On November 19, 2018, New York State Police at Norwich arrested Jeffrey W. Gurnee, age 25 of Afton, NY for the class D felony of Sexual Abuse in the first degree and the misdemeanor of Sexual Abuse in the second degree.

An investigation of an alleged sex abuse that dated back several years revealed that Gurnee inappropriately touched a child under the age of 14 on at least one occasion.  The investigation further revealed that he inappropriately touched a child under the age of 11 on another occasion.  Gurnee was arrested and arraigned in the town of Afton Court where he was remanded to the Chenango County Jail on $5,000 cash bail or $10,000 bond.  The judge issued an order of protection to each victim.  His next court date is November 21, 2018.