NEWPORT — Authorities are saying that today they arrested a 61-year-old resident of the state of Maine, charging him with sexually assaulting a child under the age of 16. Police say that the offenses took place in Orleans County over the course of four years.
Police say that Peter Gaudreau, 61, of Standish, Maine, was charged with aggravated repeated sexual assault. They say the arrest was the result of an investigation conducted by the Orleans County Special Investigations Unit.
According to a statement issued by police, the victim was under the age of 16 years old at the time of the offenses, which allegedly took place in multiple towns across Orleans County between 2011 and 2014.
According to a statement issued by police, Gaudreau was issued a citation to appear in court through his attorney.
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