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Gasport man arrested following sex abuse investigation

Posted at 4:48 PM, May 21, 2021
and last updated 2021-05-21 16:48:49-04

GASPORT, N.Y. (WKBW) — The Niagara County Sheriff's Office says a Gasport man has been arrested following an investigation into allegations of sexual abuse.

Deputies say 67-year-old Gary Pencille was arrested following a month-long investigation into sexual abuse claims.

Pencille was charged with the following

  • Criminal Sexual Act 1st degree
  • Course of Sexual Conduct Against a Child 1st degree
  • Sexual Abuse 1st degree

Pencille is being held at Niagara County Jail and is awaiting arraignment.