Police arrest corrections officer


W hitehall police have charged a corrections officers with five counts of endangering the welfare of a minor after he allegedly approached several teen-age girls and offered them rides in his car and sex.

Police said most of the incidents involving Joshua J. Davison, 25, of West Chazy, occurred while he was commuting to work at the Great Meadow Correctional Facility in Comstock, NY, where he is employed as a corrections officer.

Whitehall Police Chief Matthew Dickinson said the investigation is continuing and that additional charges may be possible. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Whitehall Police Department at 518-747-3325.

The investigation and arrest were completed by Whitehall Police officers Frank Hunt Jr. and Daniel Price.

Please see the Jan. 20 Whitehall Times for additional information.

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