Recent State Parolee Charged With Raping Ulster County WomanAug 17th, 2013 | By Jay Long | Category: Featured Articles
An Ulster County man was arrested Friday and charged with raping a woman inside a Wawarsing residence.
Officials say 47 year old Luis Ortiz of Ellenville, gained entry to the victim’s apartment and once inside he is said to have raped and choked the victim, holding her against her will, and stealing property before leaving.
Ortiz had just been released from state prison on August 9 for a felony burglary conviction.
Ortiz has been charged with first-degree rape, first-degree burglary and first-degree unlawful imprisonment, all felonies. He was sent to Ulster County Jail without bail.