Cayuga County Sheriff’s deputies and New York State Police have arrested 39 year old Thomas Watkins of Auburn for multiple misdemeanors following an investigation into harassing telephone calls. The two agencies say they received complaints from 6 separate individuals who received telephone calls during the early morning hours of January 3rd.
An examination of Watkins telephone records indicates that as many as 84 calls were made that morning. In a separate matter Watkins has been charged with providing alcoholic beverages to three persons under the age of 21 last May 4th. In all Watkins is charged with 6 counts Aggravated Harassment, 2 counts Stalking for sending an anonymous letters to 2 victims and 3 counts Unlawful Dealing With a Child for providing alcohol to minors.
Watkins was arraigned in the Town of Sennett Court on the Aggravated Harassment charges and one of the Stalking charges and was released after posting 25-hundred dollars cash bail. Watkins was issued appearance tickets for the Town of Aurelius Court regarding the Unlawful Dealing with a child charges and the second Stalking charge.