City man arrested for sexually touching girl

David White of Rickard Street, Cortland

A Cortland man was arrested New Year’s Eve for sexually touching a girl over the course of three years, according to the Cortland County Sheriff’s Office.

David C. White, 55, of Rickard Street, was charged with six counts of felony, first-degree sexual abuse and six counts of endangering the welfare of a child, a misdemeanor.

White touched the girl for sexual gratification from 2010 to 2013 at different locations in Cortland, Homer and Scott, according to the Sheriff’s Office. Information regarding when the crimes were reported to police was not immediately available Friday evening.  

Officers investigated and arrested White on Dec. 31, according to a news release. White was arraigned and sent to the Cortland County Correctional Facility without bail. He is scheduled to reappear at 10 a.m. Jan. 6 and 4 p.m. in Homer Town Court.