Borough man charged with sexual assault


NAUGATUCK — Police charged an 84-year-old borough man on Monday with sexually assaulting a juvenile.

Balbino Nieves, of 933 Rubber Ave., is facing charges of first-degree sexual assault and illegal sexual assault of a victim under 16 years old. Police said Nieves is accused of inappropriately touching the juvenile, who is known to him. The assault was reported on Aug. 10, according to police.

Nieves was arraigned the same day he was arrested and held on a $200,000 bond. He is scheduled to appear in court again on Oct. 18, according to information on the state Judicial Branch’s website.