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Serial rapist in Bronx court after arrest for ‘raping woman in her apartment elevator at knifepoint’

A serial rapist appeared earlier than a choose in the Bronx on Thursday to be arraigned on costs of raping a woman in the elevator of her apartment constructing, simply six weeks after he was paroled following 16 years in jail.   

Ramon Rotestan, 39, turned himself into cops on Thursday and was filmed being perp-walked.

He later appeared earlier than a choose, and in response to the cost sheet instructed his sufferer: ‘This is a theft. Don’t do something silly.’ 

Rotestan was charged with 12 counts, together with rape, theft, sexual abuse, forcible touching and housebreaking.

Police stated the suspect adopted the woman into the elevator of her Bronx apartment constructing positioned in the realm of Bolton Street and Lydig Avenue in Pelham Parkway 

Ramon Rotestan, 39, is pictured in Bronx Criminal Court on Thursday

Ramon Rotestan, 39, is pictured in Bronx Criminal Court on Thursday

Rotestan had only been free for six weeks when he attacked again, raping a woman in the elevator of her building at knifepoint before robbing her of $112

Rotestan had solely been free for six weeks when he attacked once more, raping a woman in the elevator of her constructing at knifepoint earlier than robbing her of $112

Ramon Rotestan, a Level 3 offender, followed the woman back to her Bronx apartment before robbing and raping her at knifepoint. Rotestan had been out on parole for six weeks after serving 16 years behind bars, before Monday's night sex crime

Ramon Rotestan, a Level 3 offender, adopted the woman again to her Bronx apartment earlier than robbing and raping her at knifepoint. Rotestan had been out on parole for six weeks after serving 16 years behind bars, earlier than Monday’s evening intercourse crime 

The suspect walking onto the elevator after stalking and trailing his victim

The suspect strolling onto the elevator after stalking and trailing his sufferer 

Video surveillance captured contained in the elevator reveals the knife-wielding suspect chatting with the sufferer earlier than robbing and raping her at knifepoint. 

At one level when the elevator stops at the second flooring, the suspect is seen wanting straight into the digital camera earlier than scoping out the realm to make sure they had been alone, earlier than pulling out a condom and performing the violent intercourse act. 

The suspect robbed the woman, who appeared handy over her pockets, of $112 earlier than fleeing the scene.

Crime on the streets of New York is at a document excessive with theft up 44.5 %, felony assaults 19 %, rape 12 %, and general crimes a staggering 41.26 % making many New Yorkers really feel uneasy.

After the unprovoked assault, the sufferer was taken to Jacobi Medical Center for therapy, The New York Post reported.   

It is one more surprising incidence of crime in the Big Apple the place rape, assault and theft have all soared. 

On the identical night because the harrowing rape, New York City’s party-loving Mayor Eric Adams was rubbing shoulders with celebrities at a star-studded fundraiser which included the likes of Jeff Bezos.

Comedian John Mulaney, the evening’s host for leisure at the Robin Hood Foundation’s annual profit gala at the Javits Center, in midtown Manhattan, ripped into Adams, 61.

The Grammy-winning comedian took intention at the mayor’s repute as a jet-setting occasion boy, joking that he traveled a lot he did not dwell in NYC.

‘I like Mayor Adams. He’s completed a lot good for the town that he is considering of transferring right here,’ Mulaney quipped. 

Last week, the mayor left his crime-plagued metropolis to hobnob with billionaires and comedians on the West Coast . 

The cop-turned-politician flew to Los Angeles for a three-day jaunt in LA to drum up constructive press and business for the Big Apple.

Rotestan being escorted out by a police officer from the 49th Street Precinct. On Thursday, Rotestan turned himself in after police had been searching for him

Rotestan being escorted out by a police officer from the forty ninth Street Precinct. On Thursday, Rotestan turned himself in after police had been looking out for him 

A mug shot of Ramon Rotestan who has had a string of sex crimes going back nearly a decade. Before Monday's sex assault he was out on parole for only six weeks

A mug shot of Ramon Rotestan who has had a string of intercourse crimes going again practically a decade. Before Monday’s intercourse assault he was out on parole for solely six weeks

A recent NYC crime chart shows the staggering spike in crime through May 8, 2022

A latest NYC crime chart reveals the staggering spike in crime via May 8, 2022

During his journey, which included catching Dave Chappelle’s present at the Hollywood Bowl, he was seen at a dinner at the hyper-cool, members-only San Vincente Bungalows hosted by prime Hollywood agent Cade Hudson, in response to Page Six.

A supply instructed Page Six that the soiree was ‘to welcome the mayor to L.A.’

