(ONEIDA DISPATCH) — COXSACKIE, N.Y. — A corrections officer at Greene Correctional Facility has been charged with engaging in sexual acts with an inmate, police said Thursday.
Clifford A. Rowe, 57, of Green Island, was charged Wednesday with a felony count of criminal sexual act, as well as the misdemeanors of sexual abuse and official misconduct, according to state police. He was arraigned in Coxsackie Town Court and sent to the Greene County Jail in lieu of $2,500 bail.
State police at Catskill said the arrest was the result of an investigation conducted by their agency, the state Department of Corrections and Community Supervision, the state Inspector General’s Office and the Greene County District Attorney’s Office into allegations of sexual contact between a staff member and an inmate.
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