Orange County District Attorney David M. Hoovler announced on Fri., Jul. 27 that Nicholas McAteer, 46, of Greenwood Lake, was sentenced following his guilty plea to two counts of Rape in the First Degree, entered in connection with his 2007 and 2011 rapes of two teenage girls.
Orange County Court Judge William DeProspo sentenced McAteer to 18 years in prison, to be followed by a period of post-release supervision. At the time of his guilty plea, McAteer admitted to the forcible rape of the two girls.
He raped the first girl in 2007, when the girl was 18 years old. The second girl was 15 years old when McAteer raped her in 2011. The judgment entered against McAteer satisfies an 82-count indictment involving a series of sexual offenses that he committed against both girls over a number of years.