June 25, 2018
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NH man arrested in Maine on sex offender charges

The Associated Press

RANGELEY, Maine — Police in a Maine town say they have arrested a New Hampshire man on charges he failed to register as a sex offender in his home state.

Rangeley police say 34-year-old Jerome Carter of Claremont, N.H., was arrested Saturday on a New Hampshire warrant that charges him with contempt of court, failure to register as a sex offender, and being a fugitive from justice.

Rangeley Police officer Jared Austin says that after Carter was arrested on the New Hampshire warrant he was charged with failing to register as a sex offender in Maine.

Rangeley Police Chief Dennis Leahy tells the Sun Journal newspaper Carter has a history of violent sexual assaults on girls under 16 in New Hampshire and Vermont.

Carter is being held at the Somerset County Jail.

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