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State Police: Hopewell man raped teen at underage drinking party

State Police say a 33-year-old Hopewell man was arrested after an investigation into an alleged rape and underage drinking.

Troopers say Michael Socciarelli, 33, of Hopewell is accused of raping a 16-year-old while she was drunk.



Through an investigation it was determined that Socciarelli supplied alcohol to four minors during an underage drinking party that took place in Ontario County.

He was charged with first-degree rape and remanded to the Ontario County Jail on no bail.

Troopers say that the victim was highly-intoxicated at the time of the incident.

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