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Wappinger school bus monitor arrested for sexually abusing student

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WAPPINGER, N.Y. -- State Police have arrested a Wappinger school bus monitor for sexually abusing a teenager on the bus.

Officials from the Wappinger School District contacted State Police after reviewing surveillance video from the bus on an unrelated matter and observed what was described as highly inappropriate physical contact by Charles Kane III, 57, with a special needs student.

Kane was located at his home in Hopewell Junction and brought in for questioning. He was arrested for second-degree criminal sexual act. He was arraigned and sent to the Dutchess County Jail. ClientIP:, UserAgent: CCBot/2.0 ( Profile: TWCSAMLSP