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Batavia man accused of predatory sexual abuse against a child

By Howard B. Owens
alvin ezra way
Alvin Ezra Way

A 62-year-old Batavia man has been arrested by the Sheriff's Office, accused of an ongoing series of sex offenses against a child.

Alvin Ezra Way, of West Main Street, is charged with six counts of predatory sexual abuse against a child, six counts of criminal sexual act in the first degree, and course of sexual conduct against a child.

In New York's penal code, predatory sexual abuse against a child is a Class A-II felony and accused the defendant of being older than 18 years old, and the victim is younger than 13 years old.

If convicted, Way faces 10 to 25 years in prison.

The alleged incidents occurred over multiple years at a residence in the Town of Batavia. 

Way was arraigned in the Central Arraignment Court on Friday and ordered held in custody.

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