30 March 2022
 Major Richard J. O’Brien
 Troop G Commander

On March 23, 2022, the New York State Police in Latham, with the assistance of the Troop G Computer Crimes Unit, the New York State Internet Against Crimes Taskforce, and the FBI Child Exploitation and Human Trafficking Task Force arrested 19-year-old Bryan F. Aviles Velasco of Troy. Aviles Velasco is charged with Attempted Rape 1st degree (C felony), Attempted Criminal Sexual Act 1st degree (C felony), and Patronizing a Prostitute 2nd degree (E felony).

Aviles Velasco is accused of arranging to meet with an adult he believed was selling an 11-year-old female for sexual intercourse. Upon arriving at the meeting location, Aviles was taken into custody and transported SP Latham where he was processed.

Aviles Velasco was arraigned in Colonie Town Court and released on his own recognizance. He is due back in court on a later date.


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