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Correctional inmate accused of filing false report

By WKTV News

(WKTV) - An inmate at the Mid-State Correctional Facility has been charged after he allegedly falsely reported an incident, New York State Police said.

Joseph Swaby, 27, is charged with falsely reporting an incident in the third degree and making a punishable false written statement.

According to officials, on Nov. 3, 2013, Swaby allegedly reported to the New York State Department of Corrections and Community Supervision and the New York State Police that he had been sexually assaulted at the correctional facility. An investigation revealed the incident did not occur.

Swaby will be arraigned in the Town of Marcy Justice Court on March 13.

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