04 November 2019
 
 
 NEW YORK STATE POLICE 
 Major Robert E. Patnaude
 Troop G Commander
 
 
 
PRESS RELEASE
 
On November 1, 2019, State Police in Latham arrested 60-year-old Brian S. Oplinger of Cohoes, for Promoting a Sexual Performance of a Child (D felony) and Possessing a Sexual Performance of a Child (E felony).

Oplinger is accused of possessing and uploading images consistent with child sexual exploitation via the internet. He was taken into custody after the execution of a search warrant at his residence.
 
Oplinger was arraigned in Cohoes City Court and remanded to Albany County Jail on $35,000 cash or bond. He is due back in court on November 6, 2019 at 10:30 a.m.
 
The investigation stemmed from a cyber tip received by the New York State Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force.

 
 
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