Corfu Man Arrested For Sexual Contact With Child

CORFU, N.Y.- New York State Police announced Wednesday they arrested a Corfu man for sexual contact with a child.

State police say Jackie L. Taft, 62, had sexual contact with a child under the age of 13 at least 10 times over the course of a year.

Taft had previously been indicted by a Wyoming County grand jury for sex crimes committed against children under the age of 11 in 1979 and 1984 .

State police have charged Taft with second degree course of sexual conduct against a child. He has been committed to Steuben County jail on a $50,000 cash / $100,000 property bail.

According to police, Taft gained access to the child via multiple visits with a family in Steuben County.

The arrest was the result of an investigation between state police and Steuben County Child Protective Services


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