A Damariscotta man was arrested and charged with sex crimes involving a minor Sunday, April 22.
Norman L. Newton Sr., 62, of Damariscotta, faces a charge of class A gross sexual assault, according to a press release from the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office. Detective Terry Michaud arrested Newton.
The arrest came after an investigation of numerous offenses over several years in Damariscotta, according to the press release. It is believed there are no other persons involved in the case and the victim was known to Newton.
Newton is being held at Two Bridges Regional Jail in Wiscasset on $5,000 cash bail.