CLIFTON PARK — A Columbia County man was accused of allegedly offering money to minors to have sex, and subjecting them to unwanted sexual contact if they refused, according to Kerra M. Burns, public information officer for State Police Troop G. Jeremy J. Cramer, 20, of Stockport, was charged by state police in Clifton Park with first-degree sexual abuse, a felony; disseminating indecent material to minors, a felony; second-degree patronizing a person for prostitution, a felony; two counts of third-degree patronizing a person for prostitution, a misdemeanor; forcible touching, a misdemeanor; and endangering the welfare of a child, a misdemeanor, Burns said.
During a June incident that took place in the town of Halfmoon, Cramer allegedly offered money for sex to multiple victims under the age of 17, Burns said. When the victims declined, Cramer subjected them to unwanted sexual contact.
Cramer initially made contact with the victims using Snapchat, Burns said.
Cramer was arrested by investigators from State Police in Clifton Park and arraigned in Halfmoon Town Court, Burns said. He was released on $50,000 bail and is due back in court on Aug. 19.
Cramer was additionally charged by State Police in Latham with forcible touching and endangering the welfare of a child for an incident that occurred in November 2018, it is alleged that Cramer used Snapchat and Instagram to meet up with underage victims in the town of Guilderland.
When he met with the victims, he forcibly grabbed them, Burns said.
Anyone that believes they may have additional information or may be a victim is asked to please contact the Bureau of Criminal Investigation in Latham at (518) 783-3234.