The Oneida County Sheriff’s Office has arrested and charged a Utica man for the 2007 rape of two children.
30-year-old Desmond Anthony Jackson is charged with one count of rape in the first degree, a class B felony.
Detective say for several years, ending in 2007, Jackson raped and sexually abused two female children, under the age of eleven, at his home in Utica.
Jackson was 19-years-old at the time of the alleged crime.
Jackson is currently being held in the Utica City Lockup where he is awaiting arraignment at the Oneida County Jail.
The Oneida County District Attorney’s office has recommended that bail be set in the amount of $50,000. An order of protection for both victims has also been requested.
The investigation is continuing and additional charges are possible.