New Haven Register

Ted Smith, a 32 year old Newington man with a history of child molesting, is facing 11 years inprison for molesting a 7 year old girl. Smith, who lived at the Carrier Motor Lodge on the BerlinTurnpike in Newington, was baby-sitting the girl on July 29. The girl parents also lived in themotel, according to prosecutors. Smith has now been convicted of five sex crimes against childrendating back to 1990. He was registered in California as a sexual offender before moving toConnecticut.

(New Britain, Connecticut)