Felony counts for man in 6-year-old rape case
A man faces felony charges of rape and criminal sexual act involving an underage girl, state police said.
A Plattekill man is facing felony charges of rape and criminal sexual act involving an underage girl, according to state police.
Following investigation into an alleged sexual relationship six years ago with girl, who was under 15 at the time, Edward M. Thomas, who is now 25, was arrested in Plattekill at 12:39 p.m. Tuesday by state police at Highland and was charged with rape of a victim under 15, criminal sexual act and promoting a sexual performance by a child under 17, all felonies, and with endangering the welfare of a child, a misdemeanor.
Thomas was arraigned in Plattekill Town Court and is being held at the Ulster County Jail in lieu of $100,000 bail pending a court appearance.