ELLSWORTH - A Deer Isle man convicted of sexually assaulting a young girl over the course of four years, learned his punishment today.
53 year old Larry Bunt, a former school bus driver, was sentenced to 6 years behind bars and 10 years probation.
Bunt was convicted earlier this week on 5 counts of gross sexual assault, and 3 counts of unlawful sexual contact.
The victim, now a teenager, was four years old when the abuse began. She knew Bunt personally, but not through his job as a bus driver.
Lindsey joined the WVII ABC7 and WFVX FOX Bangor news team in January of 2012. Raised in Arlington, Mass., Lindsey graduated from Endicott College located in Beverly, Mass. where she majored in Communication. While attending college on the North Shore Lindsey ran the campus newspaper, the Endicott Observer, lead the Endicott Gulls field hockey team as Captain in the 2009 & 2010 seasons, and played for the women’s club hockey team.
For two years Lindsey worked at WCVB Channel 5 News Boston as an ENG producer and writer, while also filling in for various positions in
Chronicle, the station’s nightly news magazine. Additionally, Lindsey contributed to the production of two MDA Labor Day telethons.
When she’s not in the field she can be found on the ice. Lindsey helps out with Brewer’s Youth Hockey Learn to Skate & Learn to Play program and plays on a men’s league team. She also helped to establish Brewer’s first youth under-12 girl’s hockey team.