Ballston Spa, NY – Man from Malta Arrested and Charged with Rape
Ballston Spa, NY (July 2, 2019) – According to police, a man was recently arrested for the rape of a female under the age of 17-years-old. Police stated that 23-year-old Brandon Welfinger, of Route 9 in Malta, has been charged with one count of felony rape.
Authorities stated that the incident in which Welfinger is being charged took place in the town of Halfmoon on an unspecified date. Welfinger is reported to have engaged in a sexual relationship with the minor whose age has not been specified.
No details concerning the nature of the sexual abuse that occurred have been provided at this time; however, Welfinger was arrested on June 12th. He has since been arraigned and ultimately remanded to Saratoga County Jail. There has been no word concerning bail at this time.
Sexual Abuse in New York
First and foremost, we would like to offer our sincerest sympathies to the victim of the suspect as we maintain hope for her ability to recover from this incident. It is terribly important to understand that, as the victim of any form of sexual abuse in New York, you may have very substantial rights in terms of recovering compensation for the misconduct that you were wrongfully forced to endure.
At Hach & Rose, we are devoted to holding sexual abusers liable for their atrocious and appalling actions. Our compassionate attorneys are unconditionally dedicated to providing victims with the most knowledgeable and experienced representation possible. As members of the community, we are here for you 24/7 to answer any questions you may have at this time. If you have been the victim of sexual abuse in New York, please contact our sexual abuse attorneys at 212-779-0057 today.
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