Man Pleads Innocent in Sex Case

Posted on December 29th, 2009 No Comments

The director of the Windham Orchestra was charged with sending a 15-year-old girl sexually explicit photographs of himself. On Tuesday he pleaded innocent to these charges.

The 50-year-old man is currently on leave from the orchestra. He has been charged with multiple things including sexual exploitation and luring of a child and possession of child pornography. The total of the charges could lead to 12 years in prison.

The man and the girl conversed via email for months. She sent him nude photos of herself because she said she felt like “she had to.”

If you or someone you love has been accused of a sexual crime, contact the Massachusetts sexual crimes lawyer, James Powderly by calling 503-343-0676 today.

Durham Man Faces Charges in Mass.

Posted on December 22nd, 2009 No Comments

A Durham man, who was arrested and charged with sexual assault could also be facing charges in Massachusetts.

The man was indicted and charged with aggravated assault and incest. The indictments allege from a 15-year-old female victim. Authorities in Peabody, Mass are investigating him for similar crimes. The man is not allowed to have any contact with the victim or any other minors.

This does mean that the man is guilty of these crimes, just that the grand jury has sufficient evidence for a trial.

If  you or someone you love has been accused of a sexual crime, contact the Massachusetts sex crimes lawyers, James Powderly by calling 503-343-0676

State works to meet sex offender requirements

Posted on December 16th, 2009 No Comments

The state’s Sex Offender Registry Board is implementing federal guidelines that will strengthen registration requirements. The deadline is July 2010.

The state of Massachusetts still has questions about whether or not they should implement this new system. Non-compliance could result in a loss of $1 million of federal crime prevention funding.

The Sex Offender Registration Notification Act (SORNA), creates a national registry and allows the information accessible to the public. It also requires that the state  meet a set of standards when registering sex offenders.

If you or someone you love has been accused of a sexual crime, contact the Massachusetts sex crime lawyers, James Powderly by calling 503-343-0676.

Two men get jail time in girl's sexual assualt

Posted on December 9th, 2009 No Comments

Two college students from Massachusetts received jail time for the assault of a 14-year-old girl in 2008.

The men went back to the girl’s grandmother’s cottage, where they, according to court testimony, both sexually assaulted her. They had all been drinking alcohol.

One of the men got four years in prison , suspended after four months with three years probation and the other received four years in prison, suspended after four months with three years conditional discharge.

If you or someone you love has been accused of a sexual crime, contact the Massachusetts sex crimes lawyer, James Powderly by calling 503-343-0676.


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