An investigation into a rape incident at a Hudson Valley summer camp has led to a felony charge for a Dominican national.
State Police troopers were called to the Berkshire Hills Eisenberg Camp on Empire Road in Copake in Columbia County at approximately 1 p.m. on Sunday afternoon, July 23, where there was a report of a sexual assault.
Police said that the investigation into the incident determined that 24-year-old Dominican Republic resident Saury Minaya, who was a counselor there, allegedly raped his victim, who was also a camp counselor.
There were no children at the camp at the time of the alleged incident, according to police.
Minaya was arrested and charged with first-degree rape, a felony. Following his arraignment, he was remanded to the Columbia County Jail without bail. He is due back in Columbia County Court this week to answer the charge.
Click here to sign up for Daily Voice's free daily emails and news alerts.