Press Release re Arrest

Press Release
On July 21, 2020, Swanzey Police arrested:
Chester LaPointe
Age: 40
218 Main Ashuelot St.
Ashuelot, NH
For Aggravated Felonious Sexual Assault.  In June, Swanzey Police initiated an investigation into the sexual abuse of a minor which occurred approximately 20 years ago in a home in Swanzey.  As a result of the investigation, an arrest warrant for LaPointe was issued.  LaPointe turned himself in to Swanzey Police at approximately 1230 hrs.  He was released on personal recognizance and a court date in the Cheshire County Superior Court is pending.  He faces charges of Aggravated Felonious Sexual Assault.
Keene Police and Cheshire County Sheriff's Department assisted with the investigation.
Anyone with information pertaining to this investigation are urged to call Lt. Joseph DiRusso of the Swanzey Police Department at 603-352-2869.
Authority: Chief Thomas R. De Angelis 

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