Wiscasset woman charged with crimes involving minors

Posted:  Tuesday, January 9, 2018 - 9:15pm

The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office has charged a Wiscasset woman with sex offenses involving minors. After an investigation stemming from a child abuse referral from the Maine Department of Health and Human Services, Sarah Riggens, 41, was charged with two counts of Sexual Exploitation of a Minor, a class B felony; one count of Dissemination of Sexually Explicit Material, a class C felony; two counts of Endangering the Welfare of a Child, a class D misdemeanor; and one count of Possession of Sexually Explicit Material, a class D misdemeanor.

No additional information is being disclosed at this time to protect the identity of the minors, who are all young teenagers.

Riggens was arrested Jan. 9 and is being held at Two Bridges Regional Jail in Wiscasset without bail pending an initial court appearance. Anyone with information about this investigation is asked to contact Detective Scott Hayden at 882-7332 or shayden@lincolnso.me