State police charged Murray Majo, 73, of 29939 County Route 20, Theresa, with first-degree sexual abuse after he allegedly had sexual contact with an 8-year-old child.
The departments office in Alexandria Bay first investigated Majo following a tip from Jefferson County Child Protective Services on March 11. The investigation determined that Majo had ongoing sexual contact with the child, often at his residence.
Police charged Majo on March 14. Arraigned in Town of Theresa Court, he paid $1,000 bail and was released pending Grand Jury action. An order of protection was issued for the child against Majo.