Oneida man arrested on felony level sex crimes

Madison County Sheriff Allen Riley reported Jan. 11 that Deputies assigned to the Criminal Investigation Unit have arrested an Oneida man on felony level sex crimes involving an alleged is less than eleven years of age.

Gary C. Tooke, 51, of 4754 Burleson Hill Rd. was charged with one count of Criminal Sexual Act in the First Degree. Tooke was arrested on Friday evening, Jan. 8, without incident at his residence on the strength of an arrest warrant issued by the Town of Lincoln Court.

Investigators allege that Tooke engaged in sexual acts with a child less than eleven years old in the Town of Lincoln during a time period of November and December 2009.

The case will be held over for Madison County Grand Jury consideration. The investigation was conducted by members of the Madison County Sheriff's Office, Madison County Child Protective Service and Liberty Resources Services located in Oneida.

According to Sheriff Riley, Tooke was arraigned in the Town of Lincoln Court and remanded to the Madison County Public Safety Buidling Jail in Wampsville in lieu of $50,000 cash/$100,000 bond bail, pending his re-appearance in court at a later date.

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