Lindley man arrested for rape, sexual contact against a child

Crime

LINDLEY, N.Y. (WETM) – Jonathan Poyneer, 44, was arrested by Horseheads Police and New York State Police following a one-year criminal investigation into the sexual abuse of a child.

Poyneer was arrested for two counts of second degree rape, first degree sexual assault, criminal sex act in the second degree, and endangering the welfare of a child, as well as one count of Course of Sexual Contact against a Child in the Second Degree, Unlawful Surveillance in the Second Degree, and Possessing a Sexual Performance by a Child.

Poyneer was remanded to the Chemung County Jail. Chemung County District Attorney Weeden Wetmore tells 18 News Poyneer’s arrest stemmed from a recent indictment.

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