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Elmira man facing 13 charges for sex offenses

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An Elmira man was arrested on a warrant and charged with over thirteen crimes.

James D. Farmer, 19, was arrested on April 23, upon the order of a Chemung County Superior Court Warrant.

Farmer was charged with the following crimes:

1 count of Rape 1st degree

7 counts of Criminal Sexual Act 1st, – Forcible Compulsion

5 counts of Criminal Sexual Act 1st. – Victim under 11 years of age.

The arrest is the result of a two-year investigation initiated in 2017 with offenses dating back to 2015.

This is a developing story and 18 News will continue to update you as more information becomes available to us.

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