12 May 2021
 
 
NEW YORK STATE POLICE 
Major James M. Hall
Troop A Commander


  
 
 
 
PRESS RELEASE
 

On May 11, 2021 the Bureau of Criminal Investigation out of SP Amity arrested Scott R. Wander, 46 of Holland, NY for Rape 3rd degree (E Felony), Forcible Touching, Endangering the Welfare of a Child, Unlawfully Dealing with a Child 1st degree and Sexual Misconduct.

On April 22, 2021 the Bureau of Criminal Investigation out of SP Amity were contacted by the Lancaster Police Department on a possible sex crime that occurred at the end of June 2020 in the town of Rushford, NY.  Further investigation revealed that the 16-year-old victim was forcibly touched and had sexual intercourse with Wander while on a boat outing on Rushford Lake. 

Wander was arrested and processed at SP Amity. Wander was virtually arraigned with the Allegany County Supreme Court and ROR’d to return to the town of Rushford Court in August of 2021.  Wander was issued a full stay away order of protection.

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