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Sex Offender Sues State, District Attorney 

A convicted sex offender from Steuben is suing the State and a District Attorney, claiming they violated his rights.Hancock and Washington County District Attorney Michael Povich and Maine State Police Chief Patrick Fleming are both named in the suit brought by Frank Sawyer.He was convicted of four counts of sexual abuse of a minor back in 1999.Sawyer claims that because he was required to register as a sex offender, his right to privacy was violated.Sawyer says he would not have pleaded guilty had he known he’d be required to register for ten years.