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Three men found guilty in Kennebunk prostitution case

BIDDEFORD, Maine (NEWS CENTER) - Three johns in the Kennebunk prostitution case were found guilty today during their appearances at Biddeford District Court.

Two of the men, Kenneth Fairbanks,54 of Lisbon falls and Paul Main, 43, of Biddeford, entered pleas of guilty. The third, Claude Palmer Jr., 47, of Oxford, pleaded no contest, which results in a finding of guilty. Their fines ranged from 6-hundred dollars to 1-thousand dollars.

The men were part of the original list of 21 men summonsed by Kennebunk Police in connection with the prostitution investigation of Zumba instructor Alexis Wright and Mark Strong.

The other 18 men did not appear in court today. Attorneys entered not guilty pleas on their behalf. They are Gary Bahlkow, 57, of North Yarmouth, Jens-Peter Bergen, 54,of Kennebunk, Norman Crepeau, 45, of Biddeford, Joseph Cuetara, 63, of New Castle, N.H, Donald Hill, 52, of Old Orchard Beach, Monie Hobbs Jr., 43, of North Berwick, David Kline, 51, of Rye Beach, N.H., Robert Labonte, 62, of Saco, Dale Madore, 34, of North Yarmouth, Harry McMann, 56, of Portland, Kevin Pagliccia, 39, of Lyman, Colin Powers, 39, of 4 Ramsay Terrace in Scarborough, Philip Parker, 65, of Kennebunk, Clinton Ray, 41, of Portland, James A. Soule, 58, of South Portland, John Verrault, 50, of Saco, James White, 39, of Buxton, and Peter Wormell Sr., 61, of Westbrook.

This Friday Kennebunk Police are expected to release a new list of names of men who have been summonsed in connection with the case. Right now the number of names released stands at 62.