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Moravia Man Who is Level 3 Sex Offender Charged With Forcible Touching


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A Moravia man has been arrested by deputies from the Cayuga County Sheriff’s Office after the Sheriff’s Office received a report of a sex offense. On April 25th just after 7pm both deputies from the Cayuga County Sheriff’s Office and the New York State Police responded to an address in the Town of Moravia.

The victim told law enforcement that Arthur W. Kenyon of Moravia, who is a NYS level 3 sex offender, had grabbed her in an intimate area of her body while she was asleep, without consent.

Towards the end of the investigation, deputies arrested Kenyon and charged him with Forcible Touching, a Misdemeanor. He was arraigned via the Centralized Arraignment Process where an order of protection was also issued. Kenyon was remanded to Cayuga County Jail on $5,000bail and $10,000 bond. He will appear in Moravia Town Court at a later date the Sheriff’s Office says.

The Cayuga County Sheriff’s Office is asking anyone with information regarding the incident to contact the Cayuga County Sheriff’s Office at 315-253-1222.

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