Vermont Case Worker Indicted on Sex Charge Involving Bangor Girl

BANGOR - A Vermont caseworker has been indicted for a felony sex crime involving a Bangor girl.


26 year-old Jeffrey Parfitt of Middlebury, Vermont is charged with sexual contact -- stemming from an alleged incident during a visit with a young girl living in Bangor.


Police say a parent called to tell them the caseworker performed an unnecessary and inappropriate examination of the child after asking the father to leave the residence to allow for privacy.


Police say he has yet to turn himself into authorities.


Meanwhile, the commissioner of the State of Vermont Department for Children and Families released this statement:

 

“The Vermont Department for Children & Families has placed Mr. Parfitt on administrative leave; collaborated with the Bangor police on necessary investigations; and reviewed the safety of children and youth Mr. Parfitt had contact with as part of his official duties.”

 

Lindsey Mills

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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.

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