Kenneth Arroyo sentenced to 12-13 years in prison after being found guilty of raping multiple children

April 25, 2024 -Springfield- On April 23, 2024 Kenneth Arroyo, 41, of Chicopee was sentenced by a Superior Court Judge to 12-13 years in state prison, followed by three years of probation after guilty findings stemming from charges of: Aggravated Rape of a Child (two counts), Indecent Assault and Battery over 14 (two counts), Indecent Assault and Battery under 14 (two counts). The sentencing came after a Hampden Superior Court Jury found him guilty on the aforementioned chargeson April 9, 2024in Hampden Superior Court.

The charges stemmed from an investigation by the Hampden District Attorney’s Office’s Special Victims Unit and Chicopee Police Department. The case centered around two survivors, who were known to the defendant and were between 10-15 years old at the time of the abuse.

Hampden District Attorney Anthony D. Gulluni stated, “Acts of violence on children will be met with our most diligent efforts and the full force of the law. We will do all that we can within the law to protect this community’s children and punish those who seek to hurt them. I thank the Chicopee Police Department, in particular Detective Matthew Costa, and retire Springfield Police Detective Eugene Dean, along with Assistant District Attorney Elizabeth Vasiliades and the members of my Special Victims Unit for their skillful work and steadfast effort to secure justice and protect the vulnerable.”

Assistant District Attorney Elizabeth Vasiliades represented the Commonwealth in this case.


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