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Hagerstown Man Sentenced for Sexual Abuse of Minor

In Frederick County, Maryland, Nicholas Wayne Summers, a 42-year-old man from Hagerstown, was sentenced to 40 years in prison for two counts of 2nd-degree rape, with 19 years to serve and the remainder suspended. After his release, he will undergo five years of specialized sex offender supervision, followed by lifetime supervision and registration as a sex offender.

Summers is also mandated to have no contact with the victim and no unsupervised contact with minors. Additional restrictions include internet and GPS monitoring, and a prohibition on possessing firearms.

The charges stemmed from a May 2023 incident, where a sexual assault was reported to the Frederick County Sheriff’s Office by the victim’s mother after discovering a social media post by her child detailing past traumatic experiences. The assaults reportedly occurred in Montgomery and Frederick Counties over a three-year period.

The conviction was the result of a binding plea agreement and a collaborative effort between the Frederick County Sheriff’s Office and the State’s Attorney’s Office to bring justice to the victim. Assistant State’s Attorney Erin Pearl of the Special Victims Unit represented the prosecution in this case.


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