POTSDAM MAN TO GO TO TRIAL ON FELONY SEX ABUSE CHARGES

The rape and sex abuse trial of a former Potsdam man is approaching. 28 year old
Lawrence Robinson… now of Morristown… pleaded not guilty to four counts of felony first-degree sexual abuse and one count of felony first-degree rape in connection with several incidents that happened back in 2016 in the town of Potsdam, and involved a 14-year-old girl. Robinson is accused of subjecting the minor to forcible sexual contact, and to raping her by force in the town of Parishville. Robinson… a former employee of Northern New York Newspapers Corporation… is also accused of forcibly subjecting a second minor, a 15-year-old, to sexual contact in several instances that prosecutors say took place in the town of Potsdam. For now, he remains free pending trial, but is under probation supervision.