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Four women, two of them part of CNY Fair Housing’s lawsuit, alleged in interviews that they submitted to his demands for oral sex or intercourse.
Authorities determined no crime was committed, but the police report and two others between 20 contain allegations similar to claims in a recent federal sexual harassment lawsuit against Waterbury.
Police reports show that in May, a 27-year-old woman made a "suspicious situation complaint" when a man who didn't give his name but matched Waterbury's description allegedly sexualized an apartment viewing of the house.
On May 15, a 19-year-old woman told police that during an apartment viewing at 146 E.
Second St., Oswego, she allegedly told Waterbury she “did not know how she was going to come up with the last month’s rent” and “that she would do anything for the apartment,” according to the police report.
The woman believed “he was referring to sex” when he allegedly mentioned “more than” kissing and she “left the apartment because she wasn’t comfortable,” according to the report.“At no time did the male make any sexual references or touch her or expose himself to her,” the woman told police, who determined no crime was committed.
Over the last several months The Palladium-Times has interviewed 15 women who allege Waterbury solicited sex-for-rent scenarios while they viewed apartments or rented from him in episodes dating back to the 1980s.
Waterbury owns almost 50 Oswego County properties as well as the Sterling Renaissance Festival, Sylvan Beach Amusement Park and Santa’s Workshop at the North Pole.
Reached by phone Friday, Waterbury said he had no comment in response to the similarities between the police report accusations and the allegations in the civil case.
Women often allegedly responded with suggestions of maintenance or cleanup at his apartments, but several women alleged he indicated that’s not what he meant by “work” or “trades,” according to interviews and CNY Fair Housing’s lawsuit.“The ‘trades’ that (Waterbury is) willing to accept as payment for rent do not include manual labor or other goods, but rather sexual favors,” CNY Fair Housing alleged.
According to an April 4, 2014 police report, a 17-year-old female told Oswego police that during an apartment viewing at 146 E.
He then ended the call as a reporter asked a question.