MINEOLA, N.Y. – Nassau County District Attorney Madeline Singas announced that a Roosevelt man was arraigned today on grand jury indictment charges for the brutal rape of a Freeport woman outside her home in September.
Ever-Martinez-Reyes, 24, was arraigned today before Judge Robert McDonald on charges of:
The defendant was remanded and is due back in court on November 19. If convicted of the top count he faces a maximum sentence of 25 years in prison.
“The defendant is accused of a stalking a young woman as she walked home and then brutally attacking her for more than an hour,” DA Singas said. “This brave woman ended the assault when she regained consciousness and fought off her attacker. My office intends to prove these allegations and hold the defendant responsible for this despicable crime.”
DA Singas said that on September 28, 2018, at approximately 2 a.m., the defendant followed the victim down a street in Freeport. Reyes then allegedly struck her in the face and rendered her unconscious. The defendant then allegedly dragged the woman to the side of a lawn and repeatedly punched and kicked her about the face. While the victim was unconscious the defendant sexually assaulted her. The attack ended when the woman regained consciousness and fought off her assailant.
The defendant was arrested on October 5 by members of the Nassau County Police Department, assisted by the Freeport Police Department.
Senior Assistant District Attorney Emma Slane of DA Singas’ Special Victims Bureau is prosecuting this case. The defendant is represented by Joseph Lo Piccolo, Esq.
The charges are merely accusations, and the defendant is presumed innocent until and unless found guilty.