ELLSWORTH – Testimony has wrapped up in the trial of a former MDI teacher who is accused of molesting a student.
Benjamin Hodgdon II is facing several charges of gross sexual assault and other charges. Authorities say he had a sexual relationship with an eighth grade student when he worked as a teacher and coach at the Tremont Consolidated School.
The alleged assaults all took place around 1999. The case is now in the hands of the jury in Ellsworth.