Posted on Thursday, June 13th, 2019 at 12:47 am
Shawangunk, NY (June 12, 2019) – On Tuesday, June 11th, state police announced the arrest of a teacher who they have accused of possessing child pornography. 34-year-old Brian Kinsley, of Shawangunk, was arrested and subsequently charged with the felony of possessing a sexual performance by a child, according to authorities.
Kinsley’s arrest came after state police out of Ellenville served him a warrant to search his property. The State Police Bureau of Criminal Investigation determined that Kinsley was in possession of child pornography that he had downloaded from the internet. At the time of his arrest, Kinsley was a teacher with the Poughkeepsie City School District, where he had contact with countless children.
Currently, the investigation into Kinsley is ongoing and no further information has been provided.
New York Child Victim’s Act
First and foremost, we would like to express our most genuine sympathies for the victims of child pornography who are tragically exploited on a daily basis. In cases involving children, it is essential for family members and victims to understand that the recently drafted New York Child Victim’s Act allows victims of child sex abuse time to make an attempt at healing before taking legal action. At Hach & Rose, we are fixed in our drive to hold those who commit sexual offenses liable for their unforgivable behaviors, and we believe that every child victim deserves the most compassionate representation possible.
Sexual abuse in New York sadly occurs all-too-often, and we are devoted to helping the victims of such horrific acts. Our sympathetic sexual abuse attorneys recognize the severe trauma that so many victims have been forced to bear, 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 sexual abuse, please don’t hesitate to call us at 212-779-0057 today.
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