A Fulton man faces charges of having sex with a child.
Police allege that Tommy E. Merritt, 38, had oral sex with a child over the course of three years. The conduct allegedly began when the child was 13 years old.
Merritt is charged with two felony counts of criminal sex act and a misdemeanor count of endangering the welfare of a child.
Fulton City Court Judge Jerome Mirabito sent Merritt to the Oswego County Correctional Facility in lieu of bail of $15,000 cash or $30,000 bond.
Merritt is due back in court August 25.