NEW BERLIN – For the past two weeks authorities have been searching for Yishiro Hamata (AKA Tyrell Avery Rogers). Hamata had been reportedly missing since June 16 when he was previously seen in the Oneonta area.
Over the past two weeks New York State Troopers and local authorities had been tirelessly searching for the missing man. It was only this weekend on June 27 when authorities found Hamata in good health at Hunt's Pond State Park in the Town of New Berlin. After Hamata was found he was then arrested the next day.
Hamata has been charged with giving a false written statement to New York State Troopers. After an investigation it was determined that Hamata had been misleading the authorities about his whereabouts for the previous two weeks.