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Chenango County man accused of holding woman down, raping her

The incident happened on two separate occasions.

Posted: Feb 20, 2019 10:28 AM

COLUMBUS, N.Y. -- A 20-year-old Chenango County man is facing rape charges.

Lukest Wahlberg, of the town of Columbus, is accused of holding down a woman on two separate occasions and raping her.

Chenango County sheriff's say there was another instance when Wahlberg held a knife to the victim's neck as well. 

He was charged with first-degree rape and second-degree menacing.

Wahlberg has been sent to the Chenango County Correctional Facility on $25,000 cash bail.

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