12 August 2022

  Major Michael S. TenEyck
  Troop D Commander



On August 12, 2022, State Police in Fulton executed a search warrant at 3 Cherry Street in the village of Phoenix and arrested Clint M. Smith, age 32 from Phoenix, NY for Criminal Sex Act 1st degree, a class “B” felony and Course of Sexual Conduct against a Child 1st degree, a class “B” felony.

Smith is charged with having sexual contact with a child under the age of eleven over several years.  He is also accused of taking photographs of the victim and keeping a record of the abuse in a notebook. 

Smith worked as a teacher’s aide with the Phoenix Central School District.  Today’s arrest was not related to any conduct in any of the Phoenix Schools buildings or with any Phoenix Central School students. 

Smith was transported to the Oswego County Jail to await centralized arraignment.  

Investigators believe there may be additional victims and are asking if anyone has any information regarding Clint M. Smith, to contact the New York State Police Bureau of Criminal Investigation at (315) 366-6000.  


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