Warrant ordered for alleged sex offenderSeptember 19,2012Police are seeking a registered sex offender living in Clarendon who failed to come to court Monday to answer to a new criminal offense involving a 14-year-old girl.
Charles L. Baker IV was scheduled to appear in Rutland criminal court Monday to answer to a felony charge of lewd and lascivious conduct. When he didn’t appear, Judge Theresa DiMauro ordered a warrant for his arrest with bail set at $10,000.
Baker, 40, was convicted in 2000 of two felony counts of sexual assault involving a victim under the age of 16 and a felony count of lewd and lascivious conduct with a child. Baker was jailed for two years and remains on probation for those offenses.
In the new charge, a 14-year-old girl told investigators with the Rutland Unit for Special Investigators, which handles sex assault cases, that Baker had touched her inappropriately.MORE IN This Just InThe Select Board in Rutland Town has voted to rename the transfer station in memory of its... Full Story
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