Vernon Man Accused of Sexually Assaulting Two Girls

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    Vernon Police Department
    Daniel Wine, 45, is facing a string of charges in connection with the alleged sexual assaults of two girls.

    A 45-year-old Rockville man is facing a total of 16 counts in connection with the sexual assaults of two girls, Vernon police said.

    Daniel Wine was arrested for the first time March 5, accused of sexually assaulting a 14-year-old girl who was at his house. Police said Wine allegedly put his finger in her mouth and exposed himself while she was sleeping.

    The incident occurred in 2012 and was reported to authorities in May of 2013.

    Wine was arrested again April 2 in connection with a second incident.

    Police said an underage girl came forward following the March 5 arrest and told police Wine had had sexual intercourse with her, touched her inappropriately and taken nude photographs of her over a period of several years while she was under the age of 12.

    He was charged with risk of injury to a minor following the first arrest.

    Wine faces the following charges in relation to Wednesday’s arrest:

    Four counts of first-degree sex assault
    Five counts of risk of injury to a minor
    One count of fourth-degree sex assault
    One count of conspiracy to commit fourth-degree sex assault
    One count of conspiracy to commit first-degree sex assault
    One count of criminal attempt at first-degree sex assault
    One count of conspiracy to commit risk of injury to a minor
    One count of criminal attempt at risk of injury to a minor
    One count of employing a minor in an obscene performance

    He’s held on a total of $235,000 bond and was presented in court today.

    The investigations are ongoing.

    Anyone with information about the incidents is asked to contact Vernon Police Det. John Divenere at 860-872-9126 ext. 216.