Steuben County Sheriff Accused

02.22.12 | Bob Price

Out-going Steuben Sounty Sheriff Joel Ordway is accused of making inappropriate advances toward a female member of his department. 
According to the "Hornell Evening Tribune", Orway made the unwanted advances at a hotel in Utica during a stop D-W-I training program two summers ago.  Sgt. Jen Reed is the plaintiff in the case and she recently received a hundred thousand dollar settlement.
The 50 year-old Orway is refusing to comment on the allegations.  He announced last month he would not seek a second term.