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Suffolk DA: Patchogue Man Sentenced For Rape And Sexual Abuse Of Child

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Maximo Vera, 38, will be serving 25 years in an upstate correctional facility.

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Maximo Vera, a 38 year old Patchogue man, has been sentenced to 25 years in prison.

Photo by: Suffolk County Police Department

Suffolk County, NY - December 19, 2017 - A Patchogue man convicted after a two-week trial in August of the rape and sexual abuse of an eight year old female was sentenced today to 25 years in an upstate correctional facility.
 
38 year old Maximo Vera of Patchogue repeatedly sexually abused and raped the girl from the winter of 2014 until June of 2015. The investigation began after the victim told her fifth grade teacher about her encounters with Vera. 
 
Suffolk police arrested the defendant on September 21, 2016.
 
The jury convicted Vera of rape in the first degree, criminal sexual act in the first degree, sexual abuse in the first degree and one count of child endangerment.