Tuesday, August 7, 2018

  WXPort  

  

Village of Liberty man receives maximum sentenced for sex crime in Ulster County

Agueda

KINGSTON – Liberty Village resident Leoneudi Agueda, 24, was sentenced in Ulster County Court to seven years in state prison and 10 years of post-release supervision on his conviction to the violent felony crime of criminal sexual act.

Agueda was arrested on June 15, 2017 following an investigation by State Police in the Ellenville barracks.

The sexual act was with a 12-year-old child and occurred in a parking area off Route 52 in the Town of Wawarsing. He also faces misdemeanor charges in Sullivan County.

Agueda was also charged by the Ulster DA’s office on February 6 with two counts of bribing a witness for offering money to two witnesses in exchange for their altered testimony in the case. He had been released on bond when the additional crimes took place.

“There were two underaged witnesses, purportedly friends of the victim, who clearly lied to us and the grand jury,” said Ulster County District Attorney Holley Carnright. “We learned that the defendant had bribed them to alter their testimony.”

Agueda, who was sentenced on Friday, must also register as a sex offender for a minimum of 20 years. An order of protection was issued in favor of the child to remain in effect until 2033.

 


Copyright © 2018 Mid-Hudson News Network, a division of Statewide News Network, Inc.
This story may not be reproduced in any form, by any media, without express written consent.
This includes rewriting, broadcasting and/or printing of material from MidHudsonNews.com,
by websites, radio and television stations, newspapers or other media

 

 


HEAR today's news on MidHudsonRadio.com, the Hudson Valley's only Internet radio news report.