Candor Man Charged with Criminal Sexual Act

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A Candor man has been arrested and accused of having sexual contact with a teenager.
51-year-old Stephen B. Newman of Owego Road in Candor is charged with eight counts of criminal sexual act, all felonies, and eight counts of endangering the welfare of a child, all misdemeanors.
Investigators say Newman had sexual contact with a person under the age of 15 on at least eight different occasions from June to August of 2009.
He was arrested at his home on Tuesday, according to a release from the sheriff’s office. They confiscated several items for evidence.
Newman was taken to the Tioga County Jail in lieu of $10,000 bail after he was arraigned on the charges.
He has worked as a supervisor for the Tompkins Consolidated Area Transit, or TCAT, system for 11 years. Newman has been put on administrative leave.

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