07 March 2022
 
 
NEW YORK STATE POLICE 
Major Jeffrey A. VanAuken
Troop C Commander
 



 
PRESS RELEASE
 

On March 7, 2022, members from the New York State Police Bureau of Criminal Investigation at Ithaca arrested Austin J. Kuczek, age 24 of Newfield, NY for two counts of Disseminating Indecent Material to Minors in the second degree, a class “E” felony. 

An investigation revealed that Kuczek sent inappropriate images to juveniles under the age of 17. 

Kuczek was formerly a member on the Newfield Town School Board and a teacher’s aide in the Ithaca City School District.  He is currently the Recreation Director in the Town of Newfield. 

Kuczek was arrested and released on appearance tickets to the Newfield Town Court on March 16, 2022. 

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