Lewiston Man Arrested for Crimes Against Minor

INCIDENT TYPE: FORCIBLE TOUCHING ARREST 

LOCATION: 5526 NIAGARA ST EXT

MUNICIPALITY: Town of Lockport 

DATE/TIME: 6/30/2020 at 0900 hours 

Acting Sheriff Michael Filicetti announces the arrest of Leander J. Patterson, 39, of Lewiston, on two counts of Forcible Touching (A misdemeanor) and two counts of Endangering the Welfare of a Child (A misdemeanor). Investigation was started earlier this month by the Criminal Investigation Bureau after a sex offense was reported at Patterson’s residence. Patterson turned himself in at the Sheriff’s Office today with counsel and was held for centralized arraignment. He will have a future court date in Lewiston Town Court.