Former Massachusetts State Trooper Behind Bars for Rape

Updated 3 years ago

A former Massachusetts State Trooper is going to prison for raping a woman in Maine.Joseph Silva was sentenced Thursday to ten years for gross sexual assault and seven years each for two counts of aggravated assault. Prosecutors say Silva met a Portsmouth, New Hampshire woman on a dating website and arranged to meet her for dinner in November 2009.They say he lured her to a Kittery hotel room and raped her.


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