An Edmeston man is arrested on multiple charges following an incident in Otsego County involving a child under 15. According to New York State Police, they were advised of the incident involving William Bateman of Edmeston who investigators say he had sexual contact with the child. Bateman was arraigned in Town of Otsego Court and his next appearance is scheduled for Jan. 17. The court issued an order of protection on behalf of the victim.

William J. Bateman (Credit: NYS Police)