Fire chief accused of sex abuse with 2 juveniles

Posted at 6:01 PM, Sep 11, 2015
and last updated 2015-09-11 18:01:36-04

A fire chief from Cattaraugus County has been arrested on charges he had sexual contact with two juveniles over the course of several months.

Laurence Ellis is charged with third degree criminal sexual act and two counts each of forcible touching and endangering the welfare of a child.

Few details were released, but authorities say the fire chief in the Town of Leon had sexual contact with two juvenile victims.




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