BEMUS POINT – A 75-year-old man was arrested Friday for allegedly sexually abusing two girls in Bemus Point between June and December of 2011, Chautauqua County Sheriff’s officials said.
The suspect was identified as Ralph J. Bush.
An arrest warrant was issued out of Ellery Town Court, which was served to Bush Friday.
He was arraigned and remanded to the County Jail in lieu of $20,000 cash bail or $40,000 property bond.
The investigation was handed by the sheriff’s office, with the assistance of Chautauqua County Child Protective Services, the District Attorney’s Office and the Child Advocacy Porgram of Chautauqua County.