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Defendant: Malston Patrick (DOB 03/13/1982)

June 10, 2020-- District Attorney Anthony A. Scarpino, Jr. announced Malston Patrick of Yonkers was arraigned on charges related to sending and exchanging sexually explicit photos and conversations via online platforms including Facebook.

He was charged with one count of Disseminating Indecent Materials to a Minor in the First Degree, a felony. Patrick appeared before Yonkers City Court Judge Arthur Doran via video conference. His next court date is scheduled for August 7, 2020.

Background
The felony complaint alleges Malston Patrick invited and induced a minor to engage in sexual intercourse, deviate sexual intercourse, and sexual contact with him.

From on or about and between June 5, 2019 through July 10, 2019, the defendant and a 16-year-old minor victim engaged in a series of “chat” conversations via the Internet. The victim made it clear to the defendant the victim was sixteen. The defendant depicted or described, either in words or images, actual or simulated nudity, sexual conduct and sadomasochistic abuse. He discussed specific sexual acts and exchanged explicit photos between his victim and himself.

Patrick was arrested today by Criminal Investigators of the DA’s Office. The investigation was conducted by the Investigations Division Cybercrime Bureau. Bureau Chief Michael Delohery is prosecuting the case.

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Malston Patrick

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