State prison can change a man — and for Samuel McClure, convicted sex offender, the hope is he is a changed man as he prepares to re-enter society.
McClure was back in Ontario County Court for his Sex Offender Registration Act (SORA) level hearing and deemed a level 2 sex offender — a moderate risk — by Ontario County Judge Brian Dennis.
It was a disturbing case back in January of 2014, in which Samuel McClure and Patricia DeBoerdere lured a 14-year-old girl into the Woodridge Motel and used physical force to have sexual intercourse.
The 2014 case was prosecuted by First Assistant District Attorney Jason MacBride, who also oversaw McClure’s SORA hearing.
“According to the scale we have 85 points, which makes him a level 2 sex offender and a moderate threat to re-offend,” said MacBride.
According to the New York State Department of Corrections, McClure is scheduled to be released in December of this year, getting credit for time served based on good behavior.