A state trooper is facing multiple charges after police say he sexually abused a victim known to him.
Orange County resident Matthew A. Stivala, age 32, of the Town of Monroe, was arrested on Saturday, July 23, and charged with:
- Two counts of first-degree sexual abuse (a Class D felony),
- First-degree criminal sex act (a Class B felony),
- Forcible touching (misdemeanor).
The charges stem from multiple incidents involving Stivala and the victim, police said.
Stivala is currently assigned to Troop T (Thruway Division), according to information provided by state police.
Stivala was arrested in the town of Monroe, arraigned, and remanded to the Orange County Jail in lieu of $75,000 cash bail, $150,000 partially secured bond, or $200,000 bond.
Further details on the case have not yet been released.
He is scheduled to reappear in the Village of Harriman Court on Wednesday, July 27.
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