January 10, 2022
Steuben County Sheriff Jim Allard reports that on January 10, 2022, deputies of the Steuben County Sheriff’s Office arrested Jose A. Velez, age 40, of State Route 415, Bath, New York, following an investigation of reported narcotics sales in the Bath, New York area. Mr. Velez was indicted by the Steuben County Grand Jury for possession and sales of a controlled substance and a subsequent warrant was issued. Mr. Velez was arrested due to the Superior Court Warrant of Arrest. Mr. Velez was charged with Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the Fifth Degree, a class D Felony and Criminal Sale of a Controlled Substance in the Fourth Degree, a class C Felony. Mr. Velez was held in the Steuben County Jail pending arraignment in Steuben County Court.
Sheriff Allard thanks the Chemung County Sheriff’s Office for their assistance in this arrest.
The sheriff also reports that on January 9, 2022, deputies of the Steuben County Sheriff’s Office arrested Chad G. White, age 40, of Park Place, Elmira, New York, following an investigation of an assault during a domestic incident on South Hamilton Street, Painted Post, New York. It is alleged that Mr. White struck another person causing injury, choked that person, threatened that person and detained that person against their will. It is further alleged that Mr. White violated a stay away order of protection while committing these acts and that Mr. White violated a term or condition of his Parole. Mr. White was charged with Criminal Contempt in the First Degree, a class E Felony, Unlawful Imprisonment in the First Degree, a class E Felony, Assault in the Third Degree, Criminal Obstruction of Breathing and Menacing in the Second Degree. Mr. White was arraigned in the Centralized Arraignment Court and remanded to the Steuben County Jail due to his parole violation.
Sheriff Allard thanks the City of Elmira Police Department for their assistance in this arrest.