COEYMANS, N.Y. - The Coeymans Police Department has arrested a Ravena man for alleged criminal sex act and witness intimidation.
Police say 20-year-old John Deyo forced a 14-year-old female to perform sex acts on him while threatening her with a knife. The victim reported the incident to friend's parents who went to police. During the investigation, police also learned Deyo allegedly asked a 15-year-old to threaten a witness with the same knife if he said anything to police. Deyo then allegedly threatened the witness with a knife himself, as well.
Deyo was charged with Criminal Sex Act 1st-degree, Intimidation of Witness 3rd-degree, both felonies, two counts of Menacing 2nd-degree and two counts of Endangering the Welfare of a Child, both misdemeanors. He has been remanded to the Albany Correctional Facility without bail.