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Connecticut Man Charged with Rape of Minor

Published: 11/10/2022

For More Information Contact:

Captain John Watterson, 845-486-3860

Axell Enrique Orellana Flores
Axell Enrique Orellana Flores

The Dutchess County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of Axell Enrique Orellana Flores, age 21 of Waterbury CT, in connection with an investigation into inappropriate sexual contact involving a minor.

Mr. Flores was arrested by the Sheriff’s Office Detective Bureau on 11/7/22 and is accused of having sexual intercourse with a person under the age of 17 in the Town of Fishkill on 11/6/22. The incident was not random, there doesn’t appear to be a risk to public safety, and at this time no further details about the case will be released in order to protect the privacy of the victim.

At this time Mr. Flores has been charged with Rape in the 3rd degree and Criminal Sex Act in the 3rd degree, which are both felonies. After being processed he was arraigned before the City of Beacon Court and remanded to the Dutchess County Jail in lieu of $2,500 cash bail, $5,000 bond, or $10,000 partially secured bond.   

If anyone has any information about this case or similar incidents involving Mr. Flores they are urged to contact Detective Myers at 845-486-2049 or The Sheriff’s Office can also be contacted via the tipline at 845-605-2583 or, and all information will be kept confidential.   

As with any criminal case the charges described above are merely accusations and Mr. Flores is presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.