Jeffrey A. McGough, 18, turned himself into to state police this week. McGough is charged with second-degree murder in connection with the shooting death of 21-year-old Connor Delaney in the Town of Richmondville.
Investigations are continuing by the New York Attorney General’s Office and the state Commission of Corrections after an inmate was found unconscious inside his Otsego County jail cell. Corrections officers performed CPR but the man was pronounced dead after being taken to Bassett Medical Center.
Otsego County District Attorney John Muehl says Bradley C. Cook of Oneonta, 21, is facing up to 50 years in prison following his conviction of multiple sex crimes against a child. According to Muehl, a jury found Cook guilty of engaging in sex acts on two occasions with a child younger than 11 years old.
Maria Johnson and Chris Sagaas are being recognized for outstanding service to to their local communities. State Sen. Peter Oberacker presented Certificates of Recognition to Johnson and Sagaas during a special ceremony in Albany.
Federal authorities say 42 year-old Jeremie Hoyt of Davenport has pleaded guilty to child pornography charges. Hoyt admitted in court that he made and distributed a video of a child engaged in sexually explicit conduct. Hoyt remains locked up and is facing at least 15 years to 110 years in prison.