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2021 Press

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.