Three arrested in connection with sexual misconduct

A Whitehall couple was arrested after they allowed a minor to engage in sexual relations with an older teen.

Robert A. Valastro and Christine A. Valastro, both 45, of Montcalm Avenue, were each charged with one count of endangering the welfare of a child, a class A misdemeanor.

The Valastros allegedly knew and permitted Brittany M. Bishop, 18, of Franklin Avenue in Granville, to have sex with a youth in their home.

Bishop was charged with sexual misconduct, a class A misdemeanor because the youth was younger than the age of 16 at the time the reported contact was initiated.

All three were issued tickets to appear in court at a later date.

The investigation and arrests were handled by Whitehall Police Investigator Frank Hunt.





Read more in this week's Times in newsstands now or click here to read right now with our e-edition.

Tags: , , , , , , , , , ,

Northshire Freepress – 11/27/15

Lakes Region Freepress – 11/27/15

Weekender – 11/27/15

North Country Freepress – 11/27/15

Sweeping drug bust nets 11

Drug Bust Press Conference

By Dan King Seven Granville residents were among a group of 11 “mid to high level drug dealers” arrested in […]

Suboxone: A growing scourge in the area


By Dan King Illicit sale and use of Suboxone, a prescription drug used to treat heroin addiction, is a growing […]

McDonald’s future uncertain

McDonalds 1

By Dan King The sign along Route 4 telling drivers that a McDonald’s is coming up on the left has […]

Whitehall, Granville close to finalizing chief contract

Whitehall Police

By Dan King and Jamie Norton In September, Granville Police Chief Ernie Bassett was tabbed to take on the same […]

Hampton may use, restore historic cemetery

cemetery 3

By Jamie Norton The town of Hampton is considering an idea that would allow its residents to be buried in […]

Northshire Freepress – 11/20/15

Weekender – 11/20/15

Lakes Region Freepress – 11/20/15