On Thursday, March 23, 2017 Judge Kathleen Hamilton in the 359th District Court 

sentenced Joseph Kevin Adamick to Life in prison on Continuous Sexual Assault of a Child. 

This was after a jury of Montgomery County citizens found him guilty on February 3, 2017. 

This Life sentence is for offenses that occurred between May and October of 2014. On 

October 24, 2014 officers were dispatched for a report of sexual abuse involving a child 

as young as four years old. The children were then interviewed at Children’s Safe Harbor 

and had Sexual Assault Nurse Examinations. During this process, Detectives learned that 

this Defendant had sexually assaulted three children under the age of ten over a course 

of time, on multiple occasions, and across multiple county lines. 

Detective Shannon Spencer, who is assigned to the Special Victims/Crimes Against

Children Unit, conducted the investigation for the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office. 

During the investigation, Det. Spencer discovered other prior victims for which Adamick 

had never been prosecuted. The case was charged by the District Attorney’s Office as 

Continuous Sexual Assault of a Child, involving 3 victims and two counties. The charge 

carried a range of punishment from 25 years to Life in prison, with no possibility for

parole. After five days of testimony, the jury found the defendant guilty as charged of 

Continuous Sexual Assault of a Child. The defendant elected to go to the Judge for 


During the punishment phase of the trial, Assistant District Attorneys Rochelle Guiton and 

Lora Ciborowski presented evidence to the Judge about three additional victims of sexual 

abuse. After hearing evidence of three more victims, Judge Hamilton rendered her 

verdict of Life without parole. The Defendant had only one prior felony conviction for 

theft and other misdemeanor convictions, including Assault Family Violence and