The San Vincente Bungalows, which was began by Jeff Klein in 2019, has a 750 members comprised of what the New York Times known as ‘apex predators’ like Steven Spielberg and Netflix co-CEO, Ted Sarandos. 

The annual dues costing $4,200 for members over 35; $1,800 for these youthful.

Screenwriter Jon Robin Baitz instructed the Times the décor was ‘a cross between a wonderful English cottage, Bugsy Siegel’s hide-out and Bemelman’s bar.’

The membership is so non-public that digital camera lenses of all cell telephones are lined with a sticker when members enter, and pictures is forbidden.

Mayor Adams has become know for his taste for the nightlife. He's seen here stepping out at Manhattan's members-only club Zero Bond

Mayor Adams has change into know for his style for the nightlife. He’s seen right here stepping out at Manhattan’s members-only membership Zero Bond

Meanwhile, crime continues to rise throughout New York – regardless of Adams’ guarantees to crack down on the already surging numbers underneath predecessor Bill de Blasio.

Guest checklist of NYC Mayor Eric Adams’s super-secret L.A. Soiree 

  • CAA agent Cade Hudson
  • Paris Hilton
  • ‘Ocean’s Eleven’ actor Casey Affleck 
  • Goldie Hawn
  • Sports agent Rich Paul
  • Hollywood producer John Goldwyn
  • San Vincente Bungalows proprietor Jeff Klein
  • Former ambassador to the Bahamas Nicole Avant
  • Kate Hudson

Through May 1, general crime is up 41 % in New York City from the identical interval in 2021. 

While murders are down 14 %, robberies are up 44 % and felony assaults are up 19 %.

In January 2022, Mayor Adams unveiled a complete plan to fight the surge in crime, which included elevated foot patrols in addition to the revival of a plain garments unit named Neighborhood Safety Teams.

The mayor additionally launched his Subway Safety plan in February, which despatched 1,000 officers with well being care companions to crackdown on homelessness and crime in the town’s transit system.

Yet the initiatives have bore little fruit as crime continues to rise, with homicide and rape being the one crimes to see a down tick between April 2022 and April 2021.

The NYPD reported 31 murders final month, a 38 % drop from the 50 final year, and rapes fell by 6 %, with 109 circumstances reported in April.

Adams’ jet-setter and celeb groupie standing appears to be at odds along with his picture of an outer borough man, raised by a single mother who was home cleaner.

He’s talked about being crushed up by police earlier than he went on to hitch the NYPD and rising to the rank of captain.

‘I’m only a blue-collar man scraping alongside,’ he as soon as instructed Politico. ‘I’m probably the primary blue-collar mayor.’

The former SNL writer made fun of Adams' approach to crime reduction in New York City after the mayor justified the arrest of a subway vendor

The former SNL author made enjoyable of Adams’ strategy to crime discount in New York City after the mayor justified the arrest of a subway vendor

Outer-borough Mayor Eric Adams glammed it up last weekend during a super-secret soiree with Paris Hilton, Goldie Hawn and Kate Hudson

Outer-borough Mayor Eric Adams glammed it up final weekend throughout a super-secret soiree with Paris Hilton, Goldie Hawn and Kate Hudson

Adams sported a custom-made tuxedo at the Met Gala with an anti-gun message emblazoned on the back

Adams sported a custom-made tuxedo at the Met Gala with an anti-gun message emblazoned on the again

Adams has been identified to attend Zero Bond, the downtown Manhattan members-only membership.

He’s chided New Yorkers for staying in, saying the Big Apple has change into ‘so boring’ in March.

‘I need to change into a metropolis of pleasure once more,’ he stated.

The mayor additionally took warmth from political pundits for jetting out of the town too typically whereas the town suffers via an increase in crime.

He’s been to Miami, Chicago, Baton Rouge, Louisiana and Los Angeles in the primary few months in office.

Adams sees no contradiction in stepping out at evening and combating crime in the town.

He mixed the 2 themes not too long ago at the ultra-swank Met Gala after coming back from his L.A. journey.

During the red-carpet occasion, Adams wore a custom-made tuxedo jacket with the phrases ‘End Gun Violence’ emblazoned on the again.’

‘We must preserve that in the forefront as we benefit from the monetary ecosystem,’ he instructed the New York Times.

‘Several folks cautioned him towards doing too many journeys as a result of it is going to damage,’ Karen Hinton, ex-press secretary for Mayor Bill de Blasio, instructed NY1 News.

Adams additionally attended a tech convention held by Milken Institute Global Conference, however again dwelling New Yorkers frightened concerning the improve in gun violence.

While he was gone, a ballot performed by Quinnipiac University discovered that his approval score had dropped three factors to 43 % with 54percent of New York City voters saying he is not doing a fantastic job curbing crime.

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