COPAKE – A 60-year-old Town of Copake man has been charged by State
Police with sexual abuse and endangering the welfare as a child, both
John Vansteenburgh of Craryville, and formerly of the Town of Canajoharie
in Montgomery County, was arrested after an investigation revealed he
had maintained an inappropriate relationship with the child in September
Information leading to his arrest stemmed from several witnesses from
Columbia and Montgomery counties.
Vansteenburgh was charged with sexual abuse and endangering the welfare
of a child, both misdemeanors.
He was arraigned and released on $400 bail.