Rome teen faces sexual abuse charges

Nori Powell

A Rome teen is accused of a sex offense involving a victim under the age of 18.

Oneida County Sheriffâ??s Office say Nori Powell, 19, is charged with two counts of second degree sexual abuse and endangering the welfare of a child.

The incident allegedly happened at Powellâ??s home on West Dominick Street in Rome on Wednesday.

Powell was held in Rome Police City lock-up overnight and will be arraigned in Rome City Court.

The victim has been offered counseling services through the Oneida County Child Advocacy Center.