Police: Ithaca man arrested on multiple rape counts after investigation

The Ithaca Police Department reports the arrest of a 35-year-old city resident following a rape investigation.

Police say Demetrius Goree, 35, of Ithaca was charged with first-degree rape, second-degree rape, and first-degree criminal sex act after an incident during the early-morning hours on Thursday.

Police say additional charges are expected at a later date. The victim was under 18.

The arrest was the result of a joint investigation between the Tompkins County Sheriff’s Office and Ithaca Police Department.

Goree was arraigned in Ithaca City Court and remanded to the Tompkins County Jail.

No further details are being released at this time, according to police.


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