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Man Charged With Raping Girl In Wappingers Falls

Ronald A. Lasso
Ronald A. Lasso Photo Credit: New York State Police

A 24-year-old man is behind bars after state police say he raped a female victim under the age of 16 in Wappingers Falls.

After an investigation, state police from the Wappinger barracks arrested Ronald A. Lasso of Woodside, Queens on Tuesday, Oct. 24 and charged him with third-degree rape, a Class E felony, and endangering the welfare of a child, a Class A misdemeanor.

Lasso was arraigned at the Village of Wappingers Falls Justice Court, and bail was set in the amount of $25,000 cash or $50,000 bond. Lasso is next scheduled to appear before the Wappingers Falls Justice Court on Dec.19.

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