Man arrested for rape in Columbia County, Investigators looking for additional victims
NEW YORK STATE POLICE
Major Michael J. Drake
Troop K Commander
A seven month investigation by the New York State Police Bureau of Criminal Investigation in conjunction with the Columbia County Child Advocacy Center, determined Mendez sexually assaulted a child.
Mendez was arraigned before the town of Stockport Court and remanded to the Columbia County Jail in lieu of $5,000 cash bail or $10,000 bond. Mendez has been ordered to appear before the Stockport town court on March 1st at 6:00 p.m.
This investigation remains ongoing. Anyone with information possibly related to crimes committed by Mendez is asked to please contact the Bureau of Criminal Investigation in Livingston at (845) 677-7300.