Bail Set at $10K for Palermo Man Charged with Sexual Abuse of Minor

Catherine Pegram

Updated 1 year ago

A man from Palermo is in jail on ten-thousand dollars bail, accused of having sex with a 15-year-old girl. 38-year-old Jason Baldwin is charged with sexual abuse of a minor, refusing to submit to arrest and escape. Waldo County Sheriff’s deputies say last Thursday a neighbor complained Baldwin was harassing her and her 16-year-old daughter. Investigators say they determined Baldwin and the girl previously had a sexual relationship when the girl was 15. Police went to arrest Baldwin the next day, but they say he took off and locked himself in a house.He was eventually talked out. Baldwin was transferred to Two Bridges Regional Jail in Wiscasset.


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