Lewis County man accused of raping 17-year-old girl

State police have arrested a Lewis County man for allegedly having sex with a minor.

Posted: Jan 18, 2019 4:10 PM
Updated: Jan 18, 2019 4:16 PM

MARTINSBURG, N.Y. -- State police have arrested a Lewis County man for allegedly having sex with a minor. 

Ryan Hoch, 21 of Croghan, was charged with first-degree rape and first-degree sexual abuse. 

Hoch is accused of having forcible sexual intercourse and sexual contact with a 17-year-old girl without her consent.

Authorities say it happened back on January 13 at a home in the town of Martinsburg. 

Hoch was arraigned and was being held at the Lewis County Public Safety Building on $20,000 cash bail or $40,000 bond. 

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