Canaseraga Man Is Facing Two Sexual Abuse Charges

February 26, 2021

CANASERAGA, Ny – Steuben County Sheriff Jim Allard reports that on February 24, 2021, deputies of the Steuben County Sheriff’s Office arrested Jesse J. Gilmer, age 27, of Main Street, Canaseraga, New York, following an investigation of a reported sexual abuse incident. It is alleged that Mr. Gilmer, while at a residence on County Route 36 in Dansville, New York, forcibly touched the intimate parts of a person under the age of 18, and also subjected that person to a sexual act by forcible compulsion. Mr. Gilmer was charged with Sexual Abuse in the First Degree, a class D Felony, Forcible Touching and Unlawfully Dealing with a Child. Mr. Gilmer was arraigned in the Centralized Arraignment Court and released.