Identity theft in Horseheads, and meth bust in Bath NY
October 25, 2023 Assault Arrest after medical professional attacked
Steuben County Sheriff Jim Allard reports that on October 23, 2023, deputies of the Steuben County Sheriff’s Office arrested Rebecca A. Sick, age 45, of West Lake Road, Branchport, New York, following an investigation of an alleged assault. It is alleged that Ms. Sick intentionally injured a medical professional while receiving treatment at a medical center in the Town of Hornellsville, New York. Ms. Sick was charged with Assault in the Second Degree, a class D Felony. Ms. Sick was arraigned in the Centralized Arraignment Court and released.
Corning Woman Arrested for Identity Theft in Horseheads
Horseheads, N.Y. — In a recent development, the Chemung County Sheriff’s Office apprehended Kellie M. Kelley, a 38-year-old Corning resident, in connection with an identity theft incident that occurred in the town of Horseheads in July 2023.
Authorities initiated the investigation after a credit card was reported stolen and subsequently misused at a local Kohl’s store. Video footage and purchase records provided the evidence needed to identify Kelley as the individual responsible for the unauthorized transactions.
Following a thorough inquiry, a Superior Court Warrant was issued for Kelley’s arrest. On October 14, law enforcement successfully took her into custody. She now faces charges of Identity Theft in the second degree and Criminal Possession of Stolen Property in the fourth degree, both classified as class E felonies. Additionally, she has been charged with Petit Larceny, categorized as a class A misdemeanor.
Kelley was transported to the Chemung County Jail but was released on October 16, pending a scheduled court appearance.
Drug Charges Filed After Meth Discovered During Traffic Stop in Bath
Bath, N.Y. — In a recent incident, two women are facing drug-related charges following a traffic stop in Bath where methamphetamine was discovered in their vehicle.
According to the Village of Bath Police Department, the traffic stop was initiated on October 4 due to a suspended registration. During the stop, suspicions of criminal activity arose, prompting law enforcement to conduct a K9 search of the vehicle. This search uncovered methamphetamine concealed beneath the passenger door.
Further investigation revealed that the driver, identified as Nichcole Harris, a 36-year-old resident of Painted Post, was also in possession of a substantial quantity of suspected methamphetamine. As a result, Harris has been charged with Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the third degree. After processing at the Village of Bath Police Department, she was remanded to the county jail by the Steuben County Sheriff’s Office.
The passenger, faced charges of Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the seventh degree. The Accused was subsequently released with an appearance ticket.