20 February 2021

NEW YORK STATE POLICE 
Major Michael J. Drake
Troop K Commander
 
 
 
 
PRESS RELEASE
 
 
Greenport, New York - On February 19, 2021, the New York State Police from the Livingston barracks arrested Keener A. Mendez, age 18, of Coxsackie, NY, for Rape in the 1st degree, a class B felony  and Stalking in the 4th degree, a class A misdemeanor.

A seven month investigation by the New York State Police Bureau of Criminal Investigation in conjunction with the Columbia County Child Advocacy Center, determined Mendez sexually assaulted a child. 

Mendez was arraigned before the town of Stockport Court and remanded to the Columbia County Jail in lieu of $5,000 cash bail or $10,000 bond.  Mendez has been ordered to appear before the Stockport town court on March 1st at 6:00 p.m.

This investigation remains ongoing.  Anyone with information possibly related to crimes committed by Mendez is asked to please contact the Bureau of Criminal Investigation in Livingston at (845) 677-7300.    
 
 
 

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