Local DJ arrested For Sexual Assault of a Child in Newburgh - Daily Hudson Valley News

Local DJ arrested For Sexual Assault of a Child in Newburgh

Apr 24th, 2013 | By | Category: Featured Articles

22 year old Dean Picariello of MontroseThe State Police at Montgomery have arrested 22 year old Dean Picariello of Montrose and charged him with: Rape in the Second Degree, Criminal Sexual Act 2nd Degree, both felonies and Unlawful Imprisonment , a misdemeanor.

Police conducted a lengthy investigation stemming back to an incident that occurred on January 22, 2013 which revealed that Mr. Picariello allegedly raped a 14 year old female victim in the Town of Newburgh. The investigation revealed that Picariello befriended an underage 14 year old female and unlawfully removed her from her residence in the Town of Newburgh.

Picariello, who was temporarily living out of a motor home in a local department store parking lot, then engaged in unlawful sexual activity with the 14 year old female.

Further investigation revealed that Picariello was currently out on bail from Westchester County, on an unrelated, but similar crime that he was charged with on December 19, 2012.  Westchester County Police Department subsequently apprehended Picariello in Westchester County and was remanded to Westchester County Jail for the outstanding bench warrant that was issued for the charges in their jurisdiction.

Picariello was arraigned by Town of Newburgh Justice Richard Clarino.  Bail was set at $15,000.00 cash / $30,000.00 bond and remanded back to the custody of Westchester County Corrections. He has a court appearance in the Town of Newburgh on May 7, 2013.

The State Police BCI in Wappingers Falls, State Police Violent Felony Warrant Squad and the Westchester County Warrant Division assisted in locating Picariello.

Picariello was operating his business under the name of “DJ Dino Mack” and performed at several youth parties in the area.  If anyone has any information, they are encouraged to call the State Police BCI at 845 457-1388.


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