defecating on the Central Bar and Exchange St roadway. Upon investigation Bath Police Department was able to secure video footage of the subject who was identified as James F. Tawney.

          On 6/6/21 James F. Tawney was located and placed in custody. Tawney was arrested for Disorderly Conduct and one citation for throwing refuse on a highway. Tawney was transported to Steuben County Jail and released with another court date in the Village of Bath Court.


On 6/6/21 at around 7:30am a Police Officer employed by the Village of Bath Police Department was patrolling the railroad tracks off of Lackawanna Ave. Patrol observed two subjects trespassing and looking through an abandoned bus off the railroad tracks. Upon investigation one of the subjects, Robert M. Camp, was found to have a warrant out of Pennsylvania. Both subjects were found to be in possession of multiple hypodermic needles. Camp was also found to be in possession of a small sandwich bag of Methamphetamine. 

          Robert M. Camp was charged with Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the 7th degree, a class A misdemeanor, Criminal Possession of a Hypodermic Instrument, and Fugitive from Justice. Camp was transported to Steuben County Jail to await transportation by PA authorities.

          Amanda S Salsman was charged with Criminal Possession of a Hypodermic Instrument and released with an appearance ticket. Salsman is due back in the Village of Bath Court on a later date.


On 05/21/2021 around 12:03am, the Village of Bath Police Department reports the arrest of Warren D. Copp, 45, of W. Steuben St. in the Village of Bath, for misdemeanor Animal Cruelty for failure to provide necessary veterinary care to his dog causing pain and suffering to the animal.  When Mr. Copp was taken into custody, he was found in possession of a set of metal knuckles and was subsequently charged with Criminal Possession of a Weapon 3rd degree a class D felony. 

            Mr Copp was transported to the Steuben County Jail where he was arraigned in the Steuben County CAP court and released without bail. 


On 05/27/2021 around 12:31am, the Village of Bath Police Department conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle which was operated by Rendell D. Hyer, 42, of Savona, NY.  Due to the investigation stemming from the traffic stop, Mr. Hyer was arrested for the charges Driving While Ability Impaired by Drugs and Aggravated Unlicensed Operation of a Motor Vehicle 3rd degree both unclassified misdemeanors, as well as a window tint and cracked windshield violation.  Mr Hyer was also charged with Criminally Using Drug Paraphernalia a class A misdemeanor.

Mr Hyer was released on an appearance ticket and Uniform Traffic Tickets to appear in the Village of Bath Court on June 9th, 2021 at 1300 hrs for arraignment.  


On 5/24/21 around 11:45pm the Village of Bath Police Department reports the arrest of Joshua J. Galloway, 33, homeless of Bath and Corning, NY. Galloway stole an item from the Family Dollar on W. Washington St. in the Village of Bath. Once arrested, he was also found to be in possession of a used hypodermic needle. Galloway was charged with petit larceny and possession of a hypodermic instrument, both class A misdemeanors. He was processed and then released to appear in Bath Village Court at a later date. On 5/25/2021 around 2:00pm, the Village of Bath Police Department was flagged down by a civilian who reported that a male was passed out in the road on W. Washington St. in the Village of Bath. Officers responded and spoke with Joshua Galloway. Galloway started to become uncooperative with Officers and started to throw his property all over the sidewalk and road. He refused to pick the property and garbage up. Officers subsequently charged him with littering and disorderly conduct, both violations. He was released on an appearance ticket and is due back in court at a later date. 


On 5/19/21 around 2:50pm, a Village of Bath Police Officer was flagged down by a civilian who believed he heard a domestic dispute going on in a residence on W. Morris St. in the Village of Bath. Bath Police Officers responded and confirmed that a domestic dispute was going on. The suspect in the domestic dispute, a Jordan Parkhurst would not cooperate with Officers and was obstructing their investigation.

          Bath Police Officers arrested Jordan Parkhurst, 26, of W. Morris St. in Bath for Obstruction of Governmental Administration 2nd, a class A Misdemeanor. While being placed under arrest, Parkhurst was found to be in possession of a small quantity of suspected Fentanyl and a used hypodermic needle. Parkhurst was also charged for criminal possession of a controlled substance 7th and possession of a hypodermic instrument. Both class A Misdemeanors. Parkhurst was processed and then released on appearance tickets. He is due back in Bath Village court at a later date.


