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November 21, 2012

West Chazy man charged with rape

BEEKMANTOWN — A West Chazy man faces rape charges.

Robert J. Peryer, 23, of West Chazy, allegedly raped a 15-year-old girl on three separate occasions between Aug. 16 and Sept. 28 of this year.

The incidents were reported to police at 10:45 p.m. Oct. 5 by the victim’s father.

Peryer was arrested in the Town of Altona at 11:25 a.m. Nov. 14.

He was charged with three counts of third-degree felony rape — a charge indicating the perpetrator is older than 21 and the victim is younger than 17. Peryer was also charged with one count of acting in a manner to endanger a child younger than the age of 17, a misdemeanor.

He was arraigned in the Town of Altona Court before Justice Allan Bilow and is scheduled to reappear in court at 7 p.m. Nov. 27.

As of Tuesday afternoon, Clinton County Jail had no record of Peryer as incarcerated there.

No information about bail or bond was available.

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