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Swansea man arrested on charges concerning solicitation of sexual acts from juveniles



A local man has been arrested on some disturbing charges.

According to Capt. Brian M. Wright, on Wednesday, at approx. 11:36 a.m., New London Police detectives and members of the FBI-New Haven Violent Crimes Against Children Task Force concluded a criminal investigation with the arrest of Aidan Mello, 19, of 26 Ian Street, Swansea, for Criminal Attempt/Sexual Assault 1st Degree, Criminal Attempt/Sexual Assault 2nd Degree, Criminal Attempt/Risk of Injury to a Minor (2 counts), and Use of Computer to Entice a Minor to Engage in Sexual Activity (2 counts).

Criminal charges stem from Mello’s solicitation of sexual acts from juveniles, according to police.

A cash-surety bond of $100,000 was set.

Anyone who has any information concerning criminal activity is encouraged to contact the New London Police Department at 860-447-5269 ext. 0 or anonymous information may be submitted via the New London Tips 411 system by texting NLPDTip plus the information to Tip411 (847411).

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