Cortland Man Charged with Rape in Relationship With 15 Year Old
A 31 year old Cortland County man is accused of having a sexual relationship with a 15 year old girl between November of 2015 and February of 2016.
Matthew Rupe of the City of Cortland is charged with felony rape, three misdemeanor counts of sexual misconduct and two counts of endangering the welfare of a child.
Cortland County Sheriff’s officials say they began investigating a complaint from a victim in April and arrested Rupe on May 8 after he turned himself in at the Cortland County Sheriff’s Office.
Rupe was released to the supervision of Alternatives to Incarceration to await court appearances.