Cory L. Mills

Man accused of having sex with underage girl

Published Jul 17, 2018 at 4:00pm

VILLAGE OF VERNON — A 37-year-old man is accused of having sex with a girl under the age of 15 in Vernon, according to area law enforcement officials.

Cory L. Mills, 37, of Canastota, Madison County, had sex with a girl under the age of 15 in Vernon, according to the county Child Advocacy Center.

Mills was taken into custody on Monday by Inv. C.J. Paravati and Inv. Frederick Bruzzese III.

Mills is charged with one count of felony second-degree rape, authorities said.

He was arraigned in court and was sent to county jail in lieu of $15,000 cash bail or bond.

He is scheduled to reappear in court, the law enforcers added.

The victim has been offered counseling through the Child Advocacy Center, the authorities added.