Eighteen-year-old arrested for rape in Lagrange

Major Richard L. Mazzone
Troop K Commander
Lagrange, New York – On May 20, 2019, the New York State Police from the Poughkeepsie barracks arrested an eighteen-year-old for two counts of Rape in the 1st degree, a class B felony.

Initially, the State Police were dispatched to Route 55 in the town of Lagrange for a domestic dispute.  Further investigation found the suspect forcibly raped the victim on two separate occasions.

The suspect was arraigned before the town of Lagrange Court and released to the custody of the Dutchess County Probation Department.  An order of protection was requested and granted on behalf of the victim by the Court.  The suspect is next scheduled to appear before the Court on June 4, 2019, at 5:00 p.m.