Crime

Former Highland coach arrested on child porn charges

Former Highland coach arrested on child porn charges

The court document said there is probable cause to believe the accused has produced, attempted to produce and conspired to produce child pornography and that he coerced and enticed a minor to engage in sexually explicit conduct. He’s also accused of conspiring with others to receive and access child pornography and participating in a child pornography enterprise.

Prison-bound crime family scion is Saugerties businessman

Prison-bound crime family scion is Saugerties businessman

To the Saugerties business community, Michael Persico is known as a sharp investor in the local real estate market and a community-minded business owner who held Chamber of Commerce mixers at his 50-acre estate in West Saugerties and donated the use of a building in the heart of the village for use as a visitor’s center. But federal prosecutors paint a very different picture of the 60-year-old Brooklyn native.