City man ac­cused of mo­lest­ing girl, 14

Daily Freeman (Kingston, NY) - - FRONT PAGE - Free­man staff

Her­bert Brown, 43, has been charged with sex­ual abuse, forcible touch­ing and en­dan­ger­ing the wel­fare of a child.

A 43-yearold man has been charged with sex­u­ally abus­ing a 14-year- old girl in the city, the Ul­ster County Dis­trict At­tor­ney’s Of­fice said Fri­day.

Her­bert Brown, of Belvedere Street, Kingston, was ar­rested Jan. 3 by i nves­ti­ga­tors f rom the Ul­ster County Family and Child Ad­vo­cacy Cen­ter, ac­cord­ing to a press re­lease f rom Distr ic t At­tor­ney Hol l ey Carn­right.

Brown was charged with t he mis­de­meanors of sex­ual abuse, forcible t ouch­ing and en­dan­ger­ing t he wel­fare of a child, the re­lease stated.

An in­ves­ti­ga­tion found Brown en­gaged the al­leged vic­tim in sex­ual con­duct on at least one oc­ca­sion, the pros­e­cu­tor’s of­fice said.

Brown was ar­raigned in Kingston City Court and sent to the Ul­ster County Jail in l ieu of $5,000 bail, and an or­der of pro­tec­tion was is­sued on be­half of the al­leged vic­tim.

The Ul­ster County Family and Child Ad­vo­cacy Cen­ter com­prises mem­bers of the Ul­ster County Dis­trict At­tor­ney’s Of­fice, the Ul- ster County Sh e r - iff ’s Of­fice, s t at e po - lice and Ul­ster County Child Pro­tec­tive Ser­vices.


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