An accused killer is free on bail.
According to the website "Mobile Patrol," 57-year old Ralph Garafalo of Waterloo was set free this past Monday afternoon after posting $50,000 cash bail. Mobile Patrol is a smart phone application used by the Seneca County Sheriff's Office.
Screen shots from Mobile Patrol showing Garafalo was released on 7/7/14 at 3:10pm.
Garafalo has been in jail since August 20, 2013 on charges of murder, conspiracy, and petit larceny.
He was arrested in connection with the June 23, 2013 murder of William “Bill” Kenny.
Just before three that morning, deputies responded to a shots fired called in by neighbors at 827 Hecker Road, Waterloo, New York.
Deputies found 61-year old William Kenny, the sole occupant of the residence located in a bedroom suffering from gunshot wounds. He was transported to Geneva General Hospital in Geneva, New York where he was later pronounced dead.
Garafalo’s suppression hearing began last month, when he claimed that a drug dealer with the street name of “P-Nice” killed Kenny because Kenny was snitching on area dealers to police.
Eailer this month at the second half of the suppression hearing, Garafalo lashed out at the investigator, Joe Stevens, as a videotaped interview between the two at the sheriff’s office following Kenny’s death was played during the hearing.
Garafalo then asked to be excused from the hearing.