AKRON — After deliberating for 30 hours over nearly four entire days, the jury in the case in Summit County Common Pleas Court says they have reached a verdict.
Just after 11:30 a.m. Friday, the jury returned with its verdict.
They found Dr. James Bressi not guilty on 26 of 27 counts. He was found guilty of one count of sexual imposition, a third-degree misdemeanor.
He will be sentenced at 1 p.m. Oct. 7.
Bressi, 60, of Hudson, faces a sentence of up to 60 days in jail. He will also be required to register as a Tier I Sexual Offender every year for the next 15 years.
He had been charged with one count of rape (for which he was found not guilty) and multiple counts of gross sexual imposition and sexual imposition.
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