Red Hook man charged with multiple counts of rape

The Dutchess County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of 40, of Red Hook, for multiple counts of rape and other offenses in connection with an ongoing investigation by Sheriff’s Office Detectives. was arrested at his residence on Feb. 22 and has been charged with two counts of rape in the 1st degree, one count of attempted rape in the 1st degree, four counts of rape in the 3rd degree, one count of sex abuse in the 1st degree and one count of criminal sexual act in the 1st degree.

All charges are felonies and are the results of multiple victims coming forward and filing complaints with the Sheriff’s Office. At this time no further information about the victims, the number of victims, or the circumstances surrounding the cases will be released in order to protect the victims’ privacy and safeguard future court proceedings.

After being processed, was arraigned before the Town of Red Hook Court and remanded to the Dutchess County Jail in lieu of $10,000 cash bail or $20,000 bond for each victim.

The investigation is ongoing and anyone who has information on this case or similar incidents involving is urged to contact Detective/Sergeant Adam Harris at 845-486-3852 or email at, or Detective Jeffrey Cohen at 845-486-3827 or email at Information can also be provided via the Sheriff’s Office tipline at 845-605-CLUE (2583) or, and all information will be kept confidential.

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