Former priest pleads not guilty to sexually assaulting child in 1990s
December 01, 2017
PORTLAND, Maine —
Former priest James Talbot, 80, pleaded not guilty Friday to gross sexual assault and unlawful sexual touching.
A judge set bail at $50,000.
Talbot is accused of sexually abusing a 9-year-old Freeport boy in 1997 and 1998.
He was recently indicted and brought back to Maine.
Talbot pleaded guilty in 2005 to molesting two students while he was a wrestling coach at Boston College High School in the 1970s.
Talbot was transferred to Cheverus High School in 1980, where he was a coach and teacher for nearly 20 years.
He was fired from Cheverus when molestation allegations surfaced. Talbot was also defrocked.