September 29, 2023
Richard Gerard Kelly

A former New York faculty coach convicted in a video scandal has moved to The Villages.

Richard Gerard Kelly, 53, this previous week registered a everlasting handle at 1311 La Estrellita Approach within the Village of Santiago, based on the Florida Division of Regulation Enforcement. An older couple, additionally named Kelly, have lived in that residence since 1999.

Kelly coached the lads’s volleyball group at Marist Faculty, a personal liberal arts faculty on the banks of the Hudson River in Poughkeepsie, N.Y.

In 2022, he was sentenced to 2 to 6 years in state jail after admitting to illegally recording individuals for his sexual gratification. He later appealed the sentence claiming it was too harsh.

Kelly was first arrested by New York State Police in 2020 on felony fees of second-degree possessing an obscene sexual efficiency by a baby and second-degree illegal surveillance. That investigation was prompted by a cyber tip from the New York State Web Crimes Towards Kids Process Pressure. Police mentioned on the time that Kelly was accused of possessing photographs “in line with youngster sexual exploitation” and recording candid photographs of unsuspecting victims, based on the Poughkeepsie Journal. That case led to investigators discovering proof of Kelly filming 10 individuals in his capability as a Marist coach, for which he was arrested in 2021. He later pleaded responsible in each instances. On the time, Kelly’s legal professional indicated his consumer had undergone remedy and remedy and was remorseful, based on native press accounts.