Wicomico County Jury Convicts Prentice Harris for Sexual Abuse of a Minor


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A Salisbury area man has been convicted after a two-day jury trial in Wicomico County for the sexual abuse of a minor. Court records show that between January of 2019 through December of 2021, 57 year old Prentice Harris sexually abused a minor who was under the age of 15. Harris was convicted of sexual abuse of a minor, 3 counts of 1st degree rape, 4 counts of 2nd degree rape and related offenses.

Sentencing for Harris has been deferred pending a pre-sentence investigation and mental health assessment.

Harris will remain in custody pending sentencing.