Phippsburg man accused of sex crime against girl


BOWDOINHAM (AP) — A 19-year-old Phippsburg man has been charged with having unlawful sexual contact with a young girl from Bowdoinham.

The Sagadahoc County Sheriff’s Office says the 13-year-old girl contacted police on Sunday, alleging that she had been sexually abused in her home the previous night.

Police investigated and on Wednesday police arrested Cody Ayer.

Ayer was taken into custody at a home on Hill Road in West Bath.

He has been charged with one count of unlawful sexual contact and is being held on $5,000 cash bail at the Two Bridges Regional Jail in Wiscasset.

He is due in court March 12. It was not clear if he had a lawyer.