Albion woman faces numerous charges for criminal conduct against children

Posted 27 July 2016 at 3:33 pm
Jessica L. Smith

Jessica L. Smith

Press Release, Albion Police Chief Roland Nenni III

ALBION – The Albion Police Department has made an arrest following the investigation into a woman involved in criminal conduct with children ranging from age 8 to 13 years old.

Jessica L. Smith, 31, of 53 Sandy Creek Apartments located in the Village of Albion was arrested on several charges on July 12.

It is alleged that from February to June 2016 that Smith engaged in several inappropriate activities ranging from moral and ethical inappropriate behavior to criminal behavior, involving both physical and sexual contact with children.

To protect the identity and privacy of the children involved in the case, the names of the victims, the alleged specific type of conduct by the defendant as well as their relationship to Jessica Smith will not be released.

Smith has been charged with three counts of Promoting a Sexual Performance by a Child (D-Felony), eights counts of Endangering the Welfare of a Child (A-Misdemeanor), six counts of 1st Degree Unlawfully Dealing with a Child (A-Misdemeanor), three counts of 2nd Degree Unlawful Imprisonment (A-Misdemeanor) and one count of 2nd Degree Sexual Abuse (A-Misdemeanor).

Smith was arraigned in the Town of Gaines Court and placed in the Orleans County Jail on $1,500 bail. Anyone that may have additional information is asked to contact the Albion Police at 585-589-5627.