Cops: Southern Tier rape suspect with violent criminal history in custody
Updated at 5:47 p.m. on Friday, June 21
Kirkwood (WSYR-TV) –A Southern Tier man sought in connection to the alleged violent rape of a 14-year-old girl in the Port Crane area has been taken into custody.
Last week, State Police warned that they were seeking Michael Degnan in connection to the girl’s rape and that he had a violent criminal history.
Police announced that they had caught Degnan on Thursday at the Dell Motel in the town of Kirkwood.
In addition to first degree rape, they charged Degnan with parole violation.
He was arraigned in Town of Kirkwood Court and taken to the Broome County Jail without bail.
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