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Wayland Teen Is Facing Sexual Abuse Charge, Prisoner Facing Restraining Order Violation

February 12, 2022

Steuben County Sheriff Jim Allard reports that on February 7, 2022, deputies of the Steuben County Sheriff’s Office arrested Frank J. Adams, age 49, of North Urbana Road, Hammondsport, New York, following an investigation of a reported violation of an order of protection by an incarcerated person in the Steuben County Jail, Bath, New York. It is alleged that Mr. Adams used another inmate’s profile to contact a person that was protected by a duly served order of protection. It is further alleged that Mr. Adams had previously been convicted of the crime of Criminal Contempt in the Second Degree. Mr. Adams was charged with Criminal Contempt in the First Degree, a Class E Felony. Mr. Adams was arraigned in the Centralized Arraignment Court and returned to the jail.

Steuben County Sheriff Jim Allard reports that on February 10, 2022, deputies of the Steuben County Sheriff’s Office arrested Calem M. Merrill, age 19, of South Lackawanna Street, Wayland, New York, following an investigation of a reported sexual assault. It is alleged that Mr. Merrill forcibly touched the intimate parts of another person, subjected that person, under the age of 11, to sexual contact, and acted in a manner which was injurious to that person, while in Wayland, New York. Mr. Merrill was charged with Sexual Abuse in the First Degree, a Class D Felony, Endangering the Welfare of a Child and Forcible Touching. Mr. Merrill was arraigned in the Centralized Arraignment Court and released.