Endicott Police arrested a Level 2 registered sex offender, 38 year old Charles W.A. Burks for Sex Abuse in the second degree, a class A misdemeanor and Endangering the Welfare of a Child, also a class A misdemeanor. Burks is accused of subjecting a 12 year old female to sexual contact.
The victim was an acquaintance of Burks’ at the time of the incident. Burks was originally placed on the New York Sex Offender Registry for a 1998 conviction for Rape in the Third degree involving a 15 year old female.
"25% of all sex offenders re-offend within 15 years"