Sex abuse charges for Shelter Island town worker

A Shelter Island Town highway employee was arrested Friday and charged with third degree sexual abuse and endangering the welfare of a child, police said.

Jeffrey Starzee, 47, surrendered himself at Shelter Island police headquarters, police said, and was arraigned in Shelter Island Justice Court.

Starzee was released on $1,250 bail, police said, pending his next appearance in court at a later date to face the two misdemeanor charges.

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No additional information concerning the charges was available from Shelter Island Town police Friday night, and Starzee could not be reached for comment.

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