Posted on Friday, May 17th, 2019 at 11:44 pm
Hudson, NY (May 17, 2019) – A man from Columbia County has been arrested and arraigned on charges of sexual abuse against a child on Thursday, May 16, in Hudson. 47-year-old Jamel Crumedy, of Hudson, has been accused of sexually abusing a child multiple times over a period of several months, according to authorities.
The Hudson Police Department has been in charge of the investigation and determined that the victim was under the age of 5-years-old when the abuse occurred. Crumedy was indicted on the second-degree course of sexual conduct against a child, as well as five counts each of first-degree sexual abuse and endangering the welfare of a child.
Crumedy had a bail bondsman who posted his $50,000 bail on Thursday. At this time, the Hudson Police Department is investigating the possibility of there being even more victims. Anyone who may have any information concerning this case is being asked to call 518-828-3388.
New York Child Victim’s Act
First and foremost, we wish to express our most heartfelt sympathies to the extremely young victim and their family as they attempt to recover from this incident. It is important for child victims to understand that the recently drafted New York Child Victim’s Act allows time to make an attempt at healing before taking legal action. At Hach & Rose, we are unyielding about holding those who commit such monstrous sexual offenses liable for their inexcusable actions. We firmly believe that each and every child victim deserves the most compassionate and understanding representation possible.
Sexual abuse in New York tragically occurs all-too-often, and we are devoted to helping the victims of such heinous acts. Our sympathetic attorneys recognize the severe trauma that so many victims have been forced to endure, and we are here for you 24/7 to answer any questions you may have at this time. If you or a loved one has been the victim of child sex abuse, please don’t hesitate to call us at 212-779-0057 today.
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