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Legislator Facing New Charges

UPDATED INFORMATION: PULASKI – State Police have charged Shawn P. Doyle with Forcible Touching, Sexual Abuse 3rd degree, and Endangering the Welfare of a Child, all misdemeanors.

Shawn P. Doyle
Shawn P. Doyle

These charges stem from an on-going investigation after the parents of a 15-year-old reported what they believed was an inappropriate relationship between their son and Doyle.

Doyle, an Oswego County Legislator, was issued an appearance ticket and is scheduled to appear in town of Richland Court on March 7 at 7 p.m.

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The New York State Police in Pulaski announce the arrest of 51-year-old Shawn P. Doyle of 85 Lake Street, Pulaski, NY and 73-year-old John James Maroney of 185 Leavitt Road, New Haven, NY.

John James Maroney
John James Maroney

These individuals were arrested after a joint investigation conducted by the New York State Police, the Federal Bureau of Investigation (Mid State Child Exploitation Task Force) and the Oswego County District Attorney’s Office.

The investigation commenced when the parents of a 15-year-old reported what they believed was an inappropriate relationship between their son and Doyle and Maroney.

The charges are as follows:
Shawn P. Doyle – (1) count of issuing a false written statement, (2) counts of Unlawfully Dealing to a minor, and (4) counts of Endangering the Welfare of a Child.
John J. Maroney – (1) count False Written Statement and (2) counts of Endangering the Welfare of a Child.

Doyle and Maroney were arraigned in the Town of Richland released on their own recognizance.

Anyone with information concerning this investigation can call the New York State Police Bureau of Criminal Investigation (BCI) Major Crimes Unit at SP Oneida at 315-366-6000.