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State police arrest Franklinville man for allowing kids to kayak at night without flotation devices

Posted at 12:49 AM, Aug 30, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-30 00:49:34-04

HINSDALE, N.Y. (WKBW) — New York state police troopers in Machias arrested a Franklinville man on two counts of endangering the welfare of a child.

Authorities determined that 35-year-old Dale E. Forrester allowed two children to kayak after sunset without cell phones, flashlight, and personal flotation devices at Olean Creek in Hinsdale.

Rescue teams conducted a successful search for the two children after they went missing.

Forrester is expected to appear in Hinsdale Town Court some time in September.