Albion man sentenced to 4 years in prison for sex with girl, 12
ALBION – An Albion man who pleaded guilty to second-degree rape was sentenced today to 4 years in state prison.
Christopher Pressley, 35, admitted to having sexual intercourse with a 12-year-old girl last December. Pressley was 34 at the time.
He is a second felony offender with a previous assault conviction. He could have faced a maximum of 3 to 7 years in state prison. As part of the plea agreement, he faced a maximum of 4 years in prison, as well as 10 years of post-release supervision.
Judge Sanford Church gave Pressley the maximum sentence allowed through the plea agreement.
He also will be a registered sex offender.
In other cases in County Court:
• An Albion man who violated an order of protection against an ex-girlfriend when he broke into her residence, pleaded guilty to criminal contempt in the first degree and could be sentenced to 1 ½ to 4 years in state prison on April 4.
Brian Beach, 47, was to stay away from the woman. He admitted in court he was aware of the order of protection.
• Edwin King, 58, of the Bronx pleaded guilty to attempted promoting prison contraband, a class D felony.
He admitted to sending suboxone to an inmate at the Albion Correctional Facility, a women’s prison.
King, as a first-time felony offender, faces up to 1 to 3 years in prison, but could also get a lesser a sentence.
• Jeremy Hodge, 33, of Albion was arraigned for aggravated driving while intoxicated and two counts of DWI after he was arrested in Clarendon on Jan. 1 and allegedly registered a Blood Alcohol Content of 0.30 percent, nearly four times the legal limit.
• Marina Zeppetella, 18, of Albion was arraigned for third- and fourth-degree grand larceny for allegedly taking a credit card and buying about $3,500 worth of items.