John Hoey plead guilty this morning in Columbia County Court, ahead of the start of his trial. The 48 year old Germantown man was facing Felony Rape charges, for having sexual contact with a 16 year old girl.
Original press release from 2016:
State Police in Livingston arrest Germantown man for rape
NEW YORK STATE POLICE Major Robin H. BenzigerTroop K Commander
Germantown, New York – On March 3, 2016, New York State Police from SP Livingston arrested John P. Hoey, 46 years old, of Germantown, New York, for Rape in the 3rd Degree, a Class E Felony.On March 1, 2016, Troopers were notified by the victim’s family that Hoey had reportedly engaged in sexual contact with a 16-year-old female victim. Hoey was arraigned in the Town of Germantown Justice Court before the Honorable Beaury and released on $5,000 cash bail. He is due to reappear in Germantown Court at a later date.