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East Hampton Man Pleads Not Guilty on Rape Charges

Kleber Sigcha is being held on an immigrations detainer, as well as $150,000 bond, $50,000 cash.

East Hampton Man Pleads Not Guilty on Rape Charges

Kleber Sigcha of East Hampton, who was , pleaded not guilty to an indictment, unsealed in Suffolk County Criminal Court on Wednesday.

Judge Barbara Kahn arraigned him on two counts of second-degree rape, sex abuse, and child endangerment, after allegedly caught him having sexual intercourse with a child less than 15 years old at a rest-stop in Wainscott on Jan. 24.

The judge ordered the 33-year-old to be held at the Suffolk County jail on $150,000 bond, $50,000 cash. As of Thursday morning, he had not yet posted the bail.  There is a detainer from the Immigration Customs Enforcement Bureau for him. He has been in custody since last week.

Police did not say whether the alleged victim was male or female, as the identity of rape victims is protected under State law.

Sigcha's attorney of East Hampton was not immediately available for comment.

Sigcha is due back in court on March 9.

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