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I think the jury paid close, careful attention to the proof as it came in. -Prosecutor Jack Delehanty

Scaringe guilty, plans appeal

The former director of a youth center in Saranac Lake was found guilty of second-degree rape, second-degree sexual abuse and endangering the welfare of a child on Wednesday. The unanimous verdicts against Michael Scaringe came after roughly six hours of deliberations in the high-profile case by a Franklin County Court jury.

Scaringe was arrested in January 2010 on charges that he raped a then-13-year-old girl, whom he met through the youth center, in December 2009. At the time, Scaringe was 61. As Chris Knight reports, he now faces a maximum of seven years behind bars.  Go to full article

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