Friday, May 6, 2016

Allegany County man charged with rape, other charges

Amity-based state police on Thursday arrested Thomas L. Zuppa, 32, of Genesee (NY) with felony rape in the 2nd degree. Troopers said the victim was under the age of 15. He was also charged with use of a child under 17 in a sexual performance, a class C felony. A charge of misdemeanor endangering the welfare of a child was also filed. Troopers said the alleged crime occurred February 8, 2016 in the town of Genesee. Arraigned in court, he was remanded to the Allegany County Jail with bail set at $40,000 cash or $80,000 bond. Zuppa was already in custody on a family court charge.