Groton man faces rape, unlawful imprisonment charge in Cortland County

A 19-year-old Groton man has been arrested on physical and sex abuse charges after he turned himself in to deputies.

Dakota Burins, 19, of Groton was charged with rape, unlawful imprisonment, and criminal obstruction of breathing, according to deputies.

The Cortland County Sheriff’s Office says Burins turned himself in following an investigation into a domestic violence complaint.

The alleged assault and rape occurred between January 22nd and 23rd, according to deputies.

The charges will be answered in local court.

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