A judge on Friday increased the bond for Mark Joseph Tucker to $250,000, a clerk at Rockville Superior court said.
Tucker, 54, of 155 West Main St. in the Rockville section of Vernon, was taken into custody on Wednesday and charged again on Thursday and is facing serious allegations related to the alleged attempted sexual assault of a 13-year-old boy, police said.
He remained in custody on Friday and his case was continued to Oct. 12, a clerk at Rockville Superior Court said.
The charges are:
• Criminal attempt at illegal sexual contact with a victim younger than 16.
• Risk of injury to a minor.
• Criminal attempt to deliver alcohol to a minor.
His bond for a first-degree larceny related to the alleged theft of Cadillac sport utility vehicle from a Vernon dealership remained at $25,000, a court clerk said.
The details can be found in a Friday story on Vernon Patch.
Tucker is a registered sex offender and he spent time in jail for a 1994 conviction, polio said.
In response to an inquiry about his case, Vermont state police issued a news release about Tucker's arrest in 1994. Tucker was 36 at the time and his address of record was 192 County Lane in East Hartford.
On Dec. 3, 1994, Vermont state police out of St. Johnsbury were dispatched to investigate the potential sexual assault of a minor, the news release states.
A trooper determined that during August of that year, Tucker sexually assaulted - on more than one occasion - a juvenile boy, according to the news release.
Tucker was arrested for sexual assault and taken to the St. Johnsbury Correctional Center aft he failed to post a $10,000 bond, the release indicates.
The crime took place in Concord, a town of about 1,100 people in the southeast corner of Essex County. Concord is bordered by Waterford, Kirby, Victory, Lunenburg and the Connecticut River and New Hampshire.