Troy, NY --Rensselaer County District Attorney Mary Pat Donnelly announced today that Johan Felipe Giraldo was sentenced to 9 years in state prison and 15 years post release supervision for his guilty plea in Rensselaer County court.
Giraldo pled guilty to Attempted Rape in the 1st Degree, a Class C Violent Felony and Forcible Touching, a Misdemeanor. Giraldo was arrested on August 2, 2022 in connection with an incident that occurred in the Town of Schaghticoke involving two underage children.
“I applaud this victim for coming forward to share this painful story,” said District Attorney Mary Pat Donnelly. “I also want to thank the START Children’s Center. Without their assistance, victims such as this one would have no voice.”