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Passadumkeag Man Sentenced for Raping Neighbor 

Catherine Pegram

A man accused of raping a 60-year-old woman in her home in Passadumkeag is going to prison for the next 15 years. 39-year-old Derwin Springer, Junior, was sentenced Tuesday on sexual assault and burglary charges. Prosecutors say Springer was a neighbor of the victim.He pleaded no contest to the charges this fall, claiming he doesn’t remember what happened the night of the attack.State police arrested him after matching up his DNA with evidence from the crime.Springer was sentenced to 10 years on the burglary charge, which he’ll serve at the same time as the 15-year sentence.