UPDATE: 02112022  1203  The school bus driver charged with forcible touching is now facing additional charges.

New York State Police say that 61-year-old Douglas C. Webb is also being charged with Offering a False Instrument for Filing in the 1st Degree, a felony, and Falsifying Business Records in the 2nd Degree, a misdemeanor.

During the course of the initial investigation the NYSP alleges that "Webb failed to disclose that he had a previous conviction on a charge of sex abuse 2nd degree" when making his application to become a school bus driver.

Webb was released on appearance tickets and is expected to answer the charges in te Sherburne Village Court on February 17, 2022.

Original Story:

A school bus driver is accused of behaving inappropriately with students.

New York State Police say that 61-year-old Douglas C. Webb of Sherburne, New York was arrested on Thursday, February 3, 2022.  Webb is charged with "Forcible Touching" and "Endangering the Welfare of a Child."

Douglas Webb Photo Credit: New York State Police
Douglas C. Webb Photo Credit: New York State Police

According to a written release the NYSP says that "(an) investigation revealed that Webb inappropriately touched three students, ages 14, 15 and 16."

Webb is a school bus driver with the Sherburne-Earlville School District.

He was arraigned and released on his own recognizance pending a future court appearance.  Authorities say the victims were issued stay away orders of protection.

[EDITOR'S NOTE:   This post is for informational purposes and is based largely on information from the New York State Police.  All suspects and arrested persons are innocent unless proven guilty in a court of law.  At the time of this posting no additional information is available.]


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