On 5/21/21 at around 11:57pm a Police Officer employed by the Village of Bath Police Department was patrolling in a Southerly direction on Liberty Street. The Police vehicle was almost struck by another vehicle attempting to back out of a parking spot at a high rate of speed. Said Police Officer initiated a traffic stop and identified the operator by New York State ID card as Stacie L. Heikkila.

          After DWI investigation was completed, Heikkila was arrested for driving while intoxicated. Heikkila was found to have two prior DWI’s in the past two years and was operating the vehicle on a revoked license with no interlock device. Heikkila is currently on probation for Driving while Intoxicated out of Onondaga County.

          Heikkila was subsequently charged with backing unsafely, a traffic infraction, Aggravated Unlicensed operation in the 1st degree, a Class E Felony, Operating out of ignition interlock restriction, a Class A Misdemeanor, Driving while Intoxicated prior conviction in 10 years, a Class E Felony, and Operating a motor vehicle with BAC .08 of 1% prior conviction, a Class E Felony.

          Heikkila was issued Uniformed Traffic Tickets and is due back in the Village of Bath Court on a later date.


On 5/21/21 at around 5:10pm, Bath Police Department responded to a stolen bike complaint. Patrols were advised by the caller that the bike was last seen being operated in a westerly direction towards W. Washington Street. Patrols observed the stolen bike and a male with biking gloves attempting to avoid Officers. The subject was questioned and found to have a Warrant out of Monroe County.

          Suspect, Shelby L. Buchanan was taken into custody and found to be in possession of methamphetamine which was found in his bike gloves. Buchanan was also found to be in possession of a scale, multiple items for drug packaging and other drug paraphernalia. Buchanan was also found to be in possession of a large black dagger.

          Buchanan was arrested for Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance 5th, a class D Felony, Criminal Possession of a Weapon 3rd, a Class D Felony, and Criminal use of Drug Paraphernalia 2nd, a class A Misdemeanor.

Buchanan was processed on his arrest and turned over to the Steuben County Jail for Centralized Arraignment. Buchanan was arraigned and released a day later on 5/22/21 and is due back in the Village of Bath Court on a later date.

Victim, a 13 year old resident in the Village of Bath was extremely happy to have his bike returned by Patrols.


On 5/14/2021 around 3:00pm, the Village of Bath Police Department reports the arrest of Shaylee E. Ridley, 24, of W. Morris St. in the Village of Bath. Shaylee Ridley was arrested for Criminal Contempt 2nd, a class A Misdemeanor and resisting arrest, a class A Misdemeanor

          This arrest comes from a domestic dispute on Howell St. in the Village of Bath where Ridley violated an active stay away Order of Protection. When placed under arrest, Ridley actively resisted and refused to cooperate with Officers.

          Ridley was processed on her charges and then was transported to the Steuben County Jail for Centralized Arraignment. Ridley has violated this order of protection now seven times in the past year and a half. A small amount of bail was placed on Ridley and she is currently being held at the Steuben County Jail.


On, 5/15/2021 around 2:45pm, Bath Police Officers observed a Nicholas J. Crouch, 30, homeless of Bath, NY walking down Liberty St. in the Village of Bath. Officers knew that Crouch had an active warrant through Steuben County Probation. Officers approached Crouch on W. Steuben St. and subsequently arrested him on his warrant.

          Incident to the arrest, Crouch was found to be in possession of a large quantity of methamphetamines, a scale, multiple items for drug packaging, paraphernalia and used hypodermic needles.

          Crouch was arrested for Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance 3rd, a class B Felony, criminal use of drug paraphernalia 2nd, a class A Misdemeanor, and possession of a hypodermic instrument, a class A Misdemeanor. This is Crouch’s second felony drug charge in the past month.

          Crouch was processed on his arrest and turned over to the Steuben County Sheriff’s Office for the warrant. Crouch was arraigned in the Centralized Arraignment on 5/15/2021 at 5:30pm and was released on all of his charges and able to go back into the public. He is due back in Bath Village Court at a later date.


On 5/14/2021 around 12:30pm, the Village of Bath Police Department reports the arrest of Ashley N. Short, 32, homeless of Bath, NY. Ashley Short was arrested for Grand Larceny 4th, a class E Felony.

