Massena man accused of multiple sex crimes against children has bail set at $500K

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The St. Lawrence County man facing over 50 counts of sex crimes against children had his bail set at $500,000.

Last week, District Attorney Mary Rain called the matter involving 26-year-old Stacey LaPorte Jr. the worst of case of sexual assault she had ever seen.

LaPorte, of Massena, is accused of sexually assaulting four children, two born in 1999, one in 1998, and another in 2003.

LaPorte is next due in court later this month, he is also facing federal sexual exploitation charges and is back to federal custody after appearing in St. Lawrence County Court Tuesday.

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