Sidney Couple Arrested On Multiple Charges
On February 11, 2017, New York State Police at Binghamton received a reported Child Pornography complaint. The investigation led to the Village of Sidney, in Delaware County. The investigation revealed that Justin D. Crandall, age 28, of Sidney, NY, had sent sexually explicit photographs of a young child to another person. Crandall was arrested and charged with Rape 1st degree (class B felony), Promoting Sexual Performance by a Child less than seventeen years old (class D felony), Endangering the Welfare of a Child (class A misdemeanor), and Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance 7th degree (class A misdemeanor). Crandall was arraigned in the Village of Sidney Court and remanded to the Delaware County Jail.
On February 13, 2017, New York State Police at Sidney also arrested Jessica L. Crandall, age 27, the wife of Justin D. Crandall, of Sidney, NY for the charges of Criminal Sex Act 1st degree (class B felony) and Endangering the Welfare of a Child (class A misdemeanor). The investigation revealed Jessica Crandall had also sexually abused a child less than eleven years old. Jessica Crandall was arraigned in the Village of Sidney Court and remanded to the Delaware County Jail.
The Village of Sidney Police Department assisted throughout the three day investigation.