District Attorney P. David Soares announced that SHAWN KELLY, 30, of Albany, was found guilty after bench trial of (1) Count of Failure to Register as a Sex Offender, a Class D Felony, before the Honorable Peter A. Lynch in Albany County Court yesterday afternoon.
KELLY is a New York State Level 1 Registered Sex Offender and did fail to notify the Albany Police Department, the Division of Criminal Justice Services, or any other lawfully reporting agencies, within 10 days of his change of address from when he moved in June 2013. At trial, proof showed that KELLY resided in the City of Albany between the end of December 2014 and the beginning of May 2014. This is KELLY’s second conviction for Failing to Register as a Sex Offender.
In 2006 KELLY was convicted for (1) Count of Rape in the Second Degree, a Class D Felony, in Saratoga County and was designated a Level 1 Sex Offender.
KELLEY faces 2 1/3 to 7 years in State Prison when sentenced on April 15, 2015.
Assistant District Attorney Jennifer McCanney of the Special Victims Unit is prosecuting this case.