Incident involving CPS leads to charges

BOLIVAR, N.Y. (WIVB) – An incident that involved Child Protective Services resulted in serious charges against a man in Allegany County.

Sheriff Ricky L. Whitney reports 60-year-old Scott A. Sexton was arrested during an incident at his residence on Phillips Hill Road, in Bolivar. They did not release details on what the situation involved.

Sexton was charged with three counts of endangering the welfare of a child and one count of unlawful possession of marijuana. He was processed and remanded to the Allegany County Jail on $5,00 cash bail or $10,000 bond.

The sheriff’s office asks anyone with drug-related information to call them at 585-268-9782. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review. Note: Comments containing links are not allowed.

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