AUGUSTA - An Augusta man has been arrested for an internet sex crime in Colorado.
23 year-old Shane Pelletier was arrested at his Bangor Street apartment Wednesday morning.
Law enforcement authorities in Colorado have charged him with sexual exploitation of a minor. They say he coerced a 14 year-old girl, who lives in Colorado, to send nude photos of herself in an online chat room.
He's at the Kennebec County Jail and will face extradition proceedings to transport him to Colorado to face the charge.
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.