ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WENY) - A New York State Trooper that was accused of forcible touching has been arrested on new charges.
According to State Police, 39-year-old Jason Sears has been charged with two additional counts of forcible touching stemming from an incident that happened in 2017. Sears pleaded not guilty in November after being charged for the first time. Sears is accused of groping a receptionist at a Rochester-area garage that works on state police vehicles.
Sears remains suspended and is due back in Rochester City Court on January 22nd.