DA: Broome Developmental Center employee impersonated social worker, committed sex crimes

BINGHAMTON, N.Y. - Charges have been brought against a man accused of impersonating a social worker to commit sex crimes.

Broome County District Attorney Steve Cornwell announced that Martin Kelley, 64, was arrested on Monday.

Cornwell says Kelley, an employee of the Broome Developmental Center, wrongfully presented himself as a social worker to engage in sexual intercourse with another person, without the person's consent, in addition to offering monetary rewards for sexual favors.

Cornwell says the arrest was made by New York State Police, as part of an on-going investigation by State Police and the D.A.'s Office.

Kelley is charged with:

  • Rape, in the third degree, a Class E Felony
  • Intimidating a Victim or Witness, in the third degree, a Class E Felony
  • Official Misconduct, a Class A Misdemeanor
  • Criminal Impersonation, in the second degree, a Class A Misdemeanor

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