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New York State Child Sexual Abuse Cases
29
May
2012

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On Friday afternoon, Ontario County District Attorney Michael Tantillo said he will upgrade the charges against 37-year-old Leslie Hoke. Hoke is accused of sexually abusing a 12-year-old Canandaigua boy. Hoke was initially charged with a single ...

29
May
2012

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50-year-old Vincent Cassala was sentenced to 15 years in State Prison on Wednesday following his conviction for sexually abusing a child. The Albany County District Attorney's Office said that Cassala engaged in criminal sexual activity with a ...

29
May
2012

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A Steuben County man pleads guilty to child porn charges in U.S. District Court Friday. 21 year old Bryan Griswold of Corning is charged with taking pornographic pictures of five girls under five years old. Authorities say some of the pictures ...

24
May
2012

Brooklyn DA Charles Hynes is desperately trying to extricate himself from a political scandal sparked by his refusal to release the names of ultra-Orthodox Jews suspected of child molestation, as well as letting powerful rabbis decide whether ...

24
May
2012

Prosecutors often deal with crime victims who do not want to testify. Victims are afraid they will be harmed by their abusers, such as victims of domestic violence. Others are embarrassed to testify in public and undergo brutal ...

24
May
2012

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State Police in Watertown arrested James Costigan, 32, of Calcium, NY, on two counts of criminal sexual act in the 1st degree, a class "B" felony, and two counts of endangering the welfare of a child, a class "A" misdemeanor for having oral ...

22
May
2012

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A Verona man, Andrew Potter, 22, has been arrested on charges that he sexually abused a 1-month-old. State Police began investigating the case when the Oneida Healthcare Facility contacted them regarding injuries suffered by the female infant. ...

22
May
2012

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The Delaware County Sheriff's Office charged Daniel G Joslin, 50, of Hamden with 3 felony sex crimes. The investigation began three weeks ago when some victims came forward. Investigators believe he had a sexual relations with several underage ...

22
May
2012

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A kung fu grandmaster and retired police officer convicted of sexually abusing girls during martial arts lessons was sentenced Tuesday to seven years in prison. Frank DeMaria, of Ossining, will also have to register as a sex offender once he ...

18
May
2012

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A Canton man has been found guilty of sexually abusing two young girls. Richard Thornton was convicted on four counts, including predatory sexual assault, sexual conduct against a child, and two counts of endangering the welfare of a child. ...

17
May
2012

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A mixed verdict has both sides claiming at least partial victory in the case of the Waterville Elementary School gym teacher accused of sexually abusing a child. On Thursday morning, a jury found David Lemery not guilty of the more serious crime ...

15
May
2012

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A New York man convicted of raping a 10-year-old girl, and then fatally stabbing her father when he reported it to police, has been sentenced to 32 ½ years in state prison. Prosecutors say the 23-year-old Ulises Bonilla raped a 10-year-old girl ...

17
Apr
2012

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Brent Reader, 32, has been accused of filming sexual acts with a child under the age of 17. Police say he met the child on Facebook and pretended to be a teenager as well. Police believe the two met in person in the City of Rome and that Reader ...

14
Apr
2012

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According to the Albany Roman Catholic Diocese, a Greene County priest, Rev. Jeremiah Nunan, is on administrative leave from ministry as the Diocese investigates allegations he sexually abused a minor. A spokesman for the diocese says the Greene ...

10
Apr
2012

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Police arrested a man in Wyoming County for allegedly having sexual contact with a child. Kenneth Green was charged with two counts of Sexual Abuse and Endangering the Welfare of a Child. Green is accused of having inappropriate sexual contact ...

8
Apr
2012

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Eldon Olschewske of Geneva appeared in Ontario County Court Friday to answer to an 18-count indictment handed up by a grand jury. The charges allege repeated and ongoing sexual contact with a ten yearold girl during November and December 2011. ...

4
Apr
2012

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A Batavia man is behind bars, accused of sexually abusing a 2-year-old child over a three-month period. City of Batavia Police arrested James Little, Jr., 40, of Batavia on Wednesday. He is facing three counts of first degree criminal sexual act ...

4
Apr
2012

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At the Bivona Child Advocacy Center on Lake Ave. in Rochester, representatives from Child Protective Services, police departments, the District Attorney's office, doctors, social workers, and therapists are all working to help children. The ...

2
Apr
2012

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An Oswego County man is accused of sexually abusing a child under the age of 11. Joseph Steadman, 34, was arrested Friday night. The abuse is alleged to have happened in July of 2008. Steadman is charged with a count of criminal sex act and ...

30
Mar
2012

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A New Paltz man has been convicted after officials say he sexually assaulted two minors. On Friday, Chad Olson, 35, was found guilty in Ulster Court of course of sexual conduct against a child, sexual abuse and endangering the welfare of a ...