Police: Sidney couple facing sex crime charges after child pornography complaint

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A couple from Sidney are facing a number of criminal sex charges after a child pornography complaint.

New York State Police arrested Justin Crandall, 28, and his wife, Jessica Crandall, 27.

Police say an investigation revealed that Justin had sent sexually explicit photographs of a young child to another person.

He was 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)
  • Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance 7th degree (class A misdemeanor)

Police say an investigation found that Jessica had also sexually abused a child less than 11 years old.

She’s been charged with:

  • Criminal Sex Act 1st degree (class B felony)
  • Endangering the Welfare of a Child (class A misdemeanor)

Both were arraigned in the Village of Sidney Court and remanded to the Delaware County jail.

State Police say the Village of Sidney Police Department assisted throughout the three-day investigation.

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