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Convicted sex offender accused of putting medication into child's food


STILLWATER, N.Y. – Police have arrested a Johnsonville man has been arrested on several charges related to a child.

According to Stillwater Police, Jason George, 37, was arrested after an investigation. Authorities say that George put a prescription sleep medication into a 5-year-old child's food on multiple occasions. Authorities say the medication caused the risk of serious injury to the child.

The investigation also revealed that George is a convicted sex offender and he failed to report his current address to officials, say Stillwater Police. Authorities did track the man down to a trailer in Johnsonville.

An arrest warrant was executed and George was arrested without incident. He was charged with sex offender failure to report a change of address, a felony, and misdemeanors reckless endangerment and endangering the welfare of a child.  

George was arraigned and sent to Saratoga County Jail where he is held without bail.

Police say the child received medical care and has reportedly recovered. Saratoga County Child Protective Services is currently investigation.

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