Rome Man Arrested on Sex Abuse, Unlawful Surveillance Charges
Lee, NY (WIBX) - A Rome man has been arrested by the New York State Police on a sex abuse charge. According to authorities, 19-year old Dustin Smith of Rome was arrested on 1 count of Unlawful Surveillance and 1 count of Sex Abuse, both felonies.
Police say Smith both photographed intimate parts of a child under the age of 10 and had sexual contact with a child under the age of 10.
Smith was arraigned in the Town of Lee Court and sent to the Oneida County Jail. The victim has been offered counseling services through the Oneida County Child Advocacy Center.
Anyone with information regarding this case is asked to contact Investigator Todd Grant at (315) -736-8802 or (315)-732-3990.