DeRuyter Woman arrested for Endangering the Welfare of a Child


  Major Philip T. Rougeux
  Troop D Commander



State Police announce the arrest of Samantha M. Murphy, age 38, from DeRuyter, NY for (5) counts of Endangering the Welfare of a Child.
Murphy is charged with engaging in sexually explicit and graphic conversations with several students while acting as a substitute teacher for a Broadcast Media Class at the DeRuyter High School on Monday, January 22, 2018.
Murphy was issued an appearance ticket and is scheduled to appear in the town of DeRuyter Court on Monday, February 5th. School officials contacted State Police immediately after being notified by students of the incident and have been fully cooperative with the investigation.