13 October 2020

  Major Darrin S. Pitkin
  Troop D Commander



On October 12, 2020, State Police arrested Jay A. Rogers, age 42 from Watertown, NY for the following charges:

  • (54 counts) Rape 1st degree, a class “B” felony
  • (64 counts) Criminal Sex Act 1st degree, a class “B” felony
  • Criminal Possession of a Weapon 3rd degree, a class “D” felony
  • Rape 3rd degree, a class “E” felony
  • Criminal Sex Act 3rd degree, a class “E” felony
  • Menacing 2nd degree, a class “A” misdemeanor
  • Forcible Touching, a class “A” misdemeanor
  • Endangering the Welfare of a Child, a class “A” misdemeanor

Rogers, who was just released from a Georgia Correctional Facility, was arrested following an investigation that began in November 2017.  He was remanded to the Jefferson County Public Safety building pending arraignment. 


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