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Fulton Man Charged with Sexual Assault Against a Child

FULTON, NY – The Fulton Police Criminal Investigation Division arrested John H. Heaphy, 39, of Oneida Street in Fulton, following an allegation of child sexual abuse.

John Heaphy
John Heaphy

According to police, Heaphy allegedly engaged in multiple acts of sexual contact with a child less than 13 years of age over a three-year period.

Police allege that the contact occurred regularly and continuously during that span at residences both in the city of Fulton and town of Granby.

Heaphy was charged with:

Two counts of Predatory Sexual Assault Against a Child (A-II felony)
Two counts of first-degree Course of Sexual Conduct (B felony)
Endangering the Welfare of a Child (A misdemeanor)

Heaphy was arraigned in Fulton City Court and Granby Town Court.

He is being held without bail.

Fulton Police are continuing their investigation into this incident.

Anyone with information is urged to contact the Fulton Police TIPS line at 593-TIPS or the station at 598-4504.