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15 Year Sentence for Stabbing Case

Albany County District Attorney David Soares



Press Release

July 13, 2017



15 Year Sentence for Stabbing Case  





ALBANY, NY – District Attorney P. David Soares announced today that COREEN HARRIS, 35, of Schenectady, was sentenced to 15 years in State Prison, to be followed by 5 years of Post Release Supervision, before the Honorable Thomas A. Breslin in Albany County Supreme Court this morning.

On May 17, 2017 HARRIS was found guilty of (1) Count of Assault in the First Degree, a Class B Violent Felony, (1) Count of Assault in the Second Degree, a Class D Violent Felony and (1) Count of Criminal Possession of a Weapon in the Third Degree, a Class D Felony.

On January 17, 2016, at approximately 9:00 P.M., while inside a residence on Consaul Road in the Town of Colonie, HARRIS did stab an adult male that was known to him with a knife. This assault caused serious physical injury and protracted disfigurement from stab wounds to the face and nose, in addition to physical injury by a stab wound to the chest. The victim sustained injury wounds that required surgery to repair. After the incident HARRIS fled the area and was later apprehended in Queens.

Assistant District Attorney Brittany Grome and Assistant District Attorney Stephen Lydon handled the prosecution of this case.

For more information please contact the Albany County District Attorney’s Office at [email protected]