Derry Man Charged with Nashua Sexual Assault

A Derry man who was arrested and charged with sexually assaulting a woman in Nashua remains in the Hillsborough County House of Correction and will face a court date of May 5.

Alexander Stoney, 21, was arrested on a warrant Monday, April 20, in Lawrence, Mass., and extradited to Nashua, where he was arrested by Nashua police April 21.

Stoney is accused of assaulting a woman in March in Nashua. On March 27, 2015, members of the Nashua Special Investigations Division were informed of a possible sexual assault the previous evening, according to a press release. The complaint alleged that Stoney had sexually assaulted a woman who was known to him. The reports were investigated by the Nashua Police Special Investigations Division and the subsequent investigation revealed that Stoney was the person responsible for the assaults.

He was charged with three counts of aggravated felonious sexual assault. Each charge is a Class A felony punishable by at least seven years in state prison, exclusive of fines.

He was arraigned April 22, according to Nashua Police Lt. David Bailey. Bailey said bail was set at $50,000 cash and Stoney remains in the Hillsborough County House of Correction until his court date.