Verona Beach man accused of raping child

37-year-old Joseph Walker of Verona Beach (Photo provided by New York State Police)

A Verona Beach man is facing felony charges after he allegedly raped a child, according to New York State Police.

Posted: Jul 5, 2018 4:01 PM
Updated: Jul 5, 2018 6:02 PM

A Verona Beach man is facing felony charges after he allegedly raped a child, according to New York State Police.

Joseph Walker, 37, is charged with felony second-degree rape and felony second-degree criminal sex act.

Police say Walker allegedly had sexual contact with a female child under the age of 15. The alleged incidents occurred in Oneida County from 2014-2015.

Walker was being held at the Oneida County Jail while he awaited arraignment.

The victim has been offered services through the Oneida County Child Advocacy Center.

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