KEY POINTS

  • A 41-year-old man in Queens was accused of drugging and raping three of his daughter's 13-year-old friends 
  • The incidents allegedly occurred between October 2020 and May during his daughter's sleepovers
  • Police are asking for any information that can help lead to Gordon's whereabouts

Police are on the lookout for a 41-year-old man who allegedly drugged and raped three of his daughter's friends over the course of seven months when they stayed over at their home in Queens, New York, for sleepovers.

Dwayne Gordon was accused of raping three 13-year-old girls in separate incidents at his home in the Springfield Gardens neighborhood between October 2020 and May, the New York Police Department (NYPD) said in a statement released Friday.

The incidents allegedly occurred while the girls were having sleepovers with his daughter, WCBS-TV reported, citing unnamed sources. According to the sources, Gordon allegedly drugged the victims.

One victim claimed Gordon gave her white pills that caused her to be incapacitated, the New York Post reported, citing unnamed police sources.

Photos of Gordon were released to the public by police, who described him as a Black man who stood approximately 5 feet and 10 inches tall and weighed approximately 180 pounds. He also has brown eyes, short black hair and was said to have had a Jamaican accent.

Gordon was last seen on May 21, an unnamed senior police official with knowledge of the investigation told NBC New York.

Authorities are asking for any information that can help lead to Gordon's whereabouts and arrest.

WANTED for RAPE! Have you seen Dwayne Gordon? He's wanted in connection to a rape in the Springfield Section in Queens between Oct 2020 to May 2021. This person raped three 13-year-old girls on separate occasions. If you have any info contact @NYPDTips or call 800-577-TIPS.

The case comes two weeks after a 38-year-old Rapid City, South Dakota man was found guilty of raping three girls several times between December 2015 and December 2017.

Teddy Guzman was convicted on three counts of first-degree rape and one count of having sexual contact with a minor. Prosecutors said the oldest victim was 12 when she was raped during a sleepover. The second one was between 9 and 10, and the youngest girl was 5 or 6.

"What these girls have been through in the pursuit of the truth has been hell, and I am so proud of them and so grateful to the jury for seeing that what happened to them was a horror and for putting an end to Teddy Guzman’s reign of terror," prosecutor Lara Roetzel said following the May 13 verdict.

The parents of the oldest victim, now 15, said she "used to be happy all the time and she's not now."

"She doesn't want to do anything," her mother was quoted as saying by local newspaper the Rapid City Journal. "She just has no ambition anymore."

Another victim also told the court she has "stopped caring about things" after the sexual assaults. "I stopped being good. I stopped being nice to people," she said.

Roetzel said the youngest victim no longer trusts men.

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Representation. One victim said Gordon allegedly gave her pills, which made incapapicated her. Pixabay
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