KINGSTON – When Michael Park of the Town of Rochester is sentenced in the future, he faces up to seven years in state prison and up to 10 years of post-release supervision on his guilty plea in Ulster County Court to felony course of sexual conduct against a child.
Park, 40, admitted that he engaged in two or more acts of sexual conduct with a child under the age of 13.
Park was arrested on October 19, 2018 after an investigation by the Ulster County Family and Child Advocacy Center. He was indicted on April 5, 2019 and charged with course of sexual conduct against a child, sexual abuse, four counts of possessing a sexual performance by a child, and three counts of endangering the welfare of a child.
The charges involve sexual contact with two different children while they were under the age of 13 and endangerment of those children, and a third child under the age of 17.
“This man was brought to justice by the courage of the young victims who came forward and reported to a parent want he had done,” said District Attorney Holley Carnright. “This was the first case handled by an investigator new tour office with an extensive background in computer crimes. His expertise enabled us to develop evidence which offers compelling corroboration of the victims’ disclosures.”