More names out in Kennebunk prostitution case

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KENNEBUNK, Maine (NEWS CENTER) -- Police in Kennebunk have released 15 more names of those summonsed in the Alexis Wright prostitution case.

In October, Wright pleaded not guilty to 106 counts of prostitution, invasion of privacy and other charges.

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Wright is accused of using her Zumba dance studio as a front for prostitution. She allegedly secretly videotaped her encounters and kept meticulous records -- according to court documents. Mark Strong, Wright's business partner, has pleaded not guilty to 59 misdemeanor counts of promotion of prostitution.

Police have already released 39 names. Investigators are releasing the names as individuals are summonsed.

The following are charged with Engaging a Prostitute:

Peter B. Chavonelle Jr., 47, of Windham
Derek M. Chapman, 32, of Portland
Jeffrey A. Rogers, 38, of Scarborough
Craig S. Patterson, 53, of South Portland
Stanley H. Cornwall Jr., 50, of Buxton
Robert W. Hazleton Jr., 68, of Estero, FL
Jason A. Douin, 38, of Augusta
Wendall Wayne Fessenden, 62, of Kennebunkport
Brian R. Bedard, 38, of Biddeford
Michael A. McInnis, 53, of Saco
James Andrew Ferreira, 49, of South Portland
Jeffrey R. Beaupre, 46, of Lyman
Thomas F. Powers, 56, of Edgecomb
William Lee Kerr, 53, of Augusta
Jeffrey L. Comeau, 35, of Berwick

The South Portland Fire Department has confirmed to NEWS CENTER that Jeffrey Rogers is a full time firefighter in South Portland and also worked on a per diem basis in Scarborough.

Chapman is due in Biddeford District Court on December 19. Chavonelle, Rogers, Patterson, Cornwall, Hazelton, Douin, Fessenden, Bedard, McInnis, Ferriera, Beupre, Powers, Kerr and Comeau are due in Biddeford District Court on January 23.


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