Cortland Area Police Blotter | Saturday, March 17, 2018

Man accused of filming sexual incident with underage girl

Name: Matthew S. Wheeler
Age: 19
Address: Cortland, N.Y.
Date Arrested: March 16, 2018
Charge(s): Promoting a sexual performance by a child (felony); possessing a sexual performance by a child (felony); endangering the welfare of a child (misdemeanor)
Narrative: Sometime between January 2017 and April 2017, Wheeler had sexual contact with a female under the age of 16 years old, according to Lt. Richard Troyer with the Cortland Police Department. He is also accused of filming the incident and sending the video to a friend. He was released to appear in city court March 28.

Rochester man charged with stalking

Name: Jeremy Santos
Age: 21
Address: Rochester, N.Y.
Date Arrested: March 16, 2018
Charge(s): Fourth-degree stalking (misdemeanor); trespassing (violation)
Narrative: From November 2017 until March 2018, Santos sent countless text messages, Facebook messages, emails, and phone calls to a 22-year-old woman. On March 16, he showed up at the woman’s apartment. He was released to appear in city court April 4.

Cops: Cortland man possessed nude images of underage girl

Name: Brett M. Botoff
Age: 29
Address: Cortland, N.Y.
Date Arrested: March 15, 2018
Charge(s): Promoting a sexual performance by a child (felony); possessing a sexual performance by a child (felony)
Narrative: Botoff is accused of possessing a nude image of a female under the age of 16 years old on his computer, which he uploaded to a social media website. The New York State Police Internet Crimes Against Children Unit conducted the investigation. Botoff was released to appear in city court April 11.

Cuyler man charged with DWI

Name: Richard L. Watkins
Age: 58
Address: Cuyler, N.Y.
Date Arrested: March 14, 2018
Charge(s): Driving while intoxicated (misdemeanor); driving while intoxicated with .08% B.A.C. or greater (misdemeanor); failure to keep right (violation); open container in motor vehicle (violation)
Narrative: On March 14, at about 1:56 p.m., an officer from the Cortland County Sheriff’s Office conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle after observing the vehicle cross the center line and drive partially into the oncoming lane on Route 91 in the town of Truxton. The driver, Richard L. Watkins, was found to be intoxicated.

 

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