Convicted Child Sex Offender Isn’t Trustworthy. This Is News, if You’re a Judge

child sex offenderBAR HARBOR — A convicted child sex offender from Tremont awaiting his sentencing was charged last week with violating his bail conditions by being in contact with children at a dance performance at Mount Desert Island High School, according to Bar Harbor police. Benjamin Hodgdon II, 48, was issued a summons on June 16, charging him with violating the conditions of his release and was ordered to leave the public performance, Lt. David Kerns said Tuesday. Hodgdon’s bail conditions include that he have no contact with minors, Kerns said. The law defines minors as under the age of 18. (read more at the Mount Desert Islander)