A Hudson Valley man who was accused of sexually abusing a local child repeatedly over a three-year period admitted to some sex offenses.

On Thursday in Ulster County Court, 36-year-old Ulrich Arlt of New Paltz pleaded guilty to the Class “D” violent felony of course of sexual conduct against a child.

Arlit confessed between August 1, 2015, and November 16, 2017, he engaged in two or more acts of sexual conduct with a child who was less than 13-years-old.

He was arrested in May following an investigation by the Ulster County Family and Child Advocacy Center and indicted by an Ulster County grand jury on November 14, 2018.

He faces a maximum of 7 years in state prison to be followed by up to ten years of post-release supervision. He will be required to register under the New York State Sexual Offender Registration Act for a minimum of 20 years.

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