44 Year Old City Man Charged with Child Abuse of Nine Year Old Female Over Two Years

POUGHKEEPSIE – A City of Poughkeepsie resident is in jail today, after a child abuise investigation that began on Wednesday.

On August 1, 2018 members of the City of Poughkeepsie Police, the Dutchess County Child Abuse Center and the Dutchess County District Attorney’s Office began an investigation into the sexual assault of a 9 year old female.
On August 3, 2018, 44 year old Octavio Santiago was arrested and charged with Predatory Sexual Assault against a child.

The investigation evidence found that Santiago had been sexually assaulting the child over a two year period. He was arraigned and remanded to the Dutchess County Jail.