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

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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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