Pittsfield man indicted on 23 counts of sex crimes against a child

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Pittsfield man indicted on 23 counts of sex crimes against a child

SKOWHEGAN — A Pittsfield man has been indicted by a Somerset County grand jury on a total of 23 counts including sexual assault of a child, sexual abuse of a minor and possession of child pornography.

Kent Lary, 59, of Beans Corner Road, faces six counts of gross sexual assault, or rape, of someone under the age of 16; six separate counts of sexual abuse of a minor; and 11 counts of possession of sexually explicit material depicting sexual conduct of children under 16, according to the indictment. Kent Lary The sexual assaults are alleged to have taken place in Pittsfield between Dec. 1, 2017, and Sept. 1, 2018. They are classified as class B felonies, punishable by up to 10 years in prison on each count. The sexual abuse of a minor charges are class C felonies, punishable by up to five years in prison on each charge and are alleged to have taken place in Pittsfield between the same dates as the assault charges.

The possession of child pornography charges all are dated Oct. 24, 2018, in Pittsfield.

Lary was arrested Oct. 26 after a police investigation revealed that he allegedly had been sexually abusing a 15-year-old girl in Pittsfield […]

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