FULTON, NY – Lisa A. Merritt, 51, of Fulton, was arrested after an investigation by the Fulton Police Department.
She was charged with the following crimes:
Criminal Sexual Act 2nd, Class D Felony; Criminal Sexual Act 3rd, Class E Felony; Endangering the Welfare of a Child (two counts), Class A Misdemeanor; and Forcible Touching, Class A Misdemeanor.
According to police, Merritt is accused of engaging in sexual conduct with a person over the course of a two-year period starting when the victim was 14 years of age.
These incidents occurred at the suspect’s home in the city of Fulton.
Merritt was arraigned by Fulton City Court Judge Hawthorne on Tuesday and remanded to the Oswego County Correctional Facility in lieu of $2,500 cash or $1,000 secure bond.
She is scheduled to return to Fulton City Court on January 24 at 9 a.m.
The investigation is ongoing and police ask anyone with any information to contact the City of Fulton Police Department at 598-4504.