Hermon man jailed on $5,000 bail for alleged sexual relationship with a child under 17 years old
Wednesday, February 20, 2013 - 5:52 pm

CANTON — A Hermon man was jailed on $5,000 bail after he allegedly had a sexual relationship with a person under 17 years old.

Michael C. Besaw, 23, was charged with third-degree rape, a felony, for an alleged incident involving a person younger than 17 when he was older than 21.

Besaw was also charged with acting in a manner injurious to a child under the age of 17, a misdemeanor.

Canton-based state police reported the incident occurred Jan. 29.

Besaw was charged Feb. 19, at 4:15 p.m.

He was sent to St. Lawrence County Correctional facility on $5,000 bail.