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Cleveland Man Facing Rape Charge

OSWEGO – On March 24 at 5:31 p.m., sheriff’s deputies arrested Shane Desjardins, 39, of 15 Old North Road, Cleveland, for second-degree rape, a class D felony; second-degree criminal sex act, a class D felony and endangering the welfare of a child, a class A misdemeanor.

Shane Desjardins
Shane Desjardins

The arrest stems from the investigation into an incident that occurred from March 2014 – March 2017.

He allegedly forced the victim into sexual contact while at a village of Cleveland residence, with the victim being less than 15 years of age.

Desjardins was arraigned in the Town of Scriba Court by Hon. Judge Adkins and remanded to the OCJ in lieu of $10,000 cash or $20,000 bond.

He is to return to the Town of Constantia Court on 4/10/17.