          This arrest comes from an incident that occurred on 5/11/2021 where Ashley Short stole a purse out of a vehicle that was parked at a business on W. Morris St. in the Village of Bath. The purse had credit and debit cards inside. She was previously arrested the night before on a separate incident for criminal possession of stolen property 4th, a class E Felony, criminal possession of stolen property 5th, a class A Misdemeanor, and criminal possession of a controlled substance 7th, a class A Misdemeanor.            Ashley Short was processed on all her charges and she was then released on appearance tickets. She is due back in the Village of Bath court at a later date.


The Village of Bath Police Department executed a no knock search warrant on May 11th, 2021 at 100 W. Steuben St., the upstairs apartment, in the Village of Bath.  Amber Gerow, age 37, of the same address was charged with Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the Fifth Degree, a class D felony and Criminal Possession of Stolen Property in the Fourth Degree, a class E felony.  Ms. Gerow has been charged with several felonies in the past few months and was released every time due to new bail reform laws.

            Also arrested on the warrant was Nicholas J. Crouch, age 30, homeless, was charged with Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the Seventh Degree and Criminally Using Drug Paraphernalia in the Second Degree, both class A misdemeanors.  He was released on appearance tickets to appear in Bath Village Court at a later date.

            Also arrested from the search warrant was Steven Jeffers, 36, of 100 W. Steuben St,  for Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the Fifth Degree, a class D felony.  Mr. Jeffers was charged with Burglary in Third Degree, a class D felony, and Petit Larceny and Burglary 2nd Degree, a class C felony, and Grand Larceny 4th Degree, for a residential burglary.  Mr. Jeffers had a warrant out of City of Corning court for failure to appear on charges of possession of burglar tools and petit larceny.

            Seized from the house on the search warrant was a truck load of stolen property from at least 3 burglaries, to include several large televisions, stereos, laptops, electronics, and several Steuben County Sheriff’s Office Uniforms with patches.  Crystal methamphetamine, scales, packaging materials, suboxone, and cash was seized as well.  2 “zip guns” were found in the residence which are crude homemade guns designed to fire one shot at a time.  One was found made for a large caliber rifle round with live ammunition. 

            Both Gerow and Jeffers were taken to Steuben County Centralized arraignment court where the following day the Assistant District Attorney attempted to get bail set on Mr. Jeffers for the residential burglary and the judge did not.  Both Jeffers and Gerow are free at large.


The Village of Bath Police Department reports the arrest of Lawrence A. Rodgers, age 61, of 216 Campbell St., in the Village of Bath, on 2 sealed indictment Superior Court Warrants of Arrest for 2 counts of Criminal Sale of a Controlled Substance in the Fifth Degree and 2 Counts of Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the Fifth Degree, class D felonies.  The arrest stemmed from the sales of crystal methamphetamine in the Village in 2019. 

            Mr. Rodgers was stopped in his motor vehicle and arrested on the sales warrants and found to have crack cocaine and cash on him.  Mr. Rodgers was subsequently charged with Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the Fifth Degree, a class D felony.  Mr. Rodgers is on parole for narcotics trafficking, but New York State Parole refused to issue a parole warrant.

            Mr. Rodgers was taken to the Steuben County Jail where he will be arraigned at a later date by a county court judge.

            The Bath Police Department then executed a search warrant of Mr. Rodgers apartment and found approx. $16,000 in crack cocaine at his residence along with more cash and packaging materials.  This is the largest crack cocaine arrest in Bath PD history.  Mr. Rodgers will be also arraigned on the charge of Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the Second Degree, a class A-II felony for the narcotics in his residence. 


The Village of Bath Police Department executed a narcotics search warrant on May 6th, 2021 at 12 W. Washington St., Apt. 201, in the Village of Bath.  The warrant was the conclusion of another methamphetamine sales investigation at the residence.

            Arrested was Heather L. Baker, age 32, of the same address, for 2 counts of Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance 7th degree, for possessing methamphetamine and suboxone, Criminal Nuisance in the Second Degree, Attempted Criminal Mischief 4th degree, Criminal Sale of a Controlled Substance in the Fifth Degree and Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the Fifth Degree.  Ms. Baker has been released on Forgery 2nd charges, Criminal Possession of a Weapon and drug charges in recent months.

            Ms. Baker was taken to the centralized arraignment court for an arraignment later today.  More charges are likely after grand jury presentation at a future date.  Assisting the Bath Police execute the warrant was a Steuben County Sheriff’s Office Investigator and Steuben County District Attorney’s office Investigator.


