WHITE CREEK, N.Y. (NEWS10) – Officials say a 21-year-old man is being accused of having a sexual relationship with a 14-year-old girl.
According to NYS Police in Washington County, they arrested 21-year-old Damian Waterman of White Creek after investigators discovered that he was living with a 14-year-old girl and had an ongoing sexual relationship with her.
Waterman was charged with Rape in the second degree, a Felony, as well as Endangering the Welfare of a Child, a Misdemeanor. He was arraigned in the Town of Cambridge Court and remanded to the Washington County Jail in lieu of $25,000 cash bail.
Police say the girl’s father, who is unnamed to protect her identity was also charged with Endangering the Welfare of a Child for allowing the relationship to continue. He was issued an Appearance Ticket.
Other charges in this case may be pending. Anyone with information is asked to contact the NY State Police in Greenwich at 518-692-3015.