21-Year-Old Accused Of Raping Minor In Dutchess County

A 21-year-old man has been charged with the rape of a minor in the Hudson Valley.

Axell Enrique Orellana Flores

Axell Enrique Orellana Flores

Photo Credit: Dutchess County Sheriff's Office

Connecticut resident Axell Enrique Orellana Flores, of Waterbury, was arrested on Monday, Nov. 7, in connection with an investigation into inappropriate sexual contact involving a minor, said Capt. John Watterson, of the Dutchess County Sheriff's Office.

Flores is accused of having sexual intercourse with a person under the age of 17 in the town of Fishkill on Sunday, Nov. 6, Watterson said.

"The incident was not random, there doesn’t appear to be a risk to public safety," he said.

The name of the victim and additional details are not being released to protect the victim, Watterson added.

Flores was charged with third-degree rape and is being held at the Dutchess County Jail in lieu of $2,500 cash bail, $5,000 bond, or $10,000 partially secured bond.

Anyone with information about this case or similar incidents involving Flores is urged to contact Detective Myers at 845-486-2049 or

The Sheriff’s Office can also be contacted via the tipline at 845-605-2583 or, and all information will be kept confidential.

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