Defendant: Fermin Jaimes (DOB 11/12/72)

Oct. 29, 2019 -- Westchester County District Attorney Anthony A. Scarpino, Jr. announced that Fermin Jaimes of Port Chester was arraigned on charges related to committing sex acts with a child under 13 years old over the course of six months or more.

Specifically, he was arraigned this afternoon in Port Chester Village Court and charged with Course of Sexual Conduct Against a Child in Second Degree, a Class D felony.

Bail was set at $20,000 cash/bond. He is scheduled to return to Village Court for a felony hearing Monday, Nov. 4, 2019.

Prosecutors allege Fermin Jaimes subjected the child victim to several acts of sexual contact on multiple occasions in the first half of 2016. The child made a disclosure of the defendant's abuse to a friend and then to her mother. Port Chester Police Department arrested Fermin early today.

Special Prosecutions Division Assistant District Attorney Janelle Armentano is prosecuting the case.

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Fermin Jaimes

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