A Columbia County man is being held without bail after being charged with 56 counts of rape and 56 counts of incest.

On May, 21, 2018 State Police from the Livingston barracks in conjunction with the Columbia County District Attorney's Office arrested Jeremy R. Hart, age 42, of Chatham, N.Y.

Hart was charged with 56 counts of Rape first-degree, class B felonies, and 56 counts of Incest third-degree, class E felonies.

the investigation began in February 2018, during which it was discovered that Hart engaged in a course of domestic and sexual violence against the victim during a five-year period.

Hart was located in Colonie, N.Y. and arrested on a warrant issued by the columbia County Court.

Hart was arraigned and remanded to Columbia County Jail without bail.