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For Immediate Release
May 1, 2020
For more information contact:
Detective William Neilsen

Felony Arrest, Acworth, NH

booking photo of Stephen Gay

In June of 2019 Detectives from the New Hampshire State Police Troop – C initiated an investigation into allegations that Stephen GAY, age 25, Acworth, NH engaged in a pattern of sexual assault against a child under 16 years old.

On May 1, 2020 after a lengthy investigation, Detective Neilsen obtained an arrest warrant for Mr. GAY. He was arrested without incident and is charged with Aggravated Felonious Sexual Assault, Perjury, Falsifying Physical Evidence and Possession of Child Pornography. Mr. GAY is being held without bail at the Sullivan County House of Corrections pending his arraignment on Monday May 4, 2020.

This matter remains under investigation at this time. Anyone that may have further information related to this incident is asked to please contact Detective William Neilsen via Troop C dispatch at 603-223-8494 or email at,

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