Ithaca, N.Y. — Police have arrested a man wanted since 2006 on charges of third-degree rape, according to an indictment reviewed by The Voice.

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William Mackenzie, 32, was arrested in Lansing at around 4 p.m. on Monday, according to an Ithaca police crime log.

Mackenzie was brought to the jail by Ithaca police on Monday, according to jail staff. He was still in jail as of Wednesday, jail staff said.

The indictment shows that Judge John C. Rowley issued the warrant for Mackenzie’s arrest on July 25, 2006.

Mackenzie was wanted for about eight years. In addition to the rape charges, he now also faces charges of endangering the welfare of a child.

The incident allegedly occurred June 9, 2006, in Tompkins County.

Mackenzie is expected to appear back in court on Nov. 18.

Officer Jamie Williamson, Ithaca police spokesperson, did not immediately return calls placed throughout Wednesday.


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Jeff Stein

Jeff Stein is the founder and former editor of the Ithaca Voice.