10 March 2022
 Major R. Christopher West
 Troop G Commander

On March 7, 2022, the New York State Police in Brunswick, in conjunction with the Rensselaer County District Attorney’s Office, arrested 36-year-old Edward V. Perrotti-Sousis of Petersburg, following an indictment in Rensselaer County. Perrotti-Sousis is charged with 5 counts of Rape 2nd degree (D felony), 2 counts of Criminal Sex Act 2nd degree (D felony), 2 counts of Sex Abuse 2nd degree (A misdemeanor), 3 counts of Endangering the Welfare of a Child (A misdemeanor), and Forcible Touching (A misdemeanor).

State Police began an investigation into Perrotti-Sousis in January of this year after receiving information that he had sexual contact with a minor. Perrotti-Sousis is accused of having sexual intercourse with a victim under the age of 15 on multiple occasions. Perrotti-Sousis was previously known to the victim.

Perrotti-Sousis turned himself in at SP Brunswick following an indictment obtained by the Rensselaer County District Attorney’s Office. He was arraigned in Rensselaer County Court and remanded to Rensselaer County Jail on $7,500 cash, or $20,000 bond.

State Police are investigating the possibility of other victims. If you have any information, please contact the SP Brunswick at 518-477-9333.



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