Sentence review for Blue Hill sex offender

PORTLAND — A convicted sex offender from Blue Hill will have his sentence reviewed as the result of a May 7 decision by the Maine Supreme Judicial Court.

The court, after hearing a second appeal by Theodore Stanislaw, has remanded the case to Superior Court, where a pre-sentence investigation must be conducted before he is again sentenced.

In 2012, Stanislaw pleaded guilty to three counts of unlawful sexual contact and one count of unlawful sexual contact. He claimed the court abused its discretion by imposing consecutive sentences on each count, which added up to 27 years in prison.

Stanislaw, who is now 54, was convicted of molesting five young girls in a series of incidents that occurred between 2004 and 2008, when the victims were between 10 and 14 years old. Stanislaw was teaching piano in the Blue Hill area at the time and most of the victims were his students. The abuse often took place during music lessons.

Stanislaw has a previous felony conviction in New York. In 1982, he pleaded guilty to first degree sexual abuse. His victim was a girl under the age of 11.

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Mark Good

Mark Good

Reporter at Mount Desert Islander