Bath man faces sex charges

Staff reports

A Bath man was arrested Friday, December 2 and charged with sexually abusing a child who was in his care last summer, the Steuben Sheriffs Office reported.

Eric L. Trumbull, 26, of Robie Street, was charged with first degree rape and first degree sexual abuse, both felonies.

Trumbull allegedly engaged in sexual contact with a girl under the age of 7 on July 8 at the girl’s home in Cameron.

The arrest came after a lengthy investigation that began when deputies were informed July 11 a girl had been assaulted.

Trumbull was arraigned in Cohocton Justice Court and sent to Steuben County Jail on $50,000 bail. He is scheduled to reappear in court Dec. 12.

Steuben County Child Protective Service and the Steuben County District Attorney’s Office assisted in the investigation.