Gloversville man charged with abuse

GLOVERSVILLE – City police have arrested a local man accused of inappropriately touching a 9-year-old girl at his residence, police said.

Scott Starin Sr., 45, of 32 VanWyck St., was charged Tuesday with first-degree sexual abuse, a felony, and endangering the welfare of a child.

Police said it was reported that while the child spent the night at Starin’s residence, he entered the bedroom where she was sleeping and had sexual contact with her. Detectives investigated and confirmed the allegation, according to police.

He was arraigned before City Court Judge Traci DiMezza and sent to the Fulton County Correctional Facility in lieu of $20,000 cash bail.