Court appearance postponed for Hudson couple facing sex abuse charges

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HUDSON, N.Y. (NEWS10) – The court appearance for a Hudson man and his live-in girlfriend accused of sexually abusing a minor has been postponed.

Investigators have yet to sort through all of the evidence, but the Hudson City Police Chief Edward Moore says additional charges are likely.

Police say they believe there was only one victim in the case and that she was known to the defendants.

So far, police have arrested 32-year-old Jason Davis and his live-in girlfriend Ciera Patrick.

They are both facing felony charges of endangering the welfare of a child and possession of a sexual performance by a child.

Davis is additionally charged with felony rape – he is accused of having sex with the 14-year-old victim.

Investigators say every single room in the couple’s North Second Street low-rise apartment was wired with cameras. They have also seized four computers, seven cellphones, and storage devices.

Chief Moore says police there were also a number of safes found on the property which will be searched once police obtain a warrant. Those safes could contain hundreds of additional videos and pictures.

Davis and Patrick are schedule to be arraigned Thursday morning at 8:30 in Hudson City Court. News10 ABC will be in the courtroom and will continue to bring you the latest details in this case.

 

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