FORMER AUBURN LAWYER SETH CAREY ARRESTED IN FLORIDA, CHARGED WITH SEX CRIMES. Police said their investigation began in March 2018, when a 34-year-old woman reported to Rumford police that Carey, now 46, had sexually assaulted her.
March 2, 2021
Mark LaFlamme, Christopher Williams
Former Auburn lawyer and one-time district attorney candidate Seth Carey was arrested Tuesday in Florida on multiple charges, including attempted gross sexual assault, after a three-year investigation, according to a Maine State Police spokeswoman.
Seth Carey, 46, of Rumford is being held at the Orange County Jail in Orlando. He was arrested at gunpoint at a Walmart parking lot, according to his Lewiston lawyer, James Howaniec.
Police began investigating Carey in March 2018, when a 34-year-old woman reported to the Rumford Police Department that Carey