Massena Game Store Owner Charged In Sex Attack


The owner of a store in Massena that caters to young people is in jail after allegedly locking an 18 year old girl in the store and raping her.

James Roshia Jr., 35, of county route 49, Norwood, was being held Wednesday on $50,000 bail.

Massena police charged Roshia Tuesday night.

Roshia - who operates the 'Time Capsule' game shop on East Orvis Street - allegedly locked an 18 year old girl in his store, refused to let her leave and raped her.

According to the girl's statement to police, Roshia grabbed the girl by her arm and took her to a back room.

"I kept telling him I didn't want to go and I was trying to pull away," the girl said. "He wouldn't let me go."

"I started cryng because I knew I couldn't escape," she said.

The girl managed to contact a male friend by text, with her cell phone. The friend kicked the door down, and police were notified.

Roshia is charged with first degree rape, first degree criminal sexual act and first degree unlawful imprisonment.

The shop reportedly sold and hosted games based on popular Japanese television shows and video games. (See report in the Watertown Times here.)

Saturday, December 10, 2016
, Watertown, NY

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