March 8, 2014

Hogansburg man charged with sex abuse

BOMBAY — A Hogansburg man was arrested on a Franklin County Family Court warrant charging him with third-degree sexual abuse, a felony.

Victor P. Oakes, 52, perpetrated the alleged crime on the St. Regis Mohawk reservation on Jan. 15, according to a news release from the St. Regis Mohawk Tribe.

Tribal Police arrested him on Feb. 26, and he was arraigned and sent to Franklin County Jail in lieu of $5,000 cash or $10,000 bond.

Oakes remained in jail on Thursday, according to the Franklin County Sheriff’s Department.

He is set to reappear in Bombay Town Court on March 18.

No further information on the case was available.

Email Felicia Krieg:fkrieg@pressrepublican.comTwitter: @FeliciaKrieg




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