State Police: Virginia man subjected children as young as 2 years old to sexual intercourse over period of 4 years

Published 03/17 2014 03:25PM

Updated 03/17 2014 03:29PM

Richard Gibson
Richard Gibson/Photo courtesy of New York State Police
Watertown (WSYR-TV) - State Police have arrested a Virginia man after they say he had sexual intercourse with two children over the course of four years in Watertown nearly 17 years ago.

49-year-old Richard Gibson of Newport News, Va. was arrested by Virginia State Police and extradited to New York State on Friday, March 14.

State Police say Gibson subjected a boy and a girl, between the ages of 2 and 6, to sexual and oral intercourse from October 1996 to December 2000.

Gibson has been charged with two counts of Course of Sexual Conduct with a Child in the 1st Degree, a Class B Felony.

He was arraigned in the City of Watertown and taken to the Jefferson County Public Safety Building with no bail.

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