Kathy Welsh

Kathy Welsh

WURTSBORO – The New York State Police at Wurtsboro announce the arrest of Gerard T. Colbert, age 65, from Wurtsboro, NY for Possessing a Sexual Performance by a Child, a class E Felony.

Gerard T. Colbert

According to authorities, Colbert is a Level 2 registered sex offender who relocated from the State of New Hampshire to Wurtsboro over a year ago.

Colbert was placed on probation through Sullivan County in February, 2017.

Sullivan County Probation conducted a home visit at Colbert’s residence on March 30, 2017.

During the home visit, authorities said Colbert was allegedly found to be in violation of the terms and conditions of his probation.

Sullivan County Probation requested assistance with the investigation from the state police.  Troopers arrested Colbert and he was remanded to the Sullivan County Jail.

A further investigation by the New York State Police Troop F Computer Crimes Unit alleges that Colbert was in possession of a sexual performance by a child. He was processed for this offense the state police barracks in Wurtsboro and will remain in the custody of the Sullivan County Jail on $50,000 bail.

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