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East Syracuse man arrested while enroute to meet underage female

Melvin, StevenOn Aug. 24, 2016,  55-year-old, Steven J. Melvin, from 5017 James St., East Syracuse, was arrested while he was en route to meet what he believed was a 15-year-old female for a possible sexual encounter. Melvin was arrested for the following:

  • (1) count of Attempted Disseminating Indecent Material to a Child, a class “E” felony
  • (1) count of Endangering the welfare of a child, a class “A” misdemeanor
  • (1) count of Forcible Touching, a class “A” misdemeanor
  • (1) count of Unlawfully Dealing with a Minor in the 1st degree, a class “A” misdemeanor

This investigation began when the mother of a female child contacted police and alleged that Melvin gave her (more…)

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