Bangor Man Held on $150,000 Bail for Rape Charges

Joy Hollowell

Updated 12 months ago

A Bangor man is being held on $150,000 cash bail, accused of raping one woman and trying to rape another this past summer.Bangor police were called to a sexual assault on June 15th in the downtown area.Less than a month later, officers were called to an attempted rape in the area of Hammond Street. The victim told them a weapon was shown.Monday, Bangor police arrested 55-year old Ernest Nieders for both crimes.He’s charged with gross sexual assault and attempted gross sexual assault, as well as criminal threatening with a dangerous weapon.Authorities say Nieders is a registered sex offender with multiple convictions in Colorado and California.


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