Berkshire man charged with sex charges involving a child

On Aug. 22, 2011, at 10:30 a.m., the Tioga County Sheriff’s Office arrested Gaylord W. Cranmer, Jr., age 43, of Berkshire, NY for the charges of Promoting a Sexual Performance of a Child and Possession of a Sexual Performance of a child.

Cranmer is accused of recording video of a child less than seventeen years of age with a hidden camera in early August of this year. Video that was produced and possessed by Cranmer, in the Town of Berkshire, depicted nude content of a child prohibited by law.


Cranmer was arraigned in The Town of Candor Court in front of Justice Gary Dence, and remanded to the Tioga County Jail on $10,000 cash bail or $20,000 bail bond. Cranmer is scheduled to appear in the Town of Berkshire Court on Sept. 12 at 5 p.m.