Rome woman accused of raping 15 year old boy
Credit: (Photo Courtesy of Oneida County Sheriff's Office)
ROME, N.Y. (WKTV) - A Rome woman has been charged after authorities say she had sex with a 15 year old boy last month. According to the Oneida County Child Advocacy Center and the Oneida County Sheriff's Office, Tonya L. Kersey, 31, of Rome has been charged with third-degree rape. Authorities say that Kersey had sex with a 15 year old boy in April. She was arraigned in Rome City Court and sent to the Oneida County Jail in lieu of $2,500 bail. The case now gets handed over to the Oneida County District Attorney's Office for Grand Jury action. The victim has been offered counseling through the Child Advocacy Center.