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Zach Tomaselli Arrested: Bernie Fine Accuser Jailed For Violating Bail Conditions

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Zach Tomaselli, 23, holds a photo of himself and his brother taken at about the time he claims he was was sexually abused in 2002 by former Syracuse basketball coach Bernie Fine, Thursday, Dec. 8, 2011 in Pittsburgh, Pa. at a news conference where his attorneys, Jeff Anderson and Associates, announced a civil lawsuit to be filed on behalf of Tomaselli, claiming sexual abuse by Bernie Fine. (AP Photo/John Heller)
Zach Tomaselli, 23, holds a photo of himself and his brother taken at about the time he claims he was was sexually abused in 2002 by former Syracuse basketball coach Bernie Fine, Thursday, Dec. 8, 2011 in Pittsburgh, Pa. at a news conference where his attorneys, Jeff Anderson and Associates, announced a civil lawsuit to be filed on behalf of Tomaselli, claiming sexual abuse by Bernie Fine. (AP Photo/John Heller)

LEWISTON, Maine -- A Maine man who accused former Syracuse University assistant basketball coach Bernie Fine of molesting him has been arrested for violating bail conditions.

Zach Tomaselli is himself facing molestation charges. Lewiston police arrested the 23-year-old on Tuesday because he gave a ride to someone under 18.

Police Sgt. David St. Pierre says the arrest was made a day after police received a tip. Tomaselli, who lives with his grandmother in Lewiston, is being held without bail.

Tomaselli has accused Fine of molesting him in 2002 in a hotel room Pittsburgh and has filed a civil lawsuit. Fine denies the allegations.

Tomaselli has admitted that he sexually abused a young teenager. He faces 11 charges including gross sexual assault and has said he's working on a plea deal.

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