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Albion man arraigned for predatory sexual assault against child

By Tom Rivers, Editor Posted 9 May 2018 at 2:41 pm

ALBION – An Albion man was arraigned in Orleans County Court for predatory sexual assault against a child after he allegedly had sexual intercourse and committed another sex act against the child, the District Attorney’s Office said.

Robert Tetrault, 37, allegedly committed the crimes against a child, ages 9 to 10, from January to July 2012. Tetrault was arraigned last week in Orleans County Court by Judge Sanford Church.

Tetrault has previously been convicted in court on charges of attempted second-degree assault and third-degree attempted criminal possession of a weapon. He was sentenced to 2 to 4 years in state prison in October 2013 after fighting someone with a knife on May 23, 2013. Tetrault caused a severe laceration across another’s person hand who tried to intervene in the fight.

In other cases last week in County Court:

Miranda Rose, formerly of Orleans County, was sentenced to two years on probation after she admitted to collecting $3,577 in welfare benefits when she was living out of the county in Baltimore.

She pleaded guilty last month to fifth-degree welfare fraud. She agreed to pay $3,577 in restitution.

• The judge arraigned an Albion man who allegedly had drugs, and a knife while threatening another man on Washington Street in January.

Demetrius Bennett, 39, faces charges of criminal possession of a weapon in the fourth degree, menacing in the second degree, and criminal possession of a controlled substance in the fifth and seventh degree.

Judge Church set bail at $10,000.

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