Maine Man Sentenced to 13 Years for Kidnapping, Touching Child
AUBURN, Maine (AP) — A Maine man will serve 13 years in prison for kidnapping and sexually touching a mentally disabled 14-year-old girl.
The Sun Journal reports 36-year-old Travis Therrien, of Greene, accepted the longer sentence Thursday instead of probation. Two charges of gross sexual assault were dismissed as part of a plea deal with prosecutors.
Prosecutors say Therrien met the victim in a store parking lot in December 2016 and took her to a motel. Authorities say he dropped her off the next day in Lewiston, and she was later recognized at a diner as a missing person.
The girl described several of Therrien's tattoos to responding officers, as well as items in his home.
Therrien declined to give a statement during his hearing. He is required to register as a sex offender.