Brenda L. Johnson

Herkimer woman accused of sexual contact with teen

Published Aug 10, 2018 at 4:00pm

A Herkimer woman is accused of having sexual contact with a teenager in Utica.

Brenda L. Johnson, 51, of Herkimer, had sexual contact with a child under the age of 17 in Utica, according to the county Child Advocacy Center. Johnson was charged this week with third-degree sexual abuse and endangering the welfare of a child, both misdemeanors, authorities said.

Johnson was released on an appearance ticket and is scheduled to appear in Utica City Court. The victim has been offered counseling through the CAC.