Former New York State Republican Assemblyman and National Public Radio (NPR) reporter Chris Ortloff has been arrested for attempting to lure a minor into having sex with him. Ortloff is currently on the state parole board and was arrested at a hotel in Colonie, N.Y.by the New York State Police Internet Crimes Task Force. He allegedly was trying to set up a sexual encounter with fictitious 11- and 12-year-old sisters.
After working as a reporter for National Public Radio in the late 1970s, Ortloff worked as an anchor and reporter for WPTZ before beginning his 20-year political career, eventually becoming chair for the Clinton County Republican Committee.
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