A Newburgh man is free after he was accused of sexually abusing someone at an unlicensed Hudson Valley daycare.

On Tuesday, the New York State Police Child Abuse Unit in Orange County announced the arrest of 40-year-old Rudy Rodriguez, aka Rudy Rodriguez Erzo, from the City of Newburgh.

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The New York State Police in conjunction with Child Protective Services in the Unit conducted the investigation leading to the arrest of Rodriguez who was charged with first-degree sex abuse, a class D felony and endangering the welfare of a child, a misdemeanor.

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Police allege Rodriguez sexually abused a child while working at an unlicensed daycare in the city of Newburgh. Police did not name the daycare.

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He was processed through the state police barracks in Montgomery and remanded to Orange County Jail for pre-arraignment detention then arraigned later Tuesday morning in the City Newburgh Court before City Judge Tracht.

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Rodriguez was released on $5,000.00 cash bail

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