ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WROC) — A Rochester man accused of raping two teenage girls inside a room at the Motel 6 on Chili Avenue has pleaded not guilty to charges.
On September 6, 24-year-old Jamique Pierce was arrested at the motel after Gates police said he rented a room with multiple minors. It was alleged that Pierce had sex with two girls, ages 13 and 14.
Chief Robert Long of the Gates Police Department explains that they are still investigating the incident to find more details on how this happened.
“Some parts of this investigation is to find out how or where they came into contact or how that all transpired as to when and where they met up,” Chief Long said. “Or how they got involved with each other and what knowledge they had of each other previous to that.”
Pierce was indicted by a grand jury on Tuesday for two counts each of second-degree rape, endangering the welfare of a child, and criminal sex act. An order of protection was issued for the victims.
Pierce is currently being held at the Monroe County Jail on bail. His next court date is 9:30 a.m. on December 4.