Robert Gagne Bio
Robert Gagne is identified as a New Hampshire man who has been accused of traveling to meet a person he thought was the teenage boy for sex, police in Nashua said.
Robert Gagne Age
He is 46 years old.
Robert Gagne Arrested and Charges
Robert Gagne of Manchester was arrested Friday on charges of attempted felonious sexual assault and certain uses of computer services prohibited. His arraignment was Monday and his case was assigned to the public defender’s office. A message seeking comment was left Tuesday.
The felony charges carry a penalty of up to seven years in prison for each offense. He is being held at Valley Street jail pending arraignment Monday in Hillsborough County Superior Court South.
Robert Gagne Accused Sexual Abuse
Police in Nashua accuses Gagne of having sexually explicit communications online for several months with a police detective he thought was a 15-year-old boy.
The conversations “turned very sexual in nature, very graphic in nature, from what the individual wanted to do to the undercover detective,” said Sgt. Charles MacGregor, WMUR-TV reported.
A meeting was organized in Nashua. Prosecutors said the detective asked Gagne to bring a certain type of chocolate bar to the meeting. Gagne had that chocolate bar in his possession when police stopped him, police said.
Gagne is on probation after pleading guilty to reckless conduct for firing a gun in the air in Manchester in 2018.
Police are asking anyone with information about the case to contact the department’s crime line at 589-1665.
The Nashua Police Department is an affiliate of the state Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force.