State Police in Bath arrest a sex offender for rape of a 15-year-old

Staff Writer
The Chronicle Express
Carlos Mendez

New York State Police in Bath arrested Carlos Mendez, 32, of 10 Main St. Prattsburgh, on Sept. 29.  Mendez was charged with the felony of rape in the third degree. 

Mendez, a registered level 2 sex offender is accused of having engaged in sexual intercourse with a 15-year-old child.  The incident reportedly occurred at the defendant's residence in August.  Mendez was arraigned in the Town of Prattsburgh Court before Town Justice Robert Coombs.  Mendez was remanded to the Steuben County Jail without bail and is scheduled to re-appear in Prattsburgh Town Court  at 9 a.m. Oct. 14.