Weekly News via Email
   Set as homepage | Add to favorites | Customer Service | Subscribe Now | Place an Ad | Contact Us | Sitemap Sunday, 09.21.2014
Classifieds
News Archive
Su Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa
 1  2  3  4  5  6  7
 8  9  10  11  12  13  14
 15  16  17  18  19  20  21
 22  23  24  25  26  27  28
 29  30
Online Extras
Site Services
Around Bend
Outdoor Fun
Travel Info
Shop Local




Members Of



Poll: Today's Live Poll
Email to a friend | Print this | PDF version | Comments (0 posted) 
  Blogger |   del.icio.us |   digg |   newsvine

Apr 04,2007
Man charged with rape of MySpace friend
by UPI

ISLIP, N.Y. -  A young New York state man has been charged with raping a 13-year-old girl he met via MySpace.

Zachary Rapoza, 20, who called himself the "Bayport Kid" on his MySpace page, was arrested at a train station in Long Island after his alleged victim's father was able to reach her by phone, Newsday reported.

Investigators say he and the girl arranged a tryst on-line. On Monday, she left the family home by climbing through a window and left with Rapoza in his jeep.

Detective Sgt. Thomas Groneman said the father did his best to monitor his daughter's Internet use. But he said the girl apparently gained access to a computer that was not password protected or learned her father's password.

After he learned his daughter was missing, the father found a strange number on his caller ID, police said. He called and she called back a few minutes later, telling him that she and Rapoza were on a train heading toward New York City.

Many of the 51 friends listed on Rapoza's MySpace page were young girls, some of them pictured in their underwear, Newsday said.



Copyright ©  2007, by United Press International. All Rights Reserved.

1171 times read

Related news
Two Portland men arrested in MySpace teen rape case by Richard Burton posted on Jan 19,2007

MySpace sued by families whose daughters were assaulted by Bend Weekly News Sources posted on Jan 19,2007

Judge approves MySpace message probe by UPI posted on May 22,2008

Mom kills child; steps in front of train by UPI posted on Aug 30,2007

Girl, 10, impregnated by mom's boyfriend by UPI posted on Feb 01,2008

Did you enjoy this article? Rating: 5.00Rating: 5.00Rating: 5.00Rating: 5.00Rating: 5.00 (total 23 votes)

Market Information
Breaking News
Most Popular
Most Commented
Featured Columnist
Horoscope Guide
Aquarius Aquarius Libra Libra
Aries Aries Pisces Pisces
Cancer Cancer Sagittarius Sagittarius
Capricorn Capricorn Scorpio Scorpio
Gemini Gemini Taurus Taurus
Leo Leo Virgo Virgo
Local Attractions
Bend Visitors & Convention Bureau
Bend Visitors & Convention Bureau

Mt. Bachelor Resort
Mt. Bachelor Resort

Les Schwab Ampitheater
Les Schwab Ampitheater

Deschutes County Fairgrounds
Deschutes County
Fairgrounds

Tower Theatre
Tower Theatre

The High Desert Museum

Advertisements



Deschutes County

Google  
  Web    BendWeekly.com
© 2006 Bend Weekly News
A .Com Endeavors, Inc. Company.
All Rights Reserved. Terms under
which this service is provided to you.
Please read our Privacy Policy. Contact us.
Bend Weekly News & Event Guide Online
   Save the Net
Advertisement
External sites open in new window,
not endorsed by BendWeekly.com
Subscribe in NewsGator Online
Add to Google Add to MSN Add to My AOL
What are RSS headlines?