He is expected to be sentenced on February 15.
Sergeant Christopher A. Dean of Riverhead approved the plea deal and pleaded guilty to the charge on Friday, December 21, in Suffolk County Criminal Court in Riverside before Judge Stephen Braslow.
A call placed to the judge’s law clerk seeking more specific details on the plea and what length sentence Sgt. Dean could face was not returned this week.
William T. Ferris III of Islandia, the attorney representing Sgt. Dean, declined last week to comment. “I’m trying to avoid publicity and so is he,” Mr. Ferris said of... more