The Kennebunk Police Department have released the names of 64 men and one woman charged in connection with their investigation of an alleged prostitution operation.

All of those named are accused of engaging a prostitute, a Class E offense punishable by a $200 fine. If it is a first offense, no jail sentence is imposed. If it is not a first offense, the suspect can be sentenced to up to six months in jail.

Police have said they intend to release additional names as more summonses are served. The total number of people expected to be summonsed is about 150, according to statements by police, prosecutors and other sources familiar with the case.

The principal figures in the case are Alexis Wright, 29, of Wells, and Mark Strong Sr., 57, of Thomaston.

Wright was indicted by a York County Grand Jury on 106 mostly misdemeanor counts, including promotion of prostitution, engaging in prostitution, invasion of privacy, conspiracy, tax offenses and receiving welfare benefits when ineligible. Strong was indicted on 59 misdemeanor counts, including promotion of prostitution, violation of privacy and conspiracy.

The following have been charged:


Names released on Dec. 26:

Denise J. Sillon, 58, of 476 Shapleigh Corner Road, Shapleigh, ME


Names released on Dec. 7:

Jay P. Sanborn, 46, of 150 Elm Street, Springvale, ME

Ricky J. Dewitt, 49, of 46 Oscar Waitfield Road, Lyman, ME



Names released on Nov. 26:

David F. Burley, 47, of 22 Lindale Avenue, Biddeford, ME

Christopher Cutshall, 52, of 305 Commercial Street, #403, Portland, ME

Roger C. Larson, 58, of 5 S Beech Road, Harrison, ME

Daniel A. Meyer, 41, of P.O. Box 81, Raymond, ME



Names released on Nov. 14:

Ryan P. Saucier, 21, of 45 Forest Ave., South Portland, ME

South Portland; Benjamin Bouma, 40, of Peoria, Ariz.;

Michael Sherwood, 53, of 1011 Washington Ave., Portland, ME

Bradford Siegel, 56, of 14 Millridge Road, Cumberland, ME



Names released on Nov. 9:

Peter B. Chavonelle Jr., 47, of 19 Swan Road, Windham, ME

Derek M. Chapman, 32, of 461 Cumberland Avenue, #7, Portland, ME

Jeffrey A. Rogers, 38, of 10 Carriage Way, Scarborough, ME

Craig S. Patterson, 53, of 119 Wythburn Road, South Portland, ME


Stanley H. Cornwall Jr., 50, of 11 Parker Farm Road, Buxton, ME

Robert W. Hazleton Jr., 68, of 20086 Palermo Lake Court, Estero, FL

Jason A. Douin, 38, of 31 Sunrise Street, Augusta, ME

Wendall Wayne Fessenden, 62, of 5 Proctor Avenue, Kennebunkport, ME

Brian R. Bedard, 38, of 201 River Road, Biddeford, ME

Michael A. McInnis, 53, of 15 Vines Road, Saco, ME


James Andrew Ferriera, 49, of 165 Sandy Hill Road, South Portland, ME

Jeffrey R. Beaupre, 46, of 22 Homestead Drive, Lyman, ME

Thomas F. Powers, 56, of 708 River Road, Edgecomb, ME

William Lee Kerr, 53, of 152 Lone Indian Trail, Augusta, ME

Jeffrey L. Comeau, 35, of 77 Cemetery Road, Berwick, ME



Names released on Oct. 26:

Jason Rickett, 29, of 2 Paige Drive, Gorham, ME

Dennis Sillon, 54, of 476 Shapleigh Corner Road, Shapleigh, ME

Michael Dente, 33, of 5 Allison Drive, Saco, ME

Matthew Scott, 48, of 767 Minot Avenue, Auburn, ME

Matthew Dichard, 44, of 17 Northland Road, #2, Glenburn, ME


Patrick Heelan, 56, of 128 Burnham Road, Scarborough, ME

Nathaniel Thompson, 53, of 221 Spurwink Road, Scarborough, ME

Albert Tremblay, 46, of 144 Old Derry Road, Hudson, NH

Kris Kamys, 65, of 469 Brownfield Road, Hiram, ME

Robert Chabot, 66, of 35 Clark Street, Saco, ME

Neil McDonald, 58, of 13 Acorn Lane, Scarborough ME


Steven Houghton, 43, of 1 Meadow Lane, South Berwick, ME

Frank Parker, 61, of 14 Cooper Road, Freeport, ME

Michael Wears, 52, of 27 Abenaki Lane, Sanford, ME

Jason Nadeau, 38, of 105 County Road, Scarborough, ME

Joseph Lewis, 49, of 80 Morning Street, Portland, ME

Donald Fortin, 59, of 83 Skillings Woods Road, Turner, ME


Lawrence Ritchie, 48, of 44 Cotton Road, Deerfield, NH


Names released on Oct. 16:

Gary D. Bahlkow, 57, of 15 Lawrence Road, North Yarmouth, ME

Jens W. Bergen, 54, of 79 Portland Road, Kennebunk, ME

Norman P. Crepeau Jr., 46, of 2 Channel Cove Lane, Biddeford, ME


Joseph P. Cuetara, 63, of 10 Commercial Wharf, Suite 511, Boston, MA

Kenneth A. Fairbanks, 54, of 177 Ridge Road, Lisbon Falls, ME

Donald F. Hill, 52, of 139 Union Avenue, Old Orchard Beach, ME

Monie B. Hobbs Jr., 43, of 11 Aaron’s Way, North Berwick, ME

David Kline, 51, of 870 Central Road, Rye Beach, NH

Robert R. Labonte, 61, of 8 New County Road, Saco, ME


Dale P. Madore, 34, of 242 West Pownal Road, North Yarmouth, ME

Paul A. Main, 43, of 153 South Street, Biddeford, ME

Harry J. McMann, 55, of 76 Morning Street, Portland, ME

Kevin L. Pagliccia, 39, 200 Frost Road, Lyman, ME

Claude S. Palmer Jr., 47, of 117 Pottle Road, Oxford, ME

Philip K. Parker, 65, of 125 Ross Road, Kennebunk, ME


Colin P. Powers, 39, of 4 Ramsay Terrace, Scarborough, ME

Clinton J. Ray, 42, of 150 Falmouth Street, Portland, ME

James A. Soule, 58, 9077 Shadow Glen Way, Ft. Myers, FL

John D. Verreault, 50, of 1 Seafields Lane, Saco, ME

James P. White, 38, of 50 Lord Road, Buxton, ME

Peter M. Wormell Sr., 61, of 200 Brook Street, Westbrook, ME

Correction: This story was revised at 10:40 a.m. Oct. 17, 2012, to give the correct address for James Soule. It is 9077 Shadow Glen Way, Ft. Myers, FL. The story was revised again at 3 p.m. Oct. 27, 2012, to give the cortrect address for Matthew Dichard. It is 17 Northland Road, #2, Glenburn, ME.


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