ALBANY, N.Y. –
A 28-year old Cohoes man was sentenced to State Prison Friday after pleading
guilty to sexual abuse charges.
Francis Crispell was
sentenced to 3 ½ years in State Prison, to be followed by 10 years of Post
Release Supervision in Albany County Court.
On February 2, 2013 in
the City of Watervliet, the defendant entered a residence of a woman known to
him without her permission. While inside the residence, he entered the bedroom
while she was asleep and inappropriately touched her with his hand for his own
The defendant will be
required to register as a Sexual Offender after his release the New York State
Department of Corrections.