Winslow Woman Accused of Sexual Abuse of Minor

Catherine Pegram

Updated 3 years ago

A woman from Winslow is accused of sexually abusing a 14-year-old boy. 31-year-old Melissa Buxton was arrested last week and charged with two counts of sexual abuse of a minor, under the age of 16. A Portland TV station reports investigators were tipped off about the alleged abuse by Buxton’s husband after responding to a fight outside their home.Authorities say they believe the abuse happened on two occasions over the course of several months.Buxton’s denied any wrong-doing. She’s out of jail, on bail, and is due in court later this month.


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