Raleigh man charged with child rape

From staff reportsJune 22, 2014 

— A local man has been charged with raping a child more than 10 years after the listed date of the offense, an arrest warrant shows.

Angel Herberto Rivera-Cortez, 35, of 4604-E Dansey Drive in Raleigh, was arrested by Raleigh police Saturday. He was charged with one count of first degree rape of a child and two counts of first-degree sex offense with a child.

The warrant names January 2003 to January 2004 as the period in which the offenses took place. It claims the defendant did carnally know and abuse, and engage in sex offenses with a child under the age of 13.

Rivera-Cortez was being held under $3,000,000 bond. He was scheduled to be in court Monday morning.

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