Thursday, 09 August 2018 10:07

Nobleboro man accused of sexual assault of minor

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NOBLEBORO - A man from Nobleboro was arrested on charges of sexually abusing and providing alcohol to a minor, according to police.

Steven Ridley, 67, was taken into custody Wednesday morning after a Knox County detective carried out a warrant on him.


Both offenses are Class D misdemeanors and the Knox County Sheriff's Office said the offenses crossed town lines in the county.


The investigation into Ridley's alleged activities began on July 19, when the detective received information from a member of the Rockland Police Department.


After his arrest, Ridley was taken to Knox County Jail.