Ridge Man Accused of Raping Home Invasion Victim

first_imgSign up for our COVID-19 newsletter to stay up-to-date on the latest coronavirus news throughout New York A teenager has been accused of raping a victim at gunpoint during a home invasion in his hometown of Ridge last month, Suffolk County authorities said.The case was one of four armed home invasions in as many weeks that detectives are investigating.In the first case, 17-year-old Raiquon Davis and 29-year-old Steven Calderon allegedly broke into a house on Independence Court in Ridge, where they stole a wallet, cell phone and ID at 6 a.m. Monday, Sept. 21, police said. Davis allegedly raped a victim during the home invasion, although authorities said he claims the sex was consensual.Davis, who was arrested at 1 p.m. the same day and indicted two days later, pleaded not guilty to charges of first-degree rape, attempted rape, criminal sex act, burglary and robbery Oct. 5 at Suffolk County court. Calderon, who was arrested shortly before 11 a.m. the same morning, was charged with robbery and burglary. Judge Fernando Comacho ordered both men held without bail.Nearly three hours later and 11 miles away from the first home invasion, a victim answered a knock at the door of their Halsey Street home in Port Jefferson Station when the suspect flashed a gun, assaulted one of the victims and stole cash from those inside before they suspect fled, police said. The nature of the injuries the victim suffered was unclear and there was neither an arrest nor description of the suspect.Two weeks later, a man broke into a home on Corey Place in Huntington Station, where the victim had an altercation with the suspect, who threatened the victim with a gun at 7:40 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 3, police said. The victim, who did not actually see a gun, was not injured. Police neither arrested the suspect nor had a description of him.Then, at 2:27 a.m. Monday, Oct. 12, John Gonzalez allegedly forced his way through the front door of a Grant Avenue home in Brentwood, where he struck the victim with a baseball bat, police said. The victim was treated at Southside Hospital in Bay Shore. Gonzalez was charged with burglary. His bail was set at $100,000 cash or $300,000 bond.last_img read more

All set for Bill Hunter and Winifred Gallagher Memorial race at Cranford AC

first_imgSaturday saw two of our athletes head to Gransha in Derry for the North West Cross Country competition. On what was a beautiful sunny day there was a large turnout for all the races. Molly Trearty ran in the mixed u16 race where she had a great run over the 3500m course and kept in contention for the whole race finishing strongly to come home in 4th place. Bridie Trearty was up next in the mixed Senior race and with over 260 competitors had to dig deep to keep with the lead group throughout the 6000m course and after a great run came home in 3rd place in her age category.  On Boxing Day Cranford AC will host the Bill Hunter and Winifred Gallagher Memorial race in Cranford Park at 12.30pm for juveniles and 1.30pm for the senior race and we look forward to seeing as many people as possible out to enjoy what is always a great day with prize-giving afterwards at the Beach Hotel, Downings. All set for Bill Hunter and Winifred Gallagher Memorial race at Cranford AC was last modified: December 19th, 2016 by Chris McNultyShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)last_img read more