On February 1, 2018, William O. Lafountain, 53, of Mooers, was arrested and charged with Sexual Abuse 1st
degree and Endangering the Welfare of a Child following an investigation of a report of sexual contact with a 13-year-old victim on January 31, 2018.
Lafountain was arraigned in the Town of Ellenburg Court and remanded to the Clinton County Jail in lieu of $15,000 cash bail or $30,000 bond. A stay away order of protection was issued. Lafountain is scheduled to reappear in the Town of Mooers court on February 8, 2018, at 6 p.m.