Deputies arrested a 48-year-old Phelps man following a sex abuse investigation.
According to a release, Edward Balliet, 48, was charged with first-degree sex abuse, a felony count, following an investigation in Phelps.
He’s accused of subjecting a juvenile victim to sexual contact.
He was being held at the Ontario County Jail pending arraignment; and an order of protection was requested on July 25.
The charges will be answered at a later date.
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