26 April 2021
 Major James C. Michael
 Troop F Commander

On April 25, 2021 at approximately 12:35 a.m. state police from the Ellenville barracks responded to a residence in Accord for a report of a possible rape. Investigation revealed that Shane Wyant, age 33, from Accord, was having sexual relations with a person younger than 15. Wyant fled the area before troopers arrived, he was located later at a nearby residence. Shane Wyant was charged with Rape 1st degree, Rape 2nd degree, both felonies. He was additionally charged with Endangering the Welfare of a Child, a misdemeanor. Wyant was arraigned in the Town of Rochester Court in front of Town Justice Laflamme. He was released on his own recognizance with a return dated of May 5, 2021. An order of protection was served to Wyant to stay away from the victim.

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