01 August 2020

Major Michael J. Drake
Troop K Commander
Milan, New York – On July 31, 2020, the New York State Police in Rhinebeck in conjunction with the Dutchess County Child Advocacy Center arrested Esfand Zahedi, age 25, of Port Ewen, NY, for four counts of Sexual Abuse in the 1st degree, a class D felony, and Endangering the Welfare of a Child, a class A misdemeanor.
Subsequent to a law enforcement tip an investigation found Esfand Zahedi, while employed as a private child care provider, sexually abused a child under the age of eleven years old.
Zahedi was arraigned before the town of Milan Court and remanded to the Dutchess County Jail in lieu of $40,000 cash bail or $80,000 secure bond. Zahedi is next scheduled to appear before the court on August 5, 2020, at 9:00 a.m.