On 05/03/2021 at approximately 4:30pm The Village of Bath Police Department reports the arrest of William L. Newton, age 33, of6632 NY-415, Bath, for Criminal Trespass in the second degree, a class A Misdemeanor. The charges allege that Mr. Newton unlawfully entered a residence in the Village of Bath.

Mr. Newton was turned over to the Steuben County Sheriffs Department for further charges and sent to Steuben County Jail for CAP arraignment.


The Village of Bath Police Department has begun for the first time conducting in person sex offender address verifications.  If the offender is in violation of the law an investigation will quickly and efficiently be completed and arrests or warrants be made or filed.  Previously, unless a tip or complaint was made in regard to a sex offender not living at a location, no officer physically verified the subject lived where they reported.


On 4/26/2021 at approximately 11:50am, the Village of Bath Police Department reports the arrest of Zachary R. Tyler, 20, of Avoca NY. Zachary Tyler was arrested for Criminal Mischief 3rd degree, a class E Felony.

          This arrest stems from a Domestic Incident that occurred on Pine Street in the Village of Bath around 6:30am on 4/26/21 where the defendant damaged property worth more than $250.00. Zachary Tyler was transported to the Steuben County Jail for Centralized Arraignment. He will be arraigned on 4/26/21 in the afternoon.


The Village of Bath Police Department executed a no-knock search warrant on April 22nd, 2021 during the early morning hours at 510 W. Washington St., Apt. 203, in the Village of Bath.  The warrant was the conclusion of a crack cocaine sales investigation at the residence.  A large quantity of crack cocaine was seized valued at approx. $2,000 along with scales and packaging materials.  Also seized was a hundreds of dollars in cash.

            Arrested was Christian M. Sutton, age 37, of the same address, for Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance, a narcotic drug, with intent to sell, a class B felony.  Mr. Sutton is on New York State Parole and a parole warrant was issued.

            Mr. Sutton was taken to the Steuben County Centralized Court where he will be arraigned later today.

            More charges are likely after grand jury presentation at a future date.  Assisting the Bath Police execute the warrant was a Steuben County Sheriff’s Office Investigator and Steuben County District Attorney’s office Investigators.


On 4/18/21 the Village of Bath Police Department reports the arrest of Nicholas J. Crouch, 30 of Campbell NY. Crouch was arrested for Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance 5th, a class D Felony, possession of a hypodermic instrument, class A Misdemeanor, false personation, class B Misdemeanor, Menacing 2nd, class A Misdemeanor, and Petit Larceny, class A. Misdemeanor.

            This arrest stems from an investigation that occurred on 4/17/2021 on W. Steuben St. in the Village of Bath where Crouch stole property from a person and then threatened the victim with a knife.

            Crouch was located by Bath Police Officers on 4/18/21 in front of the Dormann Library in the Village. Crouch provided Officers a false name and was also found to be in possession of a large quantity of suboxone, fentanyl, and packaging material consistent with selling narcotics. Crouch was arrested on his charges and then transported to the Steuben County Jail to be arraigned on 4/19/21 in the morning.   


On 4/16/2021 at approximately 11:37pm, the Village of Bath Police Department reports the arrest of Joseph A. Burleson, 35, of Savona NY. Joseph Burleson was arrested for Felony Driving While Intoxicated with a Blood Alcohol Content greater than .08%. It was determined that Burleson had a prior conviction of DWI within the past 10 years which makes this charge a class E felony.      

          This arrest stems from a traffic stop on W. Washington St. in the Village of Bath where it was determined that Burleson was operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol. Burleson was arrested and processed on his charge. Burleson was issued Uniformed Traffic Tickets and released on an appearance ticket to return to Bath Village court at a later date.   


On 4/16/2021 at approximately 9:12pm, the Village of Bath Police Department reports the arrest of Jonathon Tymel, 29, of W. William St. in Bath NY. Jonathon Tymel was arrested for Menacing 2nd, a class A misdemeanor and Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance 7th, also a class A misdemeanor.   

