Cops: Riverhead man accused of raping minor

09/17/2014 10:02 AM |
Dani Ovidio Solorzan Garcia mug shot. (Credit: Riverhead police)

Dani Ovidio Solorzan Garcia mug shot. (Credit: Riverhead police)

A Riverhead man has been charged with felony rape, a criminal sex act and endangering the welfare of a child, a misdemeanor, in connection with an alleged incident last month, authorities say. 

Dani Ovidio Solorzan Garcia, 22, is being held in county jail on $100,000 bail after he was arrested at Riverhead Town police headquarters about 9:40 p.m. Monday, according to a town court clerk and Riverhead police reports.

Police said Mr. Garcia is accused of “engaging in sexual acts with a female who was less than 17 years old,” according to a news release. A court clerk said the incident occurred “on or about August 24;” no further details were released.

Mr. Garcia is due back in court on Friday.

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