Liverpool Man Charged with Sex Crime

Town of Clay, New York -The Onondaga County Sheriff’s Office reports that Sheriff’s Detectives have charged a Liverpool man for allegedly having sexual contact with a child.

Matthew Turner (39), of Burdett Court Clay, New York, was arrested on March 2nd and charged with course of sexual conduct against a child in the 1st degree and endangering the welfare of a child. The charges stem from allegations that turner engaged in sexual contact with a child less than 11 years of age. The incidents, which occurred between 2017 and 2019, was disclosed by the victim to a school official, who reported it to the Sheriff’s Office Abused Persons Unit.

Matthew Turner, who knew the victim, was arraigned Tuesday evening in Centralized Arraignment Court and is currently being held in the Onondaga County Justice Center in lieu of bail set at $25,000 cash, $100,000 bond.