According to a press release from the City of Cortland Police Department, 38 year old James Sebring was arrested at Noon yesterday.
He was charged with Sexual Abuse, Criminal Sexual Act, and Rape in the 1st degree.
The incident happened on Independence Day with a 36 year old woman, police tell us.
He was arraigned in Cortland City Court and remanded to the Cortland County Jail to reappear in court tomorrow. (July 13th)
Bail was set at $5,000 cash or $10,000 bond.
Cortland Police are looking for Philicia Twomey, age 28. Her last known address is on 60 East Court St Apt 2 in Cortland.
She has two current warrants. One is a bench warrant through the Cortland City Court for failing to pay fines, fees, and surcharges on a conviction of Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance. The second warrant is a bench warrant through the Cortland City Court for Appearing in Public Under the Influence of a Narcotic. Both warrants were issued on June 29th.
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