Convicted Sex Offender Who Brutally Attacked Girl Moving into Augusta Neighborhood

Catherine Pegram

Updated 1 year ago

Augusta Police want people to know about a convicted sex offender moving into their neighborhood.44-year-old Lorne Sherwood has spent the last 17 years in prison. He was convicted in 1997 of kidnapping, raping and nearly beating to death a 14-year-old girl in Biddeford. Even though Sherwood’s on the state sex offender registry for life, police say his case doesn’t meet the requirements for him to live more than 750 feet from places where children visit.Sherwood’s moved into an apartment on Cedar Street in Augusta. If you have questions, you can call Augusta Police at 626-2370 and ask for the on-duty supervisor.


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