Canisteo Man Is Accused of Rape And Kidnapping

April 7, 2021

From Canisteo Police:

Type of Investigation: Kidnapping/Rape/Criminal Contempt
Date of Arrest: April 6th, 2021
Location: Green Street, Canisteo NY 14823
Subject(s): Kevin J. Tibbits (Age 41)

Charges: 1 Count Kidnap in the 1st Degree, 2 Counts of Rape 1st, 1 Count of Strangulation in the 2nd Degree, 1 Count of Aggravated Criminal Contempt, 3 Counts of Criminal Obstruction of Breathing, 1 Count of Criminal Mischief in the 4th Degree

Court: Canisteo Village Court

Status: Subject was transported to Steuben County Jail awaiting Steuben County CAP Arraignment.

Details of the Incident: On Tuesday April 6th, 2021 The Canisteo Village Police Department arrested Kevin J. Tibbits (Age 41) of Green Street in the Village of Canisteo for 1 Count Kidnap in the 1st Degree, 2 Counts of Rape 1st, 1 Count of Strangulation in the 2nd Degree, 1 Count of Aggravated Criminal Contempt, 3 Counts of Criminal Obstruction of Breathing, 1 Count of Criminal Mischief in the 4th Degree. This incident stemmed off a complaint filed with the Canisteo Village Police Department. Tibbits was transported to the Steuben County Jail awaiting arraignment.
Assisted by: Steuben County Sheriff’s Office