Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Sentencing postponed involving teen sex case and Canisteo man

From The Batavian
By Howard B. Owens
Sentencing was delayed today for Joel Bert Shorts, a 55-year-old Canisteo man who admitted in October to engaging in oral sex with a teenage boy at a religious gathering last summer because the probation department in Steuben County didn't complete a necessary evaluation.
Officials in Steuben apparently overlooked a request for the evaluation and didn't start on it in time for today's hearing. Read more...