Westchester corrections officer charged with rape


June 18, 2010 4:06:05 AM PDT
Police are investigating a horrific crime in Westchester County.

A couple is accused of raping a 15-year-old girl.

Authorities say 44-year-old Frederick Portella, a corrections officer, and 33-year-old Michelle Mace are under arrest.

Police say they raped the girl inside Mace's home in Shrub Oak on May 21.

The victim was there to babysit.

Investigators say the couple acted together, engaging in sexual conduct with the girl.

Both are charged with third-degree rape and child endangerment.


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