From Columbia County D.A.’s Office:
On April 5, 2018, Keith Pierson was convicted by plea of Attempted Sexual Abuse in the 1st Degree, Honorable Jonathan D. Nichols presiding. The Court will sentence Keith Pierson on July 26, 2018. The New York State Police investigated this matter and arrested Keith Pierson. The Public Defender represents Keith Pierson. (SCI No. 015-18)
Original Press Release:
SP Livingston - Clermont man arrested for Sexual Abuse and Endangering the Welfare of a Child
NEW YORK STATE POLICE Major Robert C. GregoryTroop K Commander
Clermont, New York – September 23, 2017, the New York State Police from the Livingston barracks arrested Keith E. Pierson, age 23, of Clermont, NY, for Sexual Abuse in the 1st Degree, a Class D Felony, and Endangering the Welfare of a Child, a Class A Misdemeanor.
Columbia County 911 dispatched the State Police to a report of Sexual Acts committed by a 23-year-old towards a child less than 13 years of age.
Pierson was arraigned before the town of Germantown Justice Court and remanded to the Columbia County Jail in lieu of $5000 cash bail or $10,000 property bond.
If waived, Pierson is next scheduled to appear before the Town of Clermont Justice Court on September 28, 2017, at 5:00 PM.