          This arrest stems from an incident that occurred on 4/13/2021 on W. William St. in the Village of Bath where Tymel put a knife to the victim’s face, making the victim fearful. On 4/16/2021 around 9:12pm, Bath Police Officers located Tymel on W. Steuben St. and arrested him for the menacing charge. Incident to arrest, he was also found to be in possession of methamphetamine. Tymel was processed on his charges and then transported to the Steuben County Jail to be arraigned on 4/17/2021.  


On 4/16/2021 at approximately 7:45pm, the Village of Bath Police Department reports the arrest of Evin A. Swarthout, 29, of Howell St. in Bath NY. Evin Swarthout was arrested for forcible touching, a class A Misdemeanor.            

This arrest stems from an incident that occurred on 4/13/2021. Swarthout is currently on Parole and is a registered sex offender. Swarthout was processed and transported to the Steuben County Jail to be arraigned on 4/17/2021. Due to Swarthout being arrested, NYS Parole issued a Violation of Parole Warrant. Swarthout is currently being held at the Steuben County Jail.


The Village of Bath Police Department reports the arrest of Brentin L. Austin, age 33, of 13 West Washington St., upstairs rear apartment, Bath, NY.  The arrest stems into an investigation into the sales of crystal methamphetamine in the Village of Bath.  The charges are from sealed indictment warrants from Superior Court alleging 2 counts of Criminal Sale of a Controlled Substance in the Fifth Degree and Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the Fifth Degree, all class D felonies.  Mr. Austin was processed and taken to the Steuben County Jail until he can be arraigned by a Steuben County Court Judge at a later date.

            The investigation was the work of the Steuben County DA’s office investigators, Steuben County Sheriff’s Office, Corning Police Department, and the Bath Police.


The Village of Bath Police Department executed a no-knock search warrant on April 15th, 2021 during the early morning hours at 100 W. Steuben St.  The warrant was the conclusion of a methamphetamine sales investigation at the residence.  A large quantity of crystal methamphetamine was seized along with scales and packaging materials.  Amber M. Gerow, age 37, of 100 W. Steuben St., Bath, was charged with Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the Third Degree, a class B felony.  Ms. Gerow was taken to the Steuben County Centralized Arraignment Court where she will be arraigned later this evening.

            Steven R. Jeffers, age 36, of 100 W. Steuben St., Bath was charged with Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the 7th degree, a class A misdemeanor.  William Newton, age 33, of the Holland American Motel on State Route 415, Bath, was charged with Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the 7th degree, a class A misdemeanor.  Both Jeffers and Newton were issued appearance tickets and released to re-appear in Bath Village Court at a later date. 

            More charges are likely after grand jury presentation at a future date.  Assisting the Bath Police execute the warrant was a Steuben County Sheriff’s Office Investigator and a Steuben County District Attorney’s office Investigator.


The Village of Bath Police Department reports the arrest of William L. Newton, age 33, of 6632 State Route 415 Bath, NY. The arrest comes after investigation into a stolen bicycle and trespass complaint. Newton was arrested for petit larceny and criminal possession of stolen property both of which class A misdemeanors. Newton was transported to Steuben County Jail for centralized arraignment. 


The Village of Bath Police Department reports the arrests of Thomas C. Duane, age 33, and Heather Duane, age 32, of 12 W. Washington, upstairs front apartment, Bath, NY. The arrests stems from a narcotics investigation into the sale of crystal methamphetamine from the residence. A no knock search warrant was executed by the Steuben County Sheriff’s Office Critical Incident Response Team and assisted by the Livingston County Critical Incident Response Team. A large sum of methamphetamine, suspected fentanyl, and cash was seized.


Mr. Duane was charged with Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the Third Degree, a class B felony. Mrs. Duane was charged with Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the Seventh Degree, a class A misdemeanor, and Criminal Possession of a Weapon in the Third Degree, a class D felony. Both Mr. and Mrs. Duane are multiple convicted felons and were sent to the Steuben County Jail to be arraigned at CAP court. More charges are expected on Mr. Duane pending grand jury presentation.


The Village of Bath Police Department reports the arrest of Christopher M. Aldrich, age 41, homeless, on 2 Superior Court Warrants alleging 2 counts of Criminal Sale of a Controlled Substance in the Third Degree and 2 counts of Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the Third Degree, all class B felonies.  The charges stem from the sale of fentanyl on Belfast St. in the Village of Bath in 2020.  Mr. Aldrich was processed and taken to the Steuben County Jail where he will be arraigned later by a County Court Judge.


