A 23-year-old area man is behind bars after police say he had sexual contact with a child under the age of 11.
State police from the Wappinger barracks received a complaint regarding the alleged conduct on Monday, Feb. 19. An investigation found that Elisa D. Henry of Peekskill had engaged in sexual contact with a victim in the town of Wappinger.
Henry was charged with sexual abuse in the first degree, a Class D felony.
He was arraigned before the Town of Pleasant Valley Court, and remanded to the Dutchess County Jail in lieu of $10,000 cash bail or $20,000 bond.
His next scheduled to appear before the town of Wappinger Court on Thursday, Feb. 22.
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