Medina man, 22, faces numerous felony counts for sexually abusing girl

By Tom Rivers, Editor Posted 22 November 2016 at 9:17 am

ALBION – A Medina man was arraigned in Orleans County Court on Monday for rape and numerous counts of sexual abuse and criminal sex acts.

Peter C. Jones, 22, of North Avenue in Medina allegedly had an ongoing sexual relationship with a girl who was 13 and then turned 14. The alleged crimes occurred between March 20 and July 1, according to the District Attorney’s office.

Jones was arraigned on one count of second-degree rape, 22 counts of criminal sexual acts in the 2nd degree,  8 counts criminal sexual acts in the third degree, 1 count of endangering the welfare of a child, 27 counts disseminating indecent materials to minors in the second degree, 11 counts of sexual abuse in the 2nd degree and 4 counts of sexual abuse in the third degree.

Jones, who was indicted by the grand jury on Oct. 20, has two prior misdemeanors. His attorney entered a not guilty plea for Jones and requested that County Court Judge James Punch set no bail.

Punch set bail at $10,000 on Monday and also issued an order of protection for the alleged victim.

In another arraignment on Monday:

Jessica D. Hale, 26, of South Avenue in medina was arraigned on felony driving while intoxicated and aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle in the first degree.

She was stopped by police on Sept. 29 on West Avenue in Shelby. Punch set bail at $1,000 for Hale, who entered a not guilty plea.

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