Arthur L. Gurbey, 46, of 30 George St., has been charged with possessing a sexual performance by a child and first-degree attempted dissemination of indecent material to minors, both felonies; and third-degree attempted rape, a misdemeanor.
The charges stem from a Saratoga County Sheriff’s Office investigation into an unidentified 46-year-old male chatting online with a 15-year-old girl. Messages to the girl were sexual in nature and the man invited her to engage in a sexual relationship.
On Tuesday, the Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigation Unit identified the man as...Gurbey with the assistance of the Albany FBI, Child Exploitation Task Force, and took Gurbey into custody as he arrived at the girl’s Malta residence.
Gurbey was found in possession of pictures and videos depicting sexual performances of children under age 16 on his cell phone.
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