UPDATE: Arrested Cop: ‘I Was Framed’
LIVINGSTON COUNTY – The Mount Morris Police Officer who was arrested by the Livingston County Sheriff’s Office has been released from the Livingston County Jail to appear on charges related to Endangering the Welfare of a Child at a later date.
According to the Livingston County Sheriff’s Office, the arrest of David Skinner, 29, was a routine response and investigation into an incident that occurred while the officer was off duty.
“We applied the same standards that we use in every case,” said Chief Deputy Matt Burgess. “We responded, investigated thoroughly, and arrived at a result.”
Skinner was charged with misdemeanor Endangering the Welfare of a Child and two counts of Harassment in the Second Degree, a violation.
The Sheriff’s Office held Skinner in pre-arraignment detention at the Livingston County Jail and released after arraignment.
The Justice issued an order of protection for the alleged victim.
Skinner is a part time officer for the Mount Morris Police Department. Mount Morris Police Chief Ken Mignemi said that Skinner will meet with Mount Morris Mayor Joel Mike to discuss his status as a Village employee.
Skinner was also a part time officer with the Nunda Police Department until his resignation in December 2015.