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A Buffalo man pleaded guilty Wednesday to the rape of a mentally disabled woman, according to the Erie County District Attorney's office. Blaine Boyer, 43, pleaded guilty to second-degree rape before Erie County Court Judge Kenneth Case. Prosecutors said Boyer admitted that he "engaged in sexual intercourse with the victim, who was incapable of consent by reason of b…

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A "cybertip" reported to the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children led to the arrest of a Cattaraugus County man on rape and child pornography charges, according to the State Police. Robert Scott Donovan, 47, of Machias was arrested on several charges Monday after the center informed State Police of possible criminal activity and a search warrant was execut…

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A confessed rapist who was identified by forensic DNA analysis was sentenced by State Supreme Court Justice Russell P. Buscaglia to 21 years in prison followed by 25 years post-release supervision, according to the Erie County District Attorney's Office. Anthony Burse, 25, pleaded guilty in August to one count of first-degree rape, two counts of first-degree criminal se…

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A Williamsville man has been arraigned on several sex abuse charges in Erie County Court in the rape of a young girl, according to the Erie County District Attorney's Office. John Negrych, 39, was charged earlier this week with one count of a first-degree criminal sexual act, a count of third-degree criminal sexual act, one count of third-degree rape, one count of first…

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A Buffalo woman told police that her 15-year-old daughter was raped Friday night by a man known to the family only as Greg, according to a police report. The man provided the girl with narcotics and alcohol, forced her into a bed and forced himself on her over the teen's protests, according to a police report. A rape kit was completed at Erie County Medical Center an…

A Buffalo man who admitted to raping two women at his Busti Avenue residence in the fall of 2015 faces five to 25 years in state prison when he is sentenced Nov. 3 in State Supreme Court. Aaron Lucas, 38,  pleaded guilty to two counts of first-degree rape before State Supreme Court Justice M. William Boller. Lucas forced the women to engage in various sexual acts by …

A Lockport man was arrested Wednesday in connection with an alleged rape that police said occurred in 2015, according to State Police. Jordan R. Patterson, 22, faces a charge of first-degree rape, a class B felony, according to State Police. Officers from the agency's Bureau of Criminal Investigations were notified Friday of a possible rape that had allegedly occurred in…

ATTICA -- A LeRoy teenager has been charged with two counts of first degree rape following a an investigation by the Attica Police Department and  Youth Officers from the Genesee County Sheriff's Office. Leonard E. Hahn IV, 17, of South Street Road, was arrested after an investigation began after one of the alleged victims went to a school official, Attica police report…