Wareham Man Arrested for Indecent Assault & Battery

On Tuesday, April 10, 2012 at approximately 10:30 am, members of the Wareham Police Department Detective Division placed 25 year old Joshua Roe of Wareham under arrest for two counts of Indecent Assault & Battery on a Child Under 14, after an investigation into allegations that he inappropriately touched a juvenile male at his home during his capacity as an assistant scoutmaster with the Boy Scouts of America.  An arrest warrant was obtained for Mr. Roe, who was arrested without incident at his home at #1 White Pine Ave. in Wareham, MA.

Joshua Roe was arraigned on the charges at the Wareham District Court during the afternoon of April 10, 2012, at which time bail was set at $10,000 cash. The bail amount was posted for Mr. Roe on April 11, 2012, and his next court date regarding this matter is scheduled for Thursday, May 3, 2012.

Although there are no further complaints regarding similar actions by Mr. Roe at this time, investigation into this matter and possible additional victims is ongoing by the Wareham Police Department Detective Division.