Four arrested in child sex sting

December 03, 2017 07:11 PM

COLONIE -- The Albany County Sheriff's Office announced the arrests of four men in the town of Colonie in a child sex sting.

57-year-old Edward Neville of Pennsylvania, 68-year-old Mark Schmidt of Altamont, 20-year-old Daniel Meyer of Baldwin, and 32-year-old Russell Blair of West Sand Lake are all facing attempted rape charges.

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Neville is also charged with attempted promotion of an obscene sexual performance by a child.

The Albany County Sheriff says the arrests come after an operation Saturday involving the State Police Computer Crimes Unit, Colonie police and the FBI.


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