3 are deemed sex offenders in Orleans County
ALBION – Three people soon to be released from either prison or jail will be registered as sex offenders.Uriah Gentry, who could be released on June 19, has been serving an eight-year prison sentence for attempted criminal sexual act in the first degree. He is currently an inmate at the Gowanda Correctional Facility.
Gentry, 27, was convicted after he allegedly had sexual contact with a 6-year-old boy.
Gentry had a risk assessment hearing in Orleans County Court on Monday with Judge James Punch, who assigned Gentry as a Level 2 sex offender, which is a moderate risk of a repeat offense. His sentence includes 15 years of post-release supervision.
Two other men were assigned Level 1 sex offenders, the lowest risk of a repeat offense.
Christopher Bucci, 36, was sentenced to 1 ½ years in state prison after he pleaded guilty to attempted rape in the second degree. Bucci of Batavia admitted he had sex with a 14-year-old girl on Dec. 28, 2013. He is currently an inmate at Mohawk Correctional Facility and could be released on June 13.
A Holley man serving a six-month sentence in the county jail also was assigned a Level 1 sex offender, the lowest designation. Anthony Roe was sentenced on March 14 to jail for second-degree attempted rape. Roe was 20 when he allegedly had sex with a 14-year-old girl in July.