Northern New York Newspapers
Watertown
Ogdensburg
Massena-Potsdam
Lowville
Carthage
Malone
NNY Business
NNY Living
NNY Ads
Sun., Dec. 21
ADVERTISE SUBSCRIBE
Serving the communities of Jefferson, St. Lawrence and Lewis counties, New York
In print daily. Online always.
Related Stories

Fine man accused of raping a woman while she slept

PREV
NEXT
ARTICLE OPTIONS
A A
print this article
e-mail this article

FINE — A man was jailed Sunday after he allegedly raped a 19-year-old woman while she was sleeping.

State police on Sunday charged Chad E. Kerr, 38, of 885 Oswegatchie Trail Road, with first-degree rape, a class B felony. He is accused of forcing himself on the sleeping woman early that morning.

At approximately 4 a.m., after the alleged victim had taken an over-the-counter sleep aid, she woke to find Kerr allegedly having sex with her, state police Senior Investigator Timothy J. Peets said.

“When she asked him to stop, he allegedly refused,” Mr. Peets said.

The woman filed a report with troopers from Gouverneur Hospital following the alleged incident. Kerr was directed by police to come to the Gouverneur state police station for an interview, where he was taken into custody without incident after invoking his right to counsel.

Kerr was arraigned in Fowler Town Court and sent to St. Lawrence County jail, Canton, where he is being held on $10,000 cash or $20,000 bail bond.

Commenting rules:
  1. Stick to the topic of the article/letter/editorial.
  2. When responding to issues raised by other commenters, do not engage in personal attacks or name-calling.
  3. Comments that include profanity/obscenities or are libelous in nature will be removed without warning.
Violators' commenting privileges may be revoked indefinitely. By commenting you agree to our full Terms of Use.
Giveaway
Syracuse Football Tickets Giveaway
Connect with Us
WDT News FeedsWDT on FacebookWDT on TwitterWDT on InstagramWDT for iOS: iPad, iPhone, and iPod touchWDT for Android
Showcase of Homes
Showcase of Homes