Williamsville Man Receives Prison Time for Sexually Abusing An Underage Victim

Modified: March 20, 2019 12:10pm

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Erie County District Attorney John J. Flynn announces that 39-year-old John Negrych of Williamsville has been sentenced by Erie County Court Judge Kenneth Case to a determinate sentence of 3 years in prison followed by 5 years of post-release supervision.

The defendant pleaded guilty to one count of Sexual Abuse in the First Degree, a Class “D” violent felony. He admitted to subjecting a juvenile female to sexual contact by forcible compulsion in the Town of Amherst in early 2018.

Negrych will be required to register as a sex offender upon his release.

DA Flynn commends the investigative work of Detective Mark Pitirri of the Amherst Police Department.

The case was prosecuted by Assistant District Attorney Katharine S. Lavin of the DA’s Special Victims Bureau.