Stow doctor convicted of sexually assaulting patient seeking new trial; sentencing again put on hold

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A former Stow doctor convicted of sexually assaulting a patient is seeking a new trial.James Bressi was convicted in August 2014 of a misdemeanor charge of sexual imposition and was sentenced to 59 days in jail. He appealed, and his sentence was stayed pending the outcome.After the Ohio Supreme Court recently declined to hear his case, Bressi was scheduled to be sentenced in Summit County Common Pleas Court this week. Mike Callahan, his attorney, however, asked that the sentencing again be delayed while he argues the need for a new trial. Assistant Prosecutor Jonathan Baumoel said the sentence should be imposed while the question of a new trial is debated.Visiting Judge Judy Hunter granted Callahan’s request Wednesday.“I will not be imposing a...

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