NYS Police in Lockport Arrest West Virginia Man for Rape

June 30, 2013 Updated Jun 30, 2013 at 12:01 PM EDT

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NYS Police in Lockport Arrest West Virginia Man for Rape

June 30, 2013 Updated Jun 30, 2013 at 12:01 PM EDT

The New York State Police in Lockport arrested Andrew K. Peyatt, age 55, of Glen Ave., Bridgeport, WV for Rape in the first degree, a class B felony, Criminal Sexual Act in the first degree, a class B felony, and Aggravated Sexual Abuse in the third degree, a class D felony.

The State Police received a complainant from a Niagara County resident that detailed sexual abuse by Peyatt that began over 10 years ago. The investigation revealed that Peyatt, a former Lockport resident, subjected the victim to sexual abuse when he was visiting the area.

Peyatt was arraigned before Town of Lockport Judge Raymond Schilling and was remanded to the Niagara County Jail on $250,000.00 cash bail and is schedule to re-appear on July 2, 2013 at 5:00 PM.