Western man charged with sex abuse

By WKTV News

WESTERN, N.Y. (WKTV) - A Western man has been charged with sex abuse, according to the Oneida County Child Advocacy Center.

Advocacy Center Chief Dean Obernesser says that Dwayne Kirk, 45, of Western has been charged with first-degree sex abuse following an investigation with New York State Police.

He was charged with one count of first-degree sex abuse, was arraigned in Marcy Town Court and remanded to the Oneida County Correctional Facility in lieu of $35,000 cash bail or $50,000 bond.

The investigation will be turned over to the Oneida County District attorney's Office for Grand Jury action.

The victim has been offered counseling through the Child Advocacy Center.

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