Man accused of showing explicit material to child re-indicted after dismissal

David Paquette
David Paquette
By Donna M. Perry, Sun Journal
Posted July 10, 2013, at 7:20 a.m.

FARMINGTON, Maine — A Franklin County grand jury re-indicted a former Rangeley man Tuesday on sex charges involving a child under 12.

David Paquette, 35, who now lives in Rumford, was indicted on felony charges of gross sexual assault and sexual misconduct with a child under 12.

A conviction for gross sexual assault carries a penalty of up to 30 years in jail and a $50,000 fine.

Paquette was arrested in December 2012 on felony charges of unlawful sexual contact and sexual misconduct against a child under 12. He was indicted by a grand jury in January and pleaded not guilty in February.

Story continues below advertisement.

In June, the District Attorney’s Office dismissed the charges, pending further investigation. printed on October 20, 2016