PLATTSBURGH — Governor Andrew Cuomo has signed a warrant that will legally enable a inmate at the Clinton County Jail to be extricated to Rhode Island on sex charges.
Joseph M. Castellani, 22, was arrested by Clinton County Sheriff’s deputies July 2 and has since appeared in Clinton County Court, according to the Clinton County Sheriff’s Department.
The warrant is for third-degree sexual assault, a felony.
Castellani fled to New York, knowing he was wanted by police in Rhode Island, the Sheriff’s Department said.
He is being held without bail in the Clinton County Jail and is awaiting transport to Rhode Island, the Sheriff’s Department said.
— By Staff Writer Felicia Krieg