Parents, Son Arrested For Alleged Assault Of 12-Year-Old Celoron Youth

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CELORON – Two parents and their 18-year-old son are facing charges after an assault of a 12-year-old in the Village of Celoron this week.

Town of Ellicott Police say 35-year-old Thomas Stingel, 33-year-old Shelley Stingel and 18-year-old Corey Stingel were arrested on Tuesday.

It is alleged that Thomas and Shelley Stingel drove their three children, two juveniles and the 18-year-old to an address on East Lake Street in the village to fight a 12-year-old.

Police allege Corey Stingel and a juvenile male assaulted the youth.

The family was not at the scene when officers arrived to break up the fight.

Arrest warrants were later issued and the three Stingels were located in Falconer and taken into custody. They are charged with third-degree assault, fifth-degree conspiracy and two counts of endangering the welfare of a child.

The three, police say, were taken to the Chautauqua County Jail and held prior to arraignment.

Police say the 12-year-old suffered a black eye.


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  1. They were arrested last night at 11:30 pm i was on phone with them. The boy was 15 and he was herrasing a 12year old altruistic child. Si her brother went to her defense. And shelly was in car and tom wad by car did nit ingage in it .

    • Then why in the name of God did they drive their children there in the first place?? They sound like great parents….not!!! And they engaged in it by being acomplises to the crime.

      • That’s the kind of parents these 2 are is, White trash!!!!! All of their children have mental problems from all the abuse they have endured over the years!!! Especially from the stepfather!!! I’ve heard all the stories of abuse over the years and it’s not pretty!!!! Those poor kids don’t stand a chance!!!!!

  2. Is an “altruistic child” similar to an Eagle Scout?

    Seriously though, was their 15 year old kid being picked on by the 12 year old?

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