Registered Sex Offender
The State of New York has vowed to fix a troubling issue. Convicted pedophiles have been housed near city schools in violation of a state law.
Ray Sanchez, 31, of Coram, who is a level two sex offender, is charged with three counts of endangering the welfare of a child, exposure of a person and public lewdness.
He was a stranger in their midst. Campers at a Catskills retreat for young Hasidic teens and children said they woke last week to the alarming sight of a man roaming their sleeping area.
James Schlau was arrested after prostitutes reported the attacks. His lawyer said Schlau frequented prostitutes but never raped them.