Trenton man denies 4 years of sexual abuse of child

A 48-year-old man accused of sexually abusing a young girl over the course of nearly four years denied the charges in County Court on Wednesday.

Edward Wehrenberg, of 10601 Hulser Road, Trenton, pleaded not guilty before Judge Barry M. Donalty to two counts each of third-degree rape and third-degree criminal sexual act, and one count each of second-degree rape and endangering the welfare of a child. His case was adjourned for report to Aug. 5. The indictment said from the Fall of 2005 until he was arrested on June 8, Wehrenberg sexually abused a young girl in Trenton. The victim was 11-years-old when the abuse began.

Also in County Court:

• Dean A. Bissell, 46, of 717 Spring St., Utica, pleaded guilty before Judge Barry M. Donalty July 22 to first-degree manslaughter. His case was adjourned for sentencing to Sept. 10. The indictment said sometime on March 12 or 13, Bissell beat 66-year-old Walter "Sebastian" Bak to death inside his apartment. Police said the body was discovered by officers responding to a suspicious activity complaint from a neighbor. Bissell was found at a friend’s residence a short time later and arrested.

• Michael Cullings, 31, of 207 Broadway, pleaded guilty before Judge Donalty July 21 to third-degree sale of a controlled substance. His case was adjourned for sentencing to Sept. 9. The indictment said on March 11, Cullings sold cocaine in Rome.

• Delwright Dyman, 68, of 9 Pulaski St., New York Mills, pleaded not guilty before Judge Donalty July 21 to one count each of second-degree burglary, third-degree grand larceny, third-degree possession of stolen property, fourth-degree mischief and possession of burglar’s tools. His case was adjourned for report to Aug. 18. The indictment said on May 24, Dyman entered a home on Stonegate Road and stole roughly $35,000 in cash, jewelry and other items. He were found with the loot and tools while driving away from the scene, authorities said. Dyman was found with lock picks, radios, cutting torches and more.

• Ryan P. Kolet, 34, of 13 Sycamore Drive W., New Hartford, was sentenced by Judge Donalty July 21 to six months in jail and ordered to pay $250 in court fees on one count of seventh-degree possession of a controlled substance, reduced from third-degree. The indictment said on Oct. 25, Kolet had heroin in Utica.

• Jason Boulanger, 28, of 632 Williams St., was sentenced by Judge Michael L. Dwyer July 21 to two years in prison, followed by two years of post-release supervision, ordered to pay $375 in court fees and had his license suspended for six months on a charge of third-degree sale of a controlled substance. The indictment said on March 5, Boulanger sold cocaine in Rome.

• Heather Collins, 21, of 5975 Irish Ridge Road, Durhamville, was sentenced by Judge Dwyer July 21 to 2 1/3 to seven years in prison and ordered to pay $375 in court fees on a charge of third-degree burglary. The indictment said on April 5, Collins stole golf clubs, DVDs and jewelry from a residence on Beacon Light Road in Verona.

• Tod W. Cable, 41, of 10707 Phelps Road, Remsen, pleaded guilty before Judge John S. Balzano July 21 to driving while intoxicated. His case was adjourned for sentencing to Sept. 15. The indictment said at 7:49 p.m. Jan. 17, Cable was driving drunk on East Bloomfield Street.

• Adam W. Dusseault, 27, of Barneveld, was sentenced by Judge Balzano July 21 to one to three years in prison on a charge of driving while intoxicated. The indictment said at 10:21 p.m. Aug. 6, Dusseault registered a blood alcohol content of 0.08 percent on Route 12 in Trenton.

• Michael E. King, 40, of 9278 Fraser Road, Holland Patent, was sentenced by Judge Balzano July 21 to one to three years in prison on a charge of driving while intoxicated. The indictment said at 8:50 p.m. April 5, King was driving drunk from Williams Road in Rome, down Route 26 and eventually onto Stokes-Lee Center Road in Lee. The indictment said King was driving drunk despite his license having been previously revoked on DWI convictions on March 10, 2003; June 13, 2006; and Sept. 9, 2007.

• Kevin A. Malachowski, 28, of 82 Cross St., Yorkville, pleaded guilty before Judge Balzano July 21 to driving while intoxicated. His case was adjourned for sentencing to Sept. 8. The indictment said at 2:18 a.m. Nov. 9, Malachowski registered a blood alcohol content of 0.11 percent on Townline Road in Verona.