Convicted rapist accused of sexually abusing teen

Prosecutors say a convicted rapist from Bay Shore has slipped under the radar and preyed on another victim.Daniel Rodriguez, 45, is accused of sexually abusing

BAY SHORE - Prosecutors say a convicted rapist from Bay Shore has slipped under the radar and preyed on another victim.Daniel Rodriguez, 45, is accused of sexually abusing a 16-year-old girl he met last year. Investigators say he tried to force the teen to perform a sex act on him in his apartment while he took photographs. Police say Rodriguez was convicted of raping a 20-year-old woman back in 1992. Rodriguez was arrested yesterday at his home on Udall Road, where police seized a computer and other evidence. Neighbors who spoke to News 12 Long Island were shocked to learn there was a convicted rapist living among them. Rodriguez was arraigned today on a slew of charges, including aggravated third-degree sexual abuse and promoting the sexual performance of a child. He's also been charged with failure to register as a sex offender because prosecutors say he changed his email address without informing authorities.Rodriguez was ordered held on $500,000 bail.

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