Posted on Saturday, May 25th, 2019 at 12:57 am
Lagrange, NY (May 24, 2019) – Police from the Poughkeepsie barracks have announced the arrest of a teenage male who has been charged with two counts of rape in the first degree. According to authorities, the 18-year-old, whose name has not been released, was arrested for the B class felony on Monday, May 20th.
Investigators stated that police were initially sent to Route 55 in response to a call concerning a domestic dispute. Upon further investigation, police found that the suspect had raped a victim at the residence on two separate occasions, according to authorities. The teenage suspect was immediately arrested and charged with first-degree rape.
Police stated that the suspect was arraigned in the Town of Lagrange Court, after which he was released into the custody of the Dutchess County Probation Department. The victim has been granted an order of protection and the suspect is due back in court on June 4th.
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