A Fed Ex driver is accused of raping teens in the Hudson Valley. Police are hoping more victims come forward.
Late Wednesday, the New York State Police Bureau of Criminal Investigation from the Poughkeepsie barracks announced the arrest of 30-year-old Joshua J. Ginyard of Poughkeepsie for two counts of rape, two counts of criminal sexual act, two counts of disseminating indecent material to a minor, all felonies and forcible touching, a misdemeanor.
On August 15, 2021, troopers were told Hudson Valley Fed Ex driver sexually abused several teens, under the age of 17. A subsequent investigation revealed that Ginyard would pick teens while operating a FedEx vehicle during the course of his workday, he would then transport them to a remote location in the town of Washington, where he provided them with marijuana, police say.
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While inside of the truck, Ginyard allegedly had sexual intercourse and oral sex with one of the teens on two separate occasions and forcibly touched another teen while inside of the truck.
Ginyard was arraigned before the town of Washington Court and remanded to the Dutchess County Jail in lieu of $25,000 cash bail or $50,000 bond. Additional charges are pending.
New York State Police believe there are more victims. Investigators are asking anyone else who may have been a victim to come forward. Anyone who believes that they may be the victim is asked to contact Inv. Melissa McMorris by calling (845) 677-7372.
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