For Immediate Release - January 19, 2012

Kevin Cahoon Conviction

District Attorney Michael O'Keefe announced that a Barnstable County Superior Court Jury found Kevin F. Cahoon (DOB: 10/26/1963) formerly of Hyannis, Massachusetts, sexually dangerous today, January 19, 2012. Mr. Cahoon was committed to the Massachusetts Treatment Center for a period of one day to life, with periodic review. The Treatment Center is responsible for the care and treatment of those found to be sexually dangerous persons. A person is sexually dangerous if they are currently determined to be unable to control their sexual impulses as a result of a mental abnormality and/or a personality disorder.

The jury trial took six days with nine witnesses testifying. The case was prosecuted by Assistant District Attorney Edward F.X. Lynch.

Mr. Cahoon was originally convicted in the Barnstable Superior Court in December, 1992, for Rape of a Child and Indecent Assault and Battery on a Child and received a 12-20 year committed State Prison Sentence.