Man arrested for rape of girl, 16

By Anna Norris

Man arrested for rape of girl, 16

May 3, 2014 Updated May 3, 2014 at 3:41 PM EDT

Town of Chenango, NY (WBNG Binghamton) A 35-year-old man was arrested for having sexual intercourse with an underage female.

The Broome County Sheriff’s Office Detective Division arrested David Heater Friday evening after an investigation revealed that he repeatedly had sex with a 16-year-old girl.

The incident happened in the Town of Chenango over the course of two and a half months.

Heater allegedly provided the girl with cigarettes, marijuana and another illicit drug. She was not injured and was incapable of consent due to her age.

On several occasions, two 15 year old children were present while the sexual acts were being committed.

A hotline complaint was made on behalf of the children involved through the New York State Office of Children and Family Services. Orders of Protection were issued for all children involved.

Heater is charged with one count of rape in the third Degree, a class E felony, one count of a criminal sexual act in the third degree, a class E felony, and six counts of endangering the welfare of a child, class A misdemeanors.

Heater was taken to Broome County Jail without bail.