Friday, June 22, 2012

Former Teacher Arrested for 3rd Degree Rape

Arrested:  Rachinski, Daryl E.; 58 year of age male, Richland resident
Charge:  Rape in the 3rd Degree (Class C Felony)
On 6-12-2012 Daryl Rachinski came to the Richland Police Department to report that he had had sexual contact with a 16 year of age female in a residence in Richland.  It appears at this time that there are no other victims involved.  Rachinski was employed as a teacher in the Richland School District but the allegations do not involve any school district property or activities.
The Benton County Prosecutor’s Office was consulted immediately.  They have filed an Information in Superior Court charging Rachinski with Rape in the 3rd Degree. 
Rachinski has been ordered not to have contact with the victim in this case.  An arraignment date has been set for July 5, 2012.
Though no additional victims have come forward, anyone with additional information is asked to call the non-emergency number for Southeast Communications at 628-0333.
Contact Capt. Mike Cobb, 509-942-7362 for additional information.