Trenton man charged with rape



ELLSWORTH — A Trenton man was arrested on a charge of gross sexual assault Tuesday, according to the Hancock County Sheriff’s Office.

Timothy Wedge, 24, is accused of sexually assaulting a woman “by force” in Trenton on Jan. 1, said Detective Stephen McFarland.

“Based on information obtained in the investigation, a search warrant was executed by the Hancock County Sheriff’s Office at the residence of Timothy Wedge … on January 7,” McFarland said.

“Mr. Wedge was subsequently arrested for gross sexual assault and transported without incident to the Hancock County Jail,” McFarland said. “The investigation into the incident is continuing.”

Wedge was still incarcerated Wednesday.

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