An Ozone Park man kidnapped and raped a 15-year-old runaway Long Island girl whom he forced into prostitution, Queens County prosecutors said Thursday.

Gary Council, 22, of 105-31 91st St., and five others held the girl, who was not named, against her will in a house that was unlawfully occupied, forced her to take Ecstasy pills and forced her to be a prostitute between Feb. 6 and 12, prosecutors said.

Queens District Attorney Richard Brown called the case horrific and said in a statement the victim survived a nightmarish ordeal.

"She is fortunate to have escaped," Brown said. "If convicted, the defendants deserve to be sentenced to lengthy terms in prison both as punishment and to send a clear message that crimes such as this will not be tolerated in Queens County."

Council has been indicted on charges of first-degree kidnapping, first-degree rape, first- and third-degree criminal sexual act, second-degree kidnapping, compelling prostitution, sex trafficking, second-degree burglary, second- and third-degree promoting prostitution, third-degree attempted grand larceny, third-degree rape, and endangering the welfare of a child, Brown said.

If convicted, Council faces 25 years to life in prison.

In a news release, Brown said that on Feb. 6, the victim, who was a runaway, was with a friend on Jerome Street in Brooklyn when they were picked up in a vehicle by Junior C. Goldring, another suspect in the case, and an unnamed man, who has not been arrested. They were taken to a house on 101st Avenue in Ozone Park, where she met Council and Roy McMillan, 24, of 720 Linden Blvd., Brooklyn. When she tried to leave, Council allegedly grabbed her and said, "You are going to stay here and make my money," Brown said.

Brown said he pulled her back inside and introduced her to another suspect, Andrea Furlonge, as a "new girl" who "was going to make a lot of money" for him and told Furlonge to take the victim and "do what she had to do."

On Feb. 12, the victim was able to run away when Council -- who had threatened her if she left -- sent her to get him something from a nearby store, Brown said. She never returned.

According to prosecutors, the five others also indicted in connection with the case are: Furlonge, 21, of 83-14 101st Ave., Ozone Park; Goldring, 23, of 175 E. 52nd St., Brooklyn; Omari A. Millington, 21, of 265 E. 42nd St., Brooklyn; Renardo Williams, 22, of 23 E. 43rd St., Brooklyn; and McMillan. The five face multiple counts.

Furlonge is charged with compelling prostitution, sex trafficking, second and third-degree burglary, second-degree promoting prostitution and endangering the welfare of a child.

Goldring is charged with first and third-degree rape, first and third-degree criminal sexual act. and endangering the welfare of a child.

Millington is charged with first and third-degree rape, first- and third-degree criminal sexual act, and endangering the welfare of a child.

Williams is charged with first- and third-degree rape, first- and third-degree criminal sexual act, fourth-degree criminal mischief and endangering the welfare of a child.

McMillan is charged with second- and third-degree burglary, third-degree attempted grand larceny, second-degree criminally using drug paraphernalia, and endangering the welfare of a child.

Council, Goldring, Millington and Williams are accused of tying up the girl, and raping and sodomizing her on Feb. 8, prosecutors said. Authorities said they held the girl in the Ozone Park house that they "unlawfully occupied," according to the release.

If convicted, McMillan faces up to 15 years in prison, and the other defendants face up to 25 years in prison.

The defendants pleaded not guilty during arraignment yesterday in State Supreme Court in Queens.

Bail was set at $1 million cash or bond for Council; $100,000 cash or bond for Furlonge; $200,000 cash or bond each for Goldring, Millington, Williams; and $75,000 cash or bond for McMillan, Brown's office said.

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