Thursday, June 16, 2011

Man accused of falsely reporting sexual abuse

A Fort Edward man was arrested after being accused of making a false sexual assault report. That's according to the New York State Police in Greenwich.

Police say Eugene Kenneth Groesbeck, 31, called an anonymous hot-line on Saturday, June 11 and claimed there had been sexual abuse and maltreatment of a 13-year-old girl. After an investigation it was determined that Groesbeck made the report without any factual basis.

Groesbeck was charged with falsely reporting an incident in the third.

He was issued an appearance ticket to appear in the Town of Fort Edward Court on Tuesday, June 21 at 3:30 p.m.