ROME, N.Y. – A Rome man has been charged with sexual abuse after allegedly smoking marijuana with a 14-year-old girl and then subjecting the girl to sexual contact.
Carl Croniser, 36, was arrested in Camden on Monday, Oct. 12, and charged with two counts of third-degree sexual abuse and two counts of endangering the welfare of a child, all misdemeanors.
According to the Child Advocacy Center, the investigation began on Sept. 26, after someone reported Croniser to the Rome Police Department.
Croniser was released on an appearance ticket, and will return to court at later date.
An order of protection has been issued for the victim, and she has also been offered services through the CAC.