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Convicted Auburn drug dealer pleads guilty to child sex abuse

An incarcerated man will likely serve four more years in prison after he pleaded guilty in Cayuga County Court on Thursday to sexually assaulting two girls about four years ago.

After requesting more time to talk with defense counsel Ben Susman, 36-year-old Saleem Spencer reappeared in front of Judge Thomas Leone prepared to plead guilty to two sex crimes involving children.

Spencer admitted that he abused a girl younger than 13 years old at least two times between June 2014 to June 2015. He abused another girl between June 2014 and October 2015. Both instances occurred at a residence in Auburn, according to statements made in court.

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