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Police: Lyons man attempted to send nude photos to 14-year-old

Authorities say a Lyons man was taken into custody without incident after disseminating indecent material to what he believed was a minor.

The Canandaigua Police Department reports the arrest of 26-year old James M. Potter of Lyons.

Investigators say Potter was arrested on November 21st by officers of the Canandaigua Police Department and charged with disseminating indecent material to a minor in the first degree.

It is alleged that Potter used social media and a cell phone to send nude photos to a Canandaigua Police Department Detective who was posing as a 14-year-old child.

Potter was located in the Town of Lyons and taken into custody. He was issued an appearance ticket to appear in Canandaigua City Court at a later time.



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