11 October 2019
 Major Robert E. Patnaude
 Troop G Commander

October 11, 2019 – SP Princetown BCI

New York State Police Investigators from SP Princetown, the Troop G Computer Crimes Unit, and ICAC Taskforce in conjunction with Department of Homeland Security and Schenectady PD, arrested a 43-year-old Schenectady man.   

Lance E. Potter was charged with the Class D Felony of Promoting a Sexual Performance by a Child and the Class E Felony of Possessing a Sexual Performance by a Child.

Potter was charged after a joint investigation revealed that he possessed and uploaded child pornography from his Schenectady home.  Following the execution of a search warrant at this residence, Potter was taken into custody, charged and arraigned in the Schenectady City Court.  Potter was remanded to the Schenectady County Jail without bail pending a future court appearance.   


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