QUICK LINKS:

Canandaigua man sentenced to 20 years for sex abuse

Updated: 06/12/2014 6:46 AM
Created: 06/12/2014 6:45 AM WHEC.com

A Canandaigua man, who pleaded guilty to sexually abusing two children, now faces 20 years in prison and 20 years of post-release supervision.

Thirty-year-old Joshua Bartholomew was sentenced Wednesday in Ontario County Court. According to County Assistant District Attorney James Ritts, Bartholomew pleaded guilty to first-degree course of sexual contact against a child; first-degree sexual abuse and two counts of endangering the welfare of a child.

Our news partners at the Messenger Post tell us the courtroom was charged with emotion as Bartholomew’s victims, ages nine and 12, read statements describing how the abuse had impacted their lives.





News10NBC/WHEC-TV welcomes your opinion and interaction on our website, but please remember to keep it clean. If you're advertising for another business, being profane, vulgar or slanderous your post will be deleted. By commenting on this website, you agree that anything you post may be used, along with your name and profile picture, in accordance with our Privacy Policy and the license you have granted pursuant to our Terms of Use. Comments are not pre-screened before they posted.

Rochester

Overcast
51°
52° | 44°
  • Feels like: 51° F
  • Wind: NNE 15mph
  • Humidity: 71%
  • Thu Showers ending by midday
    55° | 43°
  • Fri Plenty of sun
    59° | 44°
  • Sat Chance of showers
    62° | 48°
  • Sun Windy, and mainly cloudy
    49° | 41°