January 5, 2022
From State Police:
On January 4, 2023, Troopers out of SP Amity arrested Thomas G. Moore II, 34 of Andover, NY for Criminal Possession of a Weapon 2nd degree (C Felony) 2 counts, Criminal Contempt 1st degree (E Felony) 3 counts, Reckless Endangerment 1st degree (D Felony) 3 counts, Menacing 2nd degree (A Misdemeanor) 3 counts, Endangering the Welfare of a Child (A Misdemeanor) 2 counts and Aggravated Cruelty to Animals (A Misdemeanor) Agriculture & Market Law.
On January 3, 2023, at 8:15 P.M., Troopers out of SP Amity responded to a 911 call for a domestic/mental health at Ray Hill Road in the town of Andover. Investigation determined that Moore threatened multiple victims with a weapon and left before Troopers arrived. Troopers attempted to locate Moore using Unmanned Aircraft Systems and were assisted by NYSP Special Operations Response Team, Andover Police Department, Wellsville Police Department, Alfred Police Department and the Allegany County Sheriff’s Office.
Allegany County Sheriff’s Office preformed a backward 911 warning residence in the area of Moore and to contact authorities if he is located or seen. The search continued until Moore was located at St. James Hospital in Hornell, NY.
Moore was arrested and processed at SP Amity. Moore was arraigned at the town of Friendship Court and remanded to the Allegany County Jail on $100k cash and $200k bond.
NYSP Bureau of Criminal Investigation, Special Operations Response Team, Andover Police Department, Wellsville Police Department, Alfred Police Department, Allegany County Sheriff’s Office and the Allegany County District Attorney’s Office assisted in this investigation.