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Del. Sex Offender Arrested for Abusing Child

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DOVER, Del.- Dover police on Tuesday arrested a convicted sex offender accused of sexually abusing a child over a two-year period.

Thomas Spicer, 40, of Dover, is charged with sex offender unlawful sexual contact with a child age 12 years or younger, four counts of sexual abuse of a child by a person of trust, aggravated menacing, terroristic threatening, endangering the welfare of a child and two counts of unlawfully administering drugs.

Police said Spicer was arrested after an investigation revealed that in 2010 and 2011, he sexually abused a child and threatened the victim at knifepoint. Investigators said Thomas also forced the child to consume narcotics and alcohol. These offenses allegedly occurred at a home on Woodcrest Turn in Dover, police said.

According to the Delaware Sex Offender Registry, Spicer was convicted in September 1994 of second-degree unlawful sexual contact with a victim between the ages of 1 and 11.

Following his arrest on the aforementioned charges, Spicer was ordered held in the James T. Vaughn Correctional Center in default of $112,000 secured bond. 

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