KINGSTON – Detectives from the Ulster
County Sheriff’s Office have arrested a 21-year-old man for allegedly
having a sexual relationship with a 16-year-old girl.
Deputies received a complaint from the girl’s parents alleging the
relationship with Jonathan Santiago.
The complaint was turned over to the detective unit and through the investigation
it was determined that Santiago had met the girl through Facebook and
had consensual sex with her on several occasions.
Santiago was arrested on Friday night at his residence and was charged
with rape and criminal sexual act, both as felonies, and endangering the
welfare of a child as a misdemeanor.
He was released on his own recognizance and a full stay-away order of
protection was served on him during his arraignment.