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Queensbury sting lands former jail captain in prison

March 17, 2018 06:30 PM

A former Westchester County jail captain is heading to state prison after a sting last summer in Queensbury.

NewsChannel 13’s media partners at The Post Star say 53-year-old Thomas Abrams was sentenced to 18 months in prison on Friday.

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Police say Abrams responded to a sex-related online ad last June. After a series of online conversations with undercover officers, police say Abrams drove up to Queensbury to have a sexual encounter with what he thought was a 14-year-old.

Abrams retired from the department of corrections after his arrest and will still receive his pension.

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