SAINT REGIS FALLS — State Police arrested Christopher Santa, 58, of St. Regis Falls on Sept. 9 after an investigation of inappropriate sexual advances towards a teenaged victim. According to investigation reports, Santa had conversed with the victim both verbally and electronically in suggestive manners since 2019.
The investigation also revealed that Santa offered the victim a quantity of money in exchange for sexual favors with him. Santa was arrested for one count of third degree patronizing prostitution and two counts of endangering the welfare of a child.
Santa was arraigned in Town of Waverly Court before being released on his own recognizance. Santa is currently scheduled to return to the Town of Waverly Court at a later date.