By: Don Shaw email: (570) 543-2961

Wellsville child predator sentenced to 78 to 156 years

Wellsville child predator sentenced to 78 to 156 years

York, PA

This morning, York County Court of Common Pleas Judge Harry Ness sentenced James Albright, 57, of Wellsville to 78 years and 3 months to 156 years and 6 months in prison. Additionally, Judge Ness declared Albright to be a Sexually Violent Predator.

Albright had previously been convicted at trial in November of Rape of a Child, Involuntary Deviate Sexual Intercourse-Child less than 13, Aggravated Indecent Assault, Indecent Assault-Child less than 13, Indecent Assault, Sexual Assault, IDSI-Child less than 16, Statutory Sexual Assault, Unlawful Contact with a minor and Corruption of Minors. Albright began sexually assaulting the victim at 10 years old and continued until she was 18 years old.

The York County District Attorney’s office released a statement saying, “Although we can never take away the victim’s pain and suffering, we are pleased justice was served today.”


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