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Central Square Man Charged With Rape

OSWEGO, NY – On 10/23/11 at 11:25 a.m., Matthew D. Roof, 33, of 166 Little Canada Road, Central Square, was arrested for Criminal Sex Act, First Degree, a class B felony; Rape, Second Degree, a class D felony; Course of Sexual Conduct, Second Degree, a class D felony; and Endangering the Welfare of a Child, a class A misdemeanor.

Matthew D. Roof
Matthew D. Roof

Roof is accused of subjecting a female, whose age ranged during this time period from 11 years old to 13 years old, to multiple encounters of sexual conduct with him while at a Town of Hastings residence, acts that occurred between June 2010 and September 2011.

Mr. Roof was arraigned before the Hon. Michael Clark, Town of Hastings Court, and remanded to the Oswego County Correctional Facility in lieu of $50,000 cash bail or $100,000 bail bond.

He is scheduled to return to court on 10/26/11.

The investigation continues at this time.

Anyone with any additional information is asked to contact the Oswego County Sheriff’s Office at (315) 349-3411 or 1 (888) 349-3411.