AUGUSTA — A Sidney man charged with raping a 4-year-old girl was among the more than three dozen people indicted this week by a grand jury in Kennebec County Superior Court.

Eric Bard, 22, was indicted on 11 counts of sexual exploitation by a minor and seven counts of gross sexual assault, all class A felonies, and two counts of unlawful sexual contact, which is a class B crime. Bard also was charged with one count of assault.

An indictment is not a determination of guilt, but it is an indication that there is enough evidence to proceed with formal charges and a trial in superior court.

Bard, who was arrested last month, was baby-sitting the child when the alleged offenses occurred, according to an affidavit filed with the court by Detective Christopher Tremblay of the Maine State Police. The affidavit details the investigation by officers beginning in mid-May when a woman contacted police with concerns about a Craigslist ad in which a person said he was interested in giving young children baths.

Bard later admitted posting the ad, according to Tremblay.

Bard reportedly told police on June 19 that there were six computers in his home, all of which could contain child pornography. Bard allegedly said he recently sold and sent one computer to Virginia.

Police got a search warrant to examine a portable memory device that reportedly held pictures of a young girl with Bard. He allegedly identified the child and said he baby-sat for her. The girl’s mother said Bard often watched the girl in his home and the girl’s home while her mother worked.

Other indictments handed down this week include:

* Amassan N. Agounke, 25, of Lewiston, criminal operating under the influence, criminal speed and operating beyond license condition or restriction, all May 13, in Monmouth.

* Rockne J. Albert, 51, of Portland, criminal operating under the influence and operating beyond license condition or restriction, both Dec. 24, in Gardiner.

* Christopher A. Bell, 27, of Augusta, violation of sex offender registration, Jan. 30, in Augusta.

* David W. Berube Jr., 35, of Gardiner, eight counts of theft by unauthorized taking; seven counts of burglary; one count of receiving stolen property and one count of mischief, Nov. 11 and 16, in Augusta; Dec. 5, in Manchester; Dec. 21, in Pittston; Dec. 24, in Sidney; Jan. 4 and 19 in Litchfield; Jan. 23 in Sidney and March 5 in Farmingdale.

* Michael Brown, 35, of Waterville, two counts of violating conditions of release and one count each of domestic violence assault and domestic violence criminal threatening, Aug. 4, in Waterville; and Aug. 5, in Augusta.

* Michael D. Buck, 29, of Augusta, aggravated forgery, March 5, in Augusta.

* Dolly Jewel Carpenter, 44, of Waterville, tampering with a victim, between May 30 and June 21, in Waterville.

* Joel R. Cloutier, 23, of Mount Vernon, two counts of unlawful possession of scheduled drugs and violating conditions of release, July 25 and 27, in Augusta.

* Lorraine M. Conlogue, 29, of Oakland, operating after revocation, Feb. 17 in Oakland.

* Glen C. Harrington III, 28, of Fairfield, eluding an officer and driving to endanger, June 28, in Winthrop.

* Anthony Hawkins, 20, of Winthrop, aggravated assault and assault, both July 22, in Augusta.

* Michelle L. Lebrun, 42, of Fairfield, three counts of theft by unauthorized taking, Nov. 20, March 19 and March 21, all in Waterville.

* Juan Maldonado, 37, of Portland, three counts of aggravated trafficking in scheduled drugs and criminal forfeiture, June 25 in Gardiner; June 27 in Farmingdale and June 28 in Augusta.

* Jason A. Michaud, 45, of Waterville, criminal mischief, June 6, 2011, in Waterville.

* Randi Jean Neff, 51, of Augusta, unlawful furnishing of scheduled drugs, between Aug. 1, 2011 and Jan. 6, in Augusta.

* Derek S. Palange, 36, of Lewiston, five counts of violation of condition of release and one count each of obstructing report of crime or injury and assault, between July 8 and 14; between July 15 and 21; between July 22 and 28; between July 29 and Aug. 4; and between Aug. 5 and 7, all in Augusta and July 11, in Gardiner.

* James M. Reid, 28, of Augusta, two counts of unlawful possession of scheduled drugs and refusing to submit to arrest, all June 19, in Augusta.

* Angela Robinson-Sutherburg, 40, of Augusta, six counts of unlawful trafficking of scheduled drugs and one count of criminal forfeiture, April 12; March 16 and 19; and July 27, all in Augusta.

* Marie I. Sessum, 56, of Rome, aggravated criminal operating under the influence; aggravated operating after habitual offender revocation; operating after revocation and leaving the scene; all July 1, in Oakland.

* Courtney D. Shea, 29, of Vassalboro, two counts of aggravated operating habitual offender revocation and one count of criminal operating under the influence, all March 17, in Augusta.

* Alyssa Shupe, 18, of Easton, Pa., unlawful possession of scheduled drugs; theft by unauthorized taking and criminal forfeiture, all July 9, in Augusta.

* Ryan L. Smith, 37, of Waterville, three counts of violating condition of release and one count each of assault and domestic violence assault, July 4, in Waterville; and July 6 and 13, in Augusta.

* Samuel R. Smith, 22, of Augusta, criminal threatening, domestic violence criminal threatening and domestic violence assault, all July 14, in Augusta.

* Kevin D. St. Hill, 26, of Augusta, aggravated trafficking in scheduled drugs, June 26, in Augusta.

* Fred F. Taylor III, 42, of Augusta, criminal threatening, terrorizing and assault, all July 28, in Augusta.

* Jordan Waterman, 21, of Augusta, was arrested on charges of aggravated assault, assault and violation of condition of release, all July 22, in Augusta.

* Melissa J. Winchenbach, 30, of Waterville, two counts of theft by unauthorized taking, two counts of burglary of a motor vehicle and one count each of stealing drugs and refusing to submit to arrest, all July 20, in Waterville.

* Jason C. Woodward, 43, of Vassalboro, criminal operating under the influence and operating beyond license condition or restriction, both March 29, in West Gardiner.

* Jacob S. York, 21, of Winslow, two counts of violation of condition of release and domestic violence assault, June 23, in Waterville; July 15, in Winslow; and Aug. 6, in Augusta.

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