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Croton Man Accused Of Rape, Sending Indecent Text

Dean Picariello, 22, of Croton, was charged with felony rape, felony distribution of indecent material and misdemeanor endangering the welfare of a child, say Westchester County Police.
Dean Picariello, 22, of Croton, was charged with felony rape, felony distribution of indecent material and misdemeanor endangering the welfare of a child, say Westchester County Police. Photo Credit: Westchester County Police

CORTLANDT, N.Y. — A Croton man is facing charges of felony rape and distribution of indecent material after Westchester County police say he had sex with a 16-year-old girl and then sent her a "sexually explicit" text message.

Dean Picariello, 22, of Croton, is also charged with misdemeanor endangering the welfare of a child, police said.

Picariello was arrested Dec. 14 and was held at Westchester County Jail on $50,000 bail.

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