A Syracuse man was charged with second-degree assault following an investigation into an incident that took place on Ontario County landfill property

A Syracuse man was charged with second-degree assault following an investigation into an incident that took place on Ontario County landfill property. Ontario County Sheriff’s deputies reported the arrest of Elrheiaam C. Thomas, 45, on Friday about 5 a.m.

According to deputies, the incident took place at 3583 County Road 49, at the landfill operated by Casella Waste Management Inc. in the town of Seneca.

Thomas was taken to Ontario County Jail for pre-arraignment detention. He will appear in Seneca Town Court at a later date to answer the charge.