Worker Charged With Sexually Assaulting Senior Resident

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  JACKSON – Police responded to Sunrise Senior Living on North County Line Road on the report of an employee inappropriately touching a memory care resident.

  Police said that upon learning of the incident, administrative staff took immediate action to safeguard the victim.

  The report came in at 7 p.m. on May 21. Officers Randall Trasky and Brittany LaFalce responded, and Detective Sergeant Mitch Cowit along with Detectives Craig Lindenberg and Derek Thomason assisted with the investigation and interviews.

  Michael Edwards, 32, of Manchester was charged with aggravated criminal sexual contact. He was processed and later released on a summons pending a court appearance and was also advised that he was not welcome back on the property.