The Village of Bath Police Department reports the arrest of Devin E. Smith, age 28, of Bath, NY for Falsely Reporting an Incident in the Third Degree, a class A misdemeanor.  Mr. Smith was processed and issued an appearance ticket to appear in Bath Village Court on April 14th, 2021.  The arrest was the result of an investigation in which Mr. Smith reported to 911 that a Bath Police Officer was driving intoxicated.  A very thorough investigation found the report to be a complete fabrication.


On 3/25/2021 at approximately 6:50pm, the Village of Bath Police Department reports the arrest of James T. Smith, 32, of Bath, NY, for Disorderly Conduct, a violation.

          The Village of Bath Police Department were dispatched to the Kwik Fill on W. Morris St. in the Village of Bath for a report of a suspicious male. Officers made contact with the male, identified as James T. Smith. He was asked to leave the Kwik Fill property and he started to create a scene by using offensive language and causing public alarm. There were multiple citizens going in and out of the store at that time.

          James T. Smith was issued an appearance ticket and is due back in Bath Village Court at a later date.  


On 3/27/2021 at approximately 2:30pm, the Village of Bath Police Department reports the arrest of Brittany F. Farnham, 24, of Corning NY, for Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance 7th  and possession of a hypodermic instrument. Both class A misdemeanors.

          While assisting a Steuben County Sheriff Deputy at an apartment complex on West Steuben St. in the Village of Bath, Officers found Brittany Farnham to be in possession of a used hypodermic needle and also a small plastic bag containing methamphetamine.

          Farnham was transported back the Bath Police Department to be processed on her charges and she was then released on an appearance ticket. She is due back in Bath Village Court at a later date.


The Village of Bath Police Department reports the arrest of William J. Seymore, age 31, of Rochester, NY for 2 counts of Criminal Sale of a Controlled Substance in the Third Degree, and 2 counts of Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the Third Degree, all class B felonies.  The arrests stem from sealed indictment warrants issued by Steuben County Superior Court alleging the sale of crack cocaine in the Village of Bath in 2019.  A search warrant in February, 2019 in the Village of Bath led to Mr. Seymore’s arrest for Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the Third Degree and a warrant had been issued on that charge for failure to appear as well.  Mr. Seymore was arraigned via Skype from the Monroe County Jail where he is on other charges.


On 3/26/2021 at approximately 12:46am, the Village of Bath Police Department reports the arrest of Kevin P. Riff, 43, of Addison NY, for Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance 7th.

          During a traffic stop on West Morris St. in the Village of Bath, Riff was found to be in possession of methamphetamine. Riff was transported to Bath Police Department for processing on his charge and released on an appearance ticket. Riff was also issued traffic citations. Riff is due back in Bath Village Court at a later date.


On 3/16/2021 at approximately 11:00pm, the Village of Bath Police Department reports the arrest of Dillon L. Cook, 23, of Elmira for Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance 7th, a class A Misdemeanor.

          This arrest stems from a traffic stop on Gansevoort Street in the Village of Bath. Upon investigation, Dillon L. Cook was found to be in possession of methamphetamine. Dillon cook was processed on his charge and then released on an appearance ticket.

          Cook is due back in Bath Village Court at a later date. 


On 03/17/2021 around 2:20pm, the Village of Bath Police Department responded to Mountain View apartment complex on May St. for the report of 2 males causing a disturbance. Upon investigation, patrols located both subjects and after interview a Jordan E. Parkhurst was found to be in possession of heroin, marihuana and multiple needles.

Jordan E. Parkhurst was charged with Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the 7th degree, a class A misdemeanor. Parkhurst was processed and then released on an appearance ticket. Parkhurst is due back in Bath Village Court at a later date.


On 3/21/2021 at approximately 12:36am, the Village of Bath Police Department reports the arrest of Keith C. Graves, 61, of Buell Street in the Village of Bath. Keith C. Graves was arrested for Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance 5th, a class D Felony and he was also issued multiple traffic citations.

          This arrest stems from a traffic stop initiated on Buell Street in the Village of Bath. During the investigation, Bath Village Police recovered a quantity of Crack/Cocaine that Keith Graves possessed. Also recovered was cash, and drug paraphernalia.

          Keith Graves was processed and transported to the Steuben County Jail. Graves was due to be arraigned on his current charges in the morning of 3/21/21. Graves is currently on probation for dangerous drugs.