27 May 2021
 Acting Major Paul M. DeQuarto
 Troop F Commander


On May 26, 2021 State Police Catskill Bureau of Criminal Investigation (BCI) arrested Steven Gogger, 44 of Athens, NY, for Rape 1st degree, Rape 3rd degree, Criminal Sex Act 1st degree, Criminal Sex Act 3rd degree and Sex Abuse 1st,  all felonies.

On March 1, 2021, State Police Catskill BCI were contacted by the New York State Department of Corrections and Community Supervision after the agency was made aware of a possible rape by a DOCCS employee. An investigation determined that Gogger, a sergeant at Greene Correctional Facility, engaged in forcible sex acts with the victim from 2009 to 2011.

Gogger was processed for the above charges and arraigned before Town Justice Pazen and remanded to the Greene County Jail in lieu of $10,000 cash bail, $20,000 secured bond or $100,000 partial bond.  An Order of Protection was issued and GOGGER was ordered to turn over all firearms.    


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