Watertown man accused of sexually assaulting child

Watertown man accused of sexually assaulting child
James Carrow II (Source: WWNY)

WATERTOWN, N.Y. (WWNY) - A 46 year old Watertown man is accused of sexually assaulting a child over the course of a year.

City police arrested James Carrow II of 418 West Mullin Street on felony counts of predatory sexual assault of a child and third-degree criminal sexual act.

According to police, Carrow subjected a 13 year old girl to numerous sexual acts between March of 2018 and March 2019.

A parent of the girl filed the complaint.

Police said the victim is neither related to Carrow nor did she live with him.

Carrow was arraigned and sent to the Jefferson County Jail without bail.

According to the New York State Sex Offender Registry, Carrow was convicted in 1996 on third-degree rape and third-degree sodomy. The victim was a 15 year old girl.

The registry shows the Potsdam Village Police arrested him and that he was sentenced to 9 months in a local jail.

Carrow is also listed as a Level 3 sex offender, which means the state considers him to be at high risk of committing future sex crimes.

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