Cortland County Sheriff’s officials say a Cortlandville man is accused of having inappropriate contact with a 14-year-old girl he knows. 

Kathy Whyte/ WNBF News

38-year-old Michael Waite is charged with two felony counts of rape, felony criminal sex act, felony incest and misdemeanor counts of endangering the welfare of a child and criminal sale of marijuana.

The Sheriff’s office and the Cortland City Police arrested Waite January 21 following a sex abuse investigation. 

Authorities say the alleged incident with the teenage girl happened at a home in the Town of Cortlandville.

Waite was sent to the Cortland County Jail on $5,000 bail.

Sheriff’s officials say the investigation is continuing and more charges are possible.