Lisle Woman Accused of Child Abuse
A Town of Lisle woman is accused of child abuse.
Broome County Sheriff’s officials say they have arrested 30-year-old Jordan Smith following reports of possible abuse in her home.
According to the Sheriff's office, a complaint had been received alleging possible sexual abuse, launching the investigation by the Detective Division.
The news release dated December 7 states Jordan E. Smith had been processed for arrest and turned over to the CAP Court for arraignment on Wednesday.
Authorities say Smith is charged with felony Aggravated Sexual Abuse in the Second Degree, felony Assault in the Second Degree, both Class D felonies and misdemeanor Endangering the Welfare of a Child, a Class A misdemeanor.
The charges are only allegations and the defendant is innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.
According to New York State Penal Code, Aggravated Sexual Abuse, a penalty for a conviction could carry a prison term of up to 15 years. The count is considered a violent felony. According to the statute, the minimum sentence for a conviction on the count is three-and-a-half years in prison.
An Aggravated Sexual Abuse in the Second Degree count applies in three possible instances. In the case outlined in the Broome County Sheriff's Office, the instance apparently involved indicates the victim is a child who is younger than 11 years of age.
The information from the Broome County Sheriff's office concerning Smith's arrest did not provide any specifics concerning the alleged victim in the incident or when the incident reportedly had occurred.
A conviction on Second Degree Assault carries a possible maximum sentence of seven years in prison. It is also a violent felony with a required minimum sentence of two years in prison.
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