An Essex County man is in hot water this week following allegations of rape.
Lewis-based state police arrested 19-year-old Kyle J. Kernan-Dudley of Keene Valley at 9:38 p.m. Friday. He faces charges of first-degree rape, a felony.
The subject was taken into custody after investigators received a complaint at about 12:30 p.m. Friday.
An investigation into the incident is ongoing and police could not immediately provide further information.