ROTTERDAM, N.Y. (NEWS10) — A man was arrested on December 12 following a month long investigation by the Rensselaer County Sheriff’s Office, the New York State Police and the Rotterdam Police Department. Travis Anderson, 38, faces a number of charges, including 18 counts of first degree rape.

Police arrested Anderson at his Rotterdam residence on December 12. Police say a victim came forward, sparking the investigation. An indictment, issued by the Rensselaer County Supreme Court charged Anderson with the following:


  • First-degree criminal sexual act (19 counts)
  • First-degree rape (18 counts)
  • Second-degree kidnapping
  • First-degree unlawful imprisonment

Anderson was arraigned at Rensselaer County Court. He is held at the Rensselaer County Jail in lieu of $75,000 cash bail, 10% of $200,000 partially secured bond, or $75,000 insurance company bail bond.