Trooper Faces Sex Assault Charges

A Massachusetts State Trooper from Auburn (MA) facing several charges stemming from different sexual assaults, will be arraigned next week in Worcester Superior Court.
The Worcester County Grand Jury handed up direct indictments of Jason M. Willard, 38, of 19 Thayer Ave., Auburn. He is charged with three counts of indecent assault & battery on a person over 14 and two counts of open and gross lewdness. He will be arraigned on September 21, 2012.

The officer’s alleged assaults of an 18-year-old girl occurred about four years ago. The case was investigated by the State Police Detectives assigned to the Worcester County District Attorney’s Office.