Charles Titone III, 46, of Huntington Station and a school bus driver of the Northport-East Northport School District was arrested December 3rd for sexually abusing a child and possessing child pornography.
The Suffolk County Computer Crimes Unit, and police from the Second Precinct Crime Section received a tip from the NY State Internet Crimes against Children Task Force, and started investigating Titone.
After obtaining a warrant the police went to search Titone’s home at 250 Depot Rd at 7:30 AM. Titone had child pornography on his phone and also had sexual contact with a 6-year-old according to authorities. Titone worked for Huntington Coach Corp. Titone knew the victim and the victim was not a student on his bus route.
Titone is charged with first-degree sexual abuse (a D felony) and possessing a sexual pornography performance by a child (an E felony). He was held overnight at the Second Precinct and was scheduled to be arraigned on December 4th at First District Court in Central Islip.
Detectives ask anyone with information to contact the Computer Crimes Unit at 631-852-6279 or anonymously call Crime Stoppers at 800-220-TIPS.