By Julie Manganis
The Salem News
SALEM, Mass. — A former volunteer firefighter from Tewksbury was sentenced to three to five years in prison yesterday after admitting to engaging in sexual acts with a 14-year-old girl who had accidentally sent him a text message.
David Avery, 33, pleaded guilty to four counts of rape and abuse of a child under 16, during a hearing yesterday in Salem Superior Court.
Former volunteer firefighter guilty of sex acts with minor