15 August 2019
 
 
 NEW YORK STATE POLICE 
 Major Robert E. Patnaude
 Troop G Commander
 
 
 
PRESS RELEASE

SP Latham

August 15, 2019


State Police Arrest Albany Man on Child Porn Charges

The New York State Police Bureau of Criminal Investigation based out of Latham, in conjunction with the Troop G Computer Crime Unit, have announced the arrest of Stephen Ronk, age 44, of Albany, NY.  State Police Investigators say they arrested Ronk after it was discovered that he was attempting to communicate with an underage female.  After further investigation, it was determined that Ronk possessed child pornography.  He was arrested on Monday, August 12th, 2019, at his home and processed at the Troop G Headquarters in Latham, NY.  He was charged with Disseminating indecent material to minors 1st degree, Possessing the Sexual Performance of a Child <17, and Promoting the Sexual Performance of a Child <17, all felonies.  He was arraigned in the City of Albany Court and sent to the Albany County Jail on $7,500 cash bail/bond. 
 
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