08 March 2023
 Major Dennis J. Schager
 Troop G Commander

On March 3, 2023, State Police in Clifton Park arrested James J. Forgett, 52, of Malta, NY, for Predatory Sexual Assault Against a Child, a class “A-II” felony.

On August 17, 2022, at about 8:32 p.m., Troopers received a report that an adult had physical and sexual contact with a child. The investigation determined that Forgett had sexual intercourse with a child under the age of thirteen beginning in 2017. Forgett was previously arrested for Disseminating Indecent Material to a Minor in the First Degree in 2019 and is a registered sexual offender.

Forgett was arrested at his home and transported to SP Clifton Park for processing. He was arraigned at the Clifton Park Town Court and remanded to the Saratoga County Correctional Facility without bail.  

If you have any information about this crime or believe you may also be a victim, please contact SP Clifton Park at 518-583-7000 or crimetip@troopers.ny.gov.

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