They say the driver of a maroon semi and white trailer with “E-Way Express LLC” emblazoned on the side attempted to lure a 12-year-old boy inside back on December 12th on Main Street in Ovid.
The driver is described as a Hispanic male, with short brown hair, blue jeans, white t-shirt, and an orange/reddish-colored jacket.
E-Way Express is a nationwide company out of Missouri, and investigators are in contact with the company to see if they can identify the driver.
Anyone with information on the driver’s identity is asked to call the County 911 Center at (315) 539-9241, but please avoid directly confronting the driver if encountered.
Update to Suspicious Incident
The Seneca County Sheriff’s Office continues to investigate the suspicious incident that occurred on December 12, 2018 at or about 11:15am on South Main Street in the Village of Ovid. Sheriff’s Investigators have discovered that the suspicious vehicle was a tractor trailer with a maroon power unit and a white trailer with the words of “E-Way Express LLC” on the side. E-Way Express is a nationwide company that is based out of the State of Missouri and Investigators have been in communication with their ownership to determine who the driver was at the time of the incident. The following pictures are also being distributed to the media in an attempt to assist Investigators in determining who the driver was. The male driver was described as a Hispanic male with short brown hair, blue jeans, white t-shirt, and an orange/reddish-colored jacket. Initially, the tractor trailer drove southbound on Main Street through the Village of Ovid and drove northbound through the Village of Ovid about fifteen minutes later. If anyone has information on the identity of the driver, they are urged to call the Seneca County 911 Center at (315) 539-9241. The Sheriff’s Office would like to urge citizens that no criminal charges have been lodged at this time and ask the public not to confront the driver if encountered. If a tractor trailer similar to the one depicted is encountered, the Sheriff’s Office asks that you relay the license plate number, description, and location to authorities. The investigation is ongoing and Investigators are only seeking to interview the driver at this time.