New York State Police Bureau of Criminal Investigation arrested a Cairo man on numerous sexual assault charges

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11 May 2022
 Major Paul M. DeQuarto
 Troop F Commander
On May 7, 2022, New York State Police Catskill arrested Celino Reyes, age 61 from the town of Cairo for Rape 1st degree, Criminal Sex Act Victim less than 11 years of age, Course of Sexual Conduct of a Child 1st degree, Aggravated Sexual Abuse 1st degree, Predatory Sexual Assault Against a Child, and Sexual Conduct Against a Child less than 13 years of age, all felonies.

On December 17, 2021, the state police were notified by the Oregon Child Protective Services (CPS) Hotline that Celino Reyes sexually assaulted a minor that previously lived in Greene County New York and Columbia County New York. State Police notified Greene County CPS and learned that they also received a report that Reyes had sexually assaulted a minor on numerous occasions.

On April 25, 2022, Reyes was indicted by a Grand Jury in Columbia County and an arrest warrant was issued for his arrest. He was arrested and processed for 2 counts of Sexual Abuse 1st degree and 1 count of Attempted Sexual Abuse 1st degree. He was arraigned in Columbia County Court before Honorable Koweek who released him on his recognizance with a return date of May 31, 2022, at 9:00 a.m.

New York State Police Bureau of Criminal Investigation Catskill (BCI) received an arrest warrant for Celino Reyes on May 3, 2022, for the charges of Predatory Sexual Assault Against a Child and Course of Sexual Conduct Against a Child 1st degree.

Ryes was arrested May 7, 2022. He was remanded to Greene County Jail on $50,000 bond and $100,000 bail.

This is a joint investigation by New York State Police Investigators from Troop F and Troop K.

Author: Harlem Valley News