A Saugerties man has been charged with raping a 15-year-old female.

According to Saugerties Police, an investigation revealed that 27-year-old Michael S. Dorn, of Saugerties was engaging a 15-year-old female in acts of sexual intercourse during the month of March.

Dorn was arrested by Saugerties Police Detectives Tuesday. He was charged with 3rd-degree rape.

Dorn was processed at police headquarters and released on his own recognizance. He is scheduled to be in Town of Saugerties Court on Wednesday to answer his charge.