April 08, 2020
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Maine man pleads guilty to domestic violence terrorizing

Contributed | BDN
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Curtis Moody

WHITEFIELD, Maine — Under terms of a plea agreement, the Lincoln County district attorney has dismissed a charge of sex trafficking against a Whitefield man after he pleaded guilty to felony domestic violence terrorizing and other charges.

Curtis H. Moody, 47, pleaded guilty on Sept. 12 to Class C domestic violence terrorizing, Class E criminal attempt and Class E violation of condition of release. The felony charge of domestic violence terrorizing stemmed from an Aug. 18 arrest and prior convictions of domestic violence assault in 2011 and domestic violence terrorizing in 2013.

Moody was sentenced to two years in custody with all but 45 days suspended, plus two years of probation, for the domestic violence terrorizing conviction. He also was sentenced to 30 days for criminal attempt and 20 days for violation of condition of release. He will serve the sentences concurrently, meaning he will serve a maximum of 45 days unless he violates probation.

Moody has been held at Two Bridges Regional Jail since his arrest Aug. 18 for threatening a woman the previous night. Moody fled before law enforcement arrived, but he was located Aug. 18 in Augusta and taken into custody, according to court records.

While held at Two Bridges Regional Jail, Moody racked up four additional charges, including charges of violation of condition of release and a Class D charge of sex trafficking after allegedly encouraging a woman to prostitute herself in order to raise money for his bail.

He was charged with an additional count of violation of condition of release after allegedly making contact with the victim while at Two Bridges Regional Jail in violation of his bail conditions. In a separate case, he was charged with criminal attempt to violate condition of release after allegedly encouraging another inmate to make contact with the victim on his behalf.

The charge of sex trafficking, two counts of violation of condition of release, and a charge of criminal mischief stemming from the Aug. 18 incident were dropped because of Moody’s guilty plea to the other charges.

His probation conditions include having no contact with the victim, psychological counseling and treatment, and taking all medications as prescribed.


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