Saugerties man sentenced for attempted sexual abuse of incapacitated person

MidHudsonNews.com

KINGSTON – A former janitor at the Northeast Center for Special Care was sentenced in Ulster County Court on Wednesday to attempted sexual abuse for having sexual contact with a patient who was incapable of consent by reason of being physically helpless.

Juan Torres-Hernandez, 49, was sentenced to four years in state prison followed by 10 years of post-release supervision.

During the attack, another staff member walked in and immediately reported it to authorities.

Torres-Hernandez must register as a sex offender. A stay away order of protection was issued on behalf of the victim.



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