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Danbury Police: Man Gave Alcohol To Teen, Made Sexual Advances

Richard Sherwood
Richard Sherwood Photo Credit: Danbury Police Department

DANBURY, Conn. -- Danbury Police arrested a 50-year-old man who is accused of giving alcohol to a 15-year-old girl and making sexual advances towards her.

Police received a complaint on March 21 that Richard Sherwood had provided the girl with alcohol and made advances towards her, according to police. The Special Victims Unit launched an investigation and received a warrant for Sherwood's arrest on May 5.

After being notified of the warrant, Sherwood turned himself in on May 10. He was charged with risk of injury to a minor and permitting a minor to illegally possess liquor. He was released on a $5,000 bond and will appear in court on May 18.

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