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2 firefighters arrested after abusing boy as sex slave

By Mason White 6:25 AM March 4, 2013
Firefighter arrested for child sex slavery 

By: Eva Fett
(Scroll down for video) 2 firefighters were arrested and charged with child sexual abuse related charges after abusing a boy as a sex slave, according to court proceedings Vermont.

Vermont state police have charged the two men with ties to Connecticut in a case of alleged child sexual assault that occurred over several years involving a victim who said he was wrapped in cellophane and suffered from being subject to other aggravated sexual assaults.

State police charged 39-year-old Frank Meyer, of West Haven, Connecticut, and 42-year-old Brett Bartolotta of Cavendish, Vermont, with aggravated sexual assault and for engaging in child sex slavery. A local Connecticut newspaper reported that Meyer was a West Haven Fire Department captain and Bartolotta was a former firefighter in West Haven.

Authorities said that a 25-year-old man stepped up with the allegations last month, saying that the sexual attacks began when he was just 12-years-old and continued up until last year. The attacks allegedly occurred in Ludlow and Cavendish.
Both men pleaded not guilty and are being held on $50,000